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1685 West First Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212

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(614) 486-2951 Circulation
(614) 481-3776 Reference
(614) 481-3778 Youth Services
(614) 486-2954 Administration

10 am-8:30 pm Mon-Thurs
10 am-6 pm Friday
10 am-5 pm Saturday
1-5 pm Sunday

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December 22, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Grandview Library showcases some of the most renowned and beloved filmmakers in cinema history with this series of movies, each one indicative of its maker's unique style.

Mondays, December 8-February 2 (except 12/29) at 6 pm.

12/8: The Searchers (1956)
John Ford reunites with his favorite actor John Wayne in what is considered one of the finest and most important westerns ever made.

12/15: Citizen Kane (1941)
Orson Welles pulls off the ultimate triple play by directing, co-writing, and starring in this cynical look at one man's rise to wealth and power.

12/22Ginger and Fred (1986)
Two of Federico Fellini's favorite actors, his wife Giulietta Masina and avatar Marcello Mastroianni, play former dance partners reunited. (Note: Not THAT Ginger and Fred!)

12/29: OFF

1/5: Day for Night (1973)
Francois Truffaut’s look at the day-to-day headaches - and joys - of making a motion picture, from one of the bona fide experts on the subject.

1/12: Red River (1948)
Classic filmmaker Howard Hawks has John Wayne and Montgomery Clift lock horns during a cattle drive across the western frontier.

1/19: Imitation of Life (1959)
Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with this extravagant, and typically melodramatic (for director Douglas Sirk), examination of racial issues in 1950s America. Starring Lana Turner

1/26: Dreams (1990)
One of the Japanese master's last and most personal works, Akira Kurosawa takes us on a picturesque journey into his own dream life. Worth the price of admission to see director Martin Scorsese as Vincent van Gogh.

2/2: The Age of Innocence (1993)
See what happens when geniuses of literature and cinema intersect in Martin Scorsese's adaptation of Edith Wharton's tragically beautiful novel. Starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Daniel Day-Lewis.


PAGE TO SCREEN: The Brothers Karamazov
Monday, February 23, 7 pm
Join library staffers Michele Reinhart and Chris Boerger in discussing both Fyodor Dostoyevsky's seminal and challenging 19th Century novel, and Richard Brooks's film adaptation starring Yul Brynner, Maria Schell, William Shatner, and Lee J. Cobb. Find copies in our catalog and join the discussion!

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December 24, 2014
12:00 am - 12:00 am


  • December 24-25
  • December 31 (at 6 pm)
  • January 1
  • February 16

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December 25, 2014
12:00 am - 12:00 am


  • December 24-25
  • December 31 (at 6 pm)
  • January 1
  • February 16

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