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October 2022

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Films on Friday: Louisiana Story (1948)

This drama, directed by famed documentarian Robert J. Flaherty, was commissioned by the Standard Oil Company to promote its drilling ventures in the Louisiana bayous. Virgil Thomson’s score won the Pulitzer Prize, the only one ever awarded a film score. FREE. 

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October 7, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

December 2022

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Films on Friday: Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980)

This biographical musical follows the story of country music legend Loretta Lynn. It stars Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Beverly D’Angelo, and Levon Helm. FREE.

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December 2, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

January 2023

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Films on Friday: Sweet Dreams (1985)

This biographical musical tells the story of country music singer Patsy Cline, from her rise to stardom to her tragically early death. It stars Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, John Goodman, and P.J. Soles. FREE.

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January 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

February 2023

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Films on Friday: Nashville (1975)

This comedy-drama film’s twenty-four main characters chase multiple storylines over five days in the home of country music. Its huge cast includes David Arkin, Ned Beatty, Shelley Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, and Lily Tomlin, among many others. FREE.

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February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

March 2023

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Films on Friday: Stormy Weather (1943)

This musical, starring Lena Horne, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Fats Waller, and Cab Calloway, showcases some of the leading African American performers of the day. It features the Nicholas Brothers in what may be the most bravura dance performance ever captured on film. FREE.

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March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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