Words & Film

Free film | Rated PG-13   “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob,

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Words & Film: The Long Walk Home

WORDS & FILM @ EMPL presents THE LONG WALK HOME In honor of Martin Luther’s King’s birthday, join us for a viewing of the film The Long Walk Home, starring Whoopi Goldberg & Sissy Spacek on Monday, January 16th AT 2:00 pm The Long Walk Home depicts a troubled era in American history. The time is 1955; the place, Montgomery,

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Shadowlands – Words & Film

Please join us for our Words & Film Sunday matinee on November 6th at 2 pm. This month we are featuring Shadowlands, starring Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger. The film depicts the relationship between Oxford academic and author C. S. Lewis and American poet Joy Davidman-Gresham, beginning with an intellectual friendship, marriage, and finally Joy’s struggle and death from cancer.

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Shakespeare’s Ladies

Discuss the four most interesting ladies who have intrigued audiences for centuries. The subject for the next weekly gathering will be Beatrice, followed in subsequent weeks, by Portia and Katarina. Each meeting will include reading aloud from the day’s play and a session of review & discussion with questions from all attending being answered, perhaps. There will be no sets, no

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