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2015 Oscar Awards

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Deepwater Horizon

(PG-13/97 min) Lone Survivor director Peter Berg helmed this docudrama about the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the 2010 oil-rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that resulted in the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. The film depicts the challenges that Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) and the rest of the rig's crew faced as they fought for survival. Kate Hudson, Kurt Russell, and John Malkovich co-star.

Monday, March 27, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Florence Foster Jenkins

(PG-13/110 min) Heiress Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite possessing a horrible singing voice. With the help and encouragement of her husband (Hugh Grant) and a talented musician (Simon Helberg), she finds a very strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist. Rebecca Ferguson and Nina Arianda co-star. Stephen Frears (Philomena) directed this biopic, which is based on the real-life socialite and opera singer of the same name.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 1:30 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Italian Film Festival

<p>Enjoy the local premiers of recent, critically acclaimed Italian films and a program&nbsp; at the of short films shown at the Civic Center Library.&nbsp; Sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles, Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures in collaboration with Arizona State University and Scottsdale Civic Center Library.</p><p>Schedule: </p><p>10:30 am - <strong>Italo-Italo Barocco </strong>100 mins.&nbsp; Based upon the heart-warming true story of Italo, a stray dog that wandered into a small Sicilian town, and Meno, a shy boy.</p><p>1:00 pm - <strong>Andrea Doria</strong>: <strong>Are the Passengers Saved? </strong>77 mins.&nbsp; On July 25, 1956. the Italian passenger liner Andrea Doria&nbsp;was broadsided by the ship Stockholm.&nbsp; Pierette, then a 9 year old&nbsp;immigrant, now recounts the truth surrounding the tragedy.</p><p>3:00 pm - <strong>Short Film Program </strong>90 mins..&nbsp; Comedy, drama, stop motion.&nbsp; Seven recent short films - <em>Beautiful, Black Comedy, Candie Boy, Dear Martin, Our Hebrews. Toilets and Where Water Comes Together With Other Water </em>are in competition for your best short film vote!</p><p><br></p><p><br></p>

Saturday, April 01, 2017 at 10:30 AM

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The Magnificent Seven

(PG-13/128min)&nbsp;In this remake of the classic 1960 oater of the same name (itself a Western remake of Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece, The Seven Samurai), seven gunslingers join forces in order to protect a small town from a mining tycoon (Peter Sarsgaard) and his goons, who plan to seize the residents' land by force. The seven-man army is led by a mysterious bounty hunter (Denzel Washington), and also includes a sharp-witted gambler (Chris Pratt), a troubled ex-Civil War soldier (Ethan Hawke), a mountain man (Vincent D'Onofrio), an expert knife thrower (Byung-hun Lee), an outlaw (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and a Comanche warrior (Martin Sensmeier). Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day).

Monday, April 03, 2017 at 1:30 PM

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The Queen of Katwe

(PG/124 min)&nbsp;This biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga) traces her journey from the Kampala slum of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her formal schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world after she develops an interest in the game at a youth-outreach program run by Robert Katende (David Oyelowo). Lupita Nyong'o co-stars as Mutesi's mother, who worries that her daughter's dreams of becoming a chess champion are a frivolous distraction from real life. Produced as a joint venture between Disney and ESPN Films, Queen of Katwe was directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding), and was adapted from a nonfiction book by sportswriter Tim Crothers, who became acquainted with Mutesi's story while on assignment for ESPN.

Monday, April 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM

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The Magnificent Seven

(PG-13/128min)&nbsp;In this remake of the classic 1960 oater of the same name (itself a Western remake of Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece, The Seven Samurai), seven gunslingers join forces in order to protect a small town from a mining tycoon (Peter Sarsgaard) and his goons, who plan to seize the residents' land by force. The seven-man army is led by a mysterious bounty hunter (Denzel Washington), and also includes a sharp-witted gambler (Chris Pratt), a troubled ex-Civil War soldier (Ethan Hawke), a mountain man (Vincent D'Onofrio), an expert knife thrower (Byung-hun Lee), an outlaw (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and a Comanche warrior (Martin Sensmeier). Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day).

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 1:30 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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World War I and America Series: Film - All Quiet on the Western Front

<p>Based on the book by Erich Maria Remarque, this film is considered a realistic harrowing account of warfare in World War I.&nbsp; It is ranked as the 7th best American epic film.</p><p>Drama film / Action / 2 hr. 32 mins.</p>

Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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