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Sunday Movies @ Main: Sudden Fear (1952)

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
In this rediscovered masterpiece of film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor (Jack Palance). She soon discovers that he not only married her for money but that he plans to murder her with the help of his lover (Gloria Grahame). Academy Award nominations for Charles Lang Jr (Best Black & White Cinematography), Joan Crawford (Best Actress), and Jack Palance (Best Supporting Actor).
"...There is not a shot in this film that isn't necessary to its dramatic progression. Not a shot, either, that isn't fascinating and doesn't make us think it's a masterpiece of cinema." - Francois Truffaut.

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Sunday Movies @ Main: Always at the Carlyle (2018)

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
While the walls at The Carlyle Hotel don't talk, they definitely whisper...ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE brings to life the untold stories of the legendary New York hotel from its own employees and top guests George Clooney, Jeff Goldblum, Anthony Bourdain, Wes Anderson, Jon Hamm & more. Documentary.
"[An] insightful and occasionally revealing look at the 88-year-old Manhattan institution where the rich and famous enjoy being rich and famous." - Richard Roeper, The Chicago Sun-Times.

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Sunday Movies @ Main: The Florida Project (2017)

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
Set on a stretch of highway in a budget motel managed by Bobby (Willem Dafoe), just outside the imagined utopia of Disney World, THE FLORIDA PROJECT follows six-year-old Moonee and her rebellious mother over the course of a single summer.
Willem Dafoe was nominated for an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for his performance. Nominated for Best Director and Best Feature at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival.

""The Florida Project" is - in nerve, guts, heart, and mind - one of the finest films of 2017." - Ty Burr, The Boston Globe.
"Director Sean Baker crafts one of the best and toughest films about childhood ever." - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
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Sunday Movies @ Main: Purple Noon (1960)

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
This ripe, colorful adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's vicious novel The Talented Mr. Ripley, directed by the versatile Rene Clement, stars Alain Delon as Tom Ripley, a duplicitous American charmer in Rome on a mission to bring his privileged, devil-may-care acquaintance Philippe Greenleaf back to the United States. What initially seems a carefree tale of friendship soon morphs into a thrilling saga of seduction, identity theft, and murder. Featuring gorgeous location photography of coastal Italy. French with English subtitles.
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Sunday Movies @ Main: Last Men in Aleppo (2017)

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
2018 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad's breathtaking work - a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage - follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets; ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards military strikes in the hope of saving lives. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for World Cinema - Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival. Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards. 
"This heartbreaking yet inspiring film is the best and worst of humanity all in one story." - Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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