FeaturedSilents in the Cathedral

Friday, October 27, 2017 | 7-10 p.m. | Grace Episcopal Cathedral, 701 SW 8th Movies

At 7 p.m. film historian Denise Morrison will provide historical perspective on F.W. Murnau’s masterpiece Nosferatu (1922). Then the musical talents of Marvin Faulwell and Bob Keckeisen will bring the film to life. Program funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. all ages

Life, Above All

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | 6:30-8:45 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Movies

The story of a 12-year-old girl who fights prejudice when her family is ostracized by a South African community. © Sony Picture Classics | South Africa | 2010 | Rated PG-13 | 100 minutes

The Dam Busters

Friday, November 10, 2017 | 2-5 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Movies

Watch the story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective. 1954 | b&w | 120 minutes

Te Ata Exclusive Movie Screening

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Movies

Te Ata (TAY’ AH-TAH) is currently showing in theaters across the country, but you can see it at your library for free! The film is based on the inspiring, true story of Mary Thompson Fisher, a woman who traversed cultural barriers to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time. Born in Indian Territory, and raised on the songs and stories of her Chickasaw culture, Te Ata’s journey to find her true calling led her through isolation, discovery, love and a stage career that culminated in performances for a United States president, European royalty and audiences across the world. Yet, of all the stories she shared, none are more inspiring than her own.

Produced by the Chickasaw Nation, Te Ata features an all-star cast and has been nominated for awards left and right since it debuted at festivals earlier this year. Luckily, the screenwriter is Topekan Esther Lutrell, and she's sharing the film with her community in a special showing at your library for Native American Heritage Month. Lutrell will also conduct a Q&A session after the film.

Check out the official trailer on the movie’s site, get excited, and spread the word!

Approved by the Dove Foundation for family viewing.

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