THE ELLIOT LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS...AFTERNOONS AT THE MOVIES!

Movie reel

 

Join us in our Program Room for a series of cinematic classics, new releases and documentaries. Free admission and refreshments. Please note - seating is limited.

 

 

 

Wednesday June 13 @ 2:00 pm and Thursday June 14 @ 5:30 pm - The Greatest Showman

The greatest showman

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron

Orphaned, penniless but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American Phineas Taylor Barnum will always be remembered as the man with the gift to effortlessly blur the line between reality and fiction. Thirsty for innovation and hungry for success, the son of a tailor will manage to open a wax museum but will soon shift focus to the unique and peculiar, introducing extraordinary, never-seen-before live acts on the circus stage. Some will call Barnum's wide collection of oddities, a freak show; however, when the obsessed showman gambles everything on the opera singer Jenny Lind to appeal to a high-brow audience, he will somehow lose sight of the most important aspect of his life: his family. Will Barnum risk it all to be accepted?

 

Wednesday June 27 @ 2:00 pm and Thursday June 28 @ 5:30 pm - The Post

The post

Stars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson

When American military analyst, Daniel Ellsberg, realizes to his disgust the depths of the US government's deceptions about the futility of the Vietnam War, he takes action by copying top-secret documents that would become the Pentagon Papers. Later, Washington Post owner, Kay Graham, is still adjusting to taking over her late husband's business when editor Ben Bradlee discovers the New York Times has scooped them with an explosive expose on those papers. Determined to compete, Post reporters find Ellsberg himself and a complete copy of those papers. However, the Post's plans to publish their findings are put in jeopardy with a Federal restraining order that could get them all indicted for Contempt. Now, Kay Graham must decide whether to back down for the safety of her paper or publish and fight for the Freedom of the Press. In doing so, Graham and her staff join a fight that would have America's democratic ideals in the balance.