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Nevins Library’s Oscar Movie Series 2017!

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It’s that time of year again…NL’s Oscar Movie Series 2017!  Join us in watching the 2017 Oscar nominated movies on the following dates and times:

January 31, 2017 – 6:30-8:30 PM  HELL OR HIGH WATER rated R

A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s ranch in West Texas.

Stars Dale Dickey, Ben Foster, and Chris Pine

Nominated for:  Best Picture, Actor in a Supporting Role (Jeff Bridges), Original Screenplay, and Film Editing

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February 8, 2017 from 6:30Pm to 8:30 PM  FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS rated PG-13

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Stars Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, and Simon Helberg

Nominated for:  Actress in a Leading Role (Meryl Streep) and Costume Design

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February 16, 2017 – 6:30-8:30 PM  ARRIVAL  rated PG-13

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

Stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker

Nominated for:  Best Picture, Director, Cinematography, Film Editing, Adapted Screenplay, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, and Production Design

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February 23, 2017 – 6:30-8:30 PM   HACKSAW RIDGE rated R

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Stars  Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey

Nominated for:  Best Picture, Director, Actor in a Leading Role (Andrew Garfield), Sound Editing, Film Editing, and Sound Mixing.

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