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Monday Movie Classics: "Fahrenheit 451"

Monday Movie Classics Presents Banned Books Month

In keeping with the spirit of banned books week, the Gold Hill Monday Movie Classics will be featuring a lineup of banned books movie adaptations that raised more than a few eyebrows. Showings are Mondays at 11:30 a.m. at the Gold Hill Branch Library, 202 Dardanelles Street.

October 2 — Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task. (NR, 1h 52m)

October 16 — The Great Gatsby (1974)
A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love. (PG, 2h 24m)

October 23—The Color Purple (1985)
Celie lives in fear of her domineering, abusive husband. She learns to stick up for herself after befriending the strong-willed Sofia, but it comes at a price. (PG-13, 2h 34m)

October 30—The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)
A fostered boy and an escaped slave sail a raft down the Mississippi River in search of freedom and adventure. (G, 1h 47m)

Monday Movie Classics are proudly sponsored by the Friends of the Gold Hill Library. For more information, please call the Gold Hill Branch Library at 541-855-1994 or visit jcls.org for other events and movie showings throughout the library system.

11:30AM - 01:30PM
Gold Hill Library