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African Art on the Go: Unmasked - What Do Masks Really Reveal?

Friday, February 16, 2018, 2:00 pm

Bringing the museum to you! Learn about the cultural significance of masks and discover the role they play in rituals, ceremonies, rites of passage, and entertainment in societies throughout Africa. Ages 6 and up, under 9 with adult.  
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Black Women Directors Spotlight: Selma

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6:30 pm

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Free film showing: "Unstrung Heroes"

Monday, February 26, 2018, 2:00 pm

Unstrung Heroes.  US, 1995, rated PG,  1 hour 33 minutes. A Jewish boy in the 1960s is unable to bear his mother being diagnosed with cancer. He moves in with his unusual uncles.  Directed by Diane Keaton. Andie MacDowell and Michael Richards. This movie is showing at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.    
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Free film showing: "Unstrung Heroes"

Monday, February 26, 2018, 6:30 pm

Unstrung Heroes.  US, 1995, rated PG,  1 hour 33 minutes. A Jewish boy in the 1960s is unable to bear his mother being diagnosed with cancer. He moves in with his unusual uncles.  Directed by Diane Keaton. Starring Andie MacDowell and Michael Richards. This movie is showing at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
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Around the World Book Club: "North Korea's Hidden Revolution"

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 2:00 pm

Join the Around the World Book Club for a discussion of North Korea's Hidden Revolution by Jieun Baek.
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Free film showing: "Rosewater"

Monday, March 5, 2018, 2:00 pm

Rosewater.  US 2014, rated R, 1 hour 44 minutes. Jon Stewart directed this movie about Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari who was imprisoned and  tortured by the Revolutionary Guard for submitting footage of civil unrest to the BBC during Iran’s 2009 elections. Starring Gael Garcia Bernal.  This movie is showing at 2:00 p.m and again at 6:30 p.m.  
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Film screening: "Rosewater"

Monday, March 5, 2018, 6:30 pm

Rosewater. Jon Stewart directed this movie about Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari who was imprisoned and  tortured by the Revolutio
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FutureMakers: Light Painting Lab

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 2:30 pm

Imagine making a painting using glowing lights, by moving in space and time!   All ages, under 9 with adult.    
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Film screening: "Life is Beautiful"

Monday, March 12, 2018, 2:00 pm

Life is Beautiful.  Roberto Benigni stars as a man who goes to great lengths to prevent his young son from understanding what is happening when they are put in a Jewish concentration camp. Winner of three Academy Awards, including Best Foreign Language Film.  Italy, 1997, rated PG-13, 1 hour 56 mins.  
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Film screening: "Life is Beautiful"

Monday, March 12, 2018, 6:30 pm

Life is Beautiful. Roberto Benigni stars as a man who goes to great lengths to prevent his young son from understanding what is happe

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