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Super Cinema @Central

The theme for March is Films about Women, Directed by Women in honor of Women's History Month.  On March 7, we’ll show Waitress (2007 / 104 min. / dir. Adrienne Shelly) a film about a waitress at Joe’s Pie Diner who is tasked by curmudgeonly Joe (Andy Griffith) with creating specialty pies. She christens “Bad Baby Pie” after learning she’s pregnant by her controlling husband - and steps up her search for the proverbial “way out.”

This free event takes place in the 3rd Floor Community Meeting Room

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Rescue at Pine Ridge@CentralCMR

Los Angeles Author and Filmmaker Erich Martin Hicks will visit the library to discuss his novel Rescue at Pine Ridge. Rescue at Pine Ridge is a fictionalized account of the rescue of the 7th Cavalry by the “Buffalo Soldiers” of the 9th Cavalry at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The author will show a short film detailing the events followed by a Q & A with the audience.This event will take place in the Library's 3rd Floor Meeting Room.

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Super Cinema @Central

February's theme is African American Musicians in Film in honor of African American History Month. On February 28, we'll show Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll (1987 / 120 min.) This engaging documentary contains interviews with Chuck Berry, his family, and other musicians, including Eric Clapton and John Lennon, as well as footage from Berry’s 60th birthday commemoration concerts.

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Super Cinema @Central

February's theme is African American Musicians in Film in honor of African American History Month. On February 21, we'll show Cadillac Records (2008 / 109 min.) Loosely based on the lives of record producer Leonard Chess and African American artists such as Muddy Waters and Chuck Berry, this drama boasts a strong ensemble cast, including Beyoncé as Etta James.

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February's theme is African American Musicians in Film in honor of African American History Month.  On February 7, we'll show A Great Day in Harlem (1994 / 60 min.) In 1958, 60 of New York’s best jazz musicians posed for a now-famous photograph. With footage from the event combined with  interviews conducted for this documentary, the director achieves a strong sense of time, place and milieu.

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February's theme is African American Musicians in Film in honor of African American History Month.  On February 7, we'll show Stormy Weather (1943 / 77 min.) This standout musical features 20 pop and jazz songs from greats like Lena Horne, Cab Calloway, and Fats Waller, plus dancing from Bill “Bojangles” Robinson and the Nicholas Brothers.

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