01/31/16 8:00am
‘I Remember Mama’ will be shown at the library on February 2.

‘I Remember Mama’ will be shown at the library on February 2.

The Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky observed that the most difficult thing an artist can attempt is to make good people interesting. If that’s the case, then the next film to be shown at Movies at the Library is a truly outstanding achievement. (more…)

02/25/14 4:55pm
COURTESY ART | A classic movie poster touts a classic film coming to the library next week.

COURTESY ART | A classic movie poster touts a classic film coming to the library next week.

The legendary film director George Stevens is primarily known for three movies he made in the 1950s: “A Place in the Sun,” “Shane” and “Giant.” Those pictures — all now regarded as classics — were built around serious, even majestic themes that revealed much about our national character and shifting values during times of upheaval in our history. Which is why they are often referred to as Stevens’s “American Trilogy.” (more…)