Your Library is turning 100! We’re celebrating by reflecting on historical events big and small of the last century. Please see our online events calendar for a complete list of programs for the whole family. And don’t forget to stop in to wish us a happy birthday!
Since its 1939 release, David O. Selznick’s lush production of Gone with the Wind has remained the greatest box office hit in motion picture history. The movie won 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. But in the 21st century, increased awareness and sensitivity popped the film’s “cultural invisibility” bubble of racist depictions of blacks and casual acceptance of slavery. Join Daily Herald Film Critic and Loyola University Cinema Instructor Dann Gire for a rousing discussion of this controversial landmark film.
Please register with a valid email address to receive the link to join via Zoom. Program will be held online via Zoom. A link will be emailed to all registered patrons shortly before the program.