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Charles Dickens and A Christmas Carol

Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 2:30pm
Take a new look at an old favorite, as we discuss Dickens' best seller with Dr. Daniel Seigel, from UAB's English Department, followed by a viewing of the 1951 holiday classic starring Alastair Sim (NR, 86 minutes)
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Monday at the Movies: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Monday, 18 December 2017 - 2:00pm
December: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen).

105 minutes | Rated PG

FREE EVENT
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Monday at the Movies: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Monday, 18 December 2017 - 6:30pm
December: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen).

105 minutes | Rated PG

FREE EVENT
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Walt Disney: Part 1 - documentary screening

Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 2:00pm
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America’s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world’s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Walt Disney: Part 1 - documentary screening

Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 6:30pm
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America’s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world’s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Walt Disney: Part 2 - documentary screening

Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 2:00pm
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America’s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world’s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Walt Disney: Part 2 - documentary screening

Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 6:30pm
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America’s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world’s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Buck - documentary screening

Monday, 8 January 2018 - 2:00pm
American cowboy Buck Brannaman has a unique way of communicating with horses, and it's exactly this unorthodox style of training that inspired the novel "The Horse Whisperer." In this documentary, director Cindy Meehl gets to know the real-life Buck as she reveals his fascinating story about how an abusive childhood helped teach him the compassion and insight needed to train horses, not with punishment but by treating them the way he would treat humans -- with respect (2011, PG, 88 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Buck - documentary screening

Monday, 8 January 2018 - 6:30pm
American cowboy Buck Brannaman has a unique way of communicating with horses, and it's exactly this unorthodox style of training that inspired the novel "The Horse Whisperer." In this documentary, director Cindy Meehl gets to know the real-life Buck as she reveals his fascinating story about how an abusive childhood helped teach him the compassion and insight needed to train horses, not with punishment but by treating them the way he would treat humans -- with respect (2011, PG, 88 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Monday at the Movies: La La Land

Monday, 29 January 2018 - 2:00pm
Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
PG-13; 128 minutes

FREE EVENT.
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Monday at the Movies: La La Land

Monday, 29 January 2018 - 6:30pm
Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
PG-13; 128 minutes

FREE EVENT.
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Monday at the Movies: Loving

Monday, 26 February 2018 - 2:00pm
Interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving fell in love and were married in 1958. They grew up in Central Point, a small town in Virginia that was more integrated than surrounding areas in the American South. Yet it was the state of Virginia, where they were making their home and starting a family, that first jailed and then banished them. Richard and Mildred relocated with their children to the inner city of Washington, D.C., but the family ultimately tries to find a way back to Virginia.

PG-13; 123 minutes

FREE EVENT
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Monday at the Movies: Loving

Monday, 26 February 2018 - 6:30pm
Interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving fell in love and were married in 1958. They grew up in Central Point, a small town in Virginia that was more integrated than surrounding areas in the American South. Yet it was the state of Virginia, where they were making their home and starting a family, that first jailed and then banished them. Richard and Mildred relocated with their children to the inner city of Washington, D.C., but the family ultimately tries to find a way back to Virginia.

PG-13; 123 minutes

FREE EVENT
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Monday at the Movies: Florence Foster Jenkins

Monday, 26 March 2018 - 2:00pm
In the 1940s, New York socialite Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) dreams of becoming a great opera singer. Unfortunately, her ambition far exceeds her talent. The voice Florence hears in her head is beautiful, but to everyone else it is quite lousy. Her husband St. Clair goes to extreme lengths to make sure his wife never finds out how awful she truly is. When Florence announces her plans for a concert at Carnegie Hall, St. Clair soon realizes that he's facing his greatest challenge yet.
PG-13; 111 minutes

FREE EVENT.
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Monday at the Movies: Florence Foster Jenkins

Monday, 26 March 2018 - 6:30pm
In the 1940s, New York socialite Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) dreams of becoming a great opera singer. Unfortunately, her ambition far exceeds her talent. The voice Florence hears in her head is beautiful, but to everyone else it is quite lousy. Her husband St. Clair goes to extreme lengths to make sure his wife never finds out how awful she truly is. When Florence announces her plans for a concert at Carnegie Hall, St. Clair soon realizes that he's facing his greatest challenge yet.
PG-13; 111 minutes

FREE EVENT.
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