Independence Day    •    Mon, Jul 4    —    Closed

True Story? A Film Series

BlacKkKlansman Movie Poster

Which of these stories are true? You may be surprised!

 

  1. A Black man joins the Ku Klux Klan.
  2. The Beatles are forgotten.
  3. No one tells grandma she’s dying.
  4. A Nazi boy finds a Jewish girl in his house.

 

Join us for four films that may or may not be based on real events on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

 

On July 6, see BlacKkKlansman (2018), starring John David Washington and Adam Driver. Ron Stallworth, the first Black police office in Colorado Springs, CO, and his Jewish partner Flip Zimmerman infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

 

On July 13, enjoy Yesterday (2019), starring Himesh Patel and Ed Sheeran. After a global power outage, unsuccessful songwriter Jack Malik is the only person who remembers the Beatles and their songs.

 

On July 20, watch The Farewell (2019) starring Awkwafina and Tzi Ma. Chinese-American Billi Wang struggles with her Chinese family’s decision to keep her grandmother in the dark about grandma’s lung cancer.

 

On July 27, sit back for Jojo Rabbit (2019), starring Scarlett Johansson and Taika Waititi. 10-year-old Hitler Youth recruit Johannes Betzler discovers that his mom is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic.

 

This event is free and open to all.

Event Details

Program Time: 
07:00pm - 09:15pm
Room Reservation: 
07/06/2022 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Category: 
Event Location: 
Name of Organization: 
Warwick Public Library
Contact Name: 
Wil Gregersen
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