Starting Sunday, the Fargo Public Library will host a 4-part film series featuring iconic movies from the 1950s at the downtown Main Library. The series titled “Cinema of the 50s: The World Changes” will open with a screening of the film East of Eden (1955, not rated) Sunday, March 29, starting at 2 p.m. in the Community Room. Other films and dates in the series include:
- April 12 – Written on the Wind (1956, not rated)
- April 19 – Sayonara (1957, not rated)
- April 26 – Anatomy of a Murder (1959, not rated)
All films are approximately 100 minutes long. Free popcorn will be served.
Local film historian and former Concordia College film professor Tony McRae, along with local film critic and film enthusiast Matt Olien selected the films. A brief discussion of the films will follow each screening.
Adults must accompany children under 10 years old. Fargo Public Library events are free and open to the public. For more information regarding the Fargo Public Library and a complete list of upcoming events, call the Information Desk at 241-1492 or visit the library’s website, www.fargolibrary.org.