In honor of Women’s History Month, the Crandon Public Library will be offering “Women in Film” a film series each Monday in March at 2:00 p.m. in the lower level of the library. The film will be shown on our big screen and is free of charge. Refreshments will be provided.
Monday, March 2nd: “A League of Their Own” featuring Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna and Rosie O’Donnell. The film is rated PG.
Monday, March 9th: “North County” starring Charlize Theron. “All She Wanted Was To Make A Living. Instead She Made History.” A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States — Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit. This film is Rated R for sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language.
Monday, March 16th: “Amelia Earhart: Queen of the Air” A look at this groundbreaking aviator and her mysterious disappearance during her 1937 flight around the world, through interviews, newly discovered evidence, and extensive archival footage.
Monday, March 23rd: “Mona Lisa Smile” starring Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles. A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles. This film is Rated PG-13 for sexual content and thematic issues
Monday, March 30th: “Soul Surfer” starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt.
13 year-old Bethany Hamilton is a champion surfer who was born to be in the water. But after a fun night out night surfing and what should be a fun day in the water, she is attacked by a shark and loses her arm. Rushed to the hospital, she remains calm, and maintains her faith in God. Now she has to re-learn how to do everything with only one arm – including how to surf. It will take her friends, family, and her Christian faith to get her back into the water, but if that is where she is meant to be, she will find a way to get there. This film is rated PG for an intense accident sequence and some thematic material.