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Art :: Film also Education :: Discussion
Film Noir Movie & Discussion Series
6:00 PM
Boise Public Library - The Library! at Cole & Ustick
The Library! at Cole & Ustick invites film buffs and classic movie enthusiasts to a monthly screening and discussion of classic film noir. The screenings are scheduled for the third Thursday each month, starting at 6:15 p.m. in the Sagebrush Room. Please call 972-8300 for movie titles.

April 21 - An ensemble cast heads this 1950 film, nominated for four academy awards and often considered the definitive heist or caper film. Their elaborate jewel heist goes off as planned, but bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.

The term Film Noir was coined by French film critics to describe the darker, more cynical crime melodramas produced in the 1940s and 1950s by Hollywood directors such as Orson Welles, Fritz Lang, and Billy Wilder. Film Noir generally combines a cinematographic style and story line marked by a mood of pessimism, fatalism, and menace. The films in the series were selected from famed Film Noir writer Eddie Muller's topic pick list.

Complementary movie style popcorn, snacks and drinks will be available. For more information about the program, visit www.boisepubliclibrary.org/calendar, or call 972-8300. The Library! at Cole & Ustick is part of the Boise Public Library system, and is located at 7557 W. Ustick Road.
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Boise Public Library - The Library! at Cole & Ustick
Address: 7557 W. Ustick Road Boise, ID 83702
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Phone: 972-8300

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