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A Brief History of Time (2014, NR)
July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
In part an adaptation of cosmologist Stephen Hawking’s popular book about his theories of the universe, this documentary also shows Hawking’s daily life as he deals with the ALS that renders him virtually immobile and unable to speak without the use of computer. Hawking’s friends, family, former classmates and peers are interviewed about not only his theories but the man himself. Director Errol Morris uses creative graphics to visually illustrate Hawking’s complex ideas.
Central Cinema Nights is a movie screening in the Central Library’s Durwood Film Vault taking place Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Join us as we watch and discuss documentaries and feature films in a socially conscious setting, chosen to fit a monthly theme. This month’s theme: New Horizons. In celebration of the moon landing’s 50th anniversary, we are exploring the boundaries of the human experience and the endeavors taken to push those horizons a little bit farther.
Everyone is welcome! Movie screenings at the Central Library are always FREE and open to the public.