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Finding Forrester

April 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

Finding Forrester is a 2000 American drama film written by Mike Rich and directed by Gus Van Sant. In the film, a black teenager, Jamal Wallace (Rob Brown), is invited to attend a prestigious private high school. By chance, Jamal befriends a reclusive writer, William Forrester (Sean Connery), through whom he refines his talent for writing and comes to terms with his identity. Anna PaquinF. Murray AbrahamMichael PittGlenn Fitzgerald, April Grace, Busta Rhymes and L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poet Charles Bernstein star in supporting roles.

Book ‘Em Film Series:  Many great movies are adaptations of books. Some make books the stars. Commemorating National Library Week (April 7-13), the Library screens three films this month in which books aren’t just seen or mentioned. They’re major plot elements, even characters.

(2000 PG-13) Located in Durwood Film Vault

Details

Date:
April 20
Time:
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://www.kclibrary.org/film-screenings/finding-forrester-2000-pg-13

Organizer

Kansas City Public Library
Phone:
816-701-3400
Website:
https://www.kclibrary.org/

Venue

Central Library Branch
14 West 10th St.
Kansas City, 64105 United States
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Phone:
816-701-3400
Website:
https://www.kclibrary.org/library-locations/central-library