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                Dietrich Film Favorites Movie Series 
     See them on the big screen as they were meant to be seen & enjoyed!
                      Coming up next is:

                 Wednesday, March 6th
             at 1:00pm & 7:00pm


      In conjunction with WYOMING COUNTY READS  the book, "The Color Purple", we will be showing the movie of the same name and story, which is the 
epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie (Whoopi Goldberg), an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert Johnson (Danny Glover), things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa. Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Release date: December 16, 1985 (USA)
Director: Steven Spielberg
Awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Drama
Cast: Whoopie Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Laurence Fishburne, Danny Glover, Margaret Avery.
           Seating is first come, first served. Free admission! 

   There will be BOOK DISCUSSIONS every Wednesday evening in February at the Tunkhannock Public Library at 7pm.  The Library and the Dietrich Theater invite you to read the book and join the discussions facilitated by Bill Chapla, Dr. Marnie Heister, and Dr. Richard Hancuff. at the library. Then enjoy the movie on Wednesday, March 6th at 1pm & 7pm.