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Due to the March 23, 2020 NM DOH Public Health Order, These Event Listings Are Not Accurate!
All non-essential businesses are closed, public gatherings are prohibited!
(One day some of these events will be rescheduled or will resume, but they are not happening now!)

Books to the Big Screen: True Grit

Saturday Feb 8, 2020

423 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
US

Phone: 768-3522
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

the Public Library ABQ-Bernco

Phone: 505-768-3522
Website: Click to Visit

More events at KiMo Theatre

The Public Library and Friends of the Public Library present the annual book to film adaptation event, with the classic about a hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger who help a teenager track down her father's murderer.

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The Public Library and Friends of the Public Library present our annual book to film adaptation event, Books to the Big Screen! True Grit (1969) A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory. Director: Henry Hathaway Writers: Charles Portis (novel), Marguerite Roberts (screenplay) Stars: John Wayne, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell |

 

See also: Reel World

Yee-Haw!

Reel World

The Public Library Albuquerque and Bernalillo County’s annual Books to Big Screen film series heads over to the historic KiMo Theatre (423 Central Ave. NW) this week with a collection of classic Western novels turned Hollywood hits. On Thursday, Feb. 6 it’s 1960s’s Cimarron starring Glenn Ford. On Friday, Feb. 7 it’s 1952’s High Noon with Gary Cooper. Saturday gives us 1969’s True Grit starring John Wayne. Things wrap up on Saturday, Feb. 9 with 1958’s The Big Country featuring Gregory Peck. Thursday, Friday and Saturday’s films start at 7pm. Sunday is a matinee screening starting at 2pm. Admission is free. Just show up at the KiMo in time to get yourself a good seat. If you need more information on the series, go to kimotickets.com

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