Jan 02 - 30 2017
January Film Screenings - Great Documentaries of t...

January Film Screenings - Great Documentaries of t...

Presented by Orem Public Library at Orem Public Library

January Screenings – Great Documentaries of the Past Decade

 

Monday, January 2

Closed for New Year’s Holiday

 

Friday, January 6

Man On Wire (PG-13, 2008)

A look at the high-wire walk made by Philippe Petit in 1974 between the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers in New York City, and how it is still considered one of history’s most artistic crimes.

 

Monday, January 9

Pina (PG, 2011)

A tribute to German modern dance pioneer Pina Bausch, as members of her dance troupe, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, perform her pieces in various settings.

 

Friday, January 13

He Named Me Malala (PG-13, 2015)

An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was attacked by Taliban gunmen for speaking out on girls’ education and who emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide. In December 2014 she became the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

 

Monday, January 16

Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 

Friday, January 20

Jodorowsky’s Dune (PG-13, 2014)

The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s determined but ultimately ill-fated film adaptation of the influential science fiction novel.

 

Monday, January 23

Food, Inc. (PG, 2008)

Lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing how our food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profits ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers, and our own environment.

 

Friday, January 27

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (PG-13, 2016)

Director Werner Herzog, Academy Award Nominee, delves into the origin of the Internet and its growth into changing the way the world lives.

 

Monday, January 30

Racing Extinction (Not Rated, 2015)

Academy Award-winning filmmakers expose the forces that are leading our planet to its next mass extinction, potentially resulting in the loss of half of all species.

Admission Info

Free

Dates & Times

2017/01/02 - 2017/01/30

Location Info

Orem Public Library

58 North State Street, Orem, UT 84057