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    Film Viewing & Discussion

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    The Rocket
    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    6:00 p.m.
    William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library

    Registration is requested for this free event that is open to the public. For more information call 234-4961 x105.

    The Library will be presenting a viewing of the thought-provoking internationally acclaimed film The Rocket, directed by Kim Mordaunt. The viewing will be followed by a discussion of the film’s themes lead by David Puglia, Instructor of American Studies, Penn State University. Film Forward promotes cultural dialogue through independent documentary and narrative film, using film’s unique ability to tell stories that explore universal themes to ignite meaningful conversations.


    The Rocket – International Narrative

    A boy who is believed to bring bad luck leads his family and a couple of ragged misfits through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity–filled journey through a land scarred by war, the boy sets off to prove he’s not cursed and builds a giant rocket to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival.


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    Storytimes & Discovery Programs

    Storytimes and Discovery Programs Learn and have fun at The Library

    Storytimes and Discovery Programs provide entertainment and developmentally appropriate education for children from birth to age 11. Foster a love of reading, science, math, art, and other important topics — all while having fun!

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