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2014 Film Series - Open to the public

2/12/2014 —

Several films are scheduled to be shown at Penn State Schuylkill for this spring as part of the campus's 80th anniversary celebration. The first event is a movie titled, 12 Years a Slave. This film tells the story of a New York state born free Negro kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841, and sold into slavery. The movie recounts the main character's life as he worked on a plantation for twelve years before his release. This film was nominated for seven Golden Globes, winning Best Motion Picture Drama. The movie is rated R and will be shown at 6:00 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2013, in the John E. Morgan Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

Additional upcoming films are:

  • Monday, March 17th: The Book Thief, Rated PG-13
  • Monday, April 14th: Wolf of Wall Street, Rated R

For additional information, contact Valerie Clay at 570-385-6246 or at vnc1@psu.edu, or visit the website for all of the events scheduled for the 80th anniversary at www.sl.psu.edu/80anniversary.

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