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LA HABRA– Film Screening of the classic film It’s A Wonderful Life and Discussion on Modern Views of Depression and Suicide
December 23, 2017 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 amFree
LA HABRA– With a grant from California Humanities, the La Habra Library proudly introduces the second film in the series: Dismantling Archetypes: Breaking down barriers through film. The La Habra Library presents film professors, historians, directors and artists who discuss films covering race, ethnicity and gender identity to encourage dialogue about these important issues. Robert James, film historian and author of Who Won?!? An Irreverent Look at the Oscars, will curate It’s A Wonderful Life. One of the classic Christmas movies of all time, It’s A Wonderful Life tells the tale of George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart), who must confront whether his life is a failure or not. A discussion on depression and suicide and how we should handle such sensitive topics will follow the screening of the film. Light refreshments provided. Saturday, December 23rd, 2017, 2 pm @ La Habra Library – Community Room La Habra Branch Library 221 E. La Habra Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631 Attendance is Free for first 100 persons. Parking is in front of the Library. For more information, go to www.ocpl.org/habra/calendar, or contact David Elliott, Library Assistant, 562-694-0078, firstname.lastname@example.org.