Classic Films on Friday

Wicked City Movie: "Up From the Ashes"

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 22, 2011 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In celebration of "Madison County Reads: Wicked City by Ace Atkins," the Reference & Adult Services Department will screen "Up From the Ashes: The Rebirth of Phenix City," the documentary which reveals the changes in Phenix City, Alabama, since the tumultuous 1950s. Professor Anissa Graham will follow the 30 minute documentary with a presentation entitled, "A View from Across the River." Graham, a native of Columbus, Georgia, will discuss how Phenix City was and is viewed by those who live across the Chattahoochee River.

Wicked City Movie: "Walking Tall"

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In celebration of "Madison County Reads: Wicked City by Ace Atkins," the Reference & Adult Services Department will screen "Walking Tall," the 1973 film which follows the criminals rousted from Phenix City, Alabama. Bring your lunch. Drinks will be provided. The movie will be screened in the Second Floor Events Room at the Downtown Library at 915 Monroe Street.

Wicked City Movie: "The Phenix City Story"

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 15, 2011 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In celebration of "Madison County Reads: Wicked City by Ace Atkins," the Reference & Adult Services Department will screen "The Phenix City Story," the 1955 film noir based on the actual events of Phenix City, Alabama. Bring your lunch. Drinks will be provided. The movie will be screened in the Second Floor Events Room at the Downtown Library at 915 Monroe Street.

Credits are preceded by a 'newscast' containing spoilers.
Runtime 87 minutes.

Movies: Classic Horror

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