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Wicked City Movie: "Up From the Ashes"

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Friday, April 22, 2011 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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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. The presentation will focus on the symbiotic relationship of the two towns, from the 1950s to the present. 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. Read more about Wicked City Movie: "Up From the Ashes"

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Wicked City Movie: "Walking Tall"

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Friday, April 29, 2011 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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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. Read more about Wicked City Movie: "Walking Tall"

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Wicked City Movie: "The Phenix City Story"

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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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. Read more about Wicked City Movie: "The Phenix City Story"

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