You are here: Home / Archive / 2013 / November 2013 / CFPL Iowa Author Series # 2 Classical Film Noir: Gun Crazy

CFPL Iowa Author Series # 2 Classical Film Noir: Gun Crazy

When Nov 20, 2013
from 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Library Meeting Room
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

The CFPL Iowa Author Series presents a feature-length showing of the critically-acclaimed Film Noir classic--“Gun Crazy” (1949),  with commentary by Dr. Grant Tracey, Professor of Film Studies, Creative Writing and Popular Culture @ The University of Northern Iowa.

Dr. Tracey will explore the film’s Iowa connection to writer MacKinlay Kantor, how Hollywood gangster films of the 1940’s/50’s satisfied thrill-seeking audiences, how Film Noir became the perfect vehicle for transferring detective novels to the screen and, finally, how the “Femme Fatale” lured law-abiding citizens into a life of crime.

Join us in the large meeting room for a classic taste of Film Noir as well as cinnamon rolls and orange juice.  This program was made possible by Friends of the Cedar Falls Public Library.

« July 2014 »
July
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
Upcoming Events
Bubble Wonders Jul 23, 2014 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Bubble Wonders Jul 23, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Teen Book Club Jul 23, 2014 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
KWWL's Eileen Loan Jul 23, 2014 07:00 PM - 08:45 PM — Library Meeting Room
The Blind Taste Test Candy Bar Challenge Jul 24, 2014 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Previous events…
Upcoming events…