Spring 2014 film series at Penn State Schuylkill starts Feb. 24

As part of the campus' 80th anniversary celebration, several films are scheduled at Penn State Schuylkill for this spring. 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 12 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 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, in the Morgan Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

Additional films scheduled this spring are:
-- Monday, March 17 – “The Book Thief,” Rated PG-13.
-- Monday, April 14 – “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.

Last Updated February 10, 2014