Oscar Week Movies

February 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Buchanan Auditorium
54 Warrenville Rd. Mansfield Center
CT 06250
Matthew Ockmond

February 19th – 22nd the Mansfield Public library is having our 2nd Oscar week.

Four different Oscar nominated films at 6 pm Tuesday – Friday in the Buchanan Auditorium the week before the Academy Awards. Each film will have a short discussion afterwards, and there will be popcorn and filtered water available.

Tuesday February 19th Black Panther

Rated PG-13     Length 2h 15m

From director Ryan Coogler, the first Superhero movie to receive a best picture nomination centers around the heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda who must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country’s past. This film also received nominations for Score, Song, Costume Design, Production Design, Sound Editing, and Sound Mixing. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, and Angela Bassett.

Wednesday February 20th First Man

Rated PG-13     Length 2h 22m

From the director of Whiplash and La La Land this is a look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. This film received nominations for Visual Effects, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, and Production Design. Starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy.

Thursday February 21st Blackkklansman

Rated R    Length 2h

From legendary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the outrageous story of Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer that successfully manages to infiltrate a local branch of the Ku Klux Klan with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events. This film has recived nominations for Best Picture, Directing, Editing, Adapted Screenplay, Score, and Supporting Actor Adam Driver. Starring John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace., and Harry Belafonte.

Friday February 22nd A Star Is Born

Rated R   Length 2h 14m

Directed and Co-written by star Bradley Cooper this movie is about a musician that helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. With nominations for Best Picture, Cinematography, Adapted Screenplay, Song, Sound Mixing, Lead Actor, Lead Actress, and Supporting Actor. Starring Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, and Sam Elliott.

Film dates or titles could change in the event of bad weather or a change in availability.