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Hollywood Goes to the Library

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April 27, 2023 ∙ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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1st floor - Meeting Room A&B
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Add to Calendar 2023-04-27 19:00:00 2023-04-27 20:00:00 America/Chicago Hollywood Goes to the Library Join Film Historian Dr. Annette Bochenek as she presents depictions of librarians and libraries in classic films. Signup required. internal tplibrary@tplibrary.org

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Librarians and libraries have been portrayed throughout classic films, spanning many genres. Join Film Historian Dr. Annette Bochenek as she presents depictions of librarians and libraries in classic films as well as the influence of special real-life librarians upon the film industry. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. 

Speaker Bio: Dr. Annette Bochenek

Dr. Annette Bochenek is an archivist, film historian, professor, and an avid scholar of Hollywood’s Golden Age. She manages the “Hometowns to Hollywood” blog, in which she profiles her trips to the hometowns of classic Hollywood stars. She has been featured on Turner Classic Movies and is a regular columnist for Turner Classic Movies, Classic Movie Hub, and Silent Film Quarterly. Her articles have also appeared in Nostalgia Digest, The Dark Pages Film Noir Newsletter, and Chicago Art Deco Society Magazine.

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