• By Rob Norwood
  • Posted Thursday, January 10, 2013

Not Too Down or Out - Movie Series

Enjoy these entertaining and uplifting movies, all with the theme of homelessness. These films will be shown in the Central Library Auditorium on Thursday afternoons.

February 14, at 2:30 pm. In this comedy, a miserable homeless man tries to commit suicide in the swimming pool of a rich Beverly Hills couple. They decide to take him in, with the result that everyone's life is transformed. 1986, Rated R. Starring Bette Midler, Richard Dreyfuss, and Nick Nolte.
For more information about this film click here.

February 21, at 2:30 pm. While stuggling to make ends meet, and then staying in shelters with his young son, Chris Gardner takes a chance on an unpaid internship at a prestigious stock brokerage firm with no guarantee of a job. Based on a true story. 2006, Rated PG-13. Starring Will Smith and Thandie Newton.
For more information about this film click here.

February 28, at 2:30 pm. After his flippant advice causes a deranged listener to go on a shooting spree, a radio talk show host hits rock bottom. His friendship with a homeless man helps to bring back his self respect. 1991, Rated R. Starring Jeff Bridges and Robin Williams.
For more information about this film click here.

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