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Imperial Theatre Presents Selma (Film)

Friday, August 16th, 2019 | 7 PM – 9 PM |  The Imperial Theatre

Selma is a 2014 historical drama film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb. It is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams,Martin Luther King, Jr., and John Lewis. The film stars actors David Oyelowo as King, Tom Wilkinson as President Lyndon B. Johnson, Tim Roth as George Wallace, Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King, and Common as Bevel.

The event is free, but a ticket is needed for entry.
Reserve your tickets online HERE!

Imperial Theatre Presents Hidden Figures

Saturday, July 20th, 2019 | 1 PM – 3:30 PM | The Imperial Theatre

Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi and written by Melfi and Allison Schroeder. It is loosely based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly about black female mathematicians who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the Space Race. The film stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated flight trajectories for Project Mercury and other missions. The film also features Octavia Spencer as NASA supervisor and mathematician Dorothy Vaughan and Janelle Monáe as NASA engineer Mary Jackson, with Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Glen Powell, and Mahershala Ali in supporting roles.

The event is free, but a ticket is needed for entry.
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Imperial Theatre Presents Gone With The Wind

Saturday, July 13th, 2019 | 2 PM – 6 PM | The Imperial Theatre

Gone with the Wind  is a 1939 American epic historical romance film, adapted from Margaret Mitchell’s 1936 novel of the same name. The film was produced by David O. Selznick of Selznick International Pictures and directed by Victor Fleming. Set in the American South against the backdrop of the American Civil War and the Reconstruction era, the film tells the story of Scarlett O’Hara, the strong-willed daughter of a Georgia plantation owner. It follows her romantic pursuit of Ashley Wilkes, who is married to his cousin, Melanie Hamilton, and her subsequent marriage to Rhett Butler. The leading roles are played by Vivien Leigh (Scarlett), Clark Gable (Rhett), Leslie Howard (Ashley), and Olivia de Havilland (Melanie).

The event is free, but a ticket is needed for entry.
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May the 4th Augusta Library Book Sale

Saturday, May 4th, 2019 | 10 AM – 3 PM | Augusta Library

An entire lobby full of books for sale! Hardcovers at $1, small paperbacks at 50 cents. Final hour $5/bag sale from 2-3pm

Fiction and Nonfiction, educational resources, hobby, gardening, travel, history, mystery, arts and sports…

The adjacent Friends Book Shop will be open: hardcovers start at $2, come and see our newly-sorted vintage books, classics and coffee table art books.

While you’re out Saturday, stop by and visit us! Find your summer reading books at the sale and in the book shop!

Imperial Theatre Presents Superman the Movie

Saturday, March 30th, 2019 | 1 PM – 3 PM | The Imperial Theatre

Superman  is a 1978 superhero film directed by Richard Donner starring Christopher Reeve as Superman based on the DC Comics character of the same name. An international co-production between the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Panama and the United States, the film stars an ensemble cast featuring Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Jeff East, Margot Kidder, Glenn Ford, Phyllis Thaxter, Jackie Cooper, Trevor Howard, Marc McClure, Terence Stamp, Valerie Perrine, Ned Beatty, Jack O’Halloran, Maria Schell, and Sarah Douglas. It depicts Superman’s origin, including his infancy as Kal-El of Krypton and his youthful years in the rural town of Smallville. Disguised as reporter Clark Kent, he adopts a mild-mannered disposition in Metropolis and develops a romance with Lois Lane, while battling the villainous Lex Luthor.

The event is free, but a ticket is needed for entry.
Reserve your tickets online HERE!