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Harry is in his third year at Hogwarts and having trouble at home. Then he learns that a dangerous criminal has escaped from prison and is out to get him. While trying to protect himself and his friends, he learns more about life and his future.

Harry Potter is visiting the Murphy Library again after all the fun he had with Bridget Wilson and her young readers at the book night in his honor. This time the Murphy Library is showing Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban , directed by Alfonso Cuaron in 2004.

Filmed throughout Scotland and England, it has been nominated 47 times with 14 wins for its excellent actors, director, special effects, and the music by John Williams.

The library is showing this family fantasy adventure Thursday at 6 p.m.  Running time is 142 minutes and the film is rated PG.

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The Murphy Library is showing the Bulgarian film, Glory, from Film Movement at 6 p.m. A railroad worker finds millions of Bulgarian dollars on the train tracks, hands it to the police and as a reward receives a watch that soon stops working. When he was given the watch at a special event, the publicist took his old watch, which had been handed down from his father.

Now all he wants is his old watch back. But where is it?

Running time 101 minutes.  In Bulgarian with English subtitles. Not rated. Call 837-2417.

The year is 1774 and much is happening in the world. Yet upper-class life in England goes on. A beautiful teenage aristocrat, Georgiana Spencer, is betrothed and married to the Duke of Devonshire. She expects a wonderful life, while her husband only expects her to give him a male heir. Meanwhile, he feels free to have many affairs and not worry about her. After all, he’s the duke.

The Murphy Library is showing a true story from British history starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Feinnes, this Thursday at 6 p.m. Running time is 110 minutes and the film is rated PG-13.

The public adores her and her husband remains unfaithful, although she does bear him children.   Then one day she meets a rising politician who makes her smile.

 

 

 

The STEM program is doing good work introducing science technology engineering and mathematics to grade school and high school students. These studies have grown thanks to all the teachers who work hard to make it happen. Now the Murphy Library is showing a film based on a real story about a teacher adding a robotics club to the STEM studies and four Hispanic students who are interested.

This Thursday at 6 p.m. the library is showing Spare Parts, a 2015 film based on a true story about teenagers with no experience, a few hundred dollars, used car parts and a dream.   The film is rated PG-13 so it is for high school STEM students and older. Running time is 114 minutes.

The teacher discovers an underwater robotics competition and the students go for it!   Ultimately they find themselves competing with none other than that incredible university, MIT!

 

 


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