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Movie: Lincoln

Event Type: Movie
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 5/14/2013
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 Steven Spielberg directed this acclaimed drama that focuses on the 16th President's last months in office, showing the political wheeling and dealing used by Lincoln and his cabinet to get the Thirteenth Amendment passed in the House of Representatives. The movie is based in part on the book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Daniel Day-Lewis won an Academy Award for Best Actor. Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones also star.
Released 2012 150 minutes PG-13 for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage, and brief strong language
Library: Skokie Public Library
Location: Petty Auditorium