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Friday Films: Children of a Lesser God

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Parker Hill


End your week with a matinee! Join the Parker Hill Library on July 12 for a showing of Children of a Lesser God, in which a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf falls in love with the janitor, a deaf woman speechless by choice. Directed by Randa Haines, this 1986 film was the first Best Picture Oscar nominee by a female director, and its star Marlee Matlin was the first (and to date only) deaf person to win as Best Actress.

Run time: 1 hr 59 minutes; also starring William Hurt. Rated R; Closed captioning available.

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Young Adults (Ages 20-34)
All Adults
College Students
Older Adults
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