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June 22: Summer Movies @ the Library

If you’re looking something to this summer that’s fun (and free), be sure to check out summer movies at the library. These family friendly screenings are free and open to the public, so feel free to grab a few friends or family members and enjoy the delights of animation Friday afternoons in the Student Lounge.

June 22 with feature Coco. Disney states, “Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

• 1 to 2:30 p.m., Friday, June 22 at the Saint Paul Public  Library, Dayton’s Bluff Branch, 645 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106.

For more information, check out the Saint Paul Public Library event calendar.

July 28: “Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez” screening at Film Space

Known simply as ‘El Nobel’ or ‘The Novel’ in his home country, Gabriel García Márquez has earned worldwide praise and acclaim for his novels and short stories like One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, and No One Writes to the Colonel. 

Márquez was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Dec. 8, 1982.

Film Space presents the Minnesota premiere of the film Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez. This film is a mile marker documenting the life and legacy of Márquez, directed by Justin Webster. It won the award for ‘Best Documentary’ at the 2016 Chicago Latino Film Festival.

The film is part of the Open Screen Film Series at Film Space. It is presented by the Intergarción Cultural Colombiana en Minnesota, the Colombian Foreign Ministry, and Metropolitan State University. Cosponsors include the Metropolitan State University Library and Learning Center, and Global Minnesota.

Film: Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Date: 7:30 p.m., July 28
Location: Film Space Founders Hall
Metropolitan State University
300 Maria Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55106

Parking is available in the parking ramp adjacent to Founders Hall for $5 to outside guests.

Get more information about Film Space and maps, or search online for “Film Space.”

Dec. 31: Spoof Movie Day

The Library and Learning Center invites you to a day of movie parody on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31 on the first floor of the Library, 645 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul. This event is free and open to the public. Snacks and cocoa will be provided.

11 a.m.: “Spaceballs”
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1: 30 p.m.: “Galaxy Quest”
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For more information, contact Katherine Gerwig, Library Services, at 651-793-1634 or katherine.gerwig@metrostate.edu.

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