ACADEMY AWARD WINNING MOVIE AT THE
The film that was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won in
four categories including Best Director for Ang Lee will be shown as part of the
matinee film series at the Plainville Public Library on Thursday, June 13 at
2:30 p.m. “The Life of Pi” was also nominated for three Golden Globe
Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this visual
masterpiece from Oscar winner Ang Lee, based on the best-selling novel. After a
cataclysmic shipwreck, young Pi Patel finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with
the only other survivor - a ferocious Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Bound
by the need to survive, the two are cast on an epic journey that must be seen to
The afternoon film series is sponsored by the Friends of the
Plainville Public Library admission is free.
PHOTOS OF NEW ENGLAND AT
Photos of New England at Library Photographer, Sharon Purcell,
says that she retired in 2006 and since then has never left the house without
one of her cameras. Seventeen of Purcell’s photos will be on display at the
Plainville Public Library through the month of June.
Purcell loves the outdoors and living in New England. “There
is a constant change of seasons and there is always a photo to be taken.” Most
of the photos feature Connecticut landscapes in various seasons. Some others are
of scenes in Vermont and Rhode Island.
Many of her photos have been published in magazines and
newspapers and she has exhibited her work throughout Connecticut.