Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, true love, miracles …. and the rule of law
This FREE film series is part of the “Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215-2015” Exhibit on display at MSU’s
Meyer Library from Oct. 12 - 23, 2015. For more info on the exhibit as well as a complete list of events, click here. First come, first seated.
Sept. 12 @ noon: Lion in Winter* (1968)
Art Historian Dr. Tom Russo (Drury University) will speak about court life and the political landscape of the Henry II’s Angevin empire in the late twelfth century and how this relates to the development of Magna Carta in 1215.
Sept. 19 @ noon : Ivanhoe* (1952)
Sept. 26 @ 9pm: The Princess Bride (1987)
Oct. 3 @ noon: Marketa Lazarová* (1967)
Dr. Kevin Henderson (Drury University) will be speaking about how the political and cultural conflicts of this Czech classic’s production era (1967) are reflected in its medieval setting.
Oct. 10 @ noon: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Oct. 17 @ 9pm: Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
*These screenings will include a speaker-led, post show discussion
This series is made possible thanks to the generous support of exhibit sponsors: The Law Firm of Neale & Newman, LLP; Lathrop & Gage, LLP; Strong-Garner-Bauer, PC; Kent and Jan Hyde; Lee and Julie Viorel; Mark L. McQueary