April 17, 2023
All films begin at 1:30 p.m.
West Fargo Public Library
215 3rd Street E
West Fargo, ND 58078
Monday Matinee: Free Screening of "42" (2013, PG-13)
Monday, April 17, 2023
All April 2023 Monday Matinees at the WF Library are inspiring sports stories.
The theme for the West Fargo Public Library's April lineup of Monday Matinees is: Inspiring Sports. All events begin at 1:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public, but limited seating is available. Free popcorn is included.
April 3, 2023 - "Alaskan Nets" (2021, PG-13): "Metlakatla, Alaska's last native reserve, is home to the Tsimshian Indians. For hundreds of years, two distinct traditions have defined their community: fishing and basketball. Alaskan Nets is a documentary film that centers on two cousins' journey in leading the local team to their first shot in the state championship in more than 30 years. In the aftermath of an unimaginable tragedy, a basketball title has the ability to breathe new life back to the small town." Good Deed Entertainment.
April 10, 2023 - "American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story" (2021, PG): "Football hero Kurt Warner started as an undrafted NFL player and later became a two-time Most Valuable Player awardee who led his team to win the Super Bowl. Before his career could take off, Kurt struggles with the decision of playing football, ending up as a supermarket employee. But with the support of his wife Brenda and guidance from Coach Dick Vermeil, Kurt embarks on a play that would soon change his life. Based on a true story." Lions Gate Films, Inc.
April 17, 2023 - "42" (2013, PG-13): "Hero is a word we hear often in sports, but heroism is not always about achievements on the field of play. “42” tells the story of two men—the great Jackie Robinson and legendary Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey—whose brave stand against prejudice forever changed the world by changing the game of baseball. In 1946, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) put himself at the forefront of history when he signed Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) to the team, breaking Major League Baseball’s infamous color line. But the deal also put both Robinson and Rickey in the firing line of the public, the press and even other players..." Warner Bros.
April 24, 2023 - " Lioness: The Nicola Adams Story" (2021, NR): " A young girl was once told she was too black. Not feminine enough. She couldn't, and shouldn't play the way the boys did. That girl became World Boxing Champion, and the first female boxing Olympic Gold medalist in history. her name is Nicola Adams. From the streets of Leeds to the World stage, Adams fought her way to the top and changed the game. This is her story." Gravitas Ventures.