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Movie Night @ the Library - Hoosiers
Start Date: 3/29/2016Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 3/29/2016End Time: 8:30 PM
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March 29, 2016
6 PM - 8:30 PM
Allen County Public Library

900 Library Plaze
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815

 The state of Indiana celebrates 200 years of statehood in 2016. And 30 years ago, in 1986, the movie Hoosiers came out. And it's also March Madness! So come celebrate this trifecta and the storied history of Indiana basketball with this free screening. Hoosiers tells the true story of a group of underdogs who become champions. Set in the 1950s, Hoosiers is about a hard-luck, unemployed college basketball coach (Gene Hackman) who gets a chance to coach a small-town Indiana high-school basketball team. Facing resentment from the community and the team itself, Hackman manages to inspire his young athletes, leading them to the state championship with the help of the assistant coach (Dennis Hopper), who happens to be a recovering alcoholic.

Main Library Theater
Free admission
Limited seating. First-come, first-seated.
Doors open at 6 PM with cartoons.

MGM ; Directed by David Anspaugh.
Stars Gene Hackman & Dennis Hopper
1986; Rated PG; 114 minutes

Location Information:
Allen County
Contact Information:
Name: Nancy Saff
Phone: (260) 421-1212
Email: nsaff@acpl.info
Movie Night @ the Library - Hoosiers
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  • Hoosier History
  • Kids and Families
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    Bicentennial Commission, Indiana

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