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The Big Read Documentary Film Screening: The Public

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Knickerbocker Theatre, Main Theatre
86 East 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423-3504

In contrast to a regime of tyranny where a person's welfare is of no consequence, we live in a democracy where the protection and promotion of our rights, interests, and welfare are expected. This film tackles some of our democratic nation's most challenging issues, including poverty, homelessness, and mental illness, and portrays the library as one of the last bastions of democracy in action. 

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.”

Hope College’s NEA Big Read Lakeshore is an annual month-long community-wide reading program that takes place along the Lakeshore every November in collaboration with many partner organizations such as: Allegan District Library, Allendale Township Library, Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony, City of Holland, CultureWorks, Fennville District Library, Gary Byker Library of Hudsonville, Herrick District Library, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland Museum, Howard Miller Public Library, Loutit District Library, Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Patmos Library, Ready for School, Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugatuck-Douglas District Library, Spring Lake District Library, Western Theological Seminary.

 

Event Type

Arts, The Big Read, Research, Library

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