Performers and Programs

Performer Information  
Performer name: William Thierfelder
Phone: 516 527-0498
Mailing address: 88 Central Boulevard
Oakdale, NY 11769
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: Jericho Public Library, Manhasset Public Library, Montauk Public Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Information last updated: 05/28/2010

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Each presentation lasts about 120--140: introduction, film, Q&A Films include: "Trouble the Water" A documentary about survivors of Hurricane Katrina "Wonders are Many" A documentary about J. Robert Oppenheimer, the making of the Atomic Bomb, and the creation of John Adams’s highly regarded opera Doctor Atomic The Jane Austen Series: Four films Becoming Jane Sense and Sensibility Emma Pride and Prejudice "The Hours" Virginia Woolf and Michael Cunningham’s novel are explored. "Capote" The making of the novel “In Cold Blood” "October Sky" A stirring look at the life of American rocket pioneer Homer Hickam, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as the NASA scientist. "Persepolis" The remarkable adult animated film exploring the life of an Iranian woman during the time of its Revolution. "Rabbit Proof Fence" An award-winning look at Australia’s “Lost Generations” "Millions" Danny Boyle’s brilliant, sweet tale of a little boy who suddenly comes upon a fortune. Food for Thought Series: Three Award-Winning Films District 9 (an allegory about apartheid in South Africa) Gattaca (an exploration of genetic engineering and medical ethics) Children of Men (a morality tale about culture, plague, human ethics)
$201- $350
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