The Help (2011)

Book 'Em Film Series
Commemorating National Library Week (April 7-13), the Library this month screens a series of films in which books are major plot elements. Wrapping up: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, and Oscar-winning Octavia Spencer in the story of an aspiring writer in 1960s Mississippi who’s writing a book from the African American maids’ point of view about the white families for which they work. (Rated PG-13)
Saturday, April 27, 2019 1:30 pm
Durwood Film Vault
NR - Not Rated
Many great movies are adaptations of books. Some make books the stars. Commemorating National Library Week (April 7-13), the Library screens three films this month in which books aren’t just seen or mentioned. They’re major plot elements, even characters.

Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
April 6 Stranger Than Fiction (2006; PG-13)
April 20 Finding Forrester (2000; PG-13)
April 27 The Help (2011; PG-13)