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Mike at the Movies

One Book, Everybody Reads

2019-03-27 19:00:00 2019-03-27 20:30:00 America/Chicago Mike at the Movies The 1893 Columbian Exposition and the Chicago Film Industry Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium

Wednesday, March 27
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-03-27 19:00:00 2019-03-27 20:30:00 America/Chicago Mike at the Movies The 1893 Columbian Exposition and the Chicago Film Industry Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium

The 1893 Columbian Exposition and the Chicago Film Industry

Did you know the 1893 World Columbian Exposition was the site of the world’s first movie theater? Discover how Eadweard Muybridge’s Zoopraxiscope and other innovations led to Chicago becoming the center of the U.S. film industry.  

Michael Glover Smith is the director the feature films Rendezvous in Chicago (2018), Mercury in Retrograde (2017) and Cool Apocalypse (2015), and the author of the book Flickering Empire (Columbia University Press, 2015). He teaches at several Chicago-area colleges and blogs at Whitecitycinema.com.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Presentation | Film |

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Wilmette Public Library

Phone: 847-256-5025

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27
Mon, May 27 Closed
Tue, May 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

From the south: Go north on Green Bay Road. Turn left on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building. 

From the north: Go south on Green Bay Road. Turn right on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building.

From I-94 (Edens Expressway):from the South - exit at Lake Ave. East. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. • from the North - exit at Rt. 41/Skokie Blvd. Turn left (east) on Lake Ave. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. 


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