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Spring Film Series Held at Carroll

Release Date: 1/21/2008

CONTACT: Sylvia Blair
Executive Assistant to the President        
Carroll Community College

Carroll Community College Sponsors Spring Film Series

Carroll Community College marks the beginning of the spring semester with a movie series for students, faculty and staff.  The community is also invited to the movies, which are held Thursdays in February at 7 p.m. in the Theater in the Scott Center. For more information, contact

2/7        "American Gangster" (2007) Rated R, 157 minutes

            Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) is the latest power player to take over the drug trade in the inner city. Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) is an outcast cop determined to fight corruption both in the streets and his own department in the NYPD. The destinies of these two men will become intertwined as they approach a confrontation where only one of them can make it out alive.

2/14      "August Rush" (2007) Rated PG, 100 minutes

            A young Irish guitarist (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and a sheltered young cellist (Keri Russell) who have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York and cared for by a mysterious stranger (Robin Williams), August (Freddie Highmore) uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth.

2/21      "Bee Movie" (2007) Rated PG, 90 minutes

            Barry B. Benson (Jerry Seinfeld), a bee who just graduated from college, is disillusioned with his only job prospect of making honey. When he ventures outside of the hive he breaks a cardinal rule and talks to a human, a florist named Vanessa (Renee Zellweger), and is shocked to find out that humans have been stealing honey for centuries and decides to sue them in this animated comedy.      

2/28      "Sicko" (2007) Rated PG-13, 123 minutes

            Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore turns his lens on to the American healthcare system and why we are the only developed nation that does not provide universal care for our citizens. The film explores the general topic of how the health system came to be a profit incentive for the private sector as well as specific stories of those who have been devastated by the system.

Special Feature!
Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m. on the college amphitheater lawn
Bring a blanket and enjoy one of this spring's blockbusters under the stars
(film to be announced)

All movies are free and open to the community. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Movies are subject to change-a current list is posted on the Student Life website at

Please contact the Office of Student Life for more information at 410-386-8500.


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