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CNY Reads Film Series: ‘A Better Life’

  • When: Thursday, February 7, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
  • Where: DeWitt Community Library, DeWitt
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit: All ages
  • Categories: Film

This 2011 film from director Chris Weitz (Twilight: New Moon, The Golden Compass) follows immigrant Carlos Galindo whose dreams of a better life for his wife and newborn son lead him to cross the border into the U.S. But when his wife leaves him, Carlos' only goal is to provide his son Luis opportunities he never had. This is the story of a father and son as they embark on a physical and spiritual journey and discover that family is the most important part of the American dream. No registration necessary. For more information or to sign up, stop by the library, call 315-446-3578, or www.dewlib.org.
About CNY Reads: CNY Reads promotes reading, research, discovery, and a sharing of perspectives among Central New Yorkers. Each year ONE BOOK is selected as a catalyst for greater community dialog, collaboration, and understanding about issues and themes raised through their book selections. This year's selection is The Tortilla Curtain by T. C. Boyle.

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