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301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States

August 2017

CineMuncie presents: Millennium Actress

August 30, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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The August CineMuncie screening offers the first animated film in the club's history, with 2001's Millennium Actress, by Satoshi Kon. In this movie, filmmaker Genya Tachibana begins work on a documentary about famed Japanese actress Chiyoko Fujiwara. Now well into old age, Chiyoko has become reclusive and shy about any publicity, but she eventually warms up to Tachibana and starts to relate her life story. As the decades pass, Chiyoko is transformed from a teen with big dreams into a…

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September 2017

Best in Show: a CineMuncie Presentation

September 27, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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It gets gleefully-dumb at the September CineMuncie. Christopher Guest ("This is Spinal Tap", "Waiting for Guffman", "A Mighty Wind") is a master of the mockumentary, and we will be featuring his 2000 gem "Best in Show", about the behind-the-scenes drama of the professional dog show circuit. The characters and situations are so out-there bizarre that they could actually be real-life. It's easily one of the funniest movies of the 2000s.

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October 2017

A Mary Shelley Salon & Tea

October 6, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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Our Salon & Tea will feature guest! Scholar, Dr. Dorothy L. Stegman, Associate Professor, Department of Modem Languages and Classics at Ball State University. The event will include a string quartet and a silent auction of vintage books and other selected items to benefit Muncie Public library. A Victorian craft make & take will be offered. Tea, cookies, and punch will be served throughout the event. In addition, a limited number of formal tea times will be offered for those…

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Ghosts in the Library

October 14, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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Join us at Carnegie Library for the return of the East Central Indiana Paranormal Investigators (ECIPI)! In 2016, ECIPI conducted an investigation at historic Carnegie Library in downtown Muncie and found some things that couldn't readily be explained. ECIPI conducted a follow-up investigation in 2017 and will join us again for their second reveal! Come learn about their techniques and experiences as paranormal investigators, have a look and listen to their video and audio recordings gathered here in Indiana, and…

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CineMuncie presents: Beetlejuice

October 25, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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Attention K-Mart shoppers... Step right up for CineMuncie's October showing of Tum Burton's 1988 film Beetlejuice: the go-to cult classic for the Halloween season. After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes (Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones) and teen daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder) buy the home, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Their efforts attract…

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November 2017

CineMuncie presents: Pan’s Labyrinth

November 29, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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The November CineMuncie is a fairy tale for grown-ups. Join us for Guillermo del Toro's "Pan's Labyrinth". This Spanish dark fantasy opened to critical acclaim in 2006, winning numerous European and American film awards. In 1944 Spain young Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) and her ailing mother (Ariadna Gil) arrive at the post of her mother's new husband (Sergi López), a sadistic army officer who is trying to quell a guerrilla uprising. While exploring an ancient maze, Ofelia encounters the faun Pan,…

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December 2017

CineMuncie presents: Arsenic and Old Lace

December 27, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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Our final screening of 2017 features a comedy as dark as Indiana winter days. It's the 1944 screwball-noir (apparently that's a thing) Arsenic and Old Lace. Writer and notorious marriage detractor Mortimer Brewster (Cary Grant) falls for girl-next-door Elaine Harper (Priscilla Lane), and they tie the knot on Halloween. When the newlyweds return to their respective family homes to deliver the news, Brewster finds a corpse hidden in a window seat. With his eccentric aunts (Josephine Hull, Jean Adair), disturbed…

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June 2018

Dressing the Colonial Woman

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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Join us for a special presentation from Janet Kreps, historical re-enactor and member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Mississenewa Chapter, about how Colonial women dressed. Janet will also give away a copy of the book "Whatever Shall I Wear? A Guide to Assembling a Woman's Basic 18th C. Wardrobe" by seamstress and tailor Mara Reilly. Dressing the Colonial Woman Thursday, June 14 @ 6pm Free Event. Adult Program. Carnegie Library

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October 2018

Genealogy Information Fair

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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October is National Family History Month! Daughters of the American Revolution, Delaware County Historical Society, and Muncie Public Library have partnered to sponsor a free Genealogy information fair that will feature members of local genealogy groups, lineage and affinity organizations providing information and local networking opportunities for those interested in local family research.

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