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Wed, Jun 01


Lafayette Library, Don Tatzin Com. Hall


In-person screening of the 1942 award-winning masterpiece

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Time & Location

Jun 01, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT

Lafayette Library, Don Tatzin Com. Hall, 3491 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549, USA

About the Event

 USA / Drama, Romance, War / 1942 / English / 102 minutes - Watch trailer here 

The Hungarian-born director Michael Curtiz is most known for what is considered his masterpiece, the 1942 award-winning film Casablanca. Set during World War II, the movie centers on a place called Rick's Café Américain, owned and operated by Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) who plays host to gamblers, thieves and refugees. In addition to Bogart, it starred Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains and Peter Lorre. Casablanca also got Oscar nominations for best actor (Humphrey Bogart), supporting actor (Claude Rains), cinematography, editing, and music.  Many consider the film one of the best American films of all time.

Admission: $5. You can register online or at-the-door. Masks are to be worn inside the theatre.

Note: IJWC Year-round Programming subscribers will be registered for all the events of From Europe with Film series including this film.  

If you would prefer to watch the film from the comfort of your own home, please click here to find out the streaming, renting or buying options.

This screening is part of the series From Europe with Film and is sponsored by the EBIJFF in partnership with the CCJCC and Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation.  

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