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First-Fri. Free Film Series: Classic Bio-Pic about Woody Guthrie at Peace Center of Delaware County

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FREE
Folk singer, Woody Guthrie, singing a song and playing his guitar.

Bound for Glory

1976. 147 min. Biography, drama, music. Rated PG. Director: Hal Ashby. Writers: Robert Getchell (screenplay), Woody Guthrie (autobiography)

This classic bio-pic from 1976, the American Bicentenial year, tells the story of the early days of the young man who wrote and sang “This Land is Your Land”, and who set the lives of struggling workers and poor people to music during the Great Depression, Woodrow Wilson [Woody] Guthrie .

Woody would go on to pen thousands of songs, poems, and short stories, as well as befriend and inspire the likes of Pete Seeger, Leadbelly, and Bob Dylan.  Many of his songs were and remain anthems propelling people from picket line to picket line

Bound for Glory was nominated for six Oscars in 1976, winning Haskell Wexler the award for “Best Cinematography”.

 

Details

Date:
November 3
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
FREE

Organizer

Brandywine Peace Community
Phone:
484-574-1148
Website:
www.brandywinepeace.com

Venue

Peace Center of Delaware County
1001 Old Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064., PA 19064 United States
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Phone:
484-574-1148
Website:
www.delcopeacecenter.org/