On Sunday, October 27 starting at 1 p.m., we are hosting a very special Halloween event. Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is a classic psychological horror film. It will be followed by a screening of the documentary Room 237, which explores conspiracy theories surrounding the making of the film.
The Shining (1980) Starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, and Danny Lloyd; Rated R; 146 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Called "a masterpiece of modern horror" and "a tour-de-force of sheer terror" by the critics, Stanley Kubrick's film is a chilling adaptation of Stephen King's novel. The Shining combines eerie special effects, haunting performances by Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall, and an unmistakable aura of evil into a spectacular horror film.
Approximately 3:30 p.m. - Room 237 (2012) Documentary Feature; Not Rated; 102 minutes.
A subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick’s film The Shining (1980). The film may be over 30 years old but it continues to inspire debate, speculation, and mystery. Five very different points of view are illuminated through voice over, film clips, animation and dramatic reenactments.
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).