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The President's Series: "Judy Blume Forever"

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"Judy Blume Forever" is a compelling documentary that delves into the life and enduring legacy of the trailblazing author, Judy Blume. Known for her unapologetic honesty, Blume's groundbreaking novels revolutionized the way millions of readers, especially adolescents, understood themselves and their experiences. Her fearless commitment to openly discussing taboo subjects challenged societal norms and sparked essential conversations about book banning, censorship, and teen develpoment.

Join us for an enlightening evening as we celebrate Judy Blume's enduring impact and engage in a meaningful discussion about the vital issues of intellectual freedom and free expression. Mark your calendars and be part of this enriching cinematic and intellectual experience! 

Film Details

Directors: Davina Pardo and Leah Wolchok

Year: 2023

Starring: Judy Blume, Lena Dunham, Anna Konkle, Molly Ringwald, Samantha Bee, Mary H.K. Choi, Jacqueline Woodson, and Alex Gino.

This movie is 1 hour and 37 minutes and is rated 16+

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The President's Series 

Welcome to the President's Series—an engaging collection of special events hosted by the Library in collaboration with the President of the Board and members of the Library Board of Trustees. Join us for thought-provoking discussions and explorations of the most pressing topics shaping our world today: intellectual freedom, free expression, and civil liberties in American institutions. Guest speakers, including legal experts and constitutional scholars, will help make sense of current events, landmark historical precedents, and their impact on our lives.

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