Oscar Winner 'Argo' to be Screened at Orange Library

The film that took home three awards will be showing at the Case Memorial Library twice this week.

"Argo," one of the big winners at the Oscar's last night with three awards — including the top prize for best picture — will be screened at the Case Memorial Library in Orange this week.

The first screening will take place tonight, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. It will be shown again on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 1 p.m.

The library announcement describes Argo as "A dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Candadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran."

The three awards Argo took home last night are:

  • Best Picture
  • Best Adapted Screenplay (Chris Terrio)
  • Best Editing (William Goldenberg)

The screening is part of a series the library is hosting. The Oscar-nominated film "Flight" was previously shown. Another, "Beasts of the Southern Wild," will be shown Monday, March 4, at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, March 6, at 1 p.m.

Case Memorial Library is located at 176 Tyler City Road, Orange. Seating is limited so reservations are recommended. You can do so by calling the library at 203-891-2170.


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