Tuesday Events at Manchester Community Library
On Tuesday, May 22, at 1 p.m., Manchester Community Library will screen a 2017 biographical film about an early trial in the career of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. The film follows the young lawyer to conservative Connecticut where he defends a black chauffeur charged with the sexual assault and attempted murder of a white socialite. Chadwick Boseman, Kate Hudson and Sterling K. Brown are part of the excellent cast. The screening is free and open to the public and is part of the Library’s Contemporary Film series. Running time is 118 minutes. Manchester
At 6:30 p.m. that day, MCL will welcome Barry Deitz, who will look at the life and times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the man who created Sherlock Holmes and then could not escape him. Deitz will examine the evolution of the character Sherlock Holmes and at how, over the past 130 years, other writers, actors, artists and filmmakers have re-imagined the Great Detective. This is the fourth lecture that Barry had presented for the Library. The program is free and open to the public. Manchester Community Library is located at 138 Cemetery Avenue in Manchester. For details, call 802-362-2607 or visit mclvt.org.