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Widescreen Wonders film series: The Bridge on the River Kwai
Saturday, January 12, 2013
The Bridge on the River Kwai. (1957, 160 min.) David Lean’s saga of British POWs in Burma during World War II features a classic performance by Alec Guinness, and the visual splendor to win seven Oscars.
“Widescreen Wonders” is a free series of Saturday afternoon matinees celebrating the biggest and best of popular movies, while showcasing the Clark’s HD projection capacity. All the films in the series boast super-widescreen aspect ratios (2.20:1 or more) and numerous Academy Awards, including “Best Picture.” Experience the scope of epic moviemaking in this festival of the big screen.