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Free screening of Forrest Gump

Springfield Public Library
Event organized by Springfield Public Library

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Please join us at the Wildish Theater on May 10 at 6:30 p.m. for a free screening of Forrest Gump. Garnering several Academy awards, including for Best Picture and Best Actor for Tom Hanks, Forrest Gump portrays several decades in the life of its titular character. Featuring a top-selling soundtrack, the film uses music to pinpoint specific time periods as its main character experiences some of the defining events of the second half of the 20th century. Directed by Robert Zemeckis; Written by Eric Roth; Starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright Penn, Sally Field, and Mykelti Williamson; 1994; 142 minutes.

Watch the film and stay for a short after-film discussion! The movie and discussion are free to attend. The ongoing film series is presented by Plank Town Restaurant and Brewery and coordinated by a partnership between the Springfield Library, the Springfield Library Foundation, and Willamalane Park & Recreation District.

The monthly film and discussion event, Plank Town Presents: Springfilm continues its Great Soundtracks season through August 2018. Each month, Springfilm will feature a monthly free screening of a film with a great soundtrack. Springfilm Great Soundtracks continues on June 7, 2018 at 6:30pm with Pulp Fiction.

What: Plank Town presents: Springfilm, “Forrest Gump”
When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10
Where: Wildish Theater, 630 Main Street, Springfield, OR 97477
Additional Information: Kristen Curé, 541-726-2232, kcure@springfield-or.gov