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Literary House

Fall Movie Night: Dead Poets Society


Date: 6:30pm EDT October 6

Literary films, popcorn, and snacks—what could be better? Come enjoy films picked by students and Lit House staff. Be sure to stay afterward for a rousing discussion of the evening’s movie.

Directed by Peter Weir, written by Tom Schulman, and starring Robin Williams, this film tells the story of an English teacher at an elite boarding school who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry. The film won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and Schulman received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

This film was chosen by the students in the Writers’ Union. Its runtime is two hours and nine minutes.