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Saturday Matinee: FENCES

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017

Media Contact: Victor Henry

Monterey Public Library

(831)646-2091/henry@monterey.org

www.monterey.org/library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shown as part of the NEA's Big Read in conjunction with the National Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Public Library will be showing the film Fences in the library Community Room on Saturday, September 16, 2:00 p.m. Fences is a 2016 adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by August Wilson about a black garbage collector, Troy Maxson, in 1950s Pittsburgh. Bitter about his lot in life, Maxson frequently takes out his frustrations on his loved ones. Starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Rated PG-13. The film will be followed by a discussion. Refreshments provided.

Admission is free, and no reservations are required. Call (831)646-2091 or e-mail henry@monterey.org for more information.

Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey. 

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