The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

Inspired by True Grit’s story of young Mattie Ross, this film series looks at women in the Wild West.
Women of the West
Saturday, October 12, 2013
1:30pm @ Central Library

Suzy Amis plays Josephine Monaghan, disowned by her parents and adrift in the West. For protection she disguises herself as a man … and ends up spending the rest of her life as the rancher Little Jo. With Ian McKellen and Bo Hopkins. (121 minutes; R) This title is recommended for adult audiences only.

To complement the Big Read effort and shed more light on the theme of women in the Old West, the Library throughout October is offering Women of the West, a free film series in the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.
Westward the Women (1951; Not Rated)
October 5, 2013

The Ballad of Little Jo (1993; R)
October 12, 2013

Cat Ballou (1965; Not Rated)
October 19, 2013

Heartland (1979; PG)
October 26, 2013


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