Program Notes

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Program Notes: A Patch of Blue (1965)

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A Patch of Blue (1965) is an almost perfect example of Hollywood’s mainstream approach to controversial social issues.

Butler's How-To Guide for Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse

Zombiemania!

Bob Butler and the Kansas City Public Library offer you this how-to video for surviving a zombie apocalypse!

Program Notes: Dawn of the Dead (2004)

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The best zombie movie of all time? For my money it’s Zack Snyder’s Dawn of the Dead (2004). It nails the nexus of horror and humor that marks the greatest zombie movies.

Program Notes: Going Blind (2010)

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In Going Blind (2010) former network TV news producer and documentarist Joseph Lovett aims his camera at sightless or visually challenged New Yorkers. The idea is to show us how individuals cope with blindness.

Program Notes: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

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George Romero's classic Night of the Living Dead (1968) isn’t the best zombie movie ever. Just the most important.