Country Music Movies

May 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room

Instructors: David Lilly and Jim Cavender

This lecture and film series explores the way Hollywood has presented country music in contemporary films. The success of the 1980 film Coal Miner’s Daughter opened up country music and performers to popular filmmaking.

Four acclaimed movies will be shown:

  • Coal Miner’s Daughter, on May 1
  • Walk the Line, on May 8
  • Honeysuckle Rose, on May 15
  • Tender Mercies, on June 5

This program is open to the public.