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Books to Film: THE LOST CITY OF Z


STARRING: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland, Sienna Miller



Please join us for a post-film discussion moderated by Cassie Jo Ochoa

This special screening of THE LOST CITY OF Z is part of our new Books to Film series. Each screening will be followed by a book group style discussion. All lovers of books, book group members, and individuals passionate about books adapted for the screen are encouraged to join us for these combined literary/film events, and to participate in a lively discussion.


Based on author David Grann’s nonfiction bestseller, THE LOST CITY OF Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as “savages”, the determined Fawcett — supported by his devoted wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide-de-camp (Robert Pattinson) — returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case. An epically scaled tale of courage and passion, told in writer/director James Gray’s classic filmmaking style, THE LOST CITY OF Z is a stirring tribute to the exploratory spirit and a conflicted adventurer driven to the verge of obsession.

About our moderator:

Cassie Jo Ochoa is the Assistant Manager at the Avon Theatre. She has a master’s degree in Film and Television, a bachelor’s degree in Film Theory, and has loved cinema all her life. When she’s not working at the Avon she’s writing film reviews and think pieces for or working on narrative filmmaking.




RUNNING TIME: 141 minutes






Carte Blanche: FREE
Nonmembers - $12
Members - $7
Students/Seniors (Mon - Thu) - $9




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