Adapted: Page to Screen

July 17–Dec. 11, 2019

At the Jacob Burns Film Center, we love the experience of sharing stories as part of a community. In our new club Adapted: Page to Screen, we’ll come together to appreciate films and the books on which they’re based. Each month, we’ll read—and, of course, watch!—a select number of classic and compelling stories before engaging in a discussion moderated by Series Curator Sarah Soliman. Ticketbuyers will receive both a preview and a wrap-up email to accompany each month’s screening.

The Virgin Suicides Oct. 23 Sofia Coppola pulled off something of a magic trick with her haunting debut: staying faithful to the Jeffrey Eugenides novel…
Sometimes a Great Notion Nov. 13 An underseen film adapted from a novel that should probably have greater prominence in American literature, Sometimes a Great Notion…
Brokeback Mountain Dec. 11 Annie Proulx’s “Brokeback Mountain” is an intimate but unromantic love story. Her prose, blunt and matter-of-fact, is the only way…

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