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Pequot Presents: Jane Austen Film Series

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 03:30pm - 05:00pm
This repeat is an exception to the normal repeat pattern

web emma gwynethDiscover how the 21st century envisions the timeless works of Jane Austen during this special summer movie series. Offered in conjunction with the Pages from Pequot Special Collections Exhibition, Jane Austen: Insights and Influences, enjoy five critically acclaimed films adapted from Austen’s novels. If you are interested in an adult group tour of the exhibition please contact the Library for tour information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


2 hour 3 minutes. Rated PG

  • Bring your own refreshments and enjoy a critically acclaimed film on "the big screen."
  • Matinée screening. General seating. No reservation required.
  • Free and open to the public

In this adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, pretty socialite Emma Woodhouse (Gwyneth Paltrow) entertains herself by playing matchmaker for those around her. Her latest "project" is Harriet Smith, an unpretentious debutant, while Emma herself receives the attentions of the dashing Frank Churchill (Ewan McGregor). However, Emma's attempts at matchmaking cause more problems than solutions and may ultimately jeopardize her own chance at love and happiness.

Pequot Presents: Jane Austen Movie Series
Wednesday, August 2: Love and Friendship (PG - 2016)
Wednesday, August 9: Sense and Sensibility (PG – 1995)
Wednesday, August 16: Pride and Prejudice (PG – 2005)
Wednesday, August 23: Emma (PG - 2006)
Wednesday, August 30: Persuasion (PG – 1995)


Location : Auditorium
Contact : Front Desk: (203) 259-0346 ext. 15