'Quiet Passion' focus of movie night at Elizabethtown College

High Library offers exploration of Emily Dickinson

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ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (03/16/2018) Elizabethtown College's High Library is host to a special Emily Dickinson movie night, tying into other programing this spring, in remembrance of the poet.

"A Quiet Passion" will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the College's Gibble Auditorium.

Calling the film "poetic" and "exquisitely directed," the critically acclaimed biopic on Emily Dickinson was chosen by the New York Times as of the best films of 2017. Starring Cynthia Nixon as the famous poet, "A Quiet Passion" presents a fresh, visually beautiful take on Dickinson's character and family life in 19th-century Amherst, Massachusetts.

The event is free and open to the public

Elizabethtown College, located in historic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a private coed institution offering more than four dozen liberal arts, fine and performing arts, science and engineering, business, communications and education degrees. Learn more: http://www.etown.edu/about/