SF Chronicle Film Critic Mick LaSalle Talks about the Oscars

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The Castro Valley Library invites you to a special presentation by San Francisco Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle on the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 19 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm.

Join us as LaSalle shares his Academy Award insights and predictions as well as discussing the year in film. Please bring your questions.

LaSalle has been the film critic at the San Francisco Chronicle since 1985. He is the author of two books on pre-censorship Hollywood, Complicated Women: Sex and Power in Pre-Code Hollywood and Dangerous Men: Pre-Code Hollywood and the Birth of the Modern Man. His latest book, a study of women in French cinema, is The Beauty of the Real: What Hollywood Can Learn from Contemporary French Actresses.

Seating is limited. No tickets are required for this free library event.


The Castro Valley Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system is located at

3600 Norbridge Avenue, and is wheelchair accessible. The Library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice.

Please call 510-667-7900 or TTY 888-663-0660.



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