Office of University Relations
SDSM& T News
501 E. St. Joseph Street • Rapid City, SD 57701- 3995
Phone: ( 605) 394- 6082/ 2554 • Fax: ( 605) 394- 6177
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( March 18, 1998)
DEVEREAUX LIBRARY OFFERS FOREIGN FILMS TO BE SHOWN
MARCH 22 & 29 AT ELKS THEATRE
The Friends of the Devereaux Library and the Elks Theatre have arranged for two foreign films to be shown the next two Sunday evenings, March 22 and 29, at 6: 00 p. m. in the historic Elks Theatre. The films are being offered in response to many requests as a follow- up to the recent conclusion of the Devereaux Library’s Nostalgia Night 1998 Film Series.
The Gods Must Be Crazy will be shown this Sunday, March 22. This 1980 film
from Botswana depicts African bushmen as they encounter Western civilization for the first time. The movie is the biggest foreign box- office hit in U. S. film history. Coca Cola Bottling and National American University are sponsoring the showing of this film.
On March 29, Il Postino, a 1994 award- winning comedy from Italy will be featured. This film received five Academy Award nominations tells the story of a shy postman following his dream to win the love of a lifetime. Pet Pantry is sponsor of this film.
Tickets are available at the Elks Theatre and the Devereaux Library and cost $ 5 for both films or $ 4/ film at the door. For additional information, contact the SDSM& T Devereaux Library at 394- 2418.
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