THE DEFIANT ONES starring Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis. Convicts Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier escape from a chain gang. Curtis' character, John "Joker" Jackson, hates blacks, while Poitier's character, Noah Cullen, hates whites. However, the men are manacled together, forced to rely on each other to survive. The movie won 2 Oscars, and was nominated for 7 more, including Best Picture of 1959; it won the Golden Globe for Best Pitcure, and was nominated for 5 other Globes.
Light refreshments will be served
This is a Films & Videos program from SFPL. From feature films to youth-made videos, we’ve got something great to watch.
- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
- Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 2:00 pmSunset, Sunset Children's Area
- My Story My Voice
- Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 5:30 pmExcelsior, Excelsior Meeting Room
- Chariots of Fire
- Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 6:30 pmMerced, Merced General Floor Area
*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.