Abilene, Kan. - The 2020 Winter Film Festival begins Sunday, January 12 at 2 p.m. The series continues each Sunday through January and February in the Eisenhower Presidential Library Visitors Center Auditorium at 200 SE 4th Street, Abilene. The free films are open to the public. Registration is not required.
2020 Winter Film Festival Schedule
January 12 | 2 p.m.: The Bookshop | PG
In a small English town in 1959, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.
January 19 | 2 p.m.: First Man | PG-13
The riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969.
January 26 | 2 p.m.: The Peanut Butter Falcon | PG-13
A young man with Down syndrome escapes from a residential nursing home and befriends a wayward fisherman on the run. As the two men form a rapid bond, a social worker attempts to track them.
February 2 | 2 p.m.: Maiden | PG
The story of how Tracy Edwards, 24-year old charter boat cook, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.
February 9 | 2 p.m.: The Biggest Little Farm | PG
An environmental advocacy documentary with a side dish of hope for the future, the film follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to their lives and the land.
February 16 | 2 p.m.: On the Basis of Sex | PG-13
An American biographical legal drama based on the life and early cases of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
February 23 | 2 p.m.: Green Book | PG-13
A powerfully dramatic film set in 1962 inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class and the Mason-Dixon line.
The 2020 Winter Film Festival is made possible courtesy of the Arts Council of Dickinson County.
About the Eisenhower Presidential Library
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is one of 15 Presidential Libraries operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. Presidential Libraries promote understanding of the presidency and the American experience. They preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits that educate and inspire. Public programs and exhibits at the Eisenhower Presidential Library are made possible in part through the generous support of the Eisenhower Foundation. To learn more, visit eisenhowerlibrary.gov.