Movie: Hacksaw Ridge

Monday, March 6, 2017
6:00-8:20 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Mel Gibson directs this biopic about WWII Army medic Desmond Doss (played by Andrew Garfield). A conscientious objector who refused to take a life or even carry a weapon, Doss was eventually awarded the Medal of Honor for saving the lives of 75 soldiers on the battlefields of Okinawa. Hugo Weaving, Teresa Palmer, Vince Vaughn, and Sam Worthington co-star in Gibson's return to the director's seat. Rated R. Runtime 138 min. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the Library.

                        Location: Druker Auditorium

 

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