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Invite your beloved (or beloved-to-be) to enjoy the classic Australian romantic comedy ‘Strictly Ballroom’ the week before Valentine’s Day at SPRINGfilm IN-PERSON at the Wildish Community Theater .  At 6:30 p.m., Thursday, February 10 come to the Wildish Theater in downtown Springfield and watch Baz Luhrmann’s (Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge) multi-award-winning directorial debut.  The film follows rogue ballroom dancer Scott (Paul Mercurio) who breaks ALL the rules of ballroom dancing with beginner dancer Fran in their quest to win the Pan-Pacific Grand Prix Dancing Championship.  Will their unconventional dance style succeed? Will love find a way?  Will ballroom dancing ever be the same again? Slip on your facemask and come and find out!


SPRINGfilm continues at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24, 2022 with a free Spring Break week showing of the original “Jumanji” starring Robin Williams. Masks will be required to attend this showing.


SPRINGfilm is made possible by a partnership between the Springfield Public Library, the Springfield Public Library Foundation, Willamalane Parks and Recreation District and the Wildish Community Theater and is generously sponsored by Plank Town Brewing Company.


All events are free and open to the public.


What: SPRINGfilm: Strictly Ballroom (1992)

When: 6:30 p.m., Thursday, February 10, 2022

Where: Richard E. Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main Street, Springfield, Oregon, 97477

Additional Information: Adult Services Librarian Mark Riddle, mriddle@springfield-or.gov, (541) 726-2238

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