Book To Film Series

The Soloist

Starring Jamie Foxx & Robert Downey Jr.

Friday, February 12th at 2 PM

Based on the Book The Soloist : a Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music” by Steve Lopez. “… the true story of journalist Steve Lopez’s discovery of Nathaniel Ayers, a former classical bass student at Julliard, playing his heart out on a two-string violin on Los Angeles’ Skid Row.  Deeply affected by the beauty of Ayers’s music, Lopez took it upon himself to change the prodigy’s life-only to find that their relationship has had a profound change on his own life.”  (From the Publisher)

Read the book and then see how it’s interpreted and adapted for the screen.  A short discussion will follow the film.  Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk on the main floor.  With Jackie Ranaldo, Readers’ Services Librarian.  There is no registration for this event.

~ Posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

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