Pride Month Movies Presents, Freeheld!
Celebrate Pride Month at Rockford Public Library with this matinee on the big screen! Light refreshments will be served. Freeheld summary: Diagnosed with terminal cancer, decorated New Jersey detective Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore) wishes to leave her pension benefits to domestic partner Stacie Andree (Ellen Page). Denied by local county officials, Laurel receives help from hard-nosed colleague Dane Wells (Michael Shannon) and activist Steven Goldstein (Steve Carell), who unite to rally fellow police officers and ordinary citizens to support the couple's fight for equality. Rated PG-13. Running time: 1h 43 min.
This event is free to the general public. Venue is general seating. Doors open at 1:30pm.