Explore Classic Film screenings are held on the last Friday of the month and feature an introduction to the social and cultural context of each film.
27 January - Millions Like Us. She hopes for a glamour job in one of the services, but as a single girl she is directed into a factory making aircraft parts. Here she meets other girls from all different walks of life, and begins a relationship with a young airman.
23 February - On the Walerfront (15, 1954). Marlon Brando is the longshoreman who finds himself increasingly isolated when he challenges the might and power of the tough new York City dockers' Union. Rod Steiger is his elder brother, torn between loyalty to union and love of family. Lee J. Cobb is the powerful union boss, while Eva Marie Saint is the girl with whom Brando falls in love. Winner of 8 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor.