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Lakes Area Unlimited Learning presents film fest in Crosby

Lakes Area Unlimited Learning promotes the intellectual stimulation of older adults. Its philosophy is “learning without limits,” and it lives that philosophy by offering monthly programs and field trips that are "stimulating, interesting and relevant."

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CROSBY — Robert Yahnke will present two films comparing production techniques, staging and plots with discussion to follow at the Elderquest Film Festival at an event by Lakes Area Unlimited Learning.

“The Shop Around the Corner,” a 1940 black-and-white comedy about a close-knit group of workers in a Budapest shop before World War II, will be shown from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 17. The film is by Ernst Lubitch and stars Jimmy Stewart.

“Hud,” a hard-hitting 1962 story of a Texas farm family starring Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas and Patricia Neal will be shown from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 24. Elderquest attendees are invited to enjoy pizza at Rafferty’s at 4 p.m. after the Oct. 24 presentation.

The films will be shown in the Forum Room at Crosby-Ironton High School in Crosby. The charge to attend is $20 for Unlimited Learning members and $30 for nonmembers. (The fee includes pizza at Rafferty’s after the second film “Hud.”

Lakes Area Unlimited Learning is now welcoming new and returning members for 2023. Annual dues are $60 per person and $110 per couple. Monthly programs and most activities are free for members. Checks may be sent to Unlimited Learning, P.O. Box 455, Deerwood, MN, 55444.

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For more information about membership, email Sally Ihne at sihne@charter.net or call 218-829-2544.

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