Join the Jesup for a community screening of "War Horse" on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. This Academy Award-nominated film directed by Steven Spielberg is set during World War I. In the film, a British teen named Albert raises and trains a horse, Joey, but at the outbreak of the war, Albert's father sells Joey to the British cavalry. Against, the backdrop of the Great War, Joey begins an odyssey full of danger, joy and sorrow, and he transforms everyone he meets along the way. Meanwhile Albert, unable to forget his equine friend, searches the battlefields of France to find Joey and bring him home.
Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609