Martial Arts Movie Mayhem Double Feature: Sun Wukong - Film Discussion via ZOOM (Registration)

Martial Arts Movie Mayhem Double Feature: Sun Wukong – Film Discussion via ZOOM (Registration)

Saturday, December 5

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

He is the Great Sage Heaven’s Equal; the immortal Monkey King – he is Sun Wukong.  Known the world over, the character of Sun Wukong has inspired countless adaptations and spin-offs of the epic Chinese Classical Novel Journey to the West. Join us for a two-part film series and discussion of a pair of these modern adaptations.

Watch the films (both available on Hoopla or may be borrowed as DVDs via the Westchester Library System) beforehand at your leisure, then join us for a discussion of the films, other adaptations of Journey to the West, and Martial Arts movies in general.

Links for the original story of Journey to the West here:
Journey to the West full narrative
Journey to the West synopsis

This Month’s feature: Journey to the West (aka Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons)

A novice Demon Hunter fights to rid the land of monsters, but is having a hard time of it. He is unable to defeat the demons he faces, and surpassed by rival hunters who outclass him at every turn. So how will he fare when he challenges the legendary King of the Demons – Sun Wukong?

2013 – 1 hour 50 min – Rated PG-13 (violence)

Hoopla link here

E-mail dobref@wlsmail.org for the Zoom Discussion meeting link

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It’s Crunch Time for College Application Essays: Make Yours Count! - Workshop via ZOOM (Registration)

It’s Crunch Time for College Application Essays: Make Yours Count! – Workshop via ZOOM (Registration)

Saturday, December 5

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Your essay can make the difference in your college application. Don’t leave anything to chance! Join Bruce Jonas of helpwithadmissionsessays.com for a free workshop sponsored by the Dobbs Ferry Public Library that will help you make sure you’ve done more than dotted your i’s and crossed your t’s, but made your best case to the colleges you want to attend.

To register for the Zoom link email dobref@wlsmail.org – please indicate you are registering for this program in the email.

About the Presenter:

Bruce Jonas, founder of Help With Admissions Essays, is an award-winning marketing writer. After graduating from Brown magna cum laude and receiving the List Award for outstanding honors thesis and earning an M.A. from Johns Hopkins, he wrote convincing copy for global corporations like American Express, T-Mobile, and AT&T. In addition to his marketing writing, he’s been doing alumni interviews for Brown for 10 years and currently manages academic recruitment for the Hudson Graduate Centers of Long Island University.

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