June 1, 2020

BAPL Virtual Film Series – Our Hospitality (1923)

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Date(s) - 06/01/2020 - 06/30/2020
All Day


Join us for a virtual film series for adults on Kanopy!  Each month we pick a culturally significant film for library patrons to watch on Kanopy. This month the featured film is Buster Keaton’s Our Hospitality (1923).  Watch the film on your own schedule and then meet with our virtual film club to discuss the film on Wednesday June 24th at 7:30 PM.

Register for the film club here.

More information about Kanopy can be found here: https://bapl.kanopy.com/


Casey, Michael J.  “Blu Tuesday: Our Hospitality,” MichaelJCinema.com,

22 October 2019, https://michaeljcinema.com/2019/10/22/blu-tuesday-our-hospitality/.  Accessed 2

6 May 2020.

Ebert, Roger.  “The Films of Buster Keaton,” RogerEbert.com,  10 November 2002, https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-the-films-of-buster-keaton.  Accessed 26 May 2020.

Emerson, Jim.  “Our Hospitality: Buster Keaton and Gravity,” RogerEbert.com, 

2 August 2011, https://www.rogerebert.com/scanners/our-hospitality-buster-keaton-and-gravity.  Accessed 26 May 2020.

Prikryl, Jana.  “The Genius of Buster,” The New York Review of Books, 9 June 2011, https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2011/06/09/genius-buster-keaton/.  Partial article Accessed 26 May 2020.  Contact interlibraryloan@bapl.org for full version.


Keaton, Buster.  Samuels, Charles.  My Wonderful World of Slapstick, Da Capo Press [reprint edition], 1982.

Keaton, Eleanor.  Vance, Jeffrey.  Buster Keaton Remembered, Harry N. Abrams, 2001.

Stevens, Cana.  Camera Man: Buster Keaton, the Dawn of Cinema, and the Invention of the 21st Century, Atria Books, 2021.