"Places in the Heart" to be screened

September 2–21, 2021 @ Abingdon Cinemall

•SEPT. 2, 20 & 21: The Washington County Public Library and the Abingdon Cinemall, Abingdon, Va. present “Places in the Heart” at 7 p.m. The film stars Sally Field, Danny Glover and John Malkovich. Set in a small Texas town during the height of the Great Depression, the film tells the story of Edna Spalding (Field), a recent widow, who must find a way to save her farm. Desperate, she hires Moze Hadner (Glover), who is a natural at farming. His presence, however, in this small, segregated town, has repercussions. Nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, “Places in the Heart” is a story that will touch the heart of anyone who sees it. Patrons with a valid Virginia Highlands Community College ID card or Washington County Public Library card will be admitted free of charge. 276-676-6298, www.wcpl.net

Category: Film