Columbus State University's Carson Mcullers Center for Writers and Musicians and the Columbus Public Library will hold the Carson McCullers Film Festival March 27-29 in the library, 3000 Macon Road.
The festival features major film adaptations of her work.
The first will be "Reflections in a Golden Eye," starring Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando and Julie Harris at 7 p.m. March 27. Retired CSU English professor Thornton Jordan will introduce the film.
CSU English professor Aaron Sanders will introduce "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter," which starred Alan Arkin, Cicely Tyson, Stacy Keach and Sondra Locke. It can be seen at 2 p.m. March 28.
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"Wunderkind," a short film by New York director Lauren Rosen, will be introduced by CSU English professor Nick Norwood) at 7 p.m. March 28. It will be followed by "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe," starring Vanessa Redgrave and Keith Carradine. It's introduced by CSU English professor Beth Spencer.
Cathy Fussell, director of the McCullers Center, will introduce "The Member of the Wedding," which starred Ethel Waters, Julie Harris and Brandon de Wilde, at 2 p.m. March 29.
Besides watching the movies, visitors can tour McCullers' childhood home, 1519 Stark Ave., which is the home of the center, from 4-6 p.m. March 27-29.
All programs are free.