89th Annual Academy Awards - The Oscars!

It's that time of year again! The Canton Public Library offers a selection of Oscar-nominated films, the books that inspired them, and the music to accompany it all. Below a a few of the nominees with more to come. Tune in to the live award presentation ceremony on Sunday, February 26th.

A divorced West Texas dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate money making scheme in order to save their family's farm from foreclosure.

Zootopia is a city like no other that is comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it's a melting pot where animals from every environment live together. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde.

After a famous Hollywood actor is kidnapped, a high-powered studio fixer must find a way to get him back while controlling other problems that occur with actors on set and in their private lives.

Ill-tempered widower Ove spends his days enforcing the neighborhood association rules and making clumsy attempts at suicide until he forms an unlikely friendship with a boisterous young immigrant family who has moved in next door.

A man called Ove : a novel by Fredrik Backman

Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave this self-created paradise and begin a journey into the outside world that challenges his idea of what it means to be a parent and brings into question everything he's taught them.

"A wrenching family tragedy is dramatized with the depth of a high-quality American stage piece in Manchester by the Sea."--Hollywood Reporter.

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a woman who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite her lack of a good singing voice.

Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery after he flees the jungle and the threat of Shere Khan.

A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.

An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals how he first became a football star, why America fell in love with him off the field, what happened in the trial for his ex-wife's murder, and finally, why he is now sitting in jail for another crime 20 years later.

The high seas adventure featured in Disney's latest animated film is reflected in the film's soundtrack. The movie follows Moana as she embarks on a daring mission to save her people.

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