North Texas Region

Mansfield Park at the Movies
February 9, 2014

“Let us have the luxury of silence.” —Mansfield Park, Chapter 20

Sorry Edmund, but not this event!  Grab a Diet Coke and some popcorn for the winter meeting of the North Texas Region on Sunday, February 9, 2014.  The meeting will be held at The Angelika Film Center Dallas from 1:45 PM - 4:00 PM.  Vicki Ford, Program Chair, will begin the event with a short business meeting with updates on the Spring Tea by Erika Hanson and the 2014 Netherfield Ball by Lindy Bell.

Mansfield Park
Frances O’Connor as Fanny in Patricia Rozema’s Mansfield Park

We then dive into a controversial adaptation of Mansfield Park, Patricia Rozema’s 1999 film.  After the screening, author Carol Adams and editor Susan Springfield will facilitate (referee) a discussion of the adaptation and the novel well aware that “everybody likes to go their own way…”

The event is open to members and guests and those with an interest in Jane Austen.  Cost of the program is $15.00.  Popcorn and drinks are available at the refreshment counter for additional cost.  Reservations are required by February 1 and are limited to the first 105 reservations.  The Angelika Film Center Dallas is located at 5321 East Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75206.

For more information or to make a reservation go to http://www.jasnanorthtexas.com/jasnanorthtexas/February_Meeting_Registration.html.

—Cheryl Kinney