The 2012 film, which is rated PG-13, follows a news reporter (Krasinski) in small-town Alaska as he recruits his ex-girlfriend (Barrymore) – a Greenpeace volunteer – on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. They are joined by a native Alaskan boy (Ahmaogak Sweeney) as they rally an entire community and eventually rival world superpowers to save the majestic gray whales.
Danson plays J.W. McGraw, a wealthy businessman whose company has won the rights to drill for oil in the Arctic.
The film will be shown at 2 p.m. on July 14 at Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library, 5234 LaVista Road in Tucker. For more information, call 770-270-8234.
On July 20 and 21, it will be screened at 2 p.m. at Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Road in Lithonia. For more information, call 770-482-3828.
The film, which was inspired by a true story, will be shown at 2 p.m. on July 28 at Covington Library, 3500 Covington Highway in Decatur. For more information, call 404-508-7180.