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Film Series “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” (2013)

Published: July 4, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

 July 11, 2024    12:30 PM-03:00 PM EDT

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Film Series “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” (2013)

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” plunges back into the dystopian world of Panem, picking up shortly after Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark’s improbable victory in the 74th Hunger Games.

While the Capitol tries to control the narrative of their “star-crossed lovers” victory, Katniss and Peeta find themselves pawns in a dangerous game of power and propaganda. The rebellion brewing in the districts is fueled by Katniss’s defiant actions in the previous Games, and President Snow, fearful of losing control, devises a new plan to crush the uprising.

The 75th Hunger Games, a special edition celebrating the Capitol’s victory, is announced, and Katniss and Peeta are forced to participate alongside past victors from each district. The Games become a deadly arena for both physical and political combat, as the Capitol attempts to eliminate any potential threat to its authority.

Katniss, determined to protect Peeta and inspire the rebellion, must navigate the treacherous Games while facing off against dangerous opponents, including a ruthless and cunning career tribute from the Capitol. She must also confront the growing emotional strain of her fabricated relationship with Peeta, as both are forced to act as puppets in a deadly game.

As the Games unfold, Katniss’s defiance and the growing rebellion throughout Panem become increasingly evident. The Capitol’s control weakens, and the seeds of revolution are sown. “Catching Fire” ends on a cliffhanger, leaving the fate of Katniss and the rebellion hanging in the balance, setting the stage for the next chapter in the fight for freedom.

Time: 12:30 — 3:00 pm EST

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