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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

ghostbusters

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Ghostbusters"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing of the 2016 "Ghostbusters" movie starring Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Kristin Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, and Chris Hemsworth.   Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, four women band together to stop the otherworldly threat.   US, 2016, rated PG-13, 1 hour & 56 minutes. Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
ghostbusters

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Ghostbusters"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing of the 2016 "Ghostbusters" movie starring Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Kristin Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, and Chris Hemsworth.   Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, four women band together to stop the otherworldly threat.   US, 2016, rated PG-13, 1 hour & 56 minutes. Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

The poster for the film Selma, which also functions as a link to the catalog page for the film.

Movie Night at West End: Selma

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
West End Library presents "Selma", a 2015 film by Ava DuVernay, as part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Week.

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon Film Showing

Tenley-Friendship Library

11:45 a.m.
In celebration of Chinese New Year, watch one of the most popular Kung Fu films ever.

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

cafe society

Free film showing: "Cafe Society"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free showing of "Cafe Society". In the 1930s a young Bronx couple moves to Hollywood, where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle. After returning to New York, he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. Directed by Woody Allen.  US, 2016, rated PG-13, 96 minutes.  Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
cafe society

Free film showing: "Cafe Society"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free showing of "Cafe Society".  In the 1930s a young Bronx couple moves to Hollywood, where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle. After returning to New York, he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. Directed by Woody Allen.   US, 2016, rated PG-13, 96 minutes.   Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

Spotlight

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Spotlight"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing of "Spotlight". Starring Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber & Stanley Tucci.  The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover up within the Boston Catholic Archdiocese.  Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 2015 Academy Awards.  US, 2015, rated R, 2 hours and 8 minutes.
Spotlight

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Spotlight"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing of "Spotlight". ​ Starring Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber & Stanley Tucci.  The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover up within the Boston Catholic Archdiocese.  Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 2015 Academy Awards.   US, 2015, rated R, 2 hours and 8 minutes.
Flowers of St. Francis

Heroes of Cinema - The Flowers of St. Francis

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
As we move into 2017, let's consider The Flowers of St. Francis an affirming film that came from Roberto Rosselini's spiritual life. One of Martin Scorcese's favorites! The film can be viewed here with your library card. 

Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

Southside With You

Marvelous Movie Monday film showing: "Southside With You"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: "Southside With You".    A dramatization of the first date of young Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson. US, 2016, PG-13, 84 minutes. Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
southside with you

Marvelous Movie Monday "Southside With You"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: "Southside With You".    A dramatization of the first date of young Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson.  US, 2016, PG-13, 84 minutes.  Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Movie Poster featuring Angela Davis

Black Power Mixtape

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

5:30 p.m.
Previously unseen footage of Malcolm X, Stokey Carmichael, Angela Davis and other leaders, set to music with commentary by modern hip-hop artists such as Talib Kweli.  Directed by Goran Olsson.  Adults.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

Selma

Selma: One Dream Can Change the World

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
"A film that everyone needs to see to understand the importance of voting in the United States.  Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 legally desegregated the South, discrimination was still rampant in certain areas, making it very difficult for blacks to register to vote. In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for suffrage. Despite violent opposition, Dr. Martin Luther 

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

Florence Foster Jenkins

Marvelous Movie Mondays film showing: "Florence Foster Jenkins"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: "Florence Foster Jenkins". Meryl Streep plays a woman who yearns to be an opera singer in spite of her horrible singing voice. Hugh Grant plays her husband. Based on a true story.   US, 2016, rated PG-13, 110 minutes. Showing at 2:00 and at 6:30pm. Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
ffj

Marvelous Movie Monday film showing: "Florence Foster Jenkins"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: "Florence Foster Jenkins". Meryl Streep plays a woman who yearns to be an opera singer in spite of her horrible singing voice. Hugh Grant plays her husband. Based on a true story.   US, 2016, rated PG-13, 110 minutes. Showing at 2:00 and at 6:30pm. Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Monday, March 13, 2017

indignation

Marvelous Movie Mondays film showing: "Indignation"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Marvelous Movie Monday film showing: "Indignation", based on the book of the same name by Philip Roth. Logan Lerman plays a Jewish student adjusting to college in 1951 Ohio. US, 2016, rated R, 111 minutes. Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  
indignation

Marvelous Movie Mondays free film showing: "Indignation"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Marvelous Movie Monday film showing: "Indignation", based on the book of the same name by Philip Roth. Logan Lerman plays a Jewish student adjusting to college in 1951 Ohio.  US, 2016, rated R, 111 minutes. Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  

Monday, March 20, 2017

ridicule

Marvelous Movie Monday film showing: "Ridicule"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing of "Ridicule", winner of the 1997 BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language.   To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles. Starring Fanny Ardant & Charles Berling.   France, 1996, rated R, 1 hour & 42 minutes. In French with English subtitles. Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
ridicule

Marvelous Movie Monday film showing: "Ridicule"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing of "Ridicule", winner of the 1997 BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language.   To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles. Starring Fanny Ardant & Charles Berling.   France, 1996, rated R, 1 hour & 42 minutes. In French with English subtitles. Showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.