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Marvelous Movie Monday film showing: "Ridicule"

Monday, March 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

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.
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Crime & Punishment Lecture Series

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7:00 pm

The Chevy Chase DC Library will begin its yearly lecture/discussion series on September 20, 2016.  The theme for the 2016-2017 series will be "Crime and Punishment."  In this series, we will be reading 10 works of fiction from different eras and genres that explore humankind's struggle for systems of justice that work for all.