Films

Mulan

Mulan: Women's History Month Film Series at West End

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 3:30 pm

Join us at 3:30 on March 21st for a special midday screening in our Women's History Month film series, Mulan! Adapted into a musical film from a Chinese legend, it tells the story of the brave woman warrior Mulan, who disguises herself as a man to defend her country in the days of the Han Dynasty.
Frida

Frida: Women's History Month Film Series at West End

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join us March 15 for the third film in our Women's History Month film series, Frida!
Rabbit-Proof Fence

Rabbit-Proof Fence: Women's History Month Film Series at West End

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us March 25th for the final film in our Women's History Month film series, Rabbit-Proof Fence! Set in Australia amid the subjugation of the native inhabitants of Australia by the British Empire, it follows one girl, Molly, as she is taken from her home and resettled hundreds of miles away, then escapes and sets off to return to her village.
Caramel

Caramel: Women's History Month Film Series at West End

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us on March 7th for the second film in our Women's History Month film series, Caramel! Directed by Lebanese director Nadine Labaki, Caramel, explores the lives of five women in modern Beirut. Their stories, problems, and dreams intertwine, highlighting a microcosm of women's experiences in modern Lebanon and globally.
Suffragette

Suffragette: Women's History Month Film Series at West End

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us March 1st for the first film in our Women's History Month film series, Suffragette! Based on true events in the struggle in Britain for women's right to vote, it features Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, and Natalie Press as members of the women's suffrage movement at its most vigorous point, scant years before the First World War.
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Yasuni Man

Friday, March 24, 2017, 12:00 pm

YASUNI MAN (USA, 2016, 93 MIN) Dir. Ryan Patrick Killackey Journey with us as we explore the Amazon rain forest through the eyes of Yasuni Man. This DC Environmental Film Festival documentary feature explores the Yasuni biosphere of Amazonian Ecuador, the world's most biodiverse forest, and the Waorani, an indigenous Amazonian tribe plagued by exploitation, deception and murder. It's a real-life Avatar story!
Frieghtened

" Freightened"

Monday, March 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

FREIGHTENED  (USA, 2016, 84 MIN) Dir. Denis Delestrac A Powerful DC Environmental Film Festival Screening that looks at the how the cargo shipping industry moves goods around the world. 90% of the goods we consume in the West are manufactured in far-off lands and brought to us by ship. The cargo shipping industry is a key player in world economy and forms the basis of our very model of modern civilization.
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"After the Spill"

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 6:00 pm

AFTER THE SPILL (USA, 2015, 62 MIN) DIRECTED BY JON BOWERMASTER
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TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Monday, February 27, 2017, 6:30 pm

Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 
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Celebrate Women in Horror Month

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:30 pm

Celebrate the 8th annual Women in Horror Month this February 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Northeast Library with a screening of "The Good Sisters". This independent film was shot in Havre de Grace, Maryland and is screened with permission from the filmmakers, Jimmyo and April Monique Burrill. 

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