Films

Tupac

Film Screening: 'Tupac Resurrection'

"All I'm trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me." - Tupac Shakur  
Simbiopsycotaxiplasm

Heroes of Cinema - Symbiopsychotaxiplasm

Come join a group of fellow cinema lovers to discuss a great film from one of DCPL's streaming databases.  In October, let's delve into an experimental film from the 60's. In his one-of-a-kind fiction/documentary hybrid "Symbiopsychotaxiplasm", director William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York's Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they're making. 
Meek's Cutoff

Heroes of Cinema - Meek's Cutoff

In September, let's discuss this modern take on the Western genre -- with a focus on women -- in which settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions. 
Bad Sleep Well

Heroes of Cinema - Kurosawa's The Bad Sleep Well

Are you a film buff? Are you looking to nurture your budding love of film? Come join a monthly discussion of a film from DC Public Library's exciting online streaming resource: the Criterion Collection
33

Free film showing: "The 33"

Join us for a showing of The 33, a film about the Chilean miners who were trapped in a gold and copper mine for 69 days in 2010. Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro and Juliette Binoche.  US/Chile 2015, rated PG-13, 2 hours & 7 minutes.
behind

Free film showing: "Behind the Sun"

Join us for a beautiful film by the great Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles:  Behind the Sun.  Set in 1910 Brazil, a young man (Rodrigo Santoro) is forced to choose between family tradition and his own dreams.  Brazil, 2001, rated PG-13, 1 hour & 45 mins. Showing at 2:00 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.
behind

Free film showing: "Behind the Sun"

Join us for a beautiful film by the great Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles:  Behind the Sun.  Set in 1910 Brazil, a young man (Rodrigo Santoro) is forced to choose between family tradition and his own dreams.  Brazil, 2001, rated PG-13, 1 hour & 45 mins. Showing at 2:00 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.  
dish

Free film showing: "The Dish"

Join us for a fun movie from Australia: The Dish. Based on real events, it is a light-hearted tale of the first Apollo moon landing you may not have heard about.   Australia, 2000, rated PG-13, 1 hour & 41 minutes.  Showing at 2:00 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.

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