Films

Marvin Jones photo

Aunt Betty and Fort Stevens

Please join us for a screening of the documentary "Aunt Betty and Fort Stevens," the story of Elizabeth Thomas, a free woman of color who owned land in Washington, D.C. during the 19th century.  A discussion, enhanced by re-enactor Patricia Tyson, will follow with Washington, D. C. film producer Marvin T. Jones.
Brokeback Mountain

UNCENSORED: Tuesday Night Movies: A Weekly Film Series for Adults

Tuesday Night MoviesMovie of the Month (in conjunction with Banned Books Week) A Special Screening of Ang Lee's film "Brokeback Mountain"
Tuesday Night Movies logoMoney Monsters movie poster.Captain America: Civil War DVD cover.The Conjuring 2 movie poster.Brokeback Mountain movie poster.

Tuesday Night Movies

Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies! September 6 Money Monster After losing his life savings to bad investment advice from a TV guru, a young man threatens the host and the studio with explosives! Starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts. Directed by Jodie Foster.  98 mins, 2016.  R September 13 Captain America: Civil War
DC Shorts Logo

DC Shorts - Family Showcase

PRESENTED BY RCN Saturday, September 10 at 11:00 am This showcase runs approximately 45 minutes and includes all of the films listed on the page. These films are appropriate for children aged 8+. A parents guide with discussion ideas may be downloaded from festival.dcshorts.com/parentsguide and will also be available at the Library.
Of Mice and Men Film

UNCENSORED: Of Mice and Men Film Screening

In connection with Banned Books Week, the library will host a screening of a film based on the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature.
deso

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Rating PG-13 Runtime 144 min Release Year 2014 Director Peter Jackson
Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Rating PG-13 Runtime 144 min Release Year 2014 Director Peter Jackson

UNCENSORED: Film Festival

Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials.All Quiet On the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Uncensored Stamp Logo-DCPL

UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.
Tuesday Night Movies logoKeanu movie poster.Louder Than Bombs movie poster.Eve's Bayou movie poster.The Nice Guys movie poster.The Jungle Book movie poster.

Tuesday Night Movies

Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies!  

Pages