Films

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

Special Movie Event: Selma

Celebrating MLK Week, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library will showing the movie, Selma. Showtime will be on Friday, January 13 at 1 p.m.
Mural at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, Washington DC

King's Cinema: Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's life and legacy through movies at the Dorothy I. Height Library.   Children 4 - 5:30 p.m. Adults 6 - 8 p.m. All programs are free and open to the public
magnificent seven

The Magnificent Ride Again

A fine remake of Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai.  The Magnificent Seven tells the story of seven gunmen in the old west that come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.  
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 presents "Selma", a 2015 film by Ava DuVernay, as part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Week.
The film poster for Erin Brockovich, which also functions as a link to the catalog entry for the film.

Movie Night at West End: Erin Brockovich

West End Library presents "Erin Brockovich", a 2000 film starring Julia Roberts and Albert Finney. The film, a dramatization of true events, follows law clerk Erin Brockovich (Roberts) as she seeks out evidence that will help a small town take on a polluting megacorporation. The film is rated R and will start at 6:30 p.m., finishing at approximately 8:40 p.m.
This image shows the film poster for Milk, and functions as a link to the catalog entry for the film.

Movie Night at West End: Milk

West End Library presents "Milk", a biopic about the life and death of San Francisco LGBTQ community leader Harvey Milk.
Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon Film Showing

In celebration of Chinese New Year, watch one of the most popular Kung Fu films ever.
Movie poster for "The Railway Children"

Age-Friendly Film: The Railway Children

Spend an afternoon watching the poignant film adaptation of a children's classic novel. The life of three children and their mother comes undone when their father is accused of treason. They leave their posh London home for a Yorkshire village near a railway. Young and old alike will feel warmed by the new friendships the family finds.      (G, 1970, Directed by Lionel Jeffries)
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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.
ridicule

Marvelous Movie Monday film showing: "Ridicule"

Monday, March 20, 2017, 2:00 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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