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Free Movie: 'The Awful Truth'

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Awful Truth U.S., 1937, not rated, 91 minutes. Unfounded suspicions lead a couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each others’ attempts to find new romance.  Starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne.    
The Awful Truth cover image

Free Movie: 'The Awful Truth'

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Awful Truth U.S., 1937, Not Rated, 91 minutes. Unfounded suspicions lead a couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each others’ attempts to find new romance. Starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne.    
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Book Hill Talks: 'Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm' Screening and Discussion

What does the future hold for books? Booksellers? And (most importantly) libraries? Stop by the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a screening of the Deutsche Welle TV Arts 21 short doc Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm (26 min), followed by an open discussion. For more info: Wendell Kellar wendell.kellar@dc.gov 202-210-1860  
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Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. Come watch with us in Meeting Room 1 or Check it out here. Rated PG.  
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Hola Cultura presents 'El Barrio'

Hola Cultura presents their web based doumentary, or "webumentary", El Barrio, followed by a panel discussion about the film at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room on the first floor of the library.
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'Latino Americans' Documentary Screening

Join us for a screening of Latino Americans, a 2013 documentary supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The award-winning series chronicles Latinos in the United States from the 16th century to present day.
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'Latino Americans' Documentary Screening and Oral History Interviews

Join us for a screening of Latino Americans, a 2013 documentary supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The award-winning series chronicles Latinos in the United States from the 16th century to present day. Starting at 6 p.m., we invite you to join us in the large meeting room on the first floor of the library to share your own personal stories and listen to the stories of others followed by the documentary screening at 7 p.m.
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Singalong Movies!

Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome.    Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG
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Family Movie Afternoon

Palisades Library will be hosting a free showing of the movie Seabiscuit, starring Jeff Bridges.  Please join us, along with your family and friends!
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'A Place of Rage': Documentary about Angela Davis and June Jordan

Please join us in the Black Studies Center for a special showing of the 1991 documentary A Place of Rage, which highlights the life and work of writer and activist, June Jordan and legendary scholar and activist, Angela Davis. It also features interviews with author Alice Walker.

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