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Home Movie Day DC 2015

Have your family’s home movies personally inspected by Film and Video Archivist professionals! View and share your family’s home movies together with an audience! Learn about how to digitize and preserve your family’s home films and videos. See exciting home movies from the growing collection of at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and DC Public Library Special Collections. Use the hashtag #homemoviedaydc to follow and share.
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Reel Writers: A NaNoWriMo Film Series

Whether you’re a National Novel Writing Month participant looking to recharge or or a viewer who favors literary films, join us as we present a series of films that depict the glories and struggles of the writing life. The series begins with Stranger Than Fiction (PG-13, 113 min., 2006)
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Reel Writers: A NaNoWriMo Film Series

Whether you’re a National Novel Writing Month participant looking to recharge or or a viewer who favors literary films, join us as we present a series of films that depict the glories and struggles of the writing life.
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Reel Writers: A NaNoWriMo Film Series

Whether you’re a National Novel Writing Month participant looking to recharge or or a viewer who favors literary films, join us as we present a series of films that depict the glories and struggles of the writing life. The series concludes with Finding Forrester (PG-13, 136 min., 2000)
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Heroes of Cinema - Seance on a Wet Afternoon

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 new and exciting online streaming resource: the Criterion Collection
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Family Feature Movie- Coraline

An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home. Despite warnings, she decides to unlock the door when she is home by herself. What do you think is behind the door?                           Do you think Coraline will be able to return to her own world? If you want to find out join us for our monthly movie program.   All ages are welcome.
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Retro Film Matinee

Come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic film that received critical and popular acclaim throughout the decades! Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a snack to enjoy during the film. Please call 202-243-1188 for more detailed movie information.

Omnibus Film Series - Hidden Turkey

Food historian Bruce Kraig explores the off-the-beaten-trail delights of Turkey. Directed by Jan Thompson. 60 mins.

Omnibus Film Series - Ten9Eight

Teams of inner-city teens from across the US compete for top honors in the annual Network for Teaching business plan contest. Directed by Mary Mazzio. 84 mins.

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