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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'Newsies'

Free movie showing: Newsies U.S., 1992, rated PG, 121 minutes A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses, they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business. The Broadway musical version of Newsies comes to D.C. in June.   The movie will show at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'The Skeleton Twins'

Free film showing: The Skeleton Twins U.S., 2014, rated R, 93 minutes           Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship. Starring Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Ty Burrell and Luke Wilson. One of the National Board of Review’s Top 10 independent Films of 2014. The movie shows at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'The Pink Panther'

Free film showing: The Pink Panther  U.S. 1963, 115 minutes.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'The Hundred Foot Journey'

Free film showing: The Hundred Foot Journey   India-France-US, 2014, PG, 122 mins. A talented Indian chef opens a restaurant in France only to meet with unpleasant competition with a restaurant across the street. Starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri. The movie shows at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
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Welldery Week!

Wellderly Week is a special celebration of all mature adults who are fabulous at 50+, young at heart and committed to joyful, active, age-defying lifestyles! The following fitness and entertainment programs take place during Wellderly Week: Mature and Motivated presents....Petworth Pacers 2.0
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Retro Film Favorites

Come to the library every third Monday as we watch classic films that received critical and popular acclaim throughout the decades! Please call for more detailed movie information. You are welcome to bring your own snack to enjoy during the film.
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Tuesday Night Movies

Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5. March 3 The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking. Directed by James Marsh. 123 minutes. 2014. PG-13. March 10      Ragtime  Milos Forman directs this sweeping tale of race and class in early 20th-century New York.

Thursday Night at the Movies

Lights! Action! Come watch a movie with us on the big screen in the meeting room, Thursday, March 12, and Thursday, March 19. Come early and get a good seat. Call the library at 202-724-8698 to find out what's showing!
Gregory Peck: A Charmed Life

Free Movie

Please join us for a free showing of a movie starring Gregory Peck about a ship captain who lands in a small Western town and the adventures he has there.
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Screening of 'Snowblind,' a DC Independent Film Festival Movie

Join us in the Great Hall for a screening of the DC Independent Film Festival movie Snowblind, the remarkable story of Rachael Scdoris, the 23-year-old blind woman who competed in the Iditarod dogsled race. Film to be followed by a Q&A session with director Vikram Jayanti.