Films

chocolat

Free film showing: "Chocolat"

Monday, December 19, 2016, 2:00 pm

Free film showing:  Chocolat. (France/US) 2000, rated PG-13, 2 hours & 1 minute.  
chocolat

Free film showing: "Chocolat"

Monday, December 19, 2016, 6:30 pm

Free film showing:  Chocolat. (France/US) 2000, rated PG-13, 2 hours & 1 minute.  A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop that shakes up the rigid morality of a small town in France.  Starring Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, and Alfred Molina.  Showing at 2 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. today.
Testament of Dr. Mabuse

Heroes of Cinema - The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

Come join a discussion of a strange cinematic fantasy from the early days of German Expressionism: The Testament of Dr. Mabuse. Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Doctor Mabuse (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto establishing a future empire of crime.
El Norte

Heroes of Cinema - El Norte

December's film is an intimate yet epic exploration of the immigrant experience. 
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Heroes of Cinema - Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Monday, January 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

To start off the new year, we will discuss Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters: Paul Schrader's wild cinematic imagining of the life of Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.This visually stunning, collagelike portrait of acclaimed Japanese author and playwright Mishima (played by Ken Ogata) investigates the inner turmoil and contradictions of a man who attempted an impossible harmony between self, art, and society. 
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Free Movie: 'Kinky Boots'

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: Kinky Boots, UK, 2005, rated PG-13, 107 minutes. A man inherits his father’s shoe factory and finds he must diversify to stay in business. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays a drag queen who tells him there is a big need for heavy-duty high heel boots for drag queens… Based on a true story.
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Free Movie: 'Kinky Boots'

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: Kinky Boots, UK, 2005, rated PG-13, 107 minutes. A man inherits his father’s shoe factory and finds he must diversify to stay in business. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays a drag queen who tells him there is a big need for heavy-duty high heel boots for drag queens… Based on a true story.
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Free Movie: 'Baran'

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: Baran, Iran  2001,  PG, 94 minutes. In a Tehran construction site, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker, is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat’s secret will change their lives. Written and directed by Majid Majidi. Winner of the US National Board of Review Freedom of Expression Award in 2001.    
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Free Movie: 'Baran'

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: Baran, Iran  2001,  PG, 94 minutes. In a Tehran construction site, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker, is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat’s secret will change their lives. Written and directed by Majid Majidi.  Winner of the US National Board of Review Freedom of Expression Award in 2001.    
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Free Movie: 'Into the Woods'

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: Into the Woods, US, 2014, Rated PG, 125 minutes. A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with bringing her magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. Starring Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Tracy Ullman, and Johnny Depp. Meryl Streep won the Best Villain Award at the MTV Movie Awards in 2015.    

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