Films

invincible

Free film showing: "Invincible"

Free film showing:  Invincible. Germany, 2001, Rated PG-13, 2 hours & 13 minutes A Polish Jewish strongman performs in 1932 Berlin as the blond Aryan hero Siegfried.  Inspired by the true story of Zishe Breitbart.  Starring Jouko Ahola and Tim Roth.   Showing at 2 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.
kolya

Free film showing: "Kolya"

Free film showing:  Kolya.   Czech Republic, 1996, rated PG-13, 100 minutes.   In Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a musician unexpectedly becomes the guardian of a little Russian boy who speaks no Czech. Showing at 2 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.
kolya

Film showing: "Kolya"

Free film showing:  Kolya.  Czech Republic, 1996, rated PG-13, 100 minutes.  In Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a musician unexpectedly becomes the guardian of a little Russian boy who speaks no Czech. Showing at 2 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.
chocolat

Free film showing: "Chocolat"

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

Free film showing: "Chocolat"

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

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.
Kinky Boots cover image

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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