Films

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.
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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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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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Free Movie: 'Prisoner of the Mountains'

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: Prisoner of the Mountain, Russia, 1996, rated R, 99 minutes. Two Russian soldiers, one battle-seasoned and one a novice, are taken prisoner by an anxious Chechen father hoping to trade them for his captured son. Based on a story by Tolstoy. Starring Oleg Menshikov and Sergei Bodrov, Jr. Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 1997 Academy Awards.
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Free Movie: 'Prisoner of the Mountains'

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: Prisoner of the Mountain, Russia, 1996, rated R, 99 minutes. Two Russian soldiers, one battle-seasoned and one a novice, are taken prisoner by an anxious Chechen father hoping to trade them for his captured son. Based on a story by Tolstoy. Starring Oleg Menshikov and Sergei Bodrov, Jr. Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 1997 Academy Awards.    
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Free film showing: "Hello, My Name is Doris"

Free Film showing:  Hello, My Name is DorisSally Field and Max Greenfield star in this charming comedy about a sixty-something woman who becomes smitten with a much younger man.  Rated R.  95 minutes.  Showing at 2 p.m. and  6:30 p.m.

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