UNCENSORED: Film Festival

Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials.All Quiet On the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
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UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.
Tuesday Night Movies logoKeanu movie poster.Louder Than Bombs movie poster.Eve's Bayou movie poster.The Nice Guys movie poster.The Jungle Book movie poster.

Tuesday Night Movies

Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies!  
the killing joke

Keeping the DC Flow going... after Suicide Squad, come check us out!

* As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness (via * pending release.  
london has fallen

Gerard Butler Saves London

In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders (via imdb).

Film Screening: 'Tupac Resurrection'

"All I'm trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me." - Tupac Shakur  

Heroes of Cinema - Symbiopsychotaxiplasm

Come join a group of fellow cinema lovers to discuss a great film from one of DCPL's streaming databases.  In October, let's delve into an experimental film from the 60's. In his one-of-a-kind fiction/documentary hybrid "Symbiopsychotaxiplasm", director William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York's Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they're making. 
Meek's Cutoff

Heroes of Cinema - Meek's Cutoff

In September, let's discuss this modern take on the Western genre -- with a focus on women -- in which settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions. 
Bad Sleep Well

Heroes of Cinema - Kurosawa's The Bad Sleep Well

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 exciting online streaming resource: the Criterion Collection

Free film showing: "The 33"

Join us for a showing of The 33, a film about the Chilean miners who were trapped in a gold and copper mine for 69 days in 2010. Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro and Juliette Binoche.  US/Chile 2015, rated PG-13, 2 hours & 7 minutes.