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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.