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Saturday, April 20, 2019

aquaman movie poster

Aquaman is Swimming in Your Direction

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Arthur Curry, the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, goes on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land. (via Imdb) This movie has a run time of 2 hours and 23 minutes. It is rated PG 13.

Monday, April 22, 2019

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Free film showing: "Ladies in Lavender"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Ladies in LavenderTwo sisters befriend a mysterious stranger who washes up on the beach of their 1930s Cornish seaside village. Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Daniel Bruhl. UK,  2004, rated PG-13, 1 hr. 44 mins.  
lil

Free film showing: "Ladies in Lavender"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Ladies in LavenderTwo sisters befriend a mysterious stranger who washes up on the beach of their 1930s Cornish seaside village. Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Daniel Bruhl. UK,  2004, rated PG-13, 1 hr. 44 mins.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

into the spiderverse

Into the Spiderverse

Mt. Pleasant Library

6 p.m.
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities(via Imdb) This movie has a run time of 2 hours. It is rated PG.
Endgame

Movie Night at West End: "Endgame"

West End Library

6 p.m.
Join us at West End Library for a screening of Endgame.
Thursday Night Arts - Film Focus on JAZZ: Bertrand Tavernier's 'ROUND MIDNIGHT

Thursday Night Arts - Film Focus on Jazz: Bertrand Tavernier's 'ROUND MIDNIGHT

Woodridge Library

6:30 p.m.
Bertrand Tavernier's 'ROUND MIDNIGHT (1986) (Run time 133 minutes) Jazz great Dexter Gordon stars in the Oscar-nominated film depicting the friendship between an aging expatriate jazz musician and a young French jazz fan. Inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Bud Powell and Francis Paudras. Full of inspired music and cameos from legendary jazz icons, 'ROUND MIDNIGHT is a pure delight. 

Monday, April 29, 2019

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Free film showing: "The Women on the 6th Floor"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
The Women on the 6th Floor. In 1960s Paris, a conservative couple's lives are turned upside down by two Spanish maids.  Starring Fabrice Luchini.   France, 2010, not rated, comedy, 1 hour 42 mins.     
Book cover image for  for The Remains of the Day.

Books to Film Club Selection: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Takoma Park Library

6:30 p.m.
Visit the Takoma Park Library, check out a copy of the book with your library card, and read it. Then attend a viewing of the film on the date and time above and discuss both! Synopsis: “A compelling portrait of the perfect English butler, who, at the end of his career in postwar England, reviews his life and secretly questions the "greatness" of the nobleman he served. This Booker Prize-winning novel is now a Merchant-Ivory film starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson.”  
wo6f

Free film showing: "The Women on the 6th Floor"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
The Women on the 6th Floor. In 1960s Paris, a conservative couple's lives are turned upside down by two Spanish maids.  Starring Fabrice Luchini.   France, 2010, not rated, comedy, 1 hour 42 mins.   

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Ocean of Pearls

Movie Night at West End: "Ocean of Pearls"

West End Library

6 p.m.
Join us at West End Library for a screening of Ocean of Pearls.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Mid Day Movies

Mid-Day Movies

Capitol View Library

1 p.m.
Unwind with friends and join us for an afternoon movie.  Participate and vote each week for the movie to be shown the following week.   Recommended for adults and seniors.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet library          employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or  current  events. This program is for adults.  We’re looking forward to meeting you.

Coffee & Conversation

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1 p.m.
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet library employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or current events. This program is for adults. We’re looking forward to meeting you. Every other Friday at 1 p.m. This program is free and open to all. Please come and share.    

Monday, May 6, 2019

lit

Free film showing: "Lost in Translation"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Lost in Translation. A faded movie star and a neglected young  woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.  Starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson.  Winner of the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. US, 2003, rated R, one hour and 42 minutes.     
lit

Free film showing: "Lost in Translation"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Lost in Translation. A faded movie star and a neglected young  woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.  Starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson.  Winner of the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. US, 2003, rated R, one hour and 42 minutes. 

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Home movie day

Home Movie Day

Library Takeout

8 p.m.
The DC Public Library and Suns Cinema are putting together an event that will knock your socks off, but we need your help to make it happen. Our archivists will be screening your home movies and teaching preservation best practices - submissions only accepted through April 23.  
Home Movie Day

OFFSITE EVENT: Home Movie Day

Washingtoniana

8 p.m.
Please note this event will be held at Suns Cinema (3107 Mt. Pleasant St. NW).  The DC Public Library and Suns Cinema are putting together an event that will knock your socks off, but we need your help to make it happen. Our archivists will be screening your home movies and teaching preservation best practices - submissions only accepted through April 23.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Mid Day Movies

Mid-Day Movies

Capitol View Library

1 p.m.
Unwind with friends and join us for an afternoon movie.  Participate and vote each week for the movie to be shown the following week.   Recommended for adults and seniors.

Monday, May 13, 2019

the way he looks

Free film showing: "The Way He Looks"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
The Way He Looks. Charming film about an independence-seeking blind student whose life is changed completely when a new student arrives on the scene. Winner of the Best Feature Film at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival.  Brazil,  2014, not rated, 1 hour and 36 mins.  
the way he looks

Free film showing: "The Way He Looks"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
The Way He Looks. Charming film about an independence-seeking blind student whose life is changed completely when a new student arrives on the scene. Winner of the Best Feature Film at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival.  Brazil,  2014, not rated, 1 hour and 36 mins.  

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Mid Day Movies

Mid-Day Movies

Capitol View Library

1 p.m.
Unwind with friends and join us for an afternoon movie.  Participate and vote each week for the movie to be shown the following week.   Recommended for adults and seniors.
Documentary film

The Labs Presents: Studio Lab Documentary Filmmaking Meet-Up

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you interested in making documentary films but don't know where to begin? Join us for the Studio Lab Documentary Filmmaking Meet -Up  where we'll explore the process of making documentary films together. This meet up is geared towards those who have absolutely no experience in making films but are passionate about learning the process.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet library          employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or  current  events. This program is for adults.  We’re looking forward to meeting you.

Coffee & Conversation

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1 p.m.
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet library employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or current events. This program is for adults. We’re looking forward to meeting you. Every other Friday at 1 p.m. This program is free and open to all. Please come and share.    

Saturday, May 18, 2019

glass

Glass: A Film by M. Night Shyamalan

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. (via imdb) This movie has a run time of 2 hours and 9 minutes and  is rated PG-13.

Monday, May 20, 2019

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Free film showing: "Paper Moon"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Paper Moon. During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership. Ryan O’Neal, Tatum O’Neal and Madeline Kahn. Tatum O’Neal won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for this role. US, 1973, rated PG, one hour and 42 minutes.    
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Free film showing: "Paper Moon"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Paper Moon.  During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership. Ryan O’Neal, Tatum O’Neal and Madeline Kahn.  Tatum O’Neal won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for this role. US, 1973, rated PG, one hour and 42 minutes.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Mid Day Movies

Mid-Day Movies

Capitol View Library

1 p.m.
Unwind with friends and join us for an afternoon movie.  Participate and vote each week for the movie to be shown the following week.   Recommended for adults and seniors.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet library          employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or  current  events. This program is for adults.  We’re looking forward to meeting you.

Coffee & Conversation

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1 p.m.
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet library employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or current events. This program is for adults. We’re looking forward to meeting you. Every other Friday at 1 p.m. This program is free and open to all. Please come and share.    

Monday, June 3, 2019

mawm

Free film showing: "My Afternoons with Margueritte"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
My Afternoons With Margueritte A semi-literate and lonely odd-job man bonds with a much older and well-read woman. Comedy-drama starring Gerard Depardieu and Gisele Casadesus. France, 2010, not rated, one hour and 22 minutes.    
mawm

Free film showing: "My Afternoons with Margueritte"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
My Afternoons With Margueritte A semi-literate and lonely odd-job man bonds with a much older and well-read woman. Comedy-drama starring Gerard Depardieu and Gisele Casadesus. France, 2010, not rated, one hour and 22 minutes.