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Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

Dark Side of Chocolate Cover

ArtWorks for Freedom screening of 'The Dark Side of Chocolate'

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a screening of The Dark Side of Chocolate (46 minutes) followed by a panel discussion. A team of journalists investigates how human trafficking and child labor in the Ivory Coast fuels the worldwide chocolate industry. The crew interviews both proponents and opponents of the alleged practices, using hidden camera techniques to delve into the world of cocoa plantations. 

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

with honors

Marvelous Movie Monday: "With Honors" (2 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: With Honors.  US, 1994. Brendan Fraser and Joe Pesci star in this film about a Harvard student whose thesis is found by a homeless man who then holds it hostage in exchange for lodging and food. Rated PG-13, 1 hour 43 minutes. This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 
with honors

Marvelous Movie Monday: "With Honors" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: With Honors.  US, 1994. Brendan Fraser and Joe Pesci star in this film about a Harvard student whose thesis is found by a homeless man who then holds it hostage in exchange for lodging and food. Rated PG-13, 1 hour 43 minutes. ​This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 6, 2017

saving face

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Saving Face" (2 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: Saving Face.  US, 2004.   When a 48-year-old Chinese American widow becomes pregnant, she moves in with her daughter, who tries to match up her mother with every eligible bachelor in town.  Comedy. Rated R, 1 hour & 31 minutes This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
saving face

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Saving Face" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: Saving Face.  US, 2004.   When a 48-year-old Chinese American widow becomes pregnant, she moves in with her daughter, who tries to match up her mother with every eligible bachelor in town.   Comedy. Rated R, 1 hour & 31 minutes This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017

Nina Simone

Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
You are cordially invited to attend a screening of Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68 presented in cooperation with Arena Stage in conjunction with the production of Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham, Nov.

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film logo.

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film

Southwest Library

1:30 p.m.
A monthly film series for Adults.   Enjoy a mix of classics, new releases, documentaries, book-based films, mysteries and international cinema. Want enlightening entertainment?  We’ve got just the ticket! Call 202-724-4298 or stop by the Information Desk to ask about this month's selection.  

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

reflection

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Reflections in a Golden Eye" (2 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing of Reflections in a Golden Eye: US, 1967, 1 hour 48 minutes.   Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor star in this outrageous film based on a novel of the same name by Carson McCullers. Directed by John Huston.  Not rated but appropriate for adults only.  
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 
reflections

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Reflections in a Golden Eye" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing of Reflections in a Golden Eye: US, 1967, 1 hour 48 minutes.  Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor star in this outrageous film based on a novel of the same name by Carson McCullers. Directed by John Huston.  Not rated but appropriate for adults only.  

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017

high fidelity

Marvelous Movie Monday: "High Fidelity" (2 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: High Fidelity. Starring John Cusack and based on the book High Fidelity by Nick Hornby. A record store owner and compulsive list maker recounts his top five break-ups, including the one in progress.  US, 2000, rated R, 1 hour 53 minutes. This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
high fidelity

Marvelous Movie Monday: "High Fidelity" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: High Fidelity. Starring John Cusack and based on the book High Fidelity by Nick Hornby.  A record store owner and compulsive list maker recounts his top five break-ups, including the one in progress.   US, 2000, rated R, 1 hour 53 minutes. This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 4, 2017

Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film logo.

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film

Southwest Library

1:30 p.m.
A monthly film series for Adults.   Enjoy a mix of classics, new releases, documentaries, book-based films, mysteries and international cinema. Want enlightening entertainment?  We’ve got just the ticket! Call 202-724-4298 or stop by the Information Desk to ask about this month's selection.  

Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

genius

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Genius" (2 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: Genius.  US, 2016 A chronicle of book editor Max Perkins' time at Scribners, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.  Starring Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce and Dominic West. Rated PG-13, 1 hour 44 minutes.
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 
genius

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Genius" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: Genius.  US, 2016 A chronicle of book editor Max Perkins' time at Scribners, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.  Starring Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce and Dominic West. Rated PG-13, 1 hour 44 minutes.

Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

sense

Marvelous Movie Monday: "The Sense of an Ending" (2 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: The Sense of an Ending.  UK, 2017 Based on the novel The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes.  A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.  Starring Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling.
sense

Marvelous Movie Monday: "The Sense of an Ending" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: The Sense of an Ending.  UK, 2017
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018

All the Way

All the Way

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
You are cordially invited to this special screening of the HBO film All the Way, based on the play by Robert Schenkkan.  

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film logo.

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film

Southwest Library

1:30 p.m.
A monthly film series for Adults.   Enjoy a mix of classics, new releases, documentaries, book-based films, mysteries and international cinema. Want enlightening entertainment?  We’ve got just the ticket! Call 202-724-4298 or stop by the Information Desk to ask about this month's selection.  

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film logo.

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film

Southwest Library

1:30 p.m.
A monthly film series for Adults.   Enjoy a mix of classics, new releases, documentaries, book-based films, mysteries and international cinema. Want enlightening entertainment?  We’ve got just the ticket! Call 202-724-4298 or stop by the Information Desk to ask about this month's selection.  

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film logo.

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film

Southwest Library

1:30 p.m.
A monthly film series for Adults.   Enjoy a mix of classics, new releases, documentaries, book-based films, mysteries and international cinema. Want enlightening entertainment?  We’ve got just the ticket! Call 202-724-4298 or stop by the Information Desk to ask about this month's selection.  

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film logo.

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film

Southwest Library

1:30 p.m.
A monthly film series for Adults.   Enjoy a mix of classics, new releases, documentaries, book-based films, mysteries and international cinema. Want enlightening entertainment?  We’ve got just the ticket! Call 202-724-4298 or stop by the Information Desk to ask about this month's selection.  

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film logo.

Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film

Southwest Library

1:30 p.m.
A monthly film series for Adults.   Enjoy a mix of classics, new releases, documentaries, book-based films, mysteries and international cinema. Want enlightening entertainment?  We’ve got just the ticket! Call 202-724-4298 or stop by the Information Desk to ask about this month's selection.