Marvelous Movie Mondays!

Chevy Chase Library

Marvelous Movie Mondays!

Free film showings most Mondays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

This spring we have a great series of free film showings for you!  We show films at on Mondays at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.  The same film is shown at each time.

Our Monday films are geared toward a mature audience, and many are rated R.  All films are shown with subtitles or captions for the hearing impaired.

This Spring's schedule is:
The Time Traveler's Wife film poster.jpgApril 15: Anna Karenina - 2012, UK, 129 mins., rated R. The tragedy of married aristocrat and socialite Anna Karenina and her affair with the affluent Count Vronsky. Based on the book by Leo Tolstoy. Starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law.
April 22: Argo - 2012, US, 120 mins., rated R. Winner of the 2012 Oscar for Best Picture, about a 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran.
April 29: Breach - 2007, US, 110 mins., rated PG-13. Based on the true story of FBI agent Robert Hanssen who was convicted of spying for the USSR and Russia for more than two decades.
May 6: The Time Traveler's Wife - 2009, US, 107 mins., rated PG-13. A romantic drama about a Chicago librariain with a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel.
May 13: Key Largo - 1948, US, 100 mins., not rated. A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other.  Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor and Lionel Barrymore.  Claire Trevor won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in Key Largo.
May 20: Pan's Labyrinth - 2006, Mexico, 118 mins., rated R. In the fascist Spain of 1944, the bookish stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. Winner of 3 Academy Awards.
June 3: Smoke - 1995, US, 112 mins., rated R. A Brooklyn smoke shop serves as the center of a neighborhood full of fascinating and heart-warming stories. With memorable performances by Forest Whitaker, William Hurt, Harvey Keitel, and Stockard Channing.
June 10: Tempest - 2010, US, 110 mins., rated PG-13. Shakespeare's epic play is translated from page to screen, with the gender of the main character, Prospero, changed from male to female.  Starring Helen Mirren and Russell Brand.
June 17: Washington Square - 1997, US, 115 mins., rated PG-13. A woman believes she has found the man of her dreams, but her father believes the man only wants her for her money. Starring Maggie Smith, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Albert Finney.