Films

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UNCENSORED - Movie Night at West End: 1984

Join us at West End Library on September 6 for a screening of 1984!
Pirate Radio

UNCENSORED - Movie Night at West End: Pirate Radio

Join us at West End Library on September 13 for a screening of Pirate Radio!
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Film Screening: The Mummy

Tom Cruise's remake of "The Mummy" takes us to places we never imagined!  Look for cameos from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.  
All Things Must Pass

Movie Matinee: All Things Must Pass

Movie Matinee Documentary - All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall Of Tower Records All Things Must Pass is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon.
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Matinee: "Enchanted April"

Four English women rent an Italian villa in hopes of finding happiness in Enchanted April (PG, 1992, 90 minutes). Starring Joan Plowright, Miranda Richardson and Alfred Molina.
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Screening of "Blow-Up"

Watch Michelangelo Antonioni's cult classic Blow-Up (NR, 1966, 1 hr 51 min.) about a London photographer who witnesses a murder. Starring Vanessa Redgrave. The co-founder of the 202filmcollective will briefly speak about the film.
DC Shorts

DC Shorts - Family Showcase

Saturday, September 9 at 11:00 a.m. This showcase runs approximately 45 minutes and includes all of the films listed on the page. These films are appropriate for children aged 8+. A parents guide with discussion ideas may be downloaded from festival.dcshorts.com/parentsguide and will also be available at the Library.
DC Shorts

DC Shorts - Family Showcase

Saturday, September 9 at 12:30 p.m. This showcase runs approximately 45 minutes and includes all of the films listed on the page. These films are appropriate for children aged 8+. A parents' guide with discussion ideas may be downloaded from festival.dcshorts.com/parentsguide and will also be available at the Library.
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“Wind Me Up Chuck:” The Influence of Chuck Brown and Go-Go as D.C. History

In celebration, commemoration and appreciation of Chuck Brown, the late “Godfather of Go-Go,” please join us to watch two seminal videos that provide insight to the go-go music genre in D.C. “The Legend of Cool Disco Dan” (2013, 90 minutes) chronicles the life of graffiti artist Dan Hogg and DC in the 1980s. “The Tribute Concert to Chuck Brown: Put Your Hands Up” (Disc 2, 2002, 65 minutes). Chuck in concert at the 9:30 Club.
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Beat the Heat Summer Film Series: The Legend of Tarzan

Join us on June 13 for The Legend of Tarzan! In this adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic story, Tarzan--now back in London living as John Clayton III with his wife, Jane--is seeking to leave behind his life and struggles in the jungle. It's been ten years since he was last there, but when old enemies reemerge, demanding Tarzan in exchange for access to rich resources, neither he nor his beloved wife are safe.  

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