Films

Initiatives of Change

Fly by Light

Join us for a screening of the documentary film Fly by Light. A group of teenagers board a bus for West Virginia, leaving the streets of Washington, D.C. to participate in an ambitious peace education program. For the first time in their lives Mark, Asha, Martha, and Corey play in mountain streams, sing under the stars, and confront the entrenched abuse, violence and neglect cycles of their past.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Film Poster

Golden Sunday Movie at Tenley

Please join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a Golden Sunday Movie tribute to Roald Dahl with a screening of the film based on his novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
In the Heat of the Night Film Poster

Golden Sunday Movie at Tenley

Please join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a Golden Sunday Movie Fall screening of the film based on John Ball’s novel In the Heat of the Night.
All the President's Men Film Poster

Golden Sunday Movie at Tenley

Please join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a Golden Sunday Movie presentation of the film based on Woodward and Bernstein’s All the President’s Men.
The Trouble With Harry Film Poster

Golden Sunday Movie at Tenley

Please join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a Golden Sunday Movie Fall screening of the film based on Jack Trevor Story’s novel The Trouble with Harry.
True Grit DVD cover

Adaptive Film: 'True Grit'

Come to the Center for Accessibility Lab for an adaptive film!  We'll be showing True Grit (2010, rated PG-13). The film will be shown with both audio description and closed captioning. If you have any questions, please contact the Center for Accessibility at 202-727-2142 or 202-559-5368 for Video Phone.
Kekkai Sensen

Woodridge Anime: Fall Schedule '15

Join Woodridge Anime for manga chat and episode viewings throughout the fall season. Come for the snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku for these popular shows! 
bullying

National Bullying Prevention Month Film

View a nationally acclaimed and powerful movie on anti-bullying. This film offers insights into many facets of bullying and is a must-see for parents, educators and teens. Color, 99 minutes. Rated PG 13
Latino Americans Picture

Latino Americans Film Screening

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Hola Cultura will be screening one part of the six-part PBS series, Latino Americans. You can also stream this series through our Access Videos on Demand database.
Chuck Brown

Chuck Brown Tribute: Remembering and Preserving Go-Go

Are you a fan of go-go music?  What does Chuck Brown mean to you?  Why is this particular genre of music unique to Washington, DC?  Come celebrate the legacy and cultural impact of the late “Godfather of Go-Go” with this special tribute. This event will also raise awareness for the Library’s Special Collections Department’s Go-Go Music Archive, a collection initiative to document and preserve the legacy and memory of Go-Go music in Washington, D.C. The day’s activities will include:

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