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Sunday, July 5, 2015

To Kill a Mockingbird

Classic Movie

Palisades Library

2 p.m.
There will be a free showing of the movie To Kill a Mockingbird, starring Gregory Peck, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 5.  Please join us.
Unbreakable movie poster

Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
Join us every Sunday in July for our heroic movie series for teens and adults. All movies are rated PG or PG-13.  The first Sunday in July we'll be showing Unbreakable, about a Philadelphia security guard (Bruce Willis) who slowly discovers he has superhuman abilities. Also stars Samuel L. Jackson. Rated PG-13. 106 min.  Other upcoming dates for the film series:  Here are the upcoming dates for the film series: 

Monday, July 6, 2015

The Monuments Men cover image

'The Monuments Men'

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Monuments Men U.S., 2014, rated PG-13, 118 minutes. An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked with rescuing art masterpieces from Nazi thieves. Based on a true story. Starring Matt Damon.    
captain america first avenger

Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Captain America: First Avenger'

Georgetown Library

6:30 p.m.
After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into Captain America, a Super Soldier. Now, as Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull. (2011), PG-13, 124 minutes
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'The Monuments Men'

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Monuments Men U.S., 2014, rated PG-13, 118 minutes. An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked with rescuing art masterpieces from Nazi thieves. Based on a true story. Starring Matt Damon.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Compilation of Pedro Almodovar Movie Posters

¡Pedro Extravaganza!

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
We’re crazy for Almodóvar in June and July. This Pride season, we thought we would pay tribute to an award-winning director we can always count on to be inclusive, over the top, thought-provoking – and fun! Join us in the large meeting room on the main floor every Saturday at 2 p.m. for another amazing Almodóvar film.
Nacho Libre Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Superman movie poster

Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
The second Sunday in July we'll be showing Superman: The Movie (1978) which tells the now familiar story of an alien orphan sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he becomes its first and greatest superhero. Rated PG. 143 min.  Here are the upcoming dates for the film series:  July 19 - The Hunger Games 
A League of Their Own Film Poster

'Golden Sunday Movie' at Tenley

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Please join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a Golden Sunday Movie that looks at a role-reversal of the great American pastime.
A League of Their Own Film Poster

'Golden Sunday Movie' at Tenley

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Please join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a Golden Sunday Movie that looks at a role-reversal of the great American pastime.

Monday, July 13, 2015

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'Lilies of the Field'

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: Lilies of the Field, US, 1963, not rated, 94 minutes. Sidney Poitier won the Oscar for Best Actor for his role in this film about a man who helps five impoverished nuns get the chapel they want so badly.  Lilia Skala.
the avengers

Superhero Summer Film Series: 'The Avengers'

Georgetown Library

6:30 p.m.
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army. (2012), PG-13, 143 minutes
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'Lilies of the Field'

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: Lilies of the Field,     U.S., 1963, not rated, 94 minutes. Sidney Poitier won the Oscar for Best Actor for his role in this film about a man who helps 5  impoverished nuns get the chapel they want so badly.  Lilia Skala.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Movie Reel

Movie Night!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for West End Library's Thursday Night Movie. Call for details.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Baseball America's Pastime

Baseball: America's Pastime, Parts 1 and 2

Northeast Library

1 p.m.
Baseball is everywhere in the summer. Because of this, it has been called "America’s Pastime." But it has a varied and troubled history. It only came to dominate the sport scene gradually and through many crises. Ken Burns has put together a history of this important sport for Americans. Come to a showing of part of this great series and engage in an open discussion of baseball, its heroes, its villains, and its influence on American life. This two-part discussion will be held on Saturday, July 18 and Saturday, Aug. 8.
Compilation of Pedro Almodovar Movie Posters

¡Pedro Extravaganza!

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
We’re crazy for Almodóvar in June and July. This Pride season, we thought we would pay tribute to an award-winning director we can always count on to be inclusive, over the top, thought-provoking – and fun! Join us in the large meeting room on the main floor every Saturday at 2 p.m. for another amazing Almodóvar film.
Nacho Libre Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
Join us every Sunday in July for our heroic movie series for teens and adults. All movies are rated PG or PG-13.  The third Sunday we'll be showing The Hunger Games, starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, who voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death between teens. Rated PG-13. 142 min.  The final Sunday movie line-up:  July 26 - Guardians of the Galaxy

Monday, July 20, 2015

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'A Mighty Heart'

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: A Mighty Heart, U.S., 2007, rated R, 103 minutes. Mariane Pearl embarks on a frantic search to locate her journalist husband, Daniel, when he disappears in Pakistan. Angelina Jolie, Irrfan Khan, Dan Futterman.
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'A Mighty Heart'

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: A Mighty Heart, U.S., 2007, rated R, 103 minutes. Mariane Pearl embarks on a frantic search to locate her journalist husband, Daniel, when he disappears in Pakistan. Angelina Jolie, Irrfan Khan, Dan Futterman.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Book to film club

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6:30 p.m.
Which is better, the book or the movie? Throw in your two cents at the Book to Film Club. Contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to discover the most recent title. Popcorn will be provided.
Criterion Collection

Heroes of Cinema: Great Films Discussion Group

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Are you a lifelong film buff? Are you looking to nurture your budding love of film? Come join a monthly discussion of a film from DC Public Library's new and exciting online streaming resource: the Criterion Collection.  Each month's conversation will revolve around a different film -- you can view the film ahead of time from our website using your library card! Also, there will also be the opportunity to create, share, and examine clips from the movie during the discussion and online.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Movie Reel

Movie Night!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for West End Library's Thursday Night Movie. Call for details.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Nacho Libre Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
Compilation of Pedro Almodovar Movie Posters

¡Pedro Extravaganza!

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
We’re crazy for Almodóvar in June and July. This Pride season, we thought we would pay tribute to an award-winning director we can always count on to be inclusive, over the top, thought-provoking – and fun! Join us in the large meeting room on the main floor every Saturday at 2 p.m. for another amazing Almodóvar film.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Guardians of the Galaxy poster

Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
Join us every Sunday in July for our heroic movie series for teens and adults. All movies are rated PG or PG-13.  The last Sunday in July we'll be watching Guardians of the Galaxy. Features Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana as part of a group of intergalactic criminals who are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. PG-13. 121 min. 
A Farewell to Arms Movie Poster

'Golden Sunday Movie' at Tenley

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Please join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a Golden Sunday Movie presentation based on the Ernest Hemingway classic A Farewell to Arms. Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes star in this moving drama about an ambulance driver and nurse in World War I who will do whatever it takes to be together. Their monumental love, and the forces that conspire to keep them apart, transcend time as one of the greatest filmed examples the type.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Movie Reel

Movie Night!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for West End Library's Thursday Night Movie. Call for details.

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

Baseball America's Pastime

Baseball: America's Pastime, Parts 1 and 2

Northeast Library

1 p.m.
Baseball is everywhere in the summer. Because of this, it has been called "America’s Pastime." But it has a varied and troubled history. It only came to dominate the sport scene gradually and through many crises. Ken Burns has put together a history of this important sport for Americans. Come to a showing of part of this great series and engage in an open discussion of baseball, its heroes, its villains, and its influence on American life. This two-part discussion will be held on Saturday, July 18 and Saturday, Aug. 8.