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Thursday, March 5, 2015

'Away from Her' promotional art

Page-to-Screen: 'Away from Her' Screening & Alice Munro Discussion

Capitol View Library

5:30 p.m.
This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening the film Away From
The Power of Community

Focus on Cuba: Documentary Screenings

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Join us for two screenings of award-winning documentaries focusing on the resilient people and natural wonder of Cuba.   On Thursday, Feb. 26, we will be screening The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil.  After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990, oil and food imports in Cuba dropped by more than half. This documentary details the hardships and showcases the creativity the Cuban people displayed as they struggled to overcome this exceptionally difficult period in their history.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Molly Hundley

'The Campaigns of Molly Hundley'

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

7 p.m.
From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher of French and Latin at the famous Dunbar High School in Washingon, D.C.  The films's title reflects Mrs. Hundley’s educational advancement against racism at her college; her drive to encourage students to excel in all ways, the students who were inspired by her; her legal battle against a racially-restricted covenant that evicted her  from her home;  and finally, Mrs.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Theory of Everything poster

Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5. March 3 The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking. Directed by James Marsh. 123 minutes. 2014. PG-13. March 10      Ragtime  Milos Forman directs this sweeping tale of race and class in early 20th-century New York.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

'Paris Is Burning' poster

Documentary Series: 'Paris Is Burning'

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

6 p.m.
This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening four documentaries directed by women at different libraries throughout D.C. Watch the films and learn about the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.
Silkwood Poster

'Silkwood': A Nora Ephron Screening

Mt. Pleasant Library

6:30 p.m.
As a part of Women's History Month at DC Public Library, we are screening the 1983 drama Silkwood, starring Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, and Cher. Silkwood was written by Nora Ephron and Alice Arlen and directed by Mike Nichols.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

film

Thursday Night at the Movies

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Lights! Action! Come watch a movie with us on the big screen in the meeting room, Thursday, March 12, and Thursday, March 19. Come early and get a good seat. Call the library at 202-724-8698 to find out what's showing!

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Gregory Peck: A Charmed Life

Free Movie

Palisades Library

2 p.m.
Please join us for a free showing of a movie starring Gregory Peck about a ship captain who lands in a small Western town and the adventures he has there.
hula hoop

Welldery Week!

Petworth Library

3 p.m.
Wellderly Week is a special celebration of all mature adults who are fabulous at 50+, young at heart and committed to joyful, active, age-defying lifestyles! The following fitness and entertainment programs take place during Wellderly Week: Mature and Motivated presents....Petworth Pacers 2.0

Monday, March 16, 2015

retro film

Retro Film Favorites

Petworth Library

6:30 p.m.
Come to the library every third Monday as we watch classic films that received critical and popular acclaim throughout the decades! Please call for more detailed movie information. You are welcome to bring your own snack to enjoy during the film.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Theory of Everything poster

Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5. March 3 The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking. Directed by James Marsh. 123 minutes. 2014. PG-13. March 10      Ragtime  Milos Forman directs this sweeping tale of race and class in early 20th-century New York.
Molly Hundley

'The Campaigns of Molly Hundley'

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher of French and Latin at the famous Dunbar High School in Washingon, D.C.  The films's title reflects Mrs. Hundley’s educational advancement against racism at her college; her drive to encourage students to excel in all ways, the students who were inspired by her; her legal battle against a racially-restricted covenant that evicted her  from her home;  and finally, Mrs.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

'Growing Up Female' brochure

Documentary Series: 'Growing Up Female'

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

6 p.m.
This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening four documentaries directed by women at different libraries throughout D.C.. Watch the films and learn about the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Environmental Film Festival Logo

'The Pipe'

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

3 p.m.
This is the story of a community tragically divided over a pipe that could bring economic prosperity or destruction to a way of life shared for generations. The Pipe is set in a remote and tranquil corner of western Ireland at Broadhaven Bay and the tiny village of Rossport, where 2007 Goldman Environmental Prize winner Willy Corduff has lived his entire life. The unique nature of the coastline, which has sustained generations of farmers and fishermen, has also delivered to Shell Oil the perfect landfall for the Corrib Gas Pipeline.
film

Thursday Night at the Movies

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Lights! Action! Come watch a movie with us on the big screen in the meeting room, Thursday, March 12, and Thursday, March 19. Come early and get a good seat. Call the library at 202-724-8698 to find out what's showing!
Adam's Rib

Classic Cinema Night

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
To celebrate Women's History Month, our monthly movie night will feature the 1949 comedy Adam's Rib, starring Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn.
Molly Hundley

'The Campaigns of Molly Hundley'

Northwest One Library

7 p.m.
From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher of French and Latin at the famous Dunbar High School in Washingon, D.C.  The films's title reflects Mrs. Hundley’s educational advancement against racism at her college; her drive to encourage students to excel in all ways, the students who were inspired by her; her legal battle against a racially-restricted covenant that evicted her  from her home;  and finally, Mrs.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Environmental Film Festival Logo

Food Patriots

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Washington, D.C. Premiere A Midwestern mother whose son nearly died from contaminated food embarks on a rollercoaster journey to understand the food industry and improve her family’s eating habits. Surprising, funny and poignant, this personal film unfolds like a home movie. Food Patriots features food advocates from all walks of life who are trying to change the way Americans eat and buy food, and educate the next generation of consumers. USA, 2014, 74 min.
hula hoop

Welldery Week!

Petworth Library

3 p.m.
Wellderly Week is a special celebration of all mature adults who are fabulous at 50+, young at heart and committed to joyful, active, age-defying lifestyles! The following fitness and entertainment programs take place during Wellderly Week: Mature and Motivated presents....Petworth Pacers 2.0

Saturday, March 21, 2015

'Away from Her' promotional art

Page to Screen: 'Away from Her' Screening & Alice Munro Discussion

Palisades Library

1 p.m.
This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening the film Away From

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Theory of Everything poster

Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5. March 3 The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking. Directed by James Marsh. 123 minutes. 2014. PG-13. March 10      Ragtime  Milos Forman directs this sweeping tale of race and class in early 20th-century New York.
Molly Hundley

'The Campaigns of Molly Hundley'

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher of French and Latin at the famous Dunbar High School in Washingon, D.C.  The films's title reflects Mrs. Hundley’s educational advancement against racism at her college; her drive to encourage students to excel in all ways, the students who were inspired by her; her legal battle against a racially-restricted covenant that evicted her  from her home;  and finally, Mrs.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6:30 p.m.
Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie? We meet on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to get a copy of the next book.
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Highlights from the Environmental Film Festival

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
This mystery screening will show one of the top audience choice films from this year's Environmental Film Festival. Film title will be released prior to showtime. For more about the Environmental Film Festival please visit the official website.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Film reel photo

Documentary Series: 'He's Only Missing'

Capitol View Library

5:30 p.m.
This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening four documentaries directed by women at different libraries throughout DC. Watch the films and learn about the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Troop Beverly Hills and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

25/25 Film-iversary

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of two cinematic triumphs:Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Troop Beverly Hills It's been 25 years since these classic titles were released, and if you're 25 or older* we want you to relive your childhood with the double feature to end all double features. Best costume for each movie gets a prize, and pizza and cookies will be provided.
Environmental Film Festival Logo

Highlights from the Environmental Film Festival

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

2 p.m.
This mystery screening will show one of the top audience choice films from this year's Environmental Film Festival. Film title will be released prior to showtime. For more about the Environmental Film Festival, please visit the website.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Environmental Film Festival Logo

Divide in Concord

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Washington, D.C. Premiere Jean Hill, a fiery octogenarian, cares deeply about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Adriana Cohen: mother, model and celebrity publicist-turned-pundit, unequivocally defends individual freedoms.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Theory of Everything poster

Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5. March 3 The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking. Directed by James Marsh. 123 minutes. 2014. PG-13. March 10      Ragtime  Milos Forman directs this sweeping tale of race and class in early 20th-century New York.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Books to the Big Screen

From Amazing Books To Incredible Films

Parklands-Turner Library

6 p.m.
The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library has an assortment of amazing books that have been adapted into incredible blockbuster movies. Every month, library staff will select a book that has been adapted into a film and displayi it all month long for your reading pleasure. Read and enjoy the featured book of the month. At the end of each month, library staff will present the film adaptation on the big screen TV for your further enjoyment.