July is Movie Month at MLK!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

July is Movie Month at MLK!

Chill out with these hot flicks

An enjoyable and enlighting variety of films will be screened this month at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.  There is truly something for everyone! 

Take a break from the summer heat or relax after work and see the following:

Monday, July 2, 6 p.m.
Popular Movie Series

Enter the Dragon DVD coverEnter the Dragon
40th Anniversary of this iconic martial arts flick. Starring Bruce Lee in his final role.  Directed by Robert Clouse.

1973, 98 mins. Rated R.

Venue: Room A-5, Lower Level

Friday, July 5, 3:15 p.m.
Lounge Out Loud (LOL) Movie Night

The Sandlot DVD coverThe Sandlot
The new kid in town arrives an awkward fifth-grader.  Nevertheless, he finds fun and friendship when he joins the neighborhood kids in pick-up baseball games on the local sandlot in this warm-hearted comedy.

1993, 101 mins. Rated PG.

Venue: Teen Space, Second Floor

Monday, July 8, 6 p.m.
Books on Film

Devil in a Blue Dress DVD coverDevil in a Blue Dress
Based on a mystery by Walter Mosley:
In 1948, a World War II veteran becomes a private investigator to pay the mortgage, only to find that his troubles begin with his first $100 job. Starring Denzel Washington and Jennifer Beals. Directed by Carl Franklin.

1995, 102 mins. Rated PG-13.

Venue: Room A-5, Lower Level

Monday, July 8, 6:30 p.m.
Omnibus Film Series

The Case of the Grinning Cat DVD CoverThe Case of the Grinning Cat
[Chats perchés]

The late filmmaker and author, Chris Marker (1921-2012), tracks down yellow grinning cat images throughout Paris, commenting on French art and politics at the beginning of the 21st century.

2004, 58 mins. Not Rated.

Venue: West Lobby, Second Floor

Tuesday, July 9, 6 p.m.
Popular Movie Series

Temptation DVD CoverTemptation...
Tyler Perry wrote and directed this potboiler about a married woman's affair with a billionaire. Jurnee Smollett-Bell stars.

2013, 111 mins. Rated PG-13.

Venue: Room A-5, Lower Level

Friday, July 12, 3:15 p.m.
Lounge Out Loud (LOL) Movie Night

Oz, The Great and Powerful movie posterOz: The Great and Powerful
A magician is swept away to a magical land ruled by three witches. James Franco and Mila Kunis star in this blockbuster fantasy. Directed by Sam Raimi.

2013, 130 mins. Rated PG-13.

Venue: Teen Space, Second Floor

Tuesday, July 16, 6 p.m.
Popular Movie Series

Public Enemies DVD coverPublic Enemies
Movie Tie-In to "True Crime Book Club"

Based on Bryan Burrough's tome of 1930's crime and the formation of the FBI. Johnny Depp is John Dillinger. Michael Mann directs.

2009, 140 mins. Rated R.

Venue: Room A-5, Lower Level

Friday, July 19, 3:15 p.m.
Lounge Out Loud (LOL) Movie Night

Journey 2 DVD CoverJourney 2: The Mysterious Island
When a young adventurer receives a distress call from a seemingly invisible island, he and his stepfather set out to find the source.  A follow-up to the 2008 hit, Journey to the Center of the Earth.  Starring The Rock and Vanessa Hudgens.

2012, 94 mins. Rated PG.

Venue: Teen Space, Second Floor

Monday, July 22, 3 p.m.
Book Lover's Film Companion

East is East DVD coverEast is East
An immigrant father expects his family to follow his Pakistani traditions, but his fun-loving children see themselves as British. This cross-cultural indie and award winning comedy is the prequel to West is West.

1999, 97 mins. Rated R.

Venue: Room A-5, Lower Level

Tuesday, July 23, 6 p.m.
Popular Movie Series

42 DVD cover42
Well-told story about Jackie Robinson's first season with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford star. Directed by Brian Helgeland. 

2013, 128 mins. Rated PG-13.

Venue: Room A-5, Lower Level

Friday, July 26, 3:15 p.m.
Lounge Out Loud (LOL) Movie Night

Dragon Ball GT DVD CoverDragon Ball GT: A Hero’s Legacy
Goku Jr. needs a magical wish more than ever, so he sets out to find the dragon ball that his grandmother told him about.

Animated.

2004, 49 mins. Not Rated.

Venue: Teen Space, Second Floor

Tuesday, July 30, 6 p.m.
Popular Movie Series

Evil Dead DVD coverEvil Dead
Five people in a remote cabin in the woods summon evil demons. Gory remake of the 1981 cult horror favorite. Directed by Fede Alvarez.

2013, 91 mins. Rated R.

Venue: Room A-5, Lower Level