Films

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Golden Sunday Movie

Please join us in the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for our Golden Sunday Movie showing of a 1955 Hollywood landmark starring James Dean, Sal Mineo and Natalie Wood. The film portrays the moral decay of American youth, critique parental style, and explores the differences and conflicts between generations.
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'Golden Sunday Movie' at Tenley

Please join us in the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for our Golden Sunday Movie showing of a 1937 Hollywood masterpiece on the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap. In the film, an elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in. Golden Sunday Movie at Tenley features Great Movies for People Over 50. Tea, cookies and popcorn will be served!

'I Have a Dream' by Martin Luther King Jr.

Join us for a special film showing in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Week. In this hour-long documentary, showcasing the "I have a Dream" speech and other footage from the Civil Rights Movement, witness the event that changed the world. All ages are welcome. Please see librarian for details of call 202-698-6373.
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'Edge of Tomorrow'

Live. Die. Repeat. Join us in the Large Meeting Room.
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'Guardians of the Galaxy'

The Star Lord awaits your presence in the Large Meeting Room.
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Tenley Golden Sunday Movie

Please join us in the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for our 'Golden Sunday Movie' showing of a 2002 film starring Jack Nicholson. When Warren Schmidt's wife suddenly dies, he sets out to postpone the imminent marriage of his daughter to a man he doesn't like, while coping with discoveries about his late wife and himself in the process.

Film Screening: Oral Histories from the Gold Coast

Area resident Marvin T. Jones will be on hand to screen and to discuss his short film, Oral Histories from The Gold Coast.
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Orwellian America: 1984 Film Screening

As part of the library’s Orwellian America program, join us for a film screening in the Great Hall of George Orwell’s 1984, starring John Hurt.  For a full list of events, check out our Orwellian America calendar
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Orwellian America: United States of Secrets Film Screening

As part of the library’s Orwellian America program, join us for a film screening of the Frontline documentary United States of Secrets in the Georgetown Meeting Room. 
United States of Secrets

Orwellian America: United States of Secrets Film Screening

As part of the library’s Orwellian America program, join us for a film screening of the Frontline documentary United States of Secrets, in the first floor meeting room.

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