Films

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Movie Screening -- "Spare Parts"

It's Marvelous Movie Monday!  Join us for a showing of Spare Parts, a fantastic true story about some Phoenix high school students who take on MIT in a robotics competition.  2015, rated PG, 83 minutes.
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McFarland USA

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at the Library!  We show the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  McFarland USA is based on the inspiring true story of underdogs triumphing over tremendous obstacles. This heartwarming drama follows novice runners who strive to build a cross-country team under Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) in their predominantly Latino high school.
Mcfarland DVD cover

Movie Screening -- "McFarland USA"

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at the Library! McFarland USA is based on the inspiring true story of underdogs triumphing over tremendous obstacles.
It's a Wonderful Life

Classic Cinema Night

Come enjoy the Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life (1946) starring Jimmy Stewart and directed by Frank Capra. In this film set at Christmas, a man is prevented from committing suicide by an elderly angel, who takes him back through his life to see what good he has done, and how the world would be if he had not been born.
The Philadelphia Story

Classic Cinema Night

Join us as we watch the funny and witty movie The Philadelphia Story (1940).   A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.   Staring Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn and Jimmy Stewart, this film was nominated for six Academy Awards.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Classic Cinema Night

Join us at our monthly screening of a classic film as we enjoy Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

Spare Parts

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at the Chevy Chase Branch Library!  We show the same film at 2:00 pm and at 6:30 pm.  Today: Spare Parts.  Based on a remarkable true story of some disadvantaged high school kids from Phoenix who competed against MIT in a robotics competition.  83 minutes.  
The Untold Story of Emmett Luis Till

The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till- A documentary by Keith Beauchamp

Please join the Black Studies Center and the Adult Services Department to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the death of Emmett Louis Till, a 14-year-old African American from Chicago who was slain in Money, Mississippi. DC Public Library is participating  in a nation-wide screening of Keith Beauchamp’s documentary film, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2005), in collaboration with libraries across the country, including the NY Public Library's Schomburg Center, and public libraries in Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit and Miami.
Harry PotterBanned Books Week

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

The DC Public Library invites all wizards and muggles to an UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week special event...Harry Potter Movie Marathon!
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Free Movie: 'Chariots of Fire'

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: Chariots of Fire U.K., 1981, rated PG, 119 minutes. Winner of the Best Picture Oscar in 1982. True feel-good story of two sprinters in the 1924 Olympics. Starring Ben Cross and Ian Charleson.

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