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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 film based on the book Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'March of the Penguins'

Free movie showing: March of the Penguins France/U.S., 2005, rated G, 80 minutes Winner of the 2006 Academy Award for Best Documentary. A look at the annual journey of Emperor penguins as they march—single file—to their breeding ground. Narrated by Morgan Freeman. The movie will show at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'The Other Boleyn Girl'

Free movie showing: The Other Boleyn Girl U.K., 2013, rated PG-13, 115 minutes Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family’s blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII. Historical facts are used as window dressing for this work of fiction. Starring Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johanssen.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'Under the Tuscan Sun'

Free movie showing: Under the Tuscan Sun U.S., 2003, rated PG-13, 113 minutes A woman whose life is shattered travels to Tuscany, where she spontaneously buys an old house to restore as she tries to restore her life. Starring Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, and Raoul Bova.  The movie will show at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'Frost / Nixon'

Free movie showing: Frost / Nixon U.S./U.K., 2008, rated R, 122 minutes A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon. Nixon chose Frost to interview him thinking he could outfox him. Directed by Ron Howard. Starring Frank Langella and Michael Sheen.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete'

Free movie showing: The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete U.S., 2013, rated R, 108 minutes A coming-of-age story about two poor boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.    The movie will show at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'Dear White People'

Free movie showing: Dear White People U.S., 2014, Rated R, 108 minutes Winner of the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  A social satire that follows four black students at an Ivy League college where controversy breaks out over an offensive black-face party thrown by some white students. The movie will show at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'Some Like It Hot'

Free movie showing: Some Like It Hot  U.S., 1959, 120 minutes. When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band dressed as women, but further complications set in. Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. Winner of three Golden Globes in 1960. The movie will show at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'The Theory of Everything'

Free movie showing: The Theory of Everything U.K., 2014, PG-13, 123 minutes Eddie Redmayne stars as Stephen Hawking in this bio-pic adapted from Jane Hawking’s book Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen. With Felicity Jones as Jane Hawking. Redmayne won the Best Actor award for this film at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: 'Newsies'

Free movie showing: Newsies U.S., 1992, rated PG, 121 minutes A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses, they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business. The Broadway musical version of Newsies comes to D.C. in June.   The movie will show at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.

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