Film Screening: "Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush"

Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning film, "Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush". This film tells the story of Mama C, an African-American woman who grew up in Kansas City and became a community activist and member of the revolutionary Black Panther party in the 1960’s, leading protests to force the local administration to recognize the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King.  This film will be followed a discussion. This program is co-sponsored by IPI’s Culture In Your Community Series.

Film Screening: "Half of a Yellow Sun "

Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning author Chiamanda Ngozi’s Adichie movie “Half of a Yellow Sun” an adaptation of her book about Nigieria’s historic Biafran war.

Film Screening: "Animals are Beautiful People"

Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neigborhood Library for a free screening of this hilarious film about the amazing and diverse wildlife in the Namib desert. It’s a great film for families and teaches about wildlife in a Southern African country that is rarely talked about in Western societies. This film will be followed a discussion and Q&A with a wildlife biologist who has visited the Namib Desert. This program is co-sponsored by IPI’s Culture In Your Community Series. 

IPI Culture in Your Community Series Presents 'Skin'

Join us for a free screening of the film "Skin," a true story of family divided by race. Sanda Laing is a black child born in the 1950s to a white family, unaware of their black ancestry. Her parents are shopkeepers serving the local black community, who lovingly bring her up as their 'white' little girl. But at the age often, Sandra is driven out of white society. The film follows Sandra's 30-year journey from rejection to acceptance, betrayal to reconciliation, as she struggles to define her place in a changing world.

Film Screening: "Golden Sunday"

Please join us for a Golden Sunday Movie presentation of a film based on Harold Robbins’ novel A Stone for Danny Fisher. Elvis Presley and Walter Matthau team up to examine the seedy underworld of New Orleans. When Danny Fisher finds himself a high school drop-out, he takes whatever work he can get to help his family. Unfortunately that work, and his two-timing ways, put him in the crosshairs of gangsters. Check out this gritty film that stands out from Elvis’ later films with its stark worldview and tense action.  
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The Investigative Film Festival Presents: "Who is Dayani Cristal?"

100 Reporters presents a special screening and discussion as part of the Investigative Film FestivalWho is Dayani Cristal?
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Friday Flicks-- To Kill a Mockingbird

Come to the Center for Accessibility for a Friday Flick! Every third Friday, we'll be showing a film with audio description and closed captioning enabled. 

Classic Cinema Night

Celebrate Halloween with the scary and suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock film Spellbound (1954). Starring Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck, this movie tells the story of a psychologist who falls for a suspect in a murder as she tries to solve the case by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind.
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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.