Films

Screening and Discussion of King Miniseries

Nominated for nine Emmy Awards, this "astute and compelling" (Variety) biography based on the remarkable life of Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., takes an intimate look at one of the world's most public heroes during one of the most tumultuous times in American history.Starring Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson and Ossie Davis, King is a riveting tale that appropriately honors a true legend. In 1950s/60s America, the civil rights movement found its leader in a Southern Baptist minister.

Film Series

Feb. 3, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – Famous African American Baseball Player Bio filmFeb. 10, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – Abusive Singer's story who then went "Beyond Thunderdome"Feb 24, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – A young girl discovers family secrets in the Louisiana 

Film Series

Feb. 3, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – Famous African American Baseball Player Bio filmFeb. 10, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – Abusive Singer's story who then went "Beyond Thunderdome"Feb 24, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – A young girl discovers family secrets in the Louisiana 

TED Talks

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.  TED Conferences feature today’s most fascinating thinkers and doers giving the talks of their lives… in 18 minutes or less!  

January Film Series

Our popular weekly film series resumes in 2014 with Stories of the Subcontinent, a selection of movies about India.Tuesday, Jan. 7 -- A Passage to India (PG, 1984, 157 minutes)

Global Lens Film Series: 'La Vida Me Mata'

A screening of the Spanish film La Vida Me Mata (Life Kills Me), as part of the 2013 Global Lens Film Series.Directed by Sebastián Silva Chile. 2007, Spanish, with subtitles in English. For adults and teens.

Fantasy Flicks: Lost in The Game

Rain Date!  Like spending time on your computer?  Play a few too many video games for your own good?  Ever wonder what might happen if you, well, fell in?  Our next film just might answer these questions. 

Fiction Lover's Film Companion: Sinbad's Last Voyage

This lively film celebrates the final voyage of Sindbad the Sailor, a fearless and clever character born of folklore and found in the pages of The Arabian Nights.

DC Music Salon Documentary

Jan. 20, 1969. Wheaton Youth Center up Georgia Ave.Were you there? 

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