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Tuesday Night Movies

Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5. March 3 The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking. Directed by James Marsh. 123 minutes. 2014. PG-13. March 10      Ragtime  Milos Forman directs this sweeping tale of race and class in early 20th-century New York.
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Thursday Night at the Movies

Lights! Action! Come watch a movie with us on the big screen in the meeting room, Thursday, March 12, and Thursday, March 19. Come early and get a good seat. Call the library at 202-724-8698 to find out what's showing!
Gregory Peck: A Charmed Life

Free Movie

Please join us for a free showing of a movie starring Gregory Peck about a ship captain who lands in a small Western town and the adventures he has there.
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Screening of 'Snowblind,' a DC Independent Film Festival Movie

Join us in the Great Hall for a screening of the DC Independent Film Festival movie Snowblind, the remarkable story of Rachael Scdoris, the 23-year-old blind woman who competed in the Iditarod dogsled race. Film to be followed by a Q&A session with director Vikram Jayanti.
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'The Pipe'

This is the story of a community tragically divided over a pipe that could bring economic prosperity or destruction to a way of life shared for generations. The Pipe is set in a remote and tranquil corner of western Ireland at Broadhaven Bay and the tiny village of Rossport, where 2007 Goldman Environmental Prize winner Willy Corduff has lived his entire life. The unique nature of the coastline, which has sustained generations of farmers and fishermen, has also delivered to Shell Oil the perfect landfall for the Corrib Gas Pipeline.
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Highlights from the Environmental Film Festival

This mystery screening will show one of the top audience choice films from this year's Environmental Film Festival. Film title will be released prior to showtime. For more about the Environmental Film Festival, please visit the website.
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Divide in Concord

Washington, D.C. Premiere Jean Hill, a fiery octogenarian, cares deeply about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Adriana Cohen: mother, model and celebrity publicist-turned-pundit, unequivocally defends individual freedoms.
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Food Patriots

Washington, D.C. Premiere A Midwestern mother whose son nearly died from contaminated food embarks on a rollercoaster journey to understand the food industry and improve her family’s eating habits. Surprising, funny and poignant, this personal film unfolds like a home movie. Food Patriots features food advocates from all walks of life who are trying to change the way Americans eat and buy food, and educate the next generation of consumers. USA, 2014, 74 min.
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Highlights from the Environmental Film Festival

This mystery screening will show one of the top audience choice films from this year's Environmental Film Festival. Film title will be released prior to showtime. For more about the Environmental Film Festival please visit the official website.
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Documentary Series: 'He's Only Missing'

This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening four documentaries directed by women at different libraries throughout DC. Watch the films and learn about the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.

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