Films

ReelAbilities Film Festival: 'Ocean Heaven'

Directed by Xiao Lu Xue96 minutes | China | English SubtitlesJet Li, in his first dramatic role, stars in this moving story of a father's tireless love for his son with autism and his attempt to teach him the life skills necessary to survive on his own. A poignant tribute to parents' infinite love for their children.

February Film Series

Join us for a month of romantic comedies!Bring someone special to Celluloid Sweethearts, our February Film Series, shown on Tuesdays at 6 p.m.Please call 202-727-0232 for details.

Sunday Movie Matinee

Come on down to Southwest Library for our Sunday Movie Matinee!We'll be showing the film that landed Octavia Spencer her Oscar.

MLK Week Film: The Rosa Parks Story

Join us as we celebrate MLK Week with a showing of the Rosa Parks Story in the main meeting room.

Movie Night

Come see Katniss Everdeen battle it out in this movie inspired by The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. In a dystopian future, 24 young people, two from each district, must fight to the death in a televised annual event run by the Capitol.Running time is 2 hours and 26 minutes and the movie is rated PG-13.Movie will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room and will end around8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28. 

Access Videos on Demand

Access Video is DC Public Library's newest online resource provided free-of-charge through the library. View documentaries, educational films, and instructional videos from PBS, BBC, A&E, the History Channel and many more.

Popular Film Series

Come by in January to view two new and popular motion picture releases.Jan. 16: When the president is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White Houselympus Has Fallen, what will disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning do? (119 min, R, 2013)

Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have A Dream' Speech

Join us in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday by viewing his historical "I Have A Dream" Speech. 

Read the Book First! Book Club

Do you just love reading the book before seeing the movie? Then the Read the book first! Book Club is for you!

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