Leave the cold and rainy autumn behind for the California scenery (if only for an evening). Please join us on Tuesdays at 6pm for Tales of the City - San Francisco, our November Film Series.Tuesday, Nov. 5 -- Milk (R, 2008, 128 minutes)
Get into the scary spirit and come to the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for an all-day Halloween Movie Marathon! Movies will run continuously, starting as soon as the library opens at 1 p.m. and running to the (almost) witching hour, when we close at 9 p.m. Call the library at 202-727-1225 for movie selections.
Join us the third Saturday of every month for a different classic film at 1 p.m. in room A-5. Come enjoy the films that made us want to become doctors, lawyers, cowboys, and gangsters brought to life by the best Hollywood has produced. Reconnect with some of your old favorites and get introduced to others you have always wanted to see.
Come to our Happy Hour and enjoy The Gold Coast, a documentary film produced by area resident Marvin T. Jones.The film gives a historical perspective of African-American families living on the 16th Street corridor, sometimes referred to as the "Gold Coast."This film is funded in part by the Humanities Council of Washington as part of its Community Heritage grant series.Mr. Jones will be on hand to discuss the film and documentary work. Fall refreshments will be available.
Please join us in the Black Studies Center for a showing of A Great Day in Harlem.This film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the famous 1958 photograph that brought together most of the era's jazz legends.Noted radio personality and jazz historian Rusty Hassan will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterwards.In the Black Studies Center, Room 316.