Films

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Film Screening and Discussion

Screening and discussion of The Greatest Man in the World, from the American Short Story Collection as seen on PBS and adapted from the classic short story by James Thurber (1894-1961), sta
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Celebrating Washington's Neighborhoods: Our City Film Festival Encore

Did you miss the Our City Festival this year?  You can still see an encore of three of the best indie shorts that local filmmakers have to offer. Join us for the following powerful and reflective documentary films:    Chinatown (2013, 28 mins)Yi Chen
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Free Movie: 'The Late Show'

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Late Show U.S., 1977, rated PG, 93 minutes. A grumpy, semi-retired private investigator (Art Carney) partners with a quirky, female client (Lily Tomlin) to catch the people who murdered his partner. Starring Bill Macy.
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Free Movie: 'The Late Show'

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Late Show U.S., 1977, rated PG, 93 minutes. A grumpy, semi-retired private investigator (Art Carney) partners with a quirky, female client (Lily Tomlin) to catch the people who murdered his partner. Starring Bill Macy.
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Free Movie: 'About Schmidt'

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: About Schmidt U.S., 2002, rated R, 125 minutes. A retired man embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter’s wedding. Starring Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Dermot Mulroney, Hope Davis and Howard Hesseman.
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Free Movie: 'About Schmidt'

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: About Schmidt U.S., 2002, rated R, 125 minutes. A retired man embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter’s wedding. Starring Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Dermot Mulroney, Hope Davis and Howard Hesseman.
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Free Movie: 'The Awful Truth'

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Awful Truth U.S., 1937, not rated, 91 minutes. Unfounded suspicions lead a couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each others’ attempts to find new romance.  Starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne.    
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Free Movie: 'The Awful Truth'

It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Awful Truth U.S., 1937, Not Rated, 91 minutes. Unfounded suspicions lead a couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each others’ attempts to find new romance. Starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne.    
books

Book Hill Talks: 'Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm' Screening and Discussion

What does the future hold for books? Booksellers? And (most importantly) libraries? Stop by the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a screening of the Deutsche Welle TV Arts 21 short doc Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm (26 min), followed by an open discussion. For more info: Wendell Kellar wendell.kellar@dc.gov 202-210-1860  
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Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. Come watch with us in Meeting Room 1 or Check it out here. Rated PG.  

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