Heroes of Cinema - Jane Campion's Sweetie

Are you a film buff? Are you looking to nurture your budding love of film? Come join a monthly discussion of a film from DC Public Library's exciting online streaming resource: the Criterion Collection

Free DC: A Struggle for Emancipation in the District of Columbia

Celebrate DC Emancipation Day at a documentary screening and panel discussion with DC statehood rights activist and documentarian Anise Jenkins. This film and discussion will explore the history and struggle of freedom, civil rights and autonomy in the District of Columbia. This program will take place on the second floor, in the Main Meeting Room.
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Screening of 'The Theory of Everything'

The Theory of Everything is a film about the life and scientific explorations of the physicist Stephen Hawking, who works in the area of cosmology. However, it also examines how that scientific work occurs in the context of a terrible disease and great love. Mr.
West End Library Films

West End Library Movie Extravaganza

Join West End Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays this April as we watch a number of recent and exciting films! Films to be shown include: April 5: CreedApril 7: The Wolf of Wall StreetApril 12: Snatch
Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Petworth's Mature and Motivated invites you to come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic or retrospective film from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and even early 2000s that received critical and popular acclaim! *Special Note: DC Public Library will be closed for Emancipation Day on April 15th. We will instead show our film on the fourth Friday, April 22nd, at 10:30 am. Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a small snack to enjoy during the film.
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Marvelous Movie Mondays: Steve Jobs

Join us at 2:00 or 6:30 p.m., whichever best suits you, for a free movie showing in our Meeting Room!  May 2 we are showing Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet.  It runs 2 hours and 2 minutes long and is rated R.
steve jobs film

Marvelous Movie Mondays: Steve Jobs

Join us Mondays at 2:00 or 6:30 p.m. for a free movie screening!  May 2 we are showing Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet. 

Marvelous Movie Monday: Unbroken

Join us for free movie showings most Mondays at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m.  March 21 we are showing Unbroken, based on the book of the same name by Laura Hillenbrand.  The movie is rated PG-13 and it runs 2 hours and 17 minutes. 

Marvelous Movie Mondays: Chi-Raq

Join us for a modern retelling of Aristophanes' Lysistrata: Chi-Raq directed by Spike Lee.  Showing in our Meeting Room at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m. today.

Marvelous Movie Mondays: To Kill a Mockingbird

Join us Mondays at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. for free movie showings in our Meeting Room!  We show the same movie twice in one day!  April 18 we will show To Kill a Mockingbird, starring Gregory Peck.  It runs 2 hours and 9 minutes.