Fiction Lover's Film Companion: Sinbad's Last Voyage

This lively film celebrates the final voyage of Sindbad the Sailor, a fearless and clever character born of folklore and found in the pages of The Arabian Nights.

DC Music Salon Documentary

Jan. 20, 1969. Wheaton Youth Center up Georgia Ave.Were you there? 

Fantasy Flicks: 'The Hobbit'

Join us for a film realization of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy classic The Hobbit, or There and Back Again.  In the book, an unassuming and home-loving tree dweller unexpectedly becomes part of a quest across Middle Earth to reclaim a mountain from a dragon.

Holiday Film: A Modern Classic

The Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library will have a special screening of  a modern holiday classic that follows the love lives of several Londoners during an exceptionally eventful holiday season. It has an all-star cast, with Hugh Grant, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Liam Neeson, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy, Rowan Atkinson and more! It is rated R and runs 130 minutes.Hope to see you there! 

Global Lens Film Series: 'Shyamal Uncle Turns Off The Lights'

Shyamal Uncle Turns Off the LightsDirected by Suman Ghosh. India, 2012, 65 minutes. In Bengali with English subtitles.

Retro Movie Night Presents: A 1980s Classic

The December selection for Petworth's Retro Movie is a 1980s classic. Directed by Stephen Spielberg and starring Harrison Ford, this

Takoma Park Book to Film Club

**The December Book to Film Club meeting will be the third Tuesday of the month, Dec. 17.**The Takoma Park Book to Film Club reads a book that also has a film version. We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month to view the film together and discuss both book and film versions -- comparing and contrasting the two and exploring the different techniques.  Stop by the library to find out what we're currently reading and to pick up a copy of the book!

Holiday Movie

Rev. Henry Biggs, the pastor of a small struggling Baptist church in New York City prays for help when he discovers that a developer plans to buy his church and sell it to build luxury condominiums and a shopping center on the church site.Rev. Biggs is also not aware that his marriage is failing and he becomes neglectful of his wife, Julia. The answer to Rev. Biggs's prayer comes in the form of a handsome, charming angel named Dudley. When Dudley begins to spend time with Julia, Rev. Biggs and Julia's mother begin to take notice.

'Holiday Inn'

You are cordially invited to a free showing of the movie Holiday Inn, starring Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby. Come get in the holiday spirit!

Sunday Matinee at Southwest Library

Come on down to Southwest Library for our Sunday matinee! This month's feature stars Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet in the story behind J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan.