Films

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'Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story'

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: Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story U.S., 1995, not rated, 91 minutes. True story of a decorated officer’s legal challenge to her involuntary discharge when she was discovered to be gay. Starring Glenn Close.  
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'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

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: Hedwig and the Angry Inch U.S., 2001, rated R, 95 minutes. A transgender German punk rock singer tours the US and tells her life story. Starring John Cameron Mitchell.
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Batman Begins'

As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East, where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The city is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armored suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong.
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Captain America: First Avenger'

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into Captain America, a Super Soldier. Now, as Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull. (2011), PG-13, 124 minutes
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'The Avengers'

Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army. (2012), PG-13, 143 minutes
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Iron Man 2'

Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet. (2010), PG-13, 124 minutes
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Iron Man 3'

When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, he must use all his ingenuity to survive, destroy his enemy, and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit, or does the suit make the man? (2013), PG-13, 130 minutes
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'The Amazing Spider-man'

Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. (2012), PG-13, 121 minutes
DCPL link to Pariah film

Tenley Library LGBT Book and Film Festival

Join Tenley-Friendship Library every Thursday in June as we celebrate LGBT Pride with a fabulous book and film series. This week's film and book series will move to the Martin Luther King Memorial Library Black Studies Center (Room 316) to watch a film inspired on lesbian writer Audre Lorde and her enduring legacy.Film:
Before Night Falls link to film in DCPL Catalog

Tenley Library LGBT Book and Film Festival

Join Tenley-Friendship Library every Thursday in June as we celebrate LGBT Pride with a fabulous book and film series.

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