Films

Cover for Selma

Black History Month Screening: Selma

Join us on Tuesday, February 16 at 6 p.m. for a free screening of the movie Selma in honor of Black History Month. Selma is the dramatic depiction of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.
Soloist

Adult Mid-Day Movie

Steve Lopez is having a tough time! His marriage and career are almost over. Not knowing what to do or how to handle the things in his life, he channels most of his energy onto a homeless man playing a two-stringed violin on the streets. Mr. Lopez strongly believes that this man’s story should be told to the world.  The Soloist is the untold story of Mr. Ayers.
Black Strugle

Black History Movie Mania

The Struggle Continues every Wednesday Morning during the month of February, as the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library presents films that showcase African American heritage.  All films will screen in the Children's reading room, which will be open to all adults during the showtimes of the film screening.
women history month

Women's History Month Film: Grrrl Love and Revolution

Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl New York CityThis film is showing at Mt. Pleasant Library Thursday, March 31st at 7:00 p.m.
women history month

Women's History Month Film: Grrrl Love and Revolution

Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl New York CityThis film is showing at Petworth Library Saturday, March 19th at 2:00 p.m.
women history month

Women's History Month Film

Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl New York CityThis film is showing at Northwest One Library Tuesday, March 29th at 6:30 PM
Cadillac Records DVD

Film Screening: Cadillac Records

On Tuesday February 9 we will be screening Cadillac Records directed by Darnell Martin and starring Beyonce Knowles and Adrien Brody. 
Close-Up

Heroes of Cinema - Close-Up by Abbas Kiarostami

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
Shaw Junior High School

Saving Shaw School

Screening of short film (22 minutes, 2015) by Shaw historian and critically acclaimed playwright Carole Mumin ("Where Eagles Fly"). Using dialogue and characters from Lorraine Hansberry's "Raisin in the Sun," Mumin dramatizes the neighborhood's struggle to keep an important institution open. The screening will be followed by a discussion with some of the film's actors.
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The Martian

Come check out the Oscar nominated film, The Martian at Mount Pleasant. Please note, the date is on a Sunday, not our usual Saturday.

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