Films

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Tuesday Night Movies

Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5.  January has something for everyone: Fantasy, Drama, Comedy and Action! Jan. 6 Maleficent  Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning star in this dark fairytale. 97 mins. 2014 PG Jan. 13 The Lady Vanishes  
Fun a Day

Fun-A-Day Showcase

Come see the projects of Fun-A-Day participants as well as other projects made in the library during the month of January. The showcase will be open until 8:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served. 
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Orwellian America: 1984 Film

As part of the library’s Orwellian America program, join us for a film screening of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, starring John Hurt, in the small meeting room at 1:30pm. 
United States of Secrets

Orwellian America: United States of Secrets Film Screening

As part of the library’s Orwellian America program, join us for a film screening of the Frontline documentary 
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Orwellian America: United States of Secrets

Join Frontline producer Mike Wiser for a special screening and discussion of United States of Secrets, Part 1.
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Orwellian America: The Internet's Own Boy

As part of the DC Public Library's series of events on government transparency and personal privacy in the digital age, D.C.’s iconic Black Cat nightclub will be hosting a free screening of The Internet’s Own Boy, the inspiring documentary about the life of Internet activist and political organizer Aaron Swartz.  The screening begins at 8:30 p.m. doors will open at 8 p.m. Join us at Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW.

Year-in-Review

Catch the cancelled films from our 2014 series.
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Holiday Crafts & Film

Bring on the holiday cheer, and join us in making unique ornaments and other holiday crafts!  
An Affair to Remember: The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

Classic Movie

You are cordially invited to join us for a movie starring Spencer Tracy about the Nuremberg Trials.
The Jackie Robinson Story

Classic Cinema Night

This month Classic Cinema Night will celebrate Black History Month by watching the 1950 film The Jackie Robinson Story. In this great baseball biopic, Jackie Robinson plays himself as he becomes the first African American man to play in the major leagues.

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