Movie Screenings

Unless otherwise noted, all films start at 12:15 pm in the barrier-free Library Theater located under the Children's Library at 90 Broad Street. Admission is free and all are welcome. 

Showing At The Library in December:

Big Hero 6

Monday, December 30

An animated action-packed comedy-adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius-thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets, Hiro turns to his closest companion - a robot named Baymax - and transforms the group into a band of high-tech heroes. Winner of the Oscar for Best Animated Film – 2014 – Color – 1hr 42min – PG-13.

Showing At The Library in January:

The Art of Racing in the Rain

Thursday, January 2

Denny Swift (Milo Ventimiglia) is a Formula 1 racecar driver who understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate everyday life. Besides his career, Denny has three loves of his life - his beautiful wife (Amanda Seyfried), their young daughter (Ryan Kiera Armstrong) and his best friend, which is a dog (voice of Kevin Costner) that wants to be reincarnated into a human - 2019 – Color – 2hr 3min – PG-13.

Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

Monday, January 6

Actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) gained fame and fortune by starring in a 1950s television Western, but is now struggling to find meaningful work in a Hollywood that he does not recognize anymore. He spends most of his time drinking and palling around with Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt), his easygoing best friend and longtime stunt double. Rick also happens to live next door to Roman Polanski (Rafal Zawierucha) and Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie)  ̵  the filmmaker and budding actress whose futures will forever be altered by members of the Manson Family. Also starring Luke Perry, Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, and Kurt Russell. The film was chosen by the National Board of ReviewAmerican Film Institute and Time magazine as one of the ten best films of the year. Quentin Tarantino was awarded the Best Original Screenplay by the NY Film Critics and Best Director from the National Board of Review – 2019 – Color – 2hr 41min – R.

Brian Banks

Thursday, January 9

The inspirational true story of Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge), an all-American high school football star who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he did not commit. Despite the lack of evidence, Banks is railroaded through a broken justice system and sentenced to a decade of prison and probation. Years later, with the support of Justin Brooks (Greg Kinnear) and the California Innocence Project, Banks fights to reclaim his life and fulfill his dreams of playing in the NFL - 2018 – Color – 1hr 39min – PG-13.

Framing John DeLorean

Monday, January 13

The extraordinary life and career of controversial automaker John DeLorean (Alec Baldwin) - from his meteoric rise at General Motors Co. to his obsessive quest to build the world's best sports car.  While the film is structured as a documentary with a number of involved people as interview subjects, the film also features reenactments of certain important scenes of DeLorean's story – 2019 – Color – 1hr 49min – NR.

The Farewell

Thursday, January 16

The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother (Zhao Shuzhen) has only a short while left to live, decide to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather before she passes. Billi, (Awkwafina) feeling like a fish out of water in her home country, struggles with the family's decision to hide the truth from her grandmother. This highly acclaimed comedy-drama is in Mandarin and English. The film is based in part on director Lulu Wang's life experiences - 2019 – Color – 1hr 41min – PG-13.

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Thursday, January 23

After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man (Zack Gottsagen) who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw (Shia LaBeouf) who becomes his coach and ally. Also starring Dakota Johnson - 2019 – Color – 1hr 37min – PG-13.

Blinded by the Light

Monday, January 27

Javed (Viveik Kalra) is a Pakistani teenager who experiences racial and economic turmoil while living in Luton, England, in 1987. He writes poetry as a way to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the stubborn views of his traditional father (Kulvinder Ghir). When a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels between the singer's powerful lyrics and his own working-class environment. Inspired by the life of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor – 2019 – Color – 1hr 58min – PG-13.


Thursday, January 30

It has been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence - 2019 – Color – 1hr 49min – R.

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