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 March:
Monday March 2
A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure. For the first time ever, a film in a foreign language won the Oscar for Best Picture! Also winning for Best Director (Bong Joon-ho), Best International Film, and Best Original Screenplay (Bong and Han Jin-won). Winner of the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or. * In Korean with English Subtitles*
– 2019 – Color – 2hr 12min – R.
Thursday March 5
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
This is a true and quiet story based on a magazine article published more than 20 years ago. A jaded magazine writer (Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks). Along the way, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America's most beloved neighbor. Hanks was nominated for Oscar and Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor
– 2019 – Color – 1hr 49min – PG-13.
Monday March 9
A modern whodunit that follows a family gathering gone awry. The death of the family patriarch brings a master detective to investigate. All-star cast includes Daniel Craig, Jaime Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, and Christopher Plummer. Nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay
– 2019 – Color – 2hr 11min – PG-13.
Thursday March 12
Ford v Ferrari
American car designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) battle corporate interference and the laws of physics to build a revolutionary race car for Ford in order to defeat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966. Nominated for 4 Oscars including Best Picture and winning for Best Film Editing and Best Sound Editing
– 2019 – Color – 2hr 32min – PG-13.
Monday March 16
The Good Liar
This crime thriller is based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Searle. Ian McKellen stars as a career con artist who meets a wealthy widow (Helen Mirren) online, and then discovers that his plan to steal her fortune has unexpected roadblocks
– 2019 – Color – 1hr 49min – R.
Thursday March 19
A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his blind nationalism. Nominated for 6 Oscars including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress (Johansson). Waititi won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay
– 2019 – Color – 1hr 48min – PG-13.
Monday March 23
The true story of American security guard Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) who saved thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Nevertheless, Jewell is reported as a terrorist by journalists and the press. Also starring Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, and Jon Hamm. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress (Kathy Bates)
– 2019 – Color – 2hr 11min – R.
Thursday March 26
Based on the real scandal, this film is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time, Fox News. It is the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man, Roger Ailes (John Lithgow) who created Fox. Charlize Theron stars as Megyn Kelly and Nicole Kidman is Gretchen Carlson. Nominated for Oscars for Best Actress (Theron) and Best Supporting Actress (Margot Robbie). Winning the Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstyling
– 2019 – Color – 1hr 49min – R.
Monday March 30
An electrifying crime thriller about Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must balance business, family, and adversaries on all sides. Sandler won Best Actor from the Independent Spirit Awards and the National Board of Review – 2019 – Color – 2hr 15min – R.