Film Screenings

Join us Thursday evenings in the Meeting Room for our weekly film screenings. Our films are very popular so we recommend you arrive early to get a seat. Can’t make it to a film screening? All movies are owned by the library–please ask us about placing a hold or click here to access our catalog to place your own hold.

 

Thursday, September 21 at 7 PM
The Dinner

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During an ultra fine-dining meal, two brothers and their spouses reluctantly come together to discuss an inexplicable crime committed by their sons against a homeless person. As the pretentiously over-the-top courses are presented by an obsequious wait staff, the brothers—one history professor and one politician—navigate the waters of sibling rivalry, privilege and morality. By the end, family secrets are revealed, and it becomes clear that the behaviors of the parents have been reflected in the actions of the sons. R, 120 mins. Drama, Thriller.

 

Thursday, September 28 at 7 PM
The Circle

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When Mae Holland lands a new job at The Circle, a prestigious media giant, she quickly assimilates into the corporation’s merry-go-round of social media that promotes transparency and total integration but really objectifies and reduces people and experience into raw data. Soon what seems to be the chance of the lifetime morphs into an totalitarian environment where individuality and privacy are frowned on and secrets are viewed as lies. PG-13, 110 mins. Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller.

 

Thursday, October 5 at 7 PM
Wonder Woman

Princess Diana has lived in isolation on the island of Themyscira for many years, unaware of the goings on of the outside world. That changes one day when a pilot named Steve Trevor crashes into the ocean off the coast. Rescued by Diana, he tells her and her Amazon sisters of a worldwide war raging beyond their shores. Diana agrees to accompany Trevor back to Man’s World and do what she can to end the conflict. Fighting as Wonder Woman, she learns that the Central Powers are creating unimaginable weapons that could make them the masters of the world. PG-13, 141 mins. Action, Adventure, Fantasy.

 

Thursday, October 12 at 7 PM
Megan Leavey

While deployed in Iraq, Marine Corporal Megan Leavey lets the pressures of military life get to her head. After one of her many disciplinary hearings, she is ordered to clean out the regiment’s K9 unit. While working on her assigned tasks, Leavey immediately identifies with one extremely energetic dog in the unit. This dog, named Rex, soon becomes Leavey’s closest companion. Thanks to Leavey’s special relationship with Rex, she is able to help dozens of her fellow soldiers from extremely dangerous situations. Both Rex and Leavey serve successfully together on over 100 missions but then the unthinkable happens. When both Leavey drives over a roadside bomb with Rex in the car, they have no other option than to fight for their lives together. PG-13, 116 mins. Biography, Drama, War.

 

Thursday, October 19
No Film Screening

 

Thursday, October 26 at 7 PM
Hocus Pocus

Join us for this modern Halloween classic! When the new kid in town, Max, lights the black flame candle to scare his sister he accidentally brings three witches executed in 1693 back to life. The three sister witches now have one night to seal their immortality by stealing the souls of children on Halloween night. It is now up to Max, his sister and his new girlfriend to thwart the witches’ plot and save the kids in town. Fortunately, they have the help of a 300 year old cat, who used to be a boy until the sisters got a hold of him back in 1693. PG, 96 mins. Comedy, Family, Fantasy.

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