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Senior Cinema – Glory

Sat, February 16, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Central Senior Services joins the Free Library's Community Fair and continues in celebration of Black History with a screening of the critically acclaimed "Glory".  Nominated for five Academy Awards, the now almost three decades old Glory still delivers unparalleled…

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Black History Month @ the Oscars: Training Day

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

History was made at the 2002 Academy Awards as Halle Berry became the first African American female to win the Oscar Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture. In addition, Denzel Washington won the Aacademy Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture. Please join us in celebrating this historic…

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Black History Month Film Series

Wed, February 27, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Explore the lives of notable Pan-African figures and historical, cultural, and fictional tales that highlight the challenges and victories of communities of African descent. 

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Film Screening: I am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America (2016)

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

This Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House . The book was to be a revolutionary, personal…

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Frankford's Movie Night

Wed, March 6, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Join us for a Family-Friendly Film the first Wednesday of the month at 5PM.

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Italian Movie Matinee

Fri, March 8, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us on the second Friday of the Month for a showing of Italian Language Films with English subtitles. You are welcome to bring a bagged lunch or a snack. 

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Rabble-Rousing Film Festival

Sat, March 9, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Let's get together and see how some of the controversial movies from the past hold up.  What have we learned, how far have we come, how far do we still have to go, and how do we get where we want to be?  Watch a movie with us and we'll discuss it afterwards.  What a great…

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Book To Movie Night-Jane Eyre

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Our first film series for 2019 asks the question: what was better, the book or the movie? Jane Eyre  will be the second movie of this four-part series. The movie will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please register at Eventbrite: https//moviejeyre.eventbrite.com Parkway Central…

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After School Movie

Fri, March 29, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Watch a blockbuster with us during the early dismissal! ** Groups, please call to register 215-685-2845**

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Italian Movie Matinee

Fri, April 12, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us on the second Friday of the Month for a showing of Italian Language Films with English subtitles. You are welcome to bring a bagged lunch or a snack. 

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After School Movie

Tue, April 16, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Watch a blockbuster with us during the early dismissal! ** Groups, please call to register 215-685-2845**

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Nicole Weisensee Egan | Chasing Cosby: The Downfall of America’s Dad

Tue, April 30, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

A 14-year veteran crime reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News , Nicole Weisensee Egan was the first journalist to delve into Andrea Constand’s 2005 sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. As other news organizations lost interest, she dug deeper, developing sources and…

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After School Movie

Fri, May 10, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Watch a blockbuster with us during the early dismissal! ** Groups, please call to register 215-685-2845**

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Book To Movie Night-It

Wed, May 15, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Our first film series for 2019 asks the question: what was better, the book or the movie? It  will be the third movie of this four-part series. The movie will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please register at Eventbrite: https://book2movieit.eventbrite.com  Parkway Central…

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Book To Movie Night-BlackKklansman

Wed, July 10, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Our first film series for 2019 asks the question: what was better, the book or the movie? BlackKklansman will be the fourth movie of this four-part series. The movie will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please register at Eventbrite: https://books2moviespikelee.eventbrite.com Parkway…

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