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Italian Movie Matinee

Fri, December 14, 2018 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. 

Adult Film Screening Movies & Television

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, December 17, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Movies & Television Anime & Manga

Monthly Movie Special

Thu, December 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Watch a family-friendly  movie and enjoy popcorn each month. Early arrivers will get the chance to vote on which film we watch!

School Age Film Screening Family Programs Children Family Movies & Television

Rabble-Rousing Film Festival

Sat, January 12, 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…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

Lost Philadelphia

Sat, January 12, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Explore Philadelphia’s forgotten past with Rick Spector. Through short-subject documentaries and discussion, learn about the birth of TV broadcasting, the world beneath Philadelphia streets and local highlights of the last hundred years in the fields of entertainment, sports, food and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia History History architecture

Daughters of the Dust: Screening and Seminar

Thu, January 17, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave.

In Julie Dash’s classic film set in 1902, a family in the Gullah community off the coast of South Carolina keeps ancestral rituals and customs of West Africa alive. As the younger generation prepares to make the journey to the mainland, the family faces a crossroads between past and…

Adult Film Screening Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

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

Sat, January 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

This Ocar-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…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia Literacy Movies & Television One Book, One Philadelphia

Film Screening: Down in the Delta (1998)

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

In this film directed by Maya Angelou, a single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood spends a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Killer of Sheep: Screening and Seminar

Thu, January 24, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave.

This elegiac film captures the frustrations and false starts of poverty, as well as moments of simple joy and transcendence, while following a family struggling to stay afloat and maintain their closeness in the downtrodden Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. In conjunction with the 7:15 p.m.…

Adult Film Screening Speakers and Lectures One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Uncle Bobbie’s Friday Night Film: Daughters of the Dust

Fri, January 25, 2019 7:00 P.M.
The People's Education Center, 5445 Germantown Ave.

In Julie Dash’s classic film set in 1902, a family in the Gullah community off the coast of South Carolina keeps ancestral rituals and customs of West Africa alive. As the younger generation prepares to make the journey to the mainland, the family faces a crossroads between past and…

Adult Film Screening Community Events One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Book To Movie Night-

Mon, January 28, 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? Ready Player One will be the first movie of this four-part series. The movie will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please register at Eventbrite: https://book2movie.eventbrite.com Parkway Central…

Adult Film Screening Literature Movies & Television

Do the Right Thing: Screening and Seminar

Thu, January 31, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave.

Bursting with the spirit of protest, Spike Lee’s landmark film follows the residents of a single Bed-Stuy block as they try to stay cool as the neighborhood's racial tensions come to a boil during the hottest day of the summer. In conjunction with the 7:15 p.m. screening, instructor…

Adult Film Screening Speakers and Lectures One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Film Screening: O' Brother, Where Art Thou?

Mon, February 4, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, this is the story of three escapees froma prison farm in Mississippi and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering something buried. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Film Screening: O' Brother, Where Art Thou?

Thu, February 7, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, this is the story of three escapees froma prison farm in Mississippi and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering something buried. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Fruitvale Station: Screening and 'On Justice' Series Discussion

Thu, February 7, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave.

On New Year’s Day, 2009, 22-year-old Oscar Grant was killed by police while restrained in an Oakland subway. Based on true events, this debut feature from director Ryan Coogler ( Black Panther ) follows Grant (Michael B. Jordan) through the last day of his life, sketching a moving…

Adult Film Screening Speakers and Lectures One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Film Screening: O' Brother, Where Art Thou?

Sat, February 9, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, this is the story of three escapees froma prison farm in Mississippi and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering something buried. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Rabble-Rousing Film Festival

Sat, February 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…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

Film Screening: O' Brother, Where Art Thou?

Wed, February 13, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Welsh Road Library

Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, this is the story of three escapees froma prison farm in Mississippi and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering something buried. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Film Screening: O' Brother, Where Art Thou?

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, this is the story of three escapees froma prison farm in Mississippi and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering something buried. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Film Screening: O' Brother, Where Art Thou?

Mon, March 4, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, this is the story of three escapees froma prison farm in Mississippi and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering something buried. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia
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