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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)

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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: 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)

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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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Sisters in Freedom

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

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Film Screening: Down in the Delta (1998)

Thu, March 7, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lawncrest 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)

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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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Sisters in Freedom

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Sisters in Freedom tells the remarkable story of daring Philadelphia women, both white and black, who fought to end slavery. Like all History Making Productions documentaries, the film features compelling reenactments, expert interviews, state-of-the art animations, and rich variety of…

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Film Screening: Down in the Delta (1998)

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane 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)

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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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Sisters in Freedom

Wed, March 13, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month

Movie Matinee

Mon, March 18, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Enjoy an after school movie at the library.

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Women's History Month Film Screening

Sat, March 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Celebrate Women's history as we screen a documentary film about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Our film runs approximately 90 minutes and is rated PG.  This is a family program.

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The Secret Cinema presents: Philadelphia - The Changing City

Mon, March 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to partner with Philadelphia's beloved film screening series, The Secret Cinema , now in its 27th year.  As usual, The Secret Cinema will present selections from their collection shown on 16mm film onto a big screen. This…

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Documentary Film Screening: The Nurse With Purple Hair

Wed, March 27, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

This film focuses on Hospice care from the perspective of those it serves, and the people who provide the care.  The Nurse with the Purple Hair will be present at the screening, and available to answer questions afterwards. This program will run from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m.

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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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