Tagged Movies & Television

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Movie Matinee

Join us for a screening of a newly released film in our downstairs meeting room. Please contact the library for movie titles (215-685-6621).  

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Movie Matinee

Join us for a screening of a newly released film in our downstairs meeting room. Please contact the library for movie titles (215-685-6621).  

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Movie Matinee

Join us for a screening of a newly released film in our downstairs meeting room. Please contact the library for movie titles (215-685-6621).  

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Movie Matinee

Join us for a screening of a newly released film in our downstairs meeting room. Please contact the library for movie titles (215-685-6621).  

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Movie Matinee

Join us for a screening of a newly released film in our downstairs meeting room. Please contact the library for movie titles (215-685-6621).  

90s Movie Trivia

Join us for some fun 90s trivia to win prizes.  For all ages.

Teen Movie Mondays

A new movie every Monday screening at the Field Teen Center.  Programs at the Field Teen Center are open to individuals ages 12 to 18. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Hidden Figures Movie Day

Join us to watch the 2017 movie Hidden Figures .  In case you don't know, here is the story:  as the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American…

Poetry - Poets on Film

Documentaries about poets and fictional films based on their lives or featuring their poetry.

LGBTQ - Film and Television

LGBTQ Documentaries, Film, and Television

Anime and Manga - Anime Mania

The latest, greatest anime.

Anime and Manga - Anime Essentials

Favorite anime and manga-related books and series.

The Simpsons

The Simpsons is the longest-running American sitcom, the longest-running American animated program, and in 2009 it surpassed Gunsmoke as the longest-running American scripted primetime television series. It's also pretty funny.

Gale in Context | Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits) *

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids…

Ralph Macchio | Waxing On: The Karate Kid and Me

In conversation with Jason Freeman, author events producer and editor Ralph Macchio is best known for his portrayal of Daniel LaRusso in the 1984 film The Karate Kid . This iconic piece of pop culture has spawned a slew of sequels and…

Rabia Chaudry | Fatty Fatty Boom Boom: A Memoir of Food, Fat, and Family

Attorney, advocate, and podcaster Rabia Chaudry is the author of the New York Times bestseller Adnan's Story , a true-crime analysis into the 2000 conviction of a young Baltimorean for the murder of his ex-girlfriend. Also the executive…

Charlayne Hunter-Gault | My People: Five Decades of Writing about Black Lives

In conversation with Dorothy Roberts Referred to by Jelani Cobb as “a Dean of American journalism,” Charlayne Hunter-Gault has chronicled some of the past half-century’s most important moments in Black life, culture, and politics. Often…

Tom Felton | Beyond the Wand: The Magic and Mayhem of Growing Up a Wizard

Tom Felton became internationally famous for his role as the bleach-blond bad guy Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter movie series. More than a decade after the premiere of the last film in the series, he and the other performers continue…

Jenifer Lewis | Walking in My Joy: In these Streets

In conversation with Tracey Matisak, award-winning journalist and interviewer Co-star of the ABC mega-hit show  Black-ish , Jenifer Lewis’ nearly 35-year career has featured roles in some of Hollywood’s most beloved films and television…

Patrick Radden Keefe | Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks

In conversation with Karen Heller,  national features writer for The Washington Post,  formerly a metro and features columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer , and a finalist for the  2001 Pulitzer Prize in commentary. “A master of…

Marc Lamont Hill and Todd Brewster | Seen and Unseen: Technology, Social Media, and the Fight for Racial Justice

In conversation with Tracey Matisak, award winning broadcaster and journalist The host of BET News , Black News Tonight , and UpFront , Marc Lamont Hill is the Steve Charles Chair in Media, Cities, and Solutions at Temple University.…

M. Chris Fabricant | Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System

Meelya Gordon Memorial Lecture In conversation with John Holloway One of the United States’s foremost experts on forensic sciences and the criminal justice system, M. Chris Fabricant is the director of strategic litigation at the…

Harvey Fierstein | I Was Better Last Night: A Memoir

In conversation with comedienne, actor, and author Catherine "Cat" Cohen An acclaimed playwright, screenwriter, and actor, Harvey Fierstein is the Tony Award–winning author of Torch Song Trilogy and La Cage aux Folles . His play A…

Quiara Alegría Hudes | My Broken Language

In conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel Introduced by Virginia Sanchez Quiara Alegría Hudes won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play  Water by the Spoonful , a story of “shimmering, sustaining…

Salamishah Tillet | In Search of The Color Purple: The Story of an American Masterpiece

In conversation with Errin Haines, founding member and editor at large at The 19th, a new, nonprofit newsroom focused on the intersection of women, politics and policy. Salamishah Tillet is the author of Sites of Slavery , an…

Gabriel Byrne | Walking with Ghosts

In conversation with musician and novelist Wesley Stace, author of Misfortune , By George , Wonder Kid and most recently Out Loud with dancer and choreographer Mark Morris An actor renowned as much for his versatility as his depth,…

Alex Ross | Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music

In conversation with Simon Callow Music critic for the  New Yorker  since 1996, Alex Ross is the author of the international bestseller  The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century . A trip down the rabbit hole of modern…

Maria Hinojosa | Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America

In conversation with: Helen Ubiñas, metro columnist at the The Philadelphia Inquirer In her nearly 30 years as a journalist, Maria Hinojosa has reported for PBS, CBS, and CNN, among other outlets, and is the longtime anchor and…

Donna Rifkind | The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood

A prolific book critic whose reviews appear in the  Wall Street Journal , the  Washington Post , and the  New York Times Book Review , Donna Rifkind was a 2006 finalist for the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing from the…

Judith Heumann | Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist

In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition A world-renowned leader in the Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement, featured in the new film  Crip Camp , Judith Heumann has spent four decades…

Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez | Legendary Children: The First Decade of Rupaul’s Drag Race and the Last Century of Queer Life

The creators of the immensely popular eponymous blog Tom and Lorenzo , Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez entertain millions of readers a month with their singular perspective on fashion and pop culture. They are frequent guests on…

Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons and Justine Simmons | Old School Love: And Why it Works

Walk this way for an evening with Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, frontman for the mega-influential hip-hop trio Run-DMC. Regarded as the driving force behind ushering rap into the mainstream, the group was awarded a Grammy Lifetime…

John Sayles | Yellow Earth

Referred to by Roger Ebert as “the conscience of American independent filmmaking,” John Sayles is the writer/director of 18 movies, including Matewan , Lone Star , Eight Men Out , and Passion Fish . In addition to writing more than 100…

Eoin Colfer | Highfire

In conversation with Jon McGoran, author of Splintered Eoin Colfer is the internationally acclaimed author of the Artemis Fowl series, which chronicles the “magical” ( Washington Post ) adventures of a young antihero criminal…