Tagged Movies & Television

Movie Time

Enjoy a movie with your friends after school.

Movie of the Month

Come the third Wednesday of every month, eat some popcorn and watch a fun family movie hosted by librarian Mr. Pagán. Come one time, or all the time! Today's movie is Kubo and the Two Strings

Gabourey Sidibe | This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare

In conversation with longtime broadcaster and journalist, Tracey Matisak Gabourey Sidibe received a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her debut role in the 2009 film Precious , based on the novel Push by Sapphire. Sidibe won…

John Waters | Make Trouble*

Auditorium sold out! In-house simulcast tickets available!  Auditorium ticket includes a book. Couple ticket includes one book and admission for two people. In conversation with Jason Freeman “A greater National Treasure than…

Film Screening: Philadelphia: Our Nation’s First World Heritage City

Please join us for a film screening, followed by a talk and Q&A session with Dr. David Brownlee of the University of Pennsylvania. The film, which was written and narrated by David Brownlee and produced and directed by Sam Katz,…

Movie Time

Enjoy a movie with your friends after school.

Movie of the Month

Come the third Wednesday of every month, eat some popcorn and watch a fun family movie hosted by librarian Mr. Pagán. Come one time, or all the time! Today's movie is The Little Prince (2015)

Film Screening: Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World

Presented at the South Philadelphia Library Join Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition (SEAMAAC) and Philadelphia Asian American Film & Filmmakers (PAAFF) for a screening and discussion, hosted by the South…

Alec Baldwin | Nevertheless: A Memoir*

SOLD OUT! EVENT LOCATION: Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology | 3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 Ticket holders please use 33rd St. entrance. Auditorium ticket includes a book. Couple ticket includes one book and…

Teen Movie Time!

Vote during the month of March on what you want to view. A ballot box is located in the Children’s Area of the library. Movie snacks will be provided!

High School Films

Get ready for a new school term by watching films about or that take place in high school.

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.

Chris Hayes | A Colony in a Nation

Chris Hayes is the titular host of MSNBC’s news and opinion show All In with Chris Hayes . Formerly a frequent fill-in for Rachel Maddow and the host of the weekend morning show Up with Chris Hayes , in 2013 he became the youngest…

Cheech Marin | Cheech Is Not My Real Name: ...But Don't Call Me Chong

In conversation with Andy Kahan In addition to the reams of Cheech and Chong comedy albums and films he and his partner wrote and starred in, Cheech Marin, half of the eponymous Grammy-winning stoner comedy duo, has dozens of other film…

Margot Lee Shetterly | Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

In her New York Times bestselling debut book, Margot Shetterly tells the story of four African American women whose mathematical calculations at NASA fueled America’s greatest achievements in space at the leading edge of the civil…

Jamie Lee Curtis | This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are & Where We Came From

One of film’s most compelling presences since her screen debut almost 40 years ago, Jamie Lee Curtis’ diverse résumé includes roles in Halloween , Trading Places , A Fish Called Wanda , Freaky Friday , and True Lies , for which she won…

Amy Schumer | The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo

The star of the hit film Trainwreck , comedian-actress-producer Amy Schumer is one of the brightest and bawdiest lights in the entertainment world. Her TV series Inside Amy Schumer has won a broad following and a slew of awards,…