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Saturday, January 9, 2016
2 p.m.SATURDAY MOVIE: Rocky
Rocky DVD | Color | 1976 | 119 min | MGM Studios | Rated PG January 9, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer from working-class Philadelphia, is arbitrarily chosen to take on the reigning world heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed. Directed by John G. Avildsen Starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, and Thayer David Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellati…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, January 10, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Sunset Boulevard
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star. Directed by Billy Wilder Starring William Holden, Gloria Swanson, and Erich Von Stroheim DVD | Black and White | 1950 | 110 mins | Paramount Pictures
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, January 16, 2016
2 p.m.SATURDAY MOVIE: Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy DVD | Color | 1989 | 100 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG January 16, 2 PM, Sixth Floor After Daisy Werthan, an elderly Jewish widow living in Atlanta crashes her car, her son arranges for her to have a chauffeur. He hires an African-American driver named Hoke Colburn. Daisy and Hoke's relationship gets off to a rocky start, but they gradually form a close friendship that transcends racial prejudices and social conventions. Directed by Bruce Beresford Starring Jessica Tan…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, January 17, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Ace in the Hole
A small-town reporter milks a local disaster to get back into the big time. Directed by Billy Wilder Starring Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, and Bob Arthur DVD | Black and White | 1951 | 111 mins | Paramount Pictures
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, January 23, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Chicago
Chicago DVD | Color | 2002 | 113 min | Miramax | Rated PG-13 January 23, 2 PM, Sixth Floor At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends. Directed by Rob Marshall Starring Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, and Queen…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, January 24, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Kiss Me, Stupid
A small-town songwriter tries to sell his work to a stranded singing star. Directed by Billy Wilder Starring Dean Martin, Kim Novak, and Ray Walston DVD | Black and White | 1964 | 126 mins | MGM
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, January 31, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The Fortune Cookie
A crooked lawyer trumps up an insurance case for a cameraman injured at a pro football game. Directed by Billy Wilder Starring Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon, Ron Rich, and Judi West DVD | Black and White | 1965 | 126 mins | MGM
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
6:30 p.m.FIRST DEGREE, Blu-ray, Color, 2015, 25 minutes, Public Policy Productions, Inc., produced and directed by Roger Weisberg, hosted by John Fugelsang and featuring Jermaine Archer, Sean Pica, and Clarence Maclin.
A screening of FIRST DEGREE, a new documentary about a college behind bars that prevents released inmates from returning to prison. Following the screening, Political Comedian John Fugelsang moderates a panel with Producer/Director Roger Weisberg, the Founder and first Executive Director of The Fortune Society, David Rothenberg, and two of the remarkable subjects profiled in the film, Sean Pica and Clarence Maclin. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By atte…
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Saturday, February 6, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Anna Lucasta
Anna Lucasta DVD | B&W | 1958 | 97 min | MGM | Rated PG February 6, 2 PM, Sixth Floor When wild child Anna Lucasta is banished from the family home by her self-righteous father, she falls into a life of prostitution and into the arms of street-wise sailor Danny Johnson. But after Anna shocks them by finding true love with a young suitor, her unforgiving father sets a vengeful plan in motion to remind his daughter of her sordid past. Directed by Arnold Laven Starring Sammy Davis…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, February 7, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The Thin Man
Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it. Directed by W.S Van Dyke Starring Myrna Loy, William Powell and Maureen O’Sullivan DVD | Black and White | 1934 | 91 mins | Warner Bros
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Saturday, February 13, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Ocean's 11
Ocean’s 11 DVD | Color | 1960 | 127 min | Warner Bros. | Not Rated February 13, 2 PM, Sixth Floor New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. Roulette wheels spin and the champagne fizzes. It's the perfect time to steal a kiss or a $25 chip. But for Danny Ocean and his 10 partners in crime, it's the perfect moment to steal millions. Danny devises a scheme to knock out power to the Vegas strip, electronically rig five big casinos vaults and raid them all at the same time. Directed by Lewis Milestone St…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, February 14, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: After The Thin Man
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora's cousin of a murder charge. Directed by W.S Van Dyke Starring Myrna Loy, William Powell and James Stewart DVD | Black and White | 1936 | 112 mins | Warner Bros
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Saturday, February 20, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Robin and the 7 Hoods
Robin and the 7 Hoods DVD | Color | 1964 | 123 min | Warner Bros. | Not Rated February 20, 2 PM, Sixth Floor The Rat Pack's take on the Robin Hood legend finds bootlegger Robbo and his cronies refusing to pay the greedy Guy Gisborne a cut of their profits after Guy shoots mob boss Big Jim and takes over. When Big Jim's daughter gives Robbo a large sum of money, the gangster donates it to an orphanage, cementing his reputation as a softhearted hood Directed by Gordon Douglas Starring Sam…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, February 21, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Another The Thin Man
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate. Directed by W.S Van Dyke Starring Myrna Loy, William Powell and Virginia Grey DVD | Black and White | 1939 | 102 mins | Warner Bros
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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
6:30 p.m.Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING featuring Cassandra Wilson/The Campbell Brothers
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING featuring Cassandra Wilson, The Campbell Brothers: A Sacred Steel Love Supreme Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:30 PM Mid-Manhattan Library - Sixth Floor First Come, First Served. Cassandra Wilson Jazz icon Cassandra Wilson took the stage at Lincoln Center Out of Doors on August 8, 2014, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her album Blue Light 'til Dawn. The Campbell Brothers The Campbell Brothers opened with the world premiere of thei…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, February 27, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: One More Time
One More Time DVD | Color | 1970 | 95 min | MGM | Rated PG February 27, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Charles Salt and Christopher Pepper are owners of a nightclub that is about to go under. The two seek help from Pepper's wealthy twin brother, Lord Sydney Pepper, who promptly denies them a loan. Undaunted, Pepper returns once more and finds his brother murdered. He chooses to view the untimely death as an opportunity, posing as his sibling to keep the club afloat but his brother’s accomplices are st…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, February 28, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Shadow of the Thin Man
Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track. Directed by W.S Van Dyke Starring Myrna Loy, William Powell and Barry Nelson DVD | Black and White | 1941 | 97 mins | Warner Bros
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Monday, February 29, 2016
6:30 p.m.DREAM ON, Blu-ray, Color, 2015, 98 mins., Public Policy Productions, Inc., written, produced and directed by Roger Weisberg, and hosted by John Fugelsang.
A screening of DREAM ON, a new documentary about the perilous state of the American Dream. Following this special screening, Political Comedian John Fugelsang moderates a panel with Producer/Director Roger Weisberg, the President of the think tank Demos, Heather McGhee, and the founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone®, Geoffrey Canada. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library f…
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Saturday, March 5, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Bullitt
Bullitt DVD | Color | 1968 | 113 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG 5 March | 2 PM When mobsters kill the witness he was assigned to protect, a dedicated policeman investigates the case on his own. Directed by Peter Yates Starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, and Jacqueline Bisset Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
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Saturday, March 19, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Dirty Harry
Dirty Harry DVD | Color | 1971 | 102 min | Warner Bros. | Rated R 19 March | 2 PM A rooftop sniper named Scorpio has killed twice. Streetwise police detective Harry Callahan will nail the perp one way or another. Directed by Don Siegel Starring Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, and Harry Guardino Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 26, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Robocop
Robocop DVD | Color | 1987 | 103 min | MGM | Rated R 26 March | 2 PM In crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop is rebuilt as a powerful machine, named Robocop. Directed by Paul Verhoeven Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Ronny Cox, and Kurtwood Smith Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults

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