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Saturday, May 31, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: LAW AND ORDER
Law and Order Directed by Nathan Juran Starring: Ronald Reagan, Dorothy Malone, Preston Foster, and Dennis Weaver Having cleaned up Tombstone, marshal Frame Johnson quits after an attempted lynching, and hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood. Before he can do so, he may have to clean up Cottonwood, too. How great a sacrifice will he make for law and order? DVD, Color, 80 minutes, 1953, Universal Pictures Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and su…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, June 1, 2014
2 p.m."Rope" DVD, Technicolor, 80 minutes, 1948, Universal Pictures Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: James Stewart, John Dall, and Farley Granger
Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime. Inspired by a real-life case of murder.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, June 8, 2014
2 p.m."I Confess" DVD, Black and White, 95 minutes, 1953, Warner Bros Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Montgomery Cliff, Anne Baxter, and Karl Malden
Refusing to give into police investigators' questions of suspicion, due to the seal of confession, a priest becomes the prime suspect in a murder.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 14, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Bend of the River
Bend of the River Directed by Anthony Mann Starring: James Stewart, Julie Adams, Arthur Kennedy, Rock Hudson, Lori Nelson, and Jay C. Flippen Glyn McLyntock (Stewart) assists a group of settlers heading west and befriends a cattle thief about to be lynched. The problems get worse as they encounter hostile Native tribes and gold miners. It's up to Glyn to turn the tables on his former friend and save the day. DVD, Color, 92 minutes, 1952, Universal Studios Elevators access the 6th floor af…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, June 15, 2014
2 p.m."Money and Honey" 麵包情人 Directed by: Jasmine LEE Ching-hui 李靖惠 2011, 95 min. with English subtitles
This is an Asian epic documentary on migrant workers spanning thirteen years. Both the Filipino caretakers and the elderly suffer from homesickness in a Taipei nursing home. The caretakers comfort themselves by singing “No Money, No Honey.” What price do they have to pay for love and livelihood? Can their dreams ever come true? All movies and film information are provided by Taipei Cultural Center, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 21, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Night Passage
Night Passage Directed by James Neilson Starring James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Dianne Foster, Elaine Stewart, and Brandon de Wilde Grant McLaine (Stewart) is the level-headed brother of firebrand gunslinger The Utica Kid (Murphy). When Grant is entrusted to guard a train delivering $10,000, the Kid's gang holds up the train and steals the money. Grant takes off to hunt his felonious brother down, resulting in a face off. DVD, Color, 91 minutes, 1957, Universal Studios Elevato…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, June 22, 2014
2 p.m."Ripples of Desire" 花漾 Directed by: Zero Chou 周美玲 2012, 122 min. with English subtitles
In this tale of jealousy and passion, set in the 17th century on a floating island populated by pirates, two sisters, Snow and Frost, train to become the island’s top courtesans. Virtuous and kind-hearted, Snow quickly falls in love with her teacher. Frost, on the other hand, believes that to survive, she needs to learn the art of manipulation. All movies and film information are provided by Taipei Cultural Center, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 28, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: The Rare Breed
The Rare Breed Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen Starring James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Juliet Mills, Don Galloway, and David Brian Headstrong widow Martha Price (O’Hara) and her daughter Hilary (Mills) travel from England to Texas to sell their prize bull. Along the way, drifter Sam Burnett (Stewart) helps them on their journey and is attracted to Hilary yet tempted to scam them. DVD, Color, 97 minutes, 1966, Universal Studios Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. Thi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, June 29, 2014
2 p.m."The Golden Child" 金孫 Directed by: She-wei Chou 周旭薇 2012, 86 min. with English subtitles
In a small Taiwanese village, a traditional housewife arranges a marriage between her only son and a young Vietnamese woman. She wants her immigrant daughter-in-law is to share domestic chores and bear a grandchild. However, such a simple plan leads to unexpected dismay and surprises. All movies and film information are provided by Taipei Cultural Center, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
12 noon2014 World Cup Viewing: Argentina vs. Switzerland
Olá. Futbol / Soccer fans! Tudo bem? Let’s get together to watch the World Cup as the Argentina takes on Switzerland today @ noon. The place is FIRST FLOOR CORNER ROOM . 2014 FIFA World Cup™
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
4 p.m.2014 World Cup Viewing
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Olá. Futbol / Soccer fans! Tudo bem? Let’s get together to watch the World Cup as the US takes on Belgium today @ 4pm. The place is FIRST FLOOR CORNER ROOM . 2014 FIFA World Cup™
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Sunday, July 6, 2014
2 p.m.Canceled
"Dial M for Murder" DVD, Technicolor, 105 minutes, 1954, Warner Bros. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring; Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, and Robert Cummings
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
4 p.m.Canceled
2014 World Cup Viewing
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Olá. Futbol / Soccer fans! Tudo bem? Let’s get together to watch the World Cup SEMI-FINALS streamed from Estadio Mineirao Belo Horizonte @ 4pm. The place is FIRST FLOOR CORNER ROOM 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Streaming from Univision in Spanish.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
4 p.m.Canceled
2014 World Cup Viewing
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Olá. Futbol / Soccer fans! Tudo bem? Let’s get together to watch the World Cup SEMI-FINALS streamed from SEMI-FINALS Arena de Sao Paulo Sao Paulo @ 4pm. The place is FIRST FLOOR CORNER ROOM 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Streaming from Univision in Spanish.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 12, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: AFTER HOURS
After Hours Directed by Martin Scorsese Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Linda Fiorentino, Teri Garr, Catherine O’Hara, John Heard, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong, and Cheech Marin Paul Hackett (Dunne) embarks on a trip to SoHo for a date with a woman (Arquette) he met earlier that day. When his $20 bill flies out the taxi window, that’s just the start of a series of awkward, surreal and life-threatening situations with a colorful cast of characters. He spends the rest of the bizarre ni…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, July 13, 2014
2 p.m."Rear Window" DVD, Technicolor, 112 minutes, 1954, Universal Pictures, Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring; James Stewart, Grace Kelly, and Thelma Ritter
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 19, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: ALICE DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore Directed by Martin Scorsese Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Alfred Lutter, Diane Ladd, Billy “Green” Bush, Jodie Foster, and Harvey Keitel When Alice Hyatt (Burstyn) is suddenly widowed after years of domesticity, she decides to travel to California with her son to pursue the singing career she gave up when she got married. Short on cash, Alice begins waitressing in Tucson and is weary to begin a relationship with a farmer (Kristofferson) due to…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, July 20, 2014
2 p.m."The Trouble with Harry" DVD, Black and White, 99 minutes, 1955, Universal Pictures. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring; Edmund Gwenn, John Forsythe, and Shirley MacLaine
The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 26, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: BATMAN FOREVER
Batman Forever Directed by Joel Schumacher Starring: Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Chris O'Donnell, and Michael Gough Robin has teamed up with Batman, and this time evil is in the guise of The Riddler adn Harvey 'Two Face' Dent. Batman has added tension as psychologist Chase Meridian is anxious to find out who Batman is. DVD, Color, 120 minutes, 1995, Rated PG-13, Warner Bros. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and subject to las…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, July 27, 2014
2 p.m."Vertigo" DVD, Technicolor, 128 minutes, 1958, Universal Pictures, Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novack, and Barbara Bel Geddes
A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, August 2, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: THE RAIN PEOPLE
The Rain People DVD, Color, 101 minutes, 1969, Warner Bros. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring Shirley Knight, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Marya Zimmet, Tom Aldredge, and Laurie Crewes Natalie, unsure of herself, leaves her husband a note and drives away from her home one rainy morning to find herself. While on her search, she meets a lonely man who brings tenderness and tragedy her way. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and subject to last minute c…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, August 3, 2014
2 p.m."The Birds" DVD, Technicolor; 119 minutes, 1963, Universal Pictures, Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, and Suzanne Pleshette
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people there in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
8 p.m.Art Film August: Herb & Dorothy
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August Herb & Dorothy Directed by Megumi Sasaki (2009) August 6, 2014 8:00 pm DVD, Color, 87 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, August 9, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: RUMBLE FISH
Rumble Fish DVD, Black & White, 90 minutes, 1983, Universal Pictures Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper, Diana Scarwid, and Vincent Spano Troubled teen Rusty James is a leader of a small dying gang in an industrial town. Living in the shadow of his brother “Motorcycle Boy", Rusty is drawn into one more gang fight and the events that follow begin to change his life. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This progr…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, August 10, 2014
2 p.m."Marnie" DVD, Technicolor; 120 minutes, 1964, Universal Pictures, Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, and Diane Baker
Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
8 p.m.Art Film August: Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50 Directed by Megumi Sasaki (2013) August 13, 2014 8:00 pm DVD, Color, 86 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, August 16, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: THE OUTSIDERS
The Outsiders DVD, Color, 91 minutes, 1983, Warner Bros. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Tom Cruise, and Emilio Estevez In this dramatic interpretation of the novel by S.E. Hinton, teen rivalry in a small Southern town sets the stage for ongoing conflicts between the Greasers and the Socs in rural Oklahoma. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and subject to last minute change or cancel…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, August 17, 2014
2 p.m."Family Plot" DVD, Black and White; 120 minutes, 1976, Universal Pictures, Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, and William Devane
Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
8 p.m.Art Film August: A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory Directed by Esther Robinson (2006) August 20, 2014 8:00 pm DVD, Color, 90 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, August 23, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED
Peggy Sue Got Married DVD, Color, 104 minutes, 1986, Columbia Pictures Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks, Joan Allen, and Kevin J. O’Connor During her 25th high school class reunion, Peggy Sue, an unhappily middle-aged woman falls unconscious at her high school reunion, but wakes up back in her school days. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and subject to last minute change or cancell…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, August 24, 2014
2 p.m."20,000 Years in Sing, Sing" DVD, Black and White; 81 minutes, 1933, Warner Bros, Directed by: Michael Curtiz, Starring: Bette Davis, Spencer Tracy, and Arthur Byron
Brash hoodlum Tom Connors enters Sing, Sing cocksure of himself and disrespectful toward authority, but his tough but compassionate warden changes him.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
7:30 p.m.Art Film August: Painters Painting: The New York Art Scene 1940-1970
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August Painters Painting: The New York Art Scene 1940-1970 Directed by Emile De Antonio (1973) August 27, 2014 7:30 pm DVD, Color, 116 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Sunday, September 7, 2014
2 p.m."The Girl from 10th Avenue" DVD, Black and White; 69 minutes, 1935, Warner Bros, Directed by: Alfred E. Green Starring: Bette Davis, Ian Hunter, and Colin Clive
When his fiancée Valentine dumps him, prominent lawyer Geoffrey Sherwood goes on a bender and winds up married to a stranger, Miriam Brady. They decide to give their marriage a chance.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 13, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club DVD | Color | 1985 | 97 minutes | Rated R A brain, a beauty, a jock, a rebel, and a recluse are forced to spend a Saturday together in high school detention. The five bare their souls to one another and band together against their sadistic principal. Directed by John Hughes Starring Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, and Ally Sheedy Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, September 14, 2014
2 p.m."Dangerous" DVD, Black and White; 79 minutes, 1935, Warner Bros, Directed by: Alfred E. Green, Starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone and Margaret Lindsay
An alcoholic actress considered a dangerous jinx is rehabilitated but shows she's as dangerous as ever.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 20, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Sixteen Candles
Sixteen Candles DVD | Color | 1984 | 93 minutes | Rated PG High school sophomore Sam Baker’s entire family has forgotten about her sixteenth birthday due to her sister’s impending wedding. As if life couldn’t get worse, her crush has gotten ahold of a note intended for her best friend. Directed by John Hughes Starring Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Schoeffling, John Cusack, Paul Dooley, and Justin Henry Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, September 21, 2014
2 p.m."Petrified Forest" DVD, Black and White; 82 minutes, 1936, Warner Bros, Directed by: Archie Mayo Starring: Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, and Humphrey Bogart
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 27, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Easy A
Easy A DVD | Color | 2010 | 92 minutes | Rated PG-13 In honor of Banned Books Week, and to keep with our Back-to-School theme, we are screening this modern reimagining of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlett Letter." After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean-cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's. Hoping to become popular, she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. Directed by Will Gluck Starring Emma S…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sunday, September 28, 2014
2 p.m."Jezebel" DVD, Black and White; 104 minutes, 1938, Warner Bros, Directed by: William Wyler, Starring: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda and George Brent
A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, October 4, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: A Nightmare On Elm Street
A Nightmare On Elm Street DVD, Color, 95 minutes, 1984, New Line Cinema, Rated R Directed by Wes Craven Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Amanda Wyss, and Nick Corri Burned alive by the parents of his young victims, Freddy returns years later in the dreams of the surviving Elm Street children. One by one, he terrorizes them within their dreams—where the rules are his and the only way out is to wake up. Films are shown on the 6th floor. Elevators acc…
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