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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, February 21
@ 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday's Matinee Film
RACE Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.-imbd.com Staring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree, Shanice Banton, Carice Van Houten, Jeremy Irons and William Hurt. 2016 - 2hr 14m
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
Tue, February 21
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Tuesday
Come and join us to watch some movies: Singin' in the Rain (1952), February 7, G Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), February 14, G Twelve Angry Men (1957), February 21, NR Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), February 28, NR Wireless listening device is needed to hear the film. Please come a few minutes early to borrow one with your library card or State/City identification card. You may use your own headphone.
53rd Street Library, TheaterAdults
Tue, February 21
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Magnificent Seven
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating PG-13, Runtime 128 minutes, Release Year 2016; Director Antoine Fuqua Synopsis In this remake of the classic 1960 oater of the same name (itself a Western remake of Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece, The Seven Samurai), seven gunslingers join forces in order to protect a small town from a mining tycoon (Peter Sarsgaard) and his goons, who plan to seize the residents' land by force. The seven-man army is led by a mysterious bounty hunter (Denzel Washington…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Tue, February 21
@ 4:30 p.m.
Black History Month Video Screenings
A video presentation on black history month.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Tue, February 21
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night - Blast of Silence (1961)
Join us at the Stapleton Library for our next installment of classic film noir screenings. This month, we will be watching the 1961 independent New York crime thriller Blast of Silence, in which a contract killer on assignment is stuck alone in NYC during the Christmas season, dealing with happy couples, dodgy bosses, and a money-hungry colleague with pet rats. Refreshments served.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, February 22
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: I am Ali
An intimate and heart-warming look at the man behind the legend as we've never seen Ali before. The documentary is told through exclusive, unprecedented access to Ali's personal archive of voice recordings combined with touching interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends, including his daughters, son, ex-wife and brother, plus legends of the boxing community. 2014, 112 mins.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, February 22
@ 1 p.m.
The Dance Historian Is In
Dance Historian Is In: Toni Lander
We are screening selections from the recorded legacy of the great Danish dancer, Toni Lander. Seating is first come, first served. Doors open at 12:30pm. Program subject to change.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Wed, February 22
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! February 1, 2017 Title: The Accountant (2hrs & 8mins) As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise. February 8, 2017 Title: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (1hr & 58mins) Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncover…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, February 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
BAiP's Hooray for Hollywood
Group leader, Rick Harris, focuses his illustrated conversations about film on Hollywood's Studio Era enlivening each session with numerous film clips. To learn more about Bloomingdale Aging in Place, visit: bloominplace.org
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
A Warm December 1973; 100 Minutes; Warner Bros,; Rated PG Starring – Sidney Poitier & Esther Anderson Director – Sidney Poitier Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter have arrived in London for a month long visit. They are there for dirt-bike racing competition and unexpectedly, the widowed Dr. Younger begins a new romance. His new love interest is the beautiful and playful Catherine who seems to enjoy eluding Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys eluding the mysterious men who are fo…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: The Bachelor and the Bobby -Soxer
Warner Bros. Rating NR, Runtime 95 minutes, Release Year 1947; Director Irving Reis Synopsis Judge Myrna Loy decides that the best way to curb the excesses of playboyish art teacher Cary Grant is to force him to do what he does best--romance a willing young lady. In this instance, the girl is Loy's own sister, played by a blossoming Shirley Temple. Aware that Temple has a serious crush on Grant, Loy orders him to date the teen-aged Temple until the girl gets him out of her system; he is als…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Film - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL (1952)
THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, 1952, 118 min., b&w, directed by VINCENT MINNELLI. Starring LANA TURNER, KIRK DOUGLAS, WALTER PIDGEON, Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan, Gloria Grahame, Gilbert Roland, Leo G. Carroll, Vanessa Brown, Paul Stewart, Sammy White, Elaine Stewart, Ivan Triesault. An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success . ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Last Samurai (2003)
Capt. Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise) is an American military officer hired by the Emperor of Japan to train the country's first army in the art of modern warfare. As the government attempts to eradicate the ancient Samurai warrior class in preparation for more Westernized and trade-friendly policies, Algren finds himself unexpectedly affected by his encounters with the Samurai, which places him at the center of a struggle between two eras and two worlds. Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee Presents: Florence Foster Jenkins
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Synopsis: The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Nina Arianda, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Helberg, Stanley Townsend Rated PG-13 | 110 minutes | Paramount Pictures | 2016 *Please Note: Films are subject to last minute change or cancellation. Open captioning upon request.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night; THEM!
THEM! (1954) Atomic tests in New Mexico cause ants to become gigantic and attack humans! Starring James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, and Joan Weldon. Directed by Gordon Douglas.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 6:15 p.m.
16 MM Film Series - Black History Month
Go Tell It on the Mountain (1984, 96 minutes) - February 9, 6:15 PM - CANCELED DUE TO WINTER STORM To Be Young, Gifted, and Black (1970, 90 minutes) - February 16, 6:15 PM The Watermelon Woman (1996, 90 minutes) - February 23, 6:15 PM
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Film: Brooklyn (2015)
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Director: John Crowley Writers: Nick Hornby, Colm Tóibín (novel) Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 12 noon
Matinee Movies @ the Library presents...The Queen of Katwe
We will be showing "The Queen of Katwe" Summary: Biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga) traces her journey from the Kampala slum of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her formal schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world after she develops an interest in the game at a youth-outreach program run by Robert Katende. Rating: PG Runtime: 124 minutes Director: Mira Nair
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: The Razor's Edge
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating PG-13, Runtime 128 minutes, Release Year 1984; Director John Byrum Synopsis In this Bill Murray-driven remake of the 1946 Tyrone Power film, Murray plays the lead, Larry Darrel, a World War I survivor who takes off on a foreign trek to discover the meaning of his life. Apparently Murray said he'd film Ghostbusters only if Columbia would let him do Razor's Edge. Author: Phillip Erlewine Cast Bill Murray, Catherine Hicks, Theresa Russell, Denholm Ell…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
Matinee Friday: Sully
Rated PG 13, 1 hour 36 minutes Fictionalized account of the events of Thursday, January 15th, 2009, when the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain, Chesley Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. Starring: Tom Hanks & Laura Linney
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Southside With You 2016; 84 Minutes; Miramax; Rated PG-13 Starring – Parker Sawyers & Tika Sumpter Direcor – Richard Tanne Chronicles the summer afternoon in 1989 when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed the future First Lady, Michelle Robinson, on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Movies at 53rd: INTERSTELLAR (2014)
Please come and join us to watch a movie: INTERSTELLAR (2014), on Friday February 24th at 2 PM. Age 12+
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
February Friday Films
February 3: Daddy’s Home (2015) February 10: How to be Single (2016) February 17: Bad Moms (2016) February 24: Neighbors 2 (2016) Fridays at 2 pm Community Room (Lower Lobby)
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Movie: Paper Moon
In this period piece Ryan O’Neal plays smooth talking bible salesmen trying to con widows out of their savings. While driving through Depression-era Kansas he encounters a cigarette-smoking nine-year old orphan girl who becomes his sidekick. They team up and a whole series bizarre episodes ensue. A classic look at a bygone era done with humor and sympathy. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Staring Ryan O’Neal & Madeline Kahn. B&w. 1973. 102 minutes.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
February Friday Films
February 3: Daddy’s Home (2015) February 10: How to be Single (2016) February 24: Neighbors 2 (2016) Fridays at 2 pm Community Room (Lower Lobby)
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
February Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! This month we will be watching romance/comedy movies! February 3, 2017 The Notebook (PG-13) 123 min Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an ol…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Sat, February 25
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Jason Bourne
The CIA's most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past. Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander ( PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Thriller)
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 25
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: Race
This drama based on true events focuses on legendary black athlete Jesse Owens (Stephan James) and his inspiring journey to overcome racism at home and abroad, culminating in his triumphant track-and-field performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics under the tutelage of gruff Ohio State coach Larry Snyder (Jason Sudeikis). At the same time, Owens also contends with a rivalry with German competitor Carl "Luz" Long (David Kross), while Olympic committee members Jeremiah Mahoney (William Hurt) and Ave…
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Sat, February 25
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
"My All-American" ( 2015; 1 hr 58 mins) Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season
Morningside HeightsAdults
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
Maya Angelou: and still I rise
Please join us at the Baychester Library as we preview the new documentarty about Maya Angelou, from PBS. This is the first feature documentary about the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou (1928-2014), best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Random House). Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before. Dr. Angelou’s was a prolific life; as a singer, da…
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Teachers,
Adults
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Cat Ballou
Cat Ballou DVD | Color | 1965 | 120 min | Columbia Pictures | Not Rated 25 February | 2 PM A prim schoolteacher turns outlaw queen when the railroad steals her land. Directed by Elliot Silverstein Starring Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, and Dwayne Hickman All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Arrival (2016)
Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind. Running Time: 1 hour and 58 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: The Manchurian Candidate
An unusually tense and intelligent political thriller, The Manchurian Candidate was a film far ahead of its time. Its themes of thought control, political assassination, and multinational conspiracy were hardly common currency in 1962, and while its outlook is sometimes informed by Cold War paranoia, the film seemed nearly as timely when it was reissued in 1987 as it did on its original release. It opens with a group of soldiers whooping it up in a bar in Korea as their commander, Sgt. Raymond S…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Cinema Presents THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
Rachel is a divorcee who imagines the perfect life for a family she sees on her daily train commute. Then one day she witnesses a horrible event but awakens the next day with no memory, only the feeling something is horribly, tragically wrong. Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and nudity. 112 minutes.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sun, February 26
@ 2 p.m.
SUNDAY MOVIES: Castaway Cowboy
Castaway Cowboy DVD | Color | 1974 | 100 mins | Buena Vista 26 February | 2 PM A kidnapped Texas rancher jumps ship and finds himself washed ashore in Hawaii. Directed by Vincent McEveety Starring James Garner, Vera Miles, and Eric Shea All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Movie Matinee
You don't have to wait in line to see that new release anymore! Come relax and enjoy a free screening of a new film from our collection each week. Our upcoming films are: Feb. 6: Deepwater Horizon Feb. 13: Jason Bourne Feb. 27: The Accountant
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
Monday Movie Matinee presents Sully
Starring: Tom Hanks Directed by: Clint Eastwood Rated: PG 13 Run time: 96 Min. Plot Summary: The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Movie Time
Enjoy a great movie! This month's afternoon movies: Monday, February 6th @ 1 PM Monday, February 13rd @ 1 PM Monday, February 27th @ 1 PM
Tremont LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
Matinee Monday
Are you crazy about movies? Do you love lazy afternoons? Come to the library and join us for a free film screening!
South Beach Library
WorkForce1 Center
Adults,
50+,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Cabin in the Sky
1 hour 38 minutes, 1943 The fable of rascally Little Joe who is torn between the love of his good wife Petunia and the wiles of good-time bad girl Georgia Brown. He’s caught in a tug-of-war between emissaries from the Lord and Satan. Starring: Lena Horne & Ethel Waters
Epiphany LibraryAdults
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