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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: The Miracle Worker
1 hour 46 minutes, 1962 A visually-challenged teacher educates a blind and deaf girl, teaching her sign language while fending off her overprotective parents. Starring: Patty Duke
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Movie Monday: American Assassin (2017)
American Assasin (2017) Monday, January 8, 3:00 PM R, 112 Min A CIA recruit (Dylan O’Brien) trains to become a black-ops agent under the tutelage of a fearsome warrior (Michael Keaton). Later, the two men race to stop a rogue operative from sowing chaos in the Middle East. **Subtitles will be put on to accommodate all movie-goers.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
LPA Cinema Series
Profile of a Peace Parade
Directed by David Loeb Weiss Observe the counterculture protest movement in New York City with this screening of a rarely seen 1968 documentary film. Profile of a Peace Parade captures the passionate participants, the pageantry, and the onlookers of a 1966 anti-war demonstration, marking the anniversary of Hiroshima's bombing. The film has been preserved by the Library's Reserve Film and Video Collection with funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The Library for the Performing Ar…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 6:15 p.m.
Monday Evening Classic Film for Adults: Crossing Delancey
Thirty-something Isabelle "Izzy" Grossman (Amy Irving) spends her time going from her tiny, solitary West Side apartment to that of her grandmother (Reizl Bozyk) on the Lower East Side. In between, Izzy builds a glowing reputation at the swank bookstore where she works. While her grandmother plots to find her a romantic match, Izzy is courted by a married, worldly author, Anton (Jeroen Krabbe), yet can't seem to shake the down-to-earth appeal of Sam (Peter Riegert), a pickle vendor.
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, January 23
@ 12 noon
Tuesday Matinee
Our upcoming films are: Jan. 2: Victoria and Abdul Jan. 9: American Assassin Jan. 16: Mother! Jan. 23: Stronger Jan. 30: Dunkirk
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, January 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
AHRC NYC - Technology Group
Local organization AHRC NYC comes to the library to teach the basics in computers, smartphones, and other technology.
Stapleton Library, Community Room
Bronx Lebanon Hosptial Pediatric Clinic
Adults
Tue, January 23
@ 1 p.m.
Movies for Adults
The kids are busy, the chores are done, and you're hanging out at the library. Why not join us for this special movie time created especially for adults? From action movies, to romance, to horror, and comedy, we are playing what you've been meaning to watch or what you want to watch again. And, if you have any suggestions as to what movie we should play, let a librarian know and we will do our best to accomodate you!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Tue, January 23
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
Movie Tuesday
Come and join us to watch some movies:​ Babes in Toyland - Rating G, Runtime 106 minutes, Release Year 1961, January 2 (Postponed) Grease - Rating PG, Runtime 110 minutes, Release Year 1978, January 10 (Cancelled) Gidget - Rating NR, Runtime 95 minutes, Release Year 1959, January 16 (Cancelled) Dirty Dancing - Rating PG-13, Runtime 97 minutes, Release Year 1987, January 24 (Cancelled) To Kill a Mockingbird- Rating NR, Runtime 129, minutes, Release Year 1962, January 31 Wireless liste…
53rd Street Library, TheaterAdults
Tue, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Tuesday Afternoon Film: Baby Driver
When a young getaway driver meets the girl of his dreams, he sees a way out of his criminal life...but it won't be that easy!
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Tue, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
Documentary Tuesday
Let’s have a discussion! Join us for a Harlem based documentary, and a short and a short Discussion. “Emancipation Road” 1963-1968 The Civil Rights Era January 9, 2018 4pm A look at the protests, demonstrations, and prominent figures of the Civil Rights Movement that finally ended segregation in the United States. Running Time 50 min “Emancipation Road” 1968--Present Heroes of Hope January 23, 2018 4pm This final episode looks at some of the groundbreaking African A…
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 23
@ 6 p.m.
Tuesday Night Films: Marshall
Join us for a screening of Reginald Hudlin’s “Marshall,” starring Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice. The film follows Marshall on one of the first cases of his career, working as a lawyer for the NAACP defending people of color who have been falsely accused of crimes due to racial bias. As Peter Travers wrote for Rolling Stone, "Charged by Boseman's dramatic lightning, Marshall gives us an electrifying glimpse of a great man in the making."…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, January 24
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: Split Second
Escaped killers led flee a Nevada prison to the ghost town of Yucca Flats, even though a nuclear blast is set to detonate there at 6 a.m. the following morning. Drawing a hapless group of passersby into their circle of desperation, the killers hold court over a night of suspense and terror. Stephen McNally, Alexis Smith, Jan Sterling, Keith Andes, Arthur Hunnicutt, Paul Kelly. 1953, 85 mins.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 25
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
William Wyler's The Heiress 1949; 115 Minutes; Universal Pictures; Not Rated Starring – Olivia de Havilland, Montegomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins & Vanessa Brown Director – William Wyler A wealthy girl falls in love with a penniless man her father is sure only wants her for her money. When she plans to elope, her father threatens to disinherit her. Will she still go through with the marriage?
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, January 25
@ 1 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater:The Taming of the Shrew
Synopsis Shakespeare's classic about the courtship of a fiery, ill-tempered lass and a bold fortune hunter. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton star as the mismatched lovers. Directors Franco Zeffirelli, Production year 1967, Rating NR, Studio Columbia Pictures Industries Inc., Runtime 122 minutes. Cast Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern, Alfred Lynch
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, January 25
@ 2 p.m.
Film - DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE (1954)
DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE (1954), 92 min., b&w, RALPH THOMAS, Dir. Starring DIRK BOGARDE, MURIEL PAVLOW, KENNETH MORE. The hilarious exploits of first year medical student Simon Sparrow as he learns his way around St. Swithins Hospital. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, January 25
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Lady Macbeth (2017)
In Rural England 1865, Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family is cold and unforgiving. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband's estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, January 25
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee
THE GLASS CASTLE Synopsis: A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. Director: Destin Daniel Cretton Starring: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Sarah Snook, Max Greenfield Rated PG-13 | 127 min | Lions Gate Films, Inc. | 2017 *Films are subject to last minute change or cancellation. Open captioning…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, January 25
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: The Glass Castle
A woman reflects on her unconventional upbringing at the hands of her artsy, nonconformist parents. Now married to a man who works in finance in New York, she faces criticism from her parents that she's betrayed their values. Directors Destin Daniel Cretton. Production year 2017, Rating PG-13, Studio Lions Gate Films, Inc., Runtime 127 minutes. Cast Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Sarah Snook, Max Greenfield.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, January 25
@ 6 p.m.
MOVIE NIGHT; CLASH OF THE TITANS
CLASH OF THE TITANS (PG) (1981). Based on Greek Mythology, this rousing action adventure film appeals to all ages. Featuring legendary FX by Ray Harryhausen.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, January 25
@ 6 p.m.
16mm Film Screening: The Rebuilding of Mascot Flats
Please join us for a special 16mm film screening from the reserve video collections of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Thursday, January 25 at 6pm. The Rebuilding of Mascot Flats [motion picture] / produced and directed by Josephine Hayes Dean. 1990. (59 min.) Story of a group of homeless New Yorkers who set out to renovate an abandoned tenement building. Overcoming bureaucracy, skepticism and lack of money, this ethnically diverse group eventually attai…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Fri, January 26
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: Mr. & Mrs. Bridges
Synopsis Study of a staid Midwest lawyer and his repressed wife (Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward) in the '30s. Robert Sean Leonard, Margaret Welsh. Directors James Ivory, Production year 1990, Rating PG-13, Studio Miramax, Runtime 124 minutes. Cast Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Blythe Danner, Robert Sean Leonard, Kyra Sedgwick
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, January 26
@ 1 p.m.
Matinee Friday: Atomic Blonde
NEW DAY, NEW TIME. FRIDAY at 1PM! Rated R, 1 hour 45 minutes A breakneck action-thriller that follows MI6’s most lethal assassin through a ticking time bomb of a city simmering with revolution and double-crossing hives of traitors. Starring: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy & John Goodman
Epiphany Library
Private Location
Adults
Fri, January 26
@ 1 p.m.
Scene it on Friday's
Mildred Pierce January 5, 2018 Joan Crawford gives an Academy Award winning performance in the title role of this melodramatic film npir. After Mildred's second husband is murdered, flashbacks reveal the events leading up to his death. A doting mother, Mildred rises from waitress to restaurant -chain owener, nut her spoiled daughter's selfishness results in heartbreak. Soul…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Fri, January 26
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Going in Style 2017; 96 Minutes; New Line Cinema; Rated PG-13 Starring – Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret & Joey King Director - Zach Braff Lifelong buddies Willie, Joe, and Al decide to buck retirement and step off the straight and narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. To pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank t…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, January 26
@ 2 p.m.
Movies at 53rd: REVERSAL OF FORTUNE (1990)
Please come and join us to watch a movie: REVERSAL OF FORTUNE (1990), on Friday January 26th at 2 PM. Movie will be screened in the Community Room on the central level. Runtime: 111 Minutes. Age 18 +
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, January 26
@ 2 p.m.
Film:The Ottoman Lieutenant
This is a love story set during the decline of the Ottoman Empire in The Great War. A strong willed American nurse and a gallant Turkish officer find romance amidst the turbulence of war and desperation. Directed by Joseph Ruben. Starring Michel Huisman, Hera Hilmar, & Jost Hartnet. Color. 2017. Approx. 110 mins.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, January 26
@ 2 p.m.
January Friday FilmsHamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, January 26
@ 2 p.m.
The 1960s
A Look into the 1960s - Movie Matinee Series
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! January 5, 2018 Platoon (R) 111min The diary of a green Vietnam GI shows the realities of that conflict as soldiers fight enemies, including bugs, C-rations, jungle rot, marijuana and a demoralized sergeant, as well as the Vietcong. January 12, 2018 Selma (PG-13) 127 min Civil-rights activists march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to secure voting rights for black American…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Documentary Film Screening: "Rezoning Harlem: A Community Fights Against Gentrification"
This documentary longtime members of the Harlem community as they fight a 2008 rezoning that threatens to erase the history and culture of their legendary neighborhood and replace it with luxury housing, offices, and big-box retail. A shocking expose of how a group of ordinary citizens, who are passionate about the future of one of the city's most treasured neighborhoods, are systematically shut out of the city's decision-making process, revealing New York City's broken public review system and…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Early Childhood Educators,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children,
Teachers
Sat, January 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Film & Discussion: Line 41
Join us as we host a film and discussion as we commemorate the tragedy of the Holocaust. We will be viewing the film Line 41, a film which centers around the life of Natan Grossmann, who reflects upon his memories of life in the Lodz ghetto. He repressed his desire to learn about the circumstances of his parents’ death as well as the fate of his brother to whom he had lost contact in 1942. Now, 70 years later, Grossmann starts to search for answers in Łódź (Poland) and immerses in an emotional…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Matinee
Dunkirk 2007, Rated PG-13, Runtime 1:46 Starring Fionn Whitehead and Barry Keoghan Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in WWII.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 1 p.m.
Song of the Sea
Song of the Sea (PG-13; 93 mins.) January 26th, 1 p.m. in the Community Room Eastchester Branch Library An Irish youth discovers that his mute sister is a selkie who must find her voice and free supernatural creatures from the spell of a Celtic goddess.
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, January 27
@ 1 p.m.
Movie Day at Woodstock
Come to a cozy sit and watch a Movie Day at Woodstock. January 27 at 1:00 p.m.
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 1 p.m.
Korean Drama Club
Utterly addicting, K-dramas are an international television phenomenon boasting kooky plots, endearing romance, and plenty of eye candy! Whether you are a dedicated fan or a newbie curious about Korean culture; join us to watch, gossip, and snack ourselves into the world of K-drama fandom. Currently we are watching the romantic fantasy My Love From Another Star (2014). Do Min-jun, an alien who came to earth 400 years ago, begins a romance with the stuck-up A-list Korean actress Chun Song-yi.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, January 27
@ 1:30 p.m.
Free Saturday Movie
Come watch our viewing of the movie The Foreigner About Movie A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities. Director: Martin Campbell Stars: Katie Leung, Jackie Chan, Rufus Jones
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Victoria and Abdul (2017)
This movie is based on the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household an…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: The Beguiled
A soldier seeks refuge at an all-female boarding school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the ladies compete for his affections while tending to his injuries (R, 94 min., 2017). Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Emma Howard.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 2 p.m.
Webster @ the Movies: Dunkirk
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: Dunkirk Saturday, January 27th at 2p.m. In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated. Warner Bros. Directed by Edg…
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening | Bicycle Thieves (1948)
REEL TO READ Saturdays from 2-4 PM The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie. Bicycle Thieves (1948) Runtime: 90 mins Director: Vittorio de Sica Language: Italian (English subtitles) Rating: NR Hailed around the world as one of the greatest movies ever made, the Academy Award-winning BICYCLE THIEVES, di…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults,
Book Lovers
Mon, January 29
@ 11 a.m.
Movie Monday
Our upcoming films are: Jan. 8: Home Again Jan. 22: Flatliners Jan. 29: The Hitman's Bodyguard
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
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