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Today
@ 6 p.m.
Curtain Up Spoof Revue: A Celebration of Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden
The Curtain Up celebration has lasted Months – tours through the glitzy relics of Tony- and Olivier-Award winning shows; reverent conversations with White Way wardens; studious screening sessions of the important plays of our time. We’ve had enough. Forbidden Broadway’s raiding the Library! With 9 Drama Desk Awards, a Special Tony®, an Obie, a Lucille Lortel, and a Drama League Award, Gerard Alessandrini’s spoof revue has been lovingly mocking Broadway hits for over thirty years. Join us for so…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Summer Films: Mondays at 6 pm!
June 12: No film! We are rehearsing for our upcoming production of Uncle Vanya. Reserve a seat today! June 19: Black Narcissus (1947; 100 mins.) Emotions burn very hot when a group of nuns settle into a convent high in the Himalayas. Spectacular cinematography in Technicolor. Starring Deborah Kerr and Sabu. June 26: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965; 107 mins.) A little girl is dropped off at school but when her mother (Carol Lynley, left, top) goes back to pick her up – the teachers deny sh…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 12 noon
Tuesday Matinee
You don't have to wait in line to see that new release anymore! Come relax with a free screening of a new film from our collection each week. Our upcoming films are: June 6: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter June 13: Silence June: Split June 27: Lion
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children's Film Screening: Mulan
Follow the adventures of Mulan as joins the imperial army in her father's stead. With Mushu her guardian dragon, and a host of new friends, is it enough to defeat the barbarian horde looming past the great wall? Join us every Tuesday for Children's films!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Green-Screening and Effects
Learn how to set up a photo shoot and green-screen, then how to manipulate your images to create exciting composite shots in Photoshop. Then, learn to change the lighting using Photoshop’s lighting effects. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Reading and a Movie
Join us for a twist on the classic book club theme with Reading and a Movie! Beginning June 1st, we'll have copies of E.B. White's Stuart Little available for check-out in the children's room. Grab your copy to read over the course of the month, then come in June 28th at 4pm for a screening of the 1999 film adaptation, snacks, and a quick discussion of which we liked better - the book or the movie. This program is intended for school-aged children and their caregivers, but anyone under 13 who's…
53rd Street Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 30
@ 3 p.m.
Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library in the teen room!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 1
@ 1:30 p.m.
PlantPure Nation - Screening and Q&A
Come join us for a screening of the documentary PlantPure Nation, about the measurable health benefits as well as environmental impacts derived from a Whole Food Plant-Based diet. After the film, there will be a discussion of healthier food options, and a question and answer period. This screening will be presented in partnership with Staten Island Sprouts, a purely grassroots effort to support individuals in their quest for a healthier lifestyle and impact on the environment. Staten Island…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, July 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Movie Screening: Capote
In 1959, Truman Capote was a critically acclaimed novelist when he read a short newspaper item about a multiple murder in a small Kansas town. Fascinated by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." Rated: R Running Time 114 Minutes
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Mon, July 3
@ 6 p.m.
Summer Films: Mondays at 6 pm!
June 12: No film! We are rehearsing for our upcoming production of Uncle Vanya. Reserve a seat today! June 19: Black Narcissus (1947; 100 mins.) Emotions burn very hot when a group of nuns settle into a convent high in the Himalayas. Spectacular cinematography in Technicolor. Starring Deborah Kerr and Sabu. June 26: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965; 107 mins.) A little girl is dropped off at school but when her mother (Carol Lynley, left, top) goes back to pick her up – the teachers deny sh…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Wed, July 5
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Movie Time! Beauty and the Beast
Beat the heat and join us for a screening of the new Beauty and the Beast. Popcorn will be provided. For ages 3-12 years. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis on the day of the screening starting at 11:00am.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 4 p.m.
Talking Tough: Finding Dory (2016)
You know you've been there: You're watching a movie with or reading a book to your child, and suddenly a topic comes up that you weren't prepared to discuss. How do you handle those difficult conversations? We at 53rd Street want to help you navigate those situations, starting with a screening of Finding Dory (2016). After the film, we'll have a brief discussion about adoption and how watching the movie has affected some adopted children. This program is designed with school-age children (5-12…
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 6 p.m.
Film Screening: Umbreallas of Cherbourg
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964; 91 mins.) Dir: Jacques Demy. A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision. Starring Catherine Deneuve. In French with English subtitles.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, July 6
@ 1 p.m.
Based On a Book: Family Movies
In this summer series, Aguilar will be screening movies based on children's books. This week we will be showing Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. The movie stars Steve Carell and Jennifer Gardner, among many others! It was originally written by Judith Viorst! Let us know if the movie or the book is better!
Aguilar LibraryFamilies
Thu, July 6
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Four Feathers (2002)
The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward. Running time: 2 hours and 12 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, July 7
@ 1:30 p.m.
First Friday Matinees: Get Out
Join us for a free screening of "Get Out," which many reviewers have called the best horror film of 2017. Jordan Peele blends satire with horror to brilliant effect, producing a work full of sharp racial commentary. Chris, a young black man played by Daniel Kaluuya, visits his white girlfriend Rose's (played by Alison Williams) family's estate. Things quickly take a turn for the disturbing, as Chris discovers a sickening twist within the Armitage family home, one that is steeped in larger societ…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, July 7
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Film Friday: LEGO Batman
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self described leading man of that ensemble LEGO Batman stars in his own big screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Discover Grand Concourse's movie theater expereince! Rated PG, this screening is open…
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Fri, July 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
Films @ the Schomburg
25th Anniversary Screening of JUICE
Released in 1992, the hip hop-fueled drama Juice stars Omar Epps and presents the acting debut of Tupac Shakur, alongside Jermaine “Huggy” Hopkins, Khalil Kain, and Samuel L. Jackson. Join us for a screening of this 90s classic and talkback with the film’s director Ernest Dickerson, actors Khalil Kain ("Raheem") and Jermaine Hopkins ("Steele"), moderated by Fab 5 Freddy on the 25th anniversary of the film. Following the film will be a 90s music-themed after party. Please be advised that this fi…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Sat, July 8
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Everybody Loves Somebody (2017)
Young and beautiful Clara Barron (Karla Souza) seems to have it all -- a great job, a beautiful house in Los Angeles and a Mexican family that loves to have fun. The only thing Barron hasn't figured out is her love life. Pressured to go to a wedding in Mexico, she asks a co-worker to pose as her boyfriend for the weekend festivities. Caught off guard when her ex shows up to the ceremony, Clara must now choose between her former beau or the possibility of a new and exciting romance. Run…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, July 10
@ 6 p.m.
Summer Films: Mondays at 6 pm!
June 12: No film! We are rehearsing for our upcoming production of Uncle Vanya. Reserve a seat today! June 19: Black Narcissus (1947; 100 mins.) Emotions burn very hot when a group of nuns settle into a convent high in the Himalayas. Spectacular cinematography in Technicolor. Starring Deborah Kerr and Sabu. June 26: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965; 107 mins.) A little girl is dropped off at school but when her mother (Carol Lynley, left, top) goes back to pick her up – the teachers deny sh…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, July 10
@ 6 p.m.
Tap Mondays In July: Dance Rewind - Tap Happening & Charlie's Angels
July is Tap Dance month here at The Library! The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is the recipient of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s 2017 Tap Preservation Award, which will be presented to us during Tap City 2017, the Annual New York City Tap Festival. To celebrate this honor, we are screening just a few of the many tap treasures from the Library’s collections. The screenings will be held over four consecutive Mondays in July, starting on July 10 in the Third Floor Screening Room at The New…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 10
@ 6 p.m.
Documentary Screening: Judging Crater
Judging Crater directed by Billy Sternberg: Screening and Discussion Monday, July 10 at 6 pm Billy Sternberg: "Growing up, I knew that my grandfather, Maurice Bloch, was F.D.R.’s campaign manager for Governor of New York in 1928. But I didn’t know much more than that. In my mother’s family, his death at only 38 in 1929, made my mother, grandmother, and great grandmother wonder what would have been for “poor Maury” in F.D.R.’s administration had my grandfather survived his sudden death due…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tue, July 11
@ 4 p.m.
At the Movies: Summer Young Adult Film Series
Come in out of the heat this summer and join us for a screening of a different full length feature film each week. Free Admission. For ages 13 and up. Please be advised of mature themes and language in some of the films that will be shown.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 13
@ 1 p.m.
Based On a Book: Family Movies
In this summer series, Aguilar will be screening movies based on children's books. This week we will be showing Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. The movie stars the voices of Bill Hader, Anna Faris and Al Roker among many others! It was originally written by Judi and Ron Barrett! Let us know if the movie or the book is better!
Aguilar LibraryFamilies
Thu, July 13
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Edge of the City (1957)
Axel Nordmann (John Cassavetes) takes a job as a dock laborer and is continually harassed by his tyrannical supervisor, Charles Malik (Jack Warden). Malik knows a secret from Axel's past, forcing the young worker to endure his boss's torment. Eventually, Axel befriends Tommy Tyler (Sidney Poitier), an African-American co-worker with a managerial job. Tommy teaches Axel to respect himself. However, Malik, a racial bigot, is threatened by Tommy's confidence, and the situation turns violent. Runni…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Mon, July 17
@ 6 p.m.
Summer Films: Mondays at 6 pm!
June 12: No film! We are rehearsing for our upcoming production of Uncle Vanya. Reserve a seat today! June 19: Black Narcissus (1947; 100 mins.) Emotions burn very hot when a group of nuns settle into a convent high in the Himalayas. Spectacular cinematography in Technicolor. Starring Deborah Kerr and Sabu. June 26: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965; 107 mins.) A little girl is dropped off at school but when her mother (Carol Lynley, left, top) goes back to pick her up – the teachers deny sh…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, July 17
@ 6 p.m.
Tap Mondays In July: Tap Treasures from the Reserve Film and Video collection
July is Tap Dance month here at The Library! The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is the recipient of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s 2017 Tap Preservation Award, which will be presented to us during Tap City 2017, the Annual New York City Tap Festival. To celebrate this honor, we are screening just a few of the many tap treasures from the Library’s collections. The screenings will be held over four consecutive Mondays in July, starting on July 10 in the Third Floor Screening Room at The New…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 18
@ 4 p.m.
At the Movies: Summer Young Adult Film Series
Come in out of the heat this summer and join us for a screening of a different full length feature film each week. Free Admission. For ages 13 and up. Please be advised of mature themes and language in some of the films that will be shown.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 19
@ 5 p.m.
Summer Reading
Streetwrite Film Screening
Calling all believers of free speech. Join us for a special screening of a short film that asks some tough questions. Stay for a discussion and snack after the film!
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 19
@ 6:30 p.m.
"Three Trembling Cities" Film Screening
Join us for a special screening of the new webseries Three Trembling Cities followed by a talkback with writer/director Arthur Vincie and members of the cast and crew. This webseries delves into the inner lives of New York City immigrants struggling with work, friends, romance, dreams, and family expectations. Overshadowing their efforts is their often uncertain status—culturally, emotionally, legally. Weaving a fictional storyline with interviews over the first season, Three Trembling Cities p…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, July 20
@ 1 p.m.
Based On a Book: Family Movies
In this summer series, Aguilar will be screening movies based on children's books. This week we will be showing Cl The Tale of Despereaux. The movie stars the voices of Emma Watson, Matthew Broderick and Dustin Hoffman among many more! It was originally written by Kate DiCamillo! Let us know if the movie or the book is better!
Aguilar LibraryFamilies
Thu, July 20
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Prestige (2006)
An illusion gone horribly wrong pits two 19th-century magicians, Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) and Rupert Angier (Hugh Jackman), against each other in a bitter battle for supremacy. Terrible consequences loom when the pair escalate their feud, each seeking not just to outwit--but to destroy--the other man. Running time: 2 hours and 10 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, July 20
@ 6 p.m.
16mm Film Screening: The Lower East Side on Film
Please join us for a screening of 16mm films from the special collections of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts! The Films: The Godfather Comes to 6th St (1975; 25 mins.) Presents what happens to a neighborhood on the Lower East Side in New York City when a Hollywood film crew takes over the area to film part of Godfather part 2. Includes interviews with the residents, film director Francis Ford Coppola, and members of the block association. City of Contrasts (1931; 28…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, July 22
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
The time is 1939 and the place is Poland, homeland of Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski. The Warsaw Zoo flourishes under Jan's stewardship and Antonina's care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. The Zabinskis covertly begin working with the Resistance and put into action plans to save the lives of hundreds from what has become the Warsaw Ghetto. Running Time: 2…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, July 24
@ 6 p.m.
Summer Films: Mondays at 6 pm!
June 12: No film! We are rehearsing for our upcoming production of Uncle Vanya. Reserve a seat today! June 19: Black Narcissus (1947; 100 mins.) Emotions burn very hot when a group of nuns settle into a convent high in the Himalayas. Spectacular cinematography in Technicolor. Starring Deborah Kerr and Sabu. June 26: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965; 107 mins.) A little girl is dropped off at school but when her mother (Carol Lynley, left, top) goes back to pick her up – the teachers deny sh…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, July 24
@ 6 p.m.
Tap Mondays In July: Curator's Choice, by Tony Waag
July is Tap Dance month here at The Library! The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is the recipient of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s 2017 Tap Preservation Award, which will be presented to us during Tap City 2017, the Annual New York City Tap Festival. To celebrate this honor, we are screening just a few of the many tap treasures from the Library’s collections. The screenings will be held over four consecutive Mondays in July, starting on July 10 in the Third Floor Screening Room at The New…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
At the Movies: Summer Young Adult Film Series
Come in out of the heat this summer and join us for a screening of a different full length feature film each week. Free Admission. For ages 13 and up. Please be advised of mature themes and language in some of the films that will be shown.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 27
@ 1 p.m.
Based On a Book: Family Movies
In this summer series, Aguilar will be screening movies based on children's books. This week we will be showing James and the Giant Peach. The movie stars the voices of Susan Sarandon and Richard Dreyfuss among many more! It was originally written by Roald Dahl! Let us know if the movie or the book is better!
Aguilar LibraryFamilies
Thu, July 27
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
The checkered past of Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) catches up to him when he encounters Angelica (Penélope Cruz), a beautiful pirate that Jack once loved then left. Angelica forces him to accompany her to the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the notorious Blackbeard (Ian McShane). Accompanied by a zombie crew, the trio sets sail to find the legendary Fountain of Youth. However, Jack's rival, Barbossa, also seeks the fountain, as does a ship from Spain. Running time: 2 hours and 17 minutes…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Sat, July 29
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape from a primal world where humanity does not belong. Running Time: 2 hours
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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