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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sun, October 2
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Ladies in Retirement
A housekeeper tries to manage her actress employer and her own emotionally disturbed sisters. Directed by Charles Vidor Starring Ida Lupino, Louis Hayward, and Evelyn Keyes DVD | Black and White | 1941 | 91 mins | Columbia Pictures
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY EVENING MOVIES: The Nun's Story
The Nun’s Story DVD | Color | 1959| 149 minutes | Warner Bros. | NR Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality. Directed by Fred Zinnemann Starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Dean Jagger flyer_tuesday_evening_movies_fall_2016.pdf All programs a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
Adults
Sat, October 8
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES:Christine
Christine DVD | Color | 1983 | 116 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated R October 8, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Christine is no ordinary automobile. Deep within her chassis lives an unholy presence. She is a red and white Plymouth Fury whose unique standard equipment includes an evil, indestructible vengeance that will destroy anyone in her way. Directed by John Carpenter Starring Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky, and Harry Dean Stanton All programs are free and subje…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, October 9
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Out of the Fog
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter. Directed by Anatole Litvak Starring Ida Lupino, John Garfield, and Thomas Mitchell DVD | Black and White | 1941 | 93 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, October 11
@ 6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY EVENING MOVIES: Labyrinth
Labyrinth DVD | Color | 1986 | 101 minutes | Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. | PG Created and directed by the visionary Jim Henson, and produced by George Lucas, this gothic fantasy which pits living and breathing actors Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie (who, along with Trevor Jones, provides the film's music) against a motley collection of Muppet monsters. Directed by Jim Henson Starring David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson, Christopher Malcolm, Natalie Finla…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, October 15
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES:Drag Me To Hell
Drag Me To Hell DVD | Color | 2009 | 99 min | Universal Pictures | Rated PG-13 October 15, 2 PM, Sixth Floor A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point. Directed by Sam Raimi Starring Alison Lohman, Justin Long, David Paymer, Reggie Lee, Lorna Raver, and Dileep Rao All programs are free and subject to last min…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, October 16
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Thank Your Lucky Stars
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort. Directed by David Butler Starring Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Eddie Cantor, and Bette Davis DVD | Black and White | 1943 | 124 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, October 22
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES:The Conjuring
The Conjuring DVD | Color | 2013 | 110 min | New Line Cinema | Rated R October 22, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Paranormal investigators and demonologists Lorraine and Ed Warren are summoned to the home of the Perron family who has recently moved into a secluded farmhouse, where a supernatural presence has made itself known. Directed by James Wan Starring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston, Hayley McFarland, and Shanley Caswell All programs are free and subject to last min…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, October 23
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Devotion
Genius authors Emily and Charlotte Bronte fall in love with their curate and seek to get their work published. Directed by Curtis Bernhardt Starring Ida Lupino, Olivia de Havilland, and Nancy Coleman DVD | Black and White | 1946 | 107 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, October 29
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: The Visit
The Visit DVD | Color | 2015 | 94 min | Universal Pictures | Rated PG-13 October 29, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Becca and younger brother Tyler board a train to meet their maternal grandparents for the first time. Welcomed by Nana and Pop Pop, all seems well until the siblings start to notice increasingly strange behavior from the seemingly charming couple. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Starring Kathryn Hahn, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie, Ed Oxenbould, and Olivia DeJonge All programs are free…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, October 30
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: The Man I Love
A nightclub singer becomes involved in an accidental death. Directed by Raoul Walsh Starring Ida Lupino, Robert Alda, and Bruce Bennett DVD | Black and White | 1946 | 96 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, November 1
@ 2 p.m.
Election Film Festival @ Mid-Manhattan Library! Swing Vote
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, November 1, 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Swing Vote DVD | Color | 2008 | 120 minutes | Walt Disney Pictures | PG-13 Synopsis When the mischievous antics of a precocious 12-year-old girl result in the outcome of the United States presidential election hinging on the vote of her apathetic, likable loser of a father, the man who thought that life had long since passed him by is reluctantly thrust into the national spotlight in this political-the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teachers
Wed, November 2
@ 2 p.m.
Election Film Festival @ Mid-Manhattan Library! The Manchurian Candidate
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Wednesday, November 2, 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM The Manchurian Candidate DVD | Color | 1962 | 126 minutes | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. | PG-13 Synopsis 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 parano…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, November 4
@ 2 p.m.
Election Film Festival @ Mid-Manhattan Library! All the King's Men [and] Bonus Clips: 1960 Presidential Campaign Election Commercials
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Friday, November 4, 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM All the King's Men DVD | Color | 1949 | 109 minutes | Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. | NR Synopsis Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Robert Penn Warren, All the King's Men is a roman à clef inspired by the career of Louisiana governor Huey Long. Broderick Crawford won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Willie Stark, a backwoods Southern lawyer who wins the hearts of his constituents by buck…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Teachers
Sat, November 5
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy DVD | Color | 1990 | 101 min | Walt Disney | Rated PG 5 November | 2 PM The intrepid comic strip detective fights off ruthless gangsters. Directed by Warren Beatty Starring Warren Beatty, Al Pacino, Madonna, and Dustin Hoffman All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, November 6
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Deep Valley
A farmer's daughter helps an escaped convict. Directed by Jean Negulesco Starring Ida Lupino, Dane Clark, and Wayne Morris DVD | Black and White | 1947 | 104 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, November 8
@ 2 p.m.
Election Film Festival @ Mid-Manhattan Library! Seven Days in May [and] Bonus Clips: Presidential Campaign Ads 1964
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, November 8, 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Seven Days in May DVD | Color | 1964 | 118 minutes | Warner Bros. | NR Synopsis Adapted by Rod Serling from the best-selling novel by Fletcher Knebel and Charles Waldo Bailey II, Seven Days in May was allegedly inspired by the far-right ramblings of one General Edwin Walker. Burt Lancaster plays General James M. Scott, who, convinced that liberal President Jordan Lyman (Fredric March) is soft on America'…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Teachers
Sat, November 12
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES:Batman Returns
Batman Returns DVD | Color | 1992 | 125 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG-13 12 November | 2 PM Batman’s fight against The Penguin is complicated by the appearance of Catwoman. Directed by Tim Burton Starring Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Christopher Walken All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, November 13
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Escape Me Never
A composer forsakes his innocent bride to romance his brother's fiancee. Directed by Peter Godfrey Starring Ida Lupino, Errol Flynn, and Eleanor Parker DVD | Black and White | 1947 | 104 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, November 15
@ 6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY EVENING MOVIES: A Warm December
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM A Warm December DVD | Color | 1973 | 100 minutes | Warner Bros. | PG Synopsis The second directorial effort from Academy award-winning actor Sidney Poitier, this romantic drama is about widowed American doctor Matt Younger (Poitier) who travels to London with his daughter, Stefanie (Yvette Curtis). There, he meets Catherine (Esther Anderson), the daughter of African Ambassador George Oswandu (Earl Cameron)…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Sat, November 19
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: The Mask
The Mask DVD | Color | 1994 | 91 min | New Line Cinema | Rated PG-13 19 November | 2 PM A timid bank clerk is instantly transformed into an indestructible superhero. Directed by Chuck Russell Starring Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Greene, and Amy Yasbeck All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, November 20
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: The Bigamist
A woman discovers her husband has another family in another city. Directed by Ida Lupino Starring Ida Lupino, Joan Fontaine, and Edmond O'Brien DVD | Black and White | 1953 | 80 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, November 26
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Men In Black
Men In Black DVD | Color | 1997 | 98 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated PG-13 26 November | 2 PM A hot-shot police officer gets mixed up in an alien invasion. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld Starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Fiorentino, and Vincent D’Onofrio All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, November 27
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: While the City Sleeps
Reporters compete to catch a serial killer. Directed by Fritz Lang Starring Ida Lupino, Dana Andrews, and Rhonda Fleming DVD | Black and White | 1956 | 95 mins | RKO Pictures
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, December 3
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Smokey and the Bandit
Smokey and the Bandit DVD | Color | 1977 | 96 min | Universal Pictures | Rated PG 3 December | 2 PM A maverick trucker tries to save a runaway bride and a shipment of contraband beer from a small-town sheriff. Directed by Hal Needham Starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed, and Jackie Gleason All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, December 4
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Toward the Unknown
A dishonored pilot who is no longer allowed to fly attempts to clear his name. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy Starring William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, and James Garner DVD | Color | 1956 | 115 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, December 10
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Absence of Malice
Absence of Malice DVD | Color | 1981 | 116 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated PG 10 December | 2 PM A news reporter is led by a crooked federal agent into writing a story implicating someone in a murder they didn’t commit. Directed by Sydney Pollack Starring Sally Field, Paul Newman, Bob Balaban, and Luther Adler All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, December 11
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Darby’s Rangers
An Army Major leads his men behind enemy lines during World War II. Directed by William A. Wellman Starring James Garner, Etchika Choureau, and Jack Warden DVD | Black and White | 1957 | 120 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, December 17
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Hello, My Name Is Doris
Hello, My Name Is Doris DVD | Color | 2015 | 95 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated R 17 December | 2 PM A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman to romantically pursue her younger co-worker. Directed by Michael Showalter Starring Sally Field, Beth Behrs, Max Greenfield, and Stephen Root All programs are free and subject to last minute change and cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, December 18
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend
Army veterans are on a mission to find out who sold faulty ammunition to a cavalry troop. Directed by Richard L. Bare Starring Randolph Scott, James Craig, and James Garner DVD | Black and White | 1957 | 87 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, December 20
@ 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday Evening Movies: Written on the Wind
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, December 20, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Written on the Wind DVD | Color | 1956 | 99 minutes |Universal Pictures | NR Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, February 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY EVENING MOVIES: Concussion
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, February 7, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Concussion DVD | Color | 2015 | 113 minutes |Columbia Pictures, Inc. | PG-13 Filmmaker Peter Landesman (Parkland) wrote and directed this sports-themed drama based on Jeanne Marie Laskas' GQ article "Game Brain," about the potentially horrific cost of playing football. Pittsburgh-based neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers a degenerative brain disease now known as CTE in the autopsies of sev…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, February 14
@ 6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY EVENING MOVIES: Bridge of Spies
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, February 14, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Bridge of Spies DVD | Color | 2015 | 135 minutes |Walt Disney Pictures. | PG-13 In this historical drama set during the Cold War, a Brooklyn attorney (Tom Hanks) is tasked with negotiating a prisoner exchange between an American pilot who was shot down over the USSR and a Soviet spy serving a 45-year sentence for espionage against the U.S. Directed by Steven Spielberg Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Sco…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults

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