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Sat, March 5
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: Bullitt
Bullitt DVD | Color | 1968 | 113 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG 5 March | 2 PM When mobsters kill the witness he was assigned to protect, a dedicated policeman investigates the case on his own. Directed by Peter Yates Starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, and Jacqueline Bisset Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, March 6
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Come Live With Me
Seeking U.S. citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer. Directed by Clarence Brown Starring Hedy Lamarr, James Stewart, and Ian Hunter DVD | Black and White | 1941 | 85 mins | Warner Bros. All programs are free and subject to change or cancellation.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Fri, March 11
@ 2 p.m.
Reelabilities Film Festival: A Blind Hero
The story of the heroic Otto Weidt, who saved dozens of Jews from the Nazi death camps. Weidt, a broom factory owner, cunningly outwits the Nazis to protect his staff, most of whom are Jewish and blind. DVD | Color | 89 mins | German Narrative | Blindness Directed by Kai Christensen All films are captioned or subtitled. Accommodations, such as, ASL interpretation, Cart, Audio Description, and Information in Braille are available upon advance request. Call 212-340-0918 or 212-340-0951 at lea…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, March 12
@ 2 p.m.
Reelabilities Film Festival: Gabe
Gabe was born with muscular dystrophy. For his entire life, he was told he would be lucky to live past 25. Upon learning he was misdiagnosed and could live well into his 50s, Gabe is forced to rethink his life from scratch. DVD | Color | 72 mins | Documentary | Muscular Dystrophy Directed by Luke Terrel All films are captioned or subtitled. Accommodations, such as, ASL interpretation, Cart, Audio Description, and Information in Braille are available upon advance request. Call 212-340-0918 o…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, March 13
@ 2 p.m.
Reelabilities Film Festival: Stilts and Spokes
After falling off a boulder while climbing and breaking his neck, Jay Cramer rebounds from injury to win the Los Angeles Funniest Comic competition. While in rehab, he meets and falls in love with Katy Sullivan, a world-class double above-the-knee amputee sprinter. DVD | Color | 91 mins | Documentary | Physical Disability Directed by Jack Winch All films are captioned or subtitled. Accommodations, such as, ASL interpretation, Cart, Audio Description, and Information in Braille are available…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, March 19
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: Dirty Harry
Dirty Harry DVD | Color | 1971 | 102 min | Warner Bros. | Rated R 19 March | 2 PM A rooftop sniper named Scorpio has killed twice. Streetwise police detective Harry Callahan will nail the perp one way or another. Directed by Don Siegel Starring Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, and Harry Guardino Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, March 20
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Her Highness and the Bellboy
A bellboy at a swanky New York hotel starts to ignore his girlfriend after meeting a beautiful European princess. Directed by Richard Thorpe Starring Hedy Lamarr, Robert Walker, and June Allyson DVD | Black and White | 1945 | 108 mins | Warner Bros. All programs are free and subject to change or cancellation.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, March 26
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: Robocop
Robocop DVD | Color | 1987 | 103 min | MGM | Rated R 26 March | 2 PM In crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop is rebuilt as a powerful machine, named Robocop. Directed by Paul Verhoeven Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Ronny Cox, and Kurtwood Smith Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, April 2
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: Dr. No
Dr. No DVD | Color | 1962 | 110 min | MGM | Rated PG 2 April | 2 PM James Bond uncovers a plot to end the U.S. space program. Directed by Terence Young Starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord, and Joseph Wiseman Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, April 3
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Spring Cactus 真情狂愛
Mid-Manhattan Library and Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York p r e s e n t Chinese Movies 2016 by Women Directors from Taiwan Spring Cactus 真情狂愛 DVD | Color | 1999 | 100 mins Sunday, April 3 | 2 pm on the sixth floor Lan was from a broken family, and became a young prostitute. She fell in love and married a church social worker, but later attacked him…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, April 9
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: Goldfinger
Goldfinger DVD | Color | 1964 | 112 min | MGM | Rated PG 9 April | 2 PM James Bond tries to thwart an attempt to rob Fort Knox. Directed by Guy Hamilton Starring Sean Connery, Gert Fröbe, Honor Blackman, and Shirley Eaton Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, April 10
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Taste of Life 百味人生
Mid-Manhattan Library and Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York p r e s e n t Chinese Movies 2016 by Women Directors from Taiwan Taste of Life 百味人生 DVD | Color | 2015 | 105 mins Sunday, April 10 | 2 pm on the sixth floor Restaurant owner Fen Fang was exuberant on the inauguration day of her restaurant. She ran the business with her husband who was having…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, April 16
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movie: Thunderball
James Bond hunts for stolen nuclear warheads in the Bahamas in a movie Starring Sean Connery, Adolfo Celi, Claudine Auger, and Luciana Paluzzi. Directed by Terence Young. DVD | Color | 1965 | 125 min | MGM | Rated PG Please note: Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, April 17
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Our Times 我的少女時代
Mid-Manhattan Library and Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York p r e s e n t Chinese Movies 2016 by Women Directors from Taiwan Our Times 我的少女時代 DVD | Color | 2015 | 134 mins Sunday, April 17 | 2 pm on the sixth floor Lin Truly , an ordinary high school girl, pines over the most popular guy in school, Ouyang Extraordinary. The school’s troublemaker, Hsu T…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, April 23
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: The Spy Who Loved Me
The Spy Who Loved Me DVD | Color | 1977 | 125 min | MGM | Rated PG 23 April | 2 PM James Bond and Russian Agent XXX try to stop submarines from destroying the world. Directed by Lewis Gilbert Starring Roger Moore, Curt Jürgens, Barbara Bach, and Richard Kiel Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, April 24
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Juliets 茱麗葉
Mid-Manhattan Library and Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York p r e s e n t Chinese Movies 2016 by Women Directors from Taiwan Juliets 茱麗葉 DVD | Color | 2010 | 106 mins Sunday, April 24 | 2 pm on the sixth floor Three directors tell these three short stories, all with protagonists named Juliet derived from Shakespeare’s play :…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, April 30
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: For Your Eyes Only
For Your Eyes Only DVD | Color | 1981 | 127 min | MGM | Rated PG 30 April | 2 PM James Bond joins the search for a nuclear submarine before it’s too late. Directed by John Glen Starring Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet, Topol, Lynn-Holly Johnson, and Julian Glover Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, May 1
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Captain Blood
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate. Directed by Michael Curtiz Starring Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, and Basil Rathbone DVD | Black and White | 1935 | 119 mins | Warner Bros. All programs are free and subject to change or cancellation.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, May 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
Canceled
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents Rosanne Cash, The Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
*EVENT NOTE: PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES. DUE TO UNFORESEEN TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES THE LINCOLN CENTER LOCAL: FREE SCREENING OF ROSANNE CASH, THE LONE BELLOW, BUDDY MILLER & JIM LAUDERDALE SCHEDULED THIS EVENING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE JOIN US INSTEAD FOR SCREENING OF A COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER. Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING featuring Rosanne Cash, The Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale Tuesday, May 3, 2016 6:30 PM Mid-Manhattan Library - Sixth Floor First Come,…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Tue, May 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday Evening Movie - A Coal Miner's Daughter
*EVENT NOTE: PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES, DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES THE LINCOLN CENTER LOCAL: FREE SCREENING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE FOLLOWING MOVIE WILL BE SHOWN INSTEAD. Coal Miner's Daughter DVD | Color | 1980 | 125 min | Universal Pictures | PG Loretta Lynn was one of the first female superstars in country music and remains a defining presence within the genre; with her strong, clear, hard-country voice and tough, no-nonsense songs about husbands who cheat and wives who weren…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, May 8
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: The Charge of the Light Brigade
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost. Directed by Michael Curtiz Starring Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, and Henry Stephenson DVD | Black and White | 1936 | 115 mins | Warner Bros. All programs are free and subject to change or cancellation.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, May 14
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: Max
Max DVD | Color | 2015 | 111 min | Warner Bros. Pictures | PG May 14, 2 PM A military dog from Afghanistan is adopted by his late handler's grieving family in the U.S., where his close bond with the soldier's brother leads to a life-altering revelation in this family-friendly adventure from MGM and director Boaz Yakin (who penned the screenplay alongside writer Sheldon Lettich). Author: Jason Buchanan. Directed by Boaz Yakin Starring Jay Hernandez, Josh Wiggins, Lauren Grah…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, May 15
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: The Adventures of Robin Hood
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John. Directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley Starring Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, and Basil Rathbone DVD | Black and White | 1938 | 102 mins | Warner Bros. All programs are free and subject to change or cancellation.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, May 21
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Fathers DVD | Color | 2006 | 132 min | DreamWorks LLC and Warner Bros.| R May 21, 2 PM, Sixth Floor The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima—a turning point in World War II. Directed by Clint Eastwood Starring Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, John Benjamin Hickey, John Slattery, Barry Pepper, Joseph Cross,
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Families
Sun, May 22
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Thank Your Lucky Stars
Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans. Directed by David Butler Starring Olivia de Havilland, Eddie Cantor, and Dinah Shore DVD | Black and White | 1943 | 127 mins | Warner Bros. All programs are free and subject to change or cancellation.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, June 4
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Bedknobs and Broomsticks DVD | Color | 1971 | 117 min | Walt Disney Pictures | Rated G 4 June | 2 PM , Sixth Floor An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England. Directed by Robert Stevenson Starring Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, and Sam Jaffe All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, June 5
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Call It a Day
An average day brings a variety of comic problems to members of a British family. Directed by Archie Mayo Starring Olivia de Havilland, Ian Hunter, and Anita Louise DVD | Black and White | 1937 | 90 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, June 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
Canceled
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents We Like It Like That! A Boogaloo Celebration
PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES. DUE TO UNFORESEEN TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES THE LINCOLN CENTER LOCAL: FREE SCREENING OF We Like it Like That ! A Boogaloo Celebration HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents We Like It Like That! A Boogaloo Celebration Tuesday, June 7, 2016 6:30 PM Mid-Manhattan Library - Sixth Floor First Come, First Served. Joe Bataan Following Lincoln Center's New York premiere of the new documentary We Like It Like That, Joe Bataan, Ray Lugo an…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, June 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday Evening Movies -The 33
THE 33 DVD | Color | 2015 | 127 minutes | Warner Home Video | PG-13 In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign of hope…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Sat, June 11
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Who Framed Roger Rabbit? DVD | Color | 1988 | 103 min | Walt Disney Pictures | Rated PG 11 June | 2 PM, Sixth Floor A tough detective tries to clear a cartoon character charged with murder. Directed by Robert Zemeckis Starring Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, and Charles Fleischer All programs are free and subject to last minute change and cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, June 12
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: The Strawberry Blonde
Quick tempered but likable Biff Grimes falls for beautiful Virginia Brush, but he is not the only young man in the neighborhood who is smitten with her. Directed by Raoul Walsh Starring Olivia de Havilland, James Cagney, and Rita Hayworth DVD | Black and White | 1941 | 99 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, June 18
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: SPACE JAM
Space Jam DVD | Color | 1996 | 87 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG 18 June | 2 PM, Sixth Floor Michael Jordan must play basketball against space invaders that are trying to capture the Looney Tunes characters. Directed by Joe Pytka Starring Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, Danny DeVito, and Billy West All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, June 19
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: In This Our Life
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man. Directed by John Huston Starring Olivia de Havilland, Bette Davis, and Dennis Morgan DVD | Black and White | 1942 | 97 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, June 26
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Princes O'Rourke
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems. Directed by Norman Krasna Starring Olivia de Havilland, Robert Cummings, and Charles Coburn DVD | Black and White | 1943 | 94 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, July 9
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Big House U.S.A.
Big House, U.S.A. DVD | Black and White | 1955 | 82 min | MGM | Not Rated 9 July | 2 PM Convicts execute a prison escape to secure $200,000 in hidden ransom money. Directed by Howard W. Koch Starring Broderick Crawford, Ralph Meeker, Reed Hadley, and Randy Farr All programs are free and subject to last minute change and cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, July 10
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Out of the Past
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll. Directed by Jacques Tourneur Starring Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, and Jane Greer DVD | Black and White | 1947 | 97 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, July 12
@ 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Center Local presents IN NEED OF MUSIC: THE SONGS OF BEN TOTH
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents In Need of Music: The Songs of Ben Toth World-class entertainment from Lincoln Center Local, free at your library! Join us for a Free SCREENING of The songs of Ben Toth Featuring Dawn Cantwell, Erin Davie, Ben Davis, Santino Fontana, Cheyenne Jackson, Taylor Mac, Lindsay Mendez, Will Reynolds, and Grace Wall. Considered a singer’s composer, Ben Toth has served as musical director and vocal coach to an unparalleled list of Broadway stars:…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, July 16
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Cool Hand Luke
Cool Hand Luke DVD | Color | 1967 | 126 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG 16 July | 2 PM A free-spirited convict refuses to conform to chain-gang life. Directed by Stuart Rosenberg Starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J.D. Cannon, and Jo Van Fleet All programs are free and subject to last minute change and cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, July 17
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Champion
An unscrupulous boxer claws his way to the top. Directed by Mark Robson Starring Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell, and Ruth Roman DVD | Black and White | 1949 | 99 mins | Paramount Pictures
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, July 23
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Escape From Alcatraz
Escape From Alcatraz DVD | Color | 1979 | 112 min | Paramount Pictures | Rated PG 23 July | 2 PM A prison inmate attempts to tunnel his way out of the inescapable prison. Directed by Don Siegel Starring Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, and Fred Ward All programs are free and subject to last minute change and cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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