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Film Screening: Madam X (1966)

Holly Parker (Lana Turner) is married to high-powered diplomat Clay Anderson (John Forsythe), but finds that her attention wanders when he’s away. She starts an affair with a wealthy bachelor (Ricardo Montalban), but her life unravels when he dies unexpectedly. Her mother-in-law (Constance Bennett) advises Holly to leave Clay and their baby and start a new life. Years later, when a petty criminal (Burgess Meredith) tries to blackmail Holly, who is now a prostitute, things get even worse for her.

Friday, June 23, 2017,

2 – 4 pm

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/movie-madame-x-tickets-34580690777

Film Screening: The Shack

After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression that causes him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

Sat 6/10

1-3:30 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/movie-the-shack-tickets-34303421457

Film Screening: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures is the true story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program. Directed by Theodore Melfi, this 2016 Oscar winnng film stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae.

Sat

6/3/17

1-3 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-hidden-figures-tickets-33958289157

Film Screening: The Eagle Huntress (2016) Turkish, with English Subtitles

This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity. (IMDB)

Turkish, with English Subtitles
3/4 Sat
1-3 PM
register at the Adult Reference Desk, or call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or register at The Eventbrite link below

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-eagle-huntress-2016-tickets-31786250531

Film Screening: Footsteps in the Fog

In early 1900s England, a maid tries to blackmail her master into romancing her when she discovers he murdered his wife.

Stars:
Stewart Granger
Jean Simmons
Bill Travers
Finlay Currie
Directed by:
Arthur Lubin

Friday September 23rd
1-3 PM
Call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, or register at The Adult Reference Desk, or by clinking the Eventbrite link below

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-footsteps-in-the-fog-stewart-granger-tickets-26469224162

Film Screening – A Hologram for the King

A beautiful doctor (Sarita Choudhury) and a wise-cracking taxi driver (Alexander Black) help an American businessman (Tom Hanks) who’s trying to close the deal of a lifetime in Saudi Arabia.

To register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-a-hologram-for-the-king-tickets-26487678359

Film Screening: Wait Until Dark

A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. Oscar Nomination, Best Supporting Actress Audrey Hepburn. Golden Globe Nominations, Best Supporting Actress, Audrey Hepburn, and Best Supporting Actor, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Friday September 9th
1-3 PM
Register at The Adult Reference Desk, or call (631) 324-0222 ext. 3
Or register at Eventbrite.com

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-wait-until-dark-tickets-26390073420

Film Screening: I Saw The Light

 

MON

8/15

12-2 PM

631-324-0222 ext.3 to register or register below at Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/movie-i-saw-the-light-tickets-26450798049

Singer and songwriter Hank Williams (Tom Hiddleston) rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams (Elizabeth Olsen).

Free Screening: The Danish Girl

Copenhagen, 1926. Danish artist, Gerda Wegener (Oscar Winner Alicia Vikander), painted her own husband, Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne), as a lady in her painting. When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to change his appearance into a female appearance and named himself Lili Elbe. With his feminism passion and Gerda’s support, Einar – or Elbe – attempted one of the first male-to-female sex reassignment surgery, a decision that turned into a massive change for their marriage, that Gerda realized her own husband is no longer a man or the person she married before. A childhood friend of Einar, art-dealer Hans Axgil (Matthias Schoenaerts), shows up and starts a complex love triangle with the couple.
STARRING: EDDIE REDMAYNE, ALICIA VIKANDER

May 7th

Sat 1-3 PM

To register call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR visit the Eventbrite link below:
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