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Film Screening “Mary Queen of Scots”

Mary, Queen of Scots (Vanessa Redgrave), teenage wife to the king of France, returns to Scotland after her husband’s death. Elizabeth Tudor (Glenda Jackson), believing her cousin Mary and her Roman Catholic beliefs to be a political threat, creates romantic dilemmas to distract her. Mary’s subsequent marriage to Lord Darnley (Timothy Dalton), her relationship with courtier David Riccio (Ian Holm), and a third marriage to Lord Bothwell (Nigel Davenport) lead to her abdication and exile.

6/16

1-3:30 PM

To Sign Up: Call 631-324-0222 ext 3 -or- Stop by the Adult Reference Desk -or- Click Below

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-mary-queen-of-scots-tickets-46252281820

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Movie – The Commuter

Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding, and he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train.

Tue, May 22, 2018

5:00 PM – 7:00 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-the-commuter-tickets-44856918250

Movie – Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

Lifelong G-Man Mark Felt, aka “Deep Throat,” leaks information to the press that helps to uncover the Watergate scandal of 1974.

April 5th

5-7 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-screening-mark-felt-the-man-who-brought-down-the-white-house-tickets-43414577169

Film Screening: “Victoria and Abdul”

Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal). Inspired by true events, this film depicts the friendship that allowed the monarch to see the changing world from another perspective. Victoria’s family considered the relationship so scandalous that they tried to destroy any records of it.

Sat, March 3, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

To Register call 631-324-0222 ext. 3 or Stop by the Adult Reference Desk, or use the following Eventbrite link:

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-victoria-and-abdul-tickets-41633315367

Classic Oscars: Madame Curie

This 1943 Oscar nominee tells the story of physicist Pierre Curie beginning to share a lab and fall in love with student Marie Sklodowska in 1890s Paris, working together to discover radium. Based on the story of Marie and Pierre Curie, this film was nominated for  for 7 Academy Awards.

Register at The Adult Reference Desk, or call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or follow the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/classic-oscars-madame-curie-tickets-41150024832

Film Screening – Battle of the Sexes

The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With her husband urging her to fight for equal pay, the private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past.

 

Sat, January 20, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

register at Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-battle-of-the-sexes-tickets-41470657854

Film Screening – Sherlock Holmes in NY

Film Screening – Sherlock Holmes in NY

Holmes (Roger Moore) and Watson (Patrick Macnee) arrive to save a kidnapped boy and the world’s gold from professor Moriarty (John Huston).

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

5 – 7 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-sherlock-holmes-in-ny-tickets-39939645555

Film Screening: “Dunkirk”

Directed by Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk is based on the events from May 1940. The movie tells how  the British evacuated 330,000 trapped  Allied troops from Dunkirk by mobilizing every civilian water craft that could be found. Nolan tells the story through the eyes of the troops on the ground. Stars include Kenneth Branagh, Harry Styles, Mark Rylance, and Cillian Murphy.

Sat, January 6, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 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/film-screening-dunkirk-tickets-39518742623

Film Screening, “Small Change,”

Small Change
directed by Francois Truffaut

Capturing the joys, yearnings, pain & wonder of childhood in a warmhearted community, the film deals with puppy love, school days, bragging rights, trips to the movie house, loving parents…and one boy’s escape from the nightmare of child abuse.

In French with English Subtitles

Friday
11/10
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/film-screening-small-change-1977-directed-by-francois-truffaut-tickets-39015453271

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