Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 1:30pm
Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Rated: PG13 109 minutes
Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about kindness, love, and forgiveness from America’s most beloved neighbor.
OSCAR NOMINEES @ 1:30 PM
In celebration of the Academy Awards, the library will be featuring some of the nominated and winning films during our regular Thursday timeslot at 1:30 pm, as well as some evenings and Sundays during the month of March. Please note that some titles printed in the newsletter are occasionally unavailable due to change in release dates.
JOKER: Sunday, March 1, 1:30 pm and Wednesday, March 4, 6:30 pm
Failed comedian Arthur Fleck encounters violent thugs while wandering the streets of Gotham City dressed as a clown. Disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as Joker in director Todd Phillips’ thrilling origin story.
FORD VS.FERRARI: Thursday, March 5, 1:30 pm and Sunday, March 8, 1:30 pm
The remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
JO JO RABBIT: Thursday, March 12, 1:30 pm and Saturday, March 14, 2:00 pm
A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. In spite of his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo confronts his blind nationalism.
KNIVES OUT: Sunday, March 15, 1:30 pm and Thursday, March 19, 1:30 pm
A tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie and a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death.
PARASITE: Thursday, March 19, 6:30 pm
Kim Ki-teak’s family are all unemployed and living in a squalid basement. When his son gets a tutoring job at the lavish home of the Park family, the Kim family’s luck changes. One by one they gradually infiltrate the wealthy Parks’ home, attempting to take over their affluent lifestyle.
BOMBSHELL: Monday, March 23, 6:30 pm
A group of women decides to take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.
DARK WATERS: Thursday, March 26, 1:30 pm and Monday, March 30, 6:30 pm
Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world’s largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything, his future, his family, and his own life to expose the truth.
*No registration is required. Light snacks provided. *Please note: Bring your own reusable water bottle, and take advantage of our new filtered water bottle filling station.