E.g., Feb 24 2018
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24

Write Down, I am an Arab

Sat, Feb 24   5:00 pm to 6:15 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Ibtisam Mara’ana
Israel/Palestine, 2014, 73 min., Arabic with English subtitles

A fascinating look at the life and work of Palestinian national poet and one of the most influential writers of the Arab world,...

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Write Down, I am an Arab

Burroughs, the Movie

Sat, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Howard Brookner
US, 1983, 90 min.

Made up of footage filmed over the course of 5 years, the documentary charts the development of William S. Burroughs’ unique literary style and wildly unconventional life,...

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Burroughs, the Movie

Citizen Havel

Sat, Feb 24   9:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Pavel
Koutecký and Miroslav Janek
Czech Republic, 2017, 120 min., Czech with English subtitles

An absorbing cinéma-vérité portrait of dissident playwright-turned-statesman Václav Havel through his private...

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Citizen Havel

FEB
25

Regarding Susan Sontag

Sun, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by
Nancy D. Kates
US, 2014, 100 min.

The award-winning documentary explores the life of the passionate and gracefully outspoken writer, Susan Sontag, through experimental images, archival materials, accounts...

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Regarding Susan Sontag

Patriotism (Short by Mishima) and Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Sun, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

4:00 PM
Patriotism (Yu-koku)
Short, dir. by Yukio Mishima
Japan, 1966, 28 min., Japanese with English subtitles

Yukio Mishima foreshadowed his own suicide with this ravishing short, his only foray into filmmaking....

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Patriotism (Short by Mishima) and Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

Sun, Feb 25   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

**This event has reached capacity and RSVPs are no longer being accepted.**

Documentary, dir. by Griffin Dunne
US, 2017, 94 min.

Literary icon Joan Didion reflects on her remarkable career and personal struggles in this...

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Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

MAR
2

Central Library Friday Film Club

Fri, Mar 2   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

cinema Español film movie

Each month a different librarian at the Central branch curates a series of films by theme, genre, director, or actor.

All movies this month will be in Spanish.

All movies this month were released in 2017.

All movies...

Central Library Friday Film Club

MAR
3

Featured Film: Out of the Past (1947)

Sat, Mar 3   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Featured film film film noir movie

Today's feature is the 1947 movie Out of the Past. Directed by Jacques Tourneur, this film stars Robert Mitchum and Jane Greer. A private eye tries to escape a sordid past but it catches up to him when a former client he once betrayed hires him...

Featured Film: Out of the Past (1947)

MAR
9

Central Library Friday Film Club

Fri, Mar 9   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

cinema film movie

Each month a different librarian at the Central branch curates a series of films by theme, genre, director, or actor.

All movies this month will be in Spanish.

All movies this month were released in 2017.

All movies...

Central Library Friday Film Club

MAR
16

Central Library Friday Film Club

Fri, Mar 16   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

cinema film movie

Each month a different librarian at the Central branch curates a series of films by theme, genre, director, or actor.

All movies this month will be in Spanish.

All movies this month were released in 2017.

All movies...

Central Library Friday Film Club

MAR
22

Book Discussion: Silence by Shūsaku Endō

Thu, Mar 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

book discussion fiction film Japanese

Please join us for a discussion of the novel Silence by Shūsaku Endō (first published in Japan 1966; Engligh translation by Peter Owen Publishers, 1969), also a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese...

Book Discussion: Silence by Shūsaku Endō

MAR
30

Central Library Friday Film Club

Fri, Mar 30   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

cinema film movie

Each month a different librarian at the Central branch curates a series of films by theme, genre, director, or actor.

All movies this month will be in Spanish.

All movies this month were released in 2017.

All movies...

Central Library Friday Film Club

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