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Movie Nights

What could be better than relaxing with some friends and watching a movie in a lovely theatre?  Sounds pretty good, eh?  Now what if that movie was free?  Well,  things just got even better!  Here at the JMCPL, we host no-cost Movie Nights from the fall to the spring in the Mahon Auditorium.  Just follow the signs downstairs to take advantage of this free service and enjoy some cinematic storytelling.  We screen a wide range of films so there’s something for everyone.  Check this page or the calendar on the Adult programming page to find out what’s playing.  See you at the movies!

 

 

Wednesday Movie
Wednesday, January 22, 7:00
Tolkien (112 min., PG)

The young J.R.R. Tolkien is different from most kids his age. He finds himself an outcast and an orphan as he lands at a special school. Among the classmates Tolkien is able to find a select group that will help him to learn about true friendship. The relationships of Tolkien’s younger years go on to have a profound impact on the literary work that would ultimately make him one of history’s most revered authors.

 

Wednesday Movie
Wednesday, January 29, 6:45
Angel Has Fallen (120 min., 14A)

President Alan Trumbull and his ‘guardian angel’, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, enjoy a quiet fishing trip that takes a sudden, deadly turn as a fleet of drones drop a barrage of explosives, nearly killing them both. Mike awakens in the hospital, faced with the charge of attempted assassination of the President. In a race against time to prove his innocence, Mike must evade both the Secret Service and the FBI as he finds the true culprit that framed him.

 

Wednesday Movie
Wednesday, February 5, 6:45
Joker (122 min., R)

Following the origin of the Clown Prince of Gotham, Joker explores the traumatic transformation of failed comedian Arthur Fleck. Attacked by thugs on the streets of Gotham and rejected by society, we travel through a slow dissent into madness, as he begins to wreak havoc and even the score on a damaged world that was none to kind to his damaged mind. An in depth psychological assessment born through blood, violence, and mayhem, witness the rise of one of history’s most iconic villains: the Joker.

 

French Movie Night
Thursday, February 6, 6:30
Les rois mongols (102 min., NR)

Montreal, October 1970. Twelve-year-old Manon’s family is on the verge of collapse; she and her little brother Mimi are about to be placed in Foster Care. Manon is incensed. Inspired by the current political crisis, she comes up with a plan and takes an old woman hostage to demand the right to choose her own future. With the help of her two cousins Martin and Denis, they leave the city with Mimi and the old woman, determined to find refuge where they can all be happy and free. Gripping, tender and moving, Cross My Heart is a vibrant story portraying the weaknesses and betrayals of adulthood as seen through the eyes of children.

Co-sponsored by SCFPA.

 

Wednesday Movie
Wednesday, February 12, 6:15
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (161 min., R)

From 1958 to 1963, American actor Rick Dalton knew the height of fame and fortune as the lead in the television series Bounty Law. Yet, Rick wasn’t satisfied with the work and used his popularity to try to become a movie star. By 1969, Rick’s career has stalled so much that he takes jobs as a guest star on various shows. He even starts wondering if the only way he can make a comeback is by acting in Italian productions. Cliff Booth, Rick’s long-time friend and stunt double, helps him see that possibilities for success still exist in the Los Angeles film industry if they work together.

 

Wednesday Movie
Wednesday, February 19, 6:30
Harriet (125 min., PG13)

Harriet Tubman is a legendary part of American History that works to free slaves as they escape from their masters. Her life story begins by being born into slavery. She escapes and eventually begins to help others in her position find freedom. The abolitionist works with the Underground Railroad to ensure former slaves travel to safe destinations and finds a life for herself becoming the heroine of her own story.

 

Wednesday Movie
Wednesday, February 26, 7:00
Jojo Rabbit (108 min., PG13)

Young Jojo Betzler is a member of the Hitler Youth in 1940s Germany. Lonely and saddled with the nickname “Rabbit,” he seeks to prove himself a loyal and capable member of The Reich. But when he discovers his mother is hiding a Jewish girl from German authorities, he must decide where his loyalty resides, with his mother or the state. Dogging him the entire way is his imaginary friend . . . none other than Der Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note: not all films are suitable for a family audience; viewer discretion is advised.