Movies @ the Library
The library hosts free movies for the public throughout the year. Join us for the very best in newly released DVDs. Each movie will be chosen from the very latest DVDs that the library is allowed to show and will be announced at least one week prior to the showing.
In addition to feature films, we also show foreign films, recently released documentaries and retrospective film series.
Monday, October 20 at 6:30PM – Auditorium
EDGE OF TOMORROW (2014) PG-13 starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. In a near future, an alien race has hit the Earth in an unbeatable assault. Major William Cage has never seen a day of combat, but is dropped into a suicide mission and killed within minutes. Cage now finds himself thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same day over and over, fighting and dying each time. With each ‘life’, Cage learns more fighting skills, so that when he and warrior Rita Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, they are one step closer to defeating the enemy. Well behaved children are welcome when accompanied by a responsible adult.
Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30PM – Auditorium
TOUGH GUISE 2 In this update to TOUGH GUISE, anti-violence educator and cultural theorist, Jackson Katz, argues that the ongoing epidemic of men’s violence in America is rooted in our inability as a society to move beyond outmoded ideals of manhood. Q and A follows. Co-sponsored by the library and SAFE HOMES of Orange County.
Saturday, October 25 at 1PM – Story Hour Room
MOTHERS OF BEDFORD “Mothers of Bedford” will be shown as a continuation of the “Who Is Jim Crow” movie series. Filmed over four years at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, this film explores the effects of a long-term prison sentence on the relationship between a mother and child. Free admission. Co-sponsors: Newburgh Free Library, Greater Newburgh Ministerial Association, ENJAN, Ecclesia Ministries of Newburgh and Christian Ministerial Fellowship of Newburgh
Saturday, November 22 at 1PM – Auditorium
THE NEWBURGH STING (2014) not rated. The Newburgh Sting will be shown as a continuation of the Who Is Jim Crow Movie Series. The Newburgh Sting is a documentary film about the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s sting operation on four Muslim men involved in the 2009 Bronx terrorism plot. Discussion follows. Co-sponsors: Newburgh Free Library, Greater Newburgh Ministerial Association, ENJAN, Ecclesia Ministries of Newburgh and Christian Ministerial Fellowship of Newburgh
Monday, December 9 at 6:30PM – Auditorium
22 JUMP STREET (2014) R starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. After making their way through high school twice, big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. No children
Saturday December 20 at 2PM – Auditorium
THE HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY (2014) PG starring Helen Mirren. Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant, that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan’s cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory’s assistant, Marguerite cannot be ignored. Well behaved children are welcome when accompanied by a responsible adult.
RETROSPECTIVE FILM SERIES-ONCE & FUTURE FILMS
Join the Newburgh Free Library for three World War II movies as we remember our late coworker, Jerry Henry, honor our nation’s veterans and celebrate OrangeREADS UNBROKEN.
Saturday, November 15 at 1PM – Auditorium
EMPIRE OF THE SUN (1987) PG starring a youthful Christian Bale. A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. Well behaved children are welcome when accompanied by a responsible adult. Featured Speaker: George Burke, Adjunct Professor at Mount Saint Mary College
Sunday, November 16 at 1PM – Auditorium
SCHINDLER’S LIST (1993) R starring Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes. In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Rated R, no children.
Monday, November 17 – Auditorium
INTO THE ARMS OF STRANGERS (2000) not rated. Academy Award-winning documentary chronicling the mass exodus of Jewish children from pre-World War II Germany into neutral countries, where they were adopted by new families. Narrated by Dame Judi Dench.
If you didn’t see it at the theater, join us for free admission and popcorn (on occasion). Movies are generally shown in the library’s upstairs auditorium. Please check the library calendar for late breaking changes to the schedule or weather cancellations. Hope to see you!