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May 2019

Film: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Wednesday, May 29, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This documentary examines the life and guiding philosophy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers. 1 hour, 34 minutes. Rated PG-13.

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June 2019

Friday Feature Film: “Arctic”

Friday, June 7, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

A researcher stranded in the Arctic must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek through the unknown in the hope of making it out alive. PG-13. 1 hour, 38 minutes.

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Film at the Princeton Garden Theatre: “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”

Monday, June 24, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Princeton Garden Theater, 160 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This science fiction classic, directed by Steven Spielberg, tells the story of ordinary people and their extraordinary experiences with extraterrestrials. Free tickets may be picked up in advance at the theater box office. 2 hours, 17 minutes. Princeton Garden Theatre, 160 Nassau St. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Garden Theatre.  

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Film: “The Shop Around the Corner”

Tuesday, June 25, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This 1940 American romantic comedy film, produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch, features Margaret Sullivan, James Stewart and Frank Morgan. Eschewing regional politics in the years leading up to World War II, the film is about two employees at a leather goods shop in Budapest who can barely stand each other, not realizing they are falling in love as anonymous correspondents through their letters. The musical "She Loves Me" is an adaptation of the play and this movie. 1 hr,…

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July 2019

“Minding the Gap”

Monday, July 8, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Bing Liu's debut film is coming-of-age documentary about three skateboarding friends in their industrial Midwest hometown. In attempting to understand why he and his friends all ran away from home when they were younger, Bing follows 23-year-old Zack as he becomes a father and 17-year-old Keire as he gets his first job. While navigating a complex relationship between his camera and his friends, Bing explores gaps between fathers and sons, discipline and abuse and, ultimately, between childhood and adulthood. The…

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Princeton Student Film Festival

Wednesday, July 17, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until July 18, 2019

Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Original short films, created by filmmakers in high school to age 25, are featured as part of the two-night festival. Now in its 16th year, the event features films chosen from local, national and international entries. Filmmakers are invited to Q&A sessions that follow the screenings. This event is suggest for a mature teen and adult audience. Refreshments will be  served each evening.

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Princeton Student Film Festival

Thursday, July 18, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until July 18, 2019

Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Original short films, created by filmmakers in high school to age 25, are featured as part of the two-night festival. Now in its 16th year, the event features films chosen from local, national and international entries. Filmmakers are invited to Q&A sessions that follow the screenings. This event is suggest for a mature teen and adult audience. Refreshments will be  served each evening.

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Friday Feature Film: “Storm Boy”

Friday, July 19, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Based on the beloved Australian children's book by Colin Thiele, "Storm Boy" is the story of a young boy growing up on the beautiful but uninhabited coastline of Southern Australia who forms a close bond with three orphaned pelicans he rescues and raises. Finding himself at odds with his fisherman father, the boy's life takes a new and unexpected turn. PG. 1 hour, 39 minutes.

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Film: “Apollo 11”

Monday, July 22, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This documentary focuses on the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, the first spaceflight to land humans on the moon. Produced without narration or interviews, the film features previously unreleased archival footage. 1 hour, 33 minutes.

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Film: “First Man”

Monday, July 29, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Based on the book "First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong" by James R. Hansen, this biographical drama follows the years leading up to the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in 1969. Ryan Gosling stars as Armstrong. PG. 2 hours, 21 minutes.  

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Afternoons with Austen: “Pride and Prejudice” (2005)

Wednesday, July 31, 3:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Enjoy a cup of tea and a film adaptation of a Jane Austen novel on Wednesday afternoons this summer when the library presents Afternoons with Austen. For true Austen fanatics, "Addicted to Austen" calling cards will be distributed at each screening to be stamped by staff. Those who attend three or more screenings will be entered in a drawing to win a prize pack of copies of all of the films shown in the series. "Pride and Prejudice" depicts five sisters…

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August 2019

Summer Movie Matinee: “Space Jam”

Thursday, August 1, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This live action/animated comedy stars Michael Jordan who is enlisted by Looney Tunes characters to help them win a basketball match against a group of aliens. 1 hour, 28 minutes.

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Film: “Brian Cox: Life Of A Universe”

Monday, August 5, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Join Robert Vanderbei, the library's scientist-in-residence for the summer, for a screening of both episodes of this two-part documentary followed by a discussion about the universe and night sky. Drawing inspiration from the southern sky as he travels around Australia, renowned physicist and television personality Brian Cox ponders the big questions about the universe. Exploring how the universe began, how it could end and when, Cox examines the work of eminent Australian-based astrophysicists Katie Mack and Brian Schmidt and speaks…

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Afternoons with Austen: “Emma” (1996)

Wednesday, August 7, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Enjoy a cup of tea and a film adaptation of a Jane Austen novel on Wednesday afternoons this summer when the library presents Afternoons with Austen. For true Austen fanatics, "Addicted to Austen" calling cards will be distributed at each screening to be stamped by staff. Those who attend three or more screenings will be entered in a drawing to win a prize pack of copies of all of the films shown in the series. Directed by Douglas McGrath, the…

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Summer Movie Matinee

Thursday, August 8, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Beat the summer heat and view these space themed movies in the cool of the library: Aug. 1 Space Jam;  Aug. 8 WALL-E, Aug. 22 Guardians of the Galaxy; Aug. 29 Star Trek. All movies at 4 p.m. in the Community Room.

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