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July 2019

DATE CHANGED: Film: “Apollo 11”

Monday, July 22, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

DATE CHANGE: This film will be shown at 3 pm on Saturday, July 20, the anniversary of the moon landing.  It will be screened in the Community Room. 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, NJ 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, NJ 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, NJ 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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Afternoons with Austen: “Emma” (1996)

Wednesday, August 7, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 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, NJ 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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Film “Bisbee ’17”

Monday, August 12, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This film combines documentary and scripted elements while following members of the close-knit former mining community of  Bisbee, Arizona, as they commemorate the centennial of the forced deportation of immigrant miners. During the Bisbee Deportation, 1,200 immigrants were violently removed from their homes by a deputized force, shipped to the desert on cattle cars and left to die. Presented by the library and the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice in collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent nonfiction film series…

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Afternoons with Austen: “Love & Friendship” (2016)

Wednesday, August 14, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 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. "Love & Friendship" (based on…

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Film: “Brian Cox: Life Of A Universe”

Wednesday, August 14, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 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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Film: “Woodstock”

Thursday, August 15, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The Academy Award-winning documentary chronicling the legendary, three-day counterculture celebration of music and art is screened on the 50th anniversary of the festival's first day. 3 hours, 4 minutes. The screening is in advance of the Aug. 17 Woodstock Concert featuring musicians from the Einstein Alley Musicians Collaborative that is being held at the Community Park North Amphitheater. The concert is  presented in partnership with the Princeton Recreation Department and Princeton Record Exchange. 3 hours, 4 minutes.

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Friday Feature Film: “Fighting With My Family”

Friday, August 16, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This biographical comedy-drama tells the story of English WWE champion Raya Knight who grew up in a professional wrestling family and uprooted herself as a teenager to pursue WWE glory in Los Angeles. PG-13. 1 hour, 50 minutes.

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Afternoons with Austen: “Sense and Sensibility” (1995)

Wednesday, August 21, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 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. "Sense and Sensibility" follows the…

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Summer Movie Matinee

Thursday, August 22, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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, NJ 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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Afternoons with Austen: “Persuasion” (2007)

Wednesday, August 28, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 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 the films shown in the series. Sally Hawkins stars as the protagonist Anne Elliot…

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Summer Movie Matinee: “Star Trek”

Thursday, August 29, 4:00 pm - 6:08 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The 11th film in the "Star Trek" film franchise features the original characters from the television series. Aboard the USS Enterprise, James T. Kirk and Spock combat Nero, a Roman from their future who threatens the United Federation of Planets. 2 hours, 8 minutes.

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