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January 2020

Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen: “To Have and Have Not”

Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen is a series of six classic films featuring legendary Hollywood couples. Tea and cookies will be served. Loosely based on Ernest Hemingway's 1937 novel of the same name,  "To Have and Have Not" features Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. The film centers on the World War  II romance between Bogart's freelancing fisherman and Bacall's beautiful American drifter which is complicated by the growing French resistance. 1 hr, 40 min. Additional films in the series include: Feb. 5: "The Philadelphia Story" with…

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February 2020

Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen: “The Philadelphia Story”

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

Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen is a series of classic films featuring legendary Hollywood couples. Tea and cookies will be served. The 1940 romantic comedy "The Philadelphia Story" features Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. On the eve of the wedding of a Philadelphia socialite (Hepburn), her ex-husband (Grant) shows up with tabloid journalists in tow. 1 hr, 52 min. Additional films in the series include: Feb. 12: "I Love You Again" with Myrna Loy and William Powell Feb. 19:…

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Princeton International Cinema Series: “Cold Case Hammarskjöld”

Thursday, February 6, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Princeton Garden Theater, 160 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Danish filmmaker Mads Brugger's documentary examines the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed United Nations secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld’s and most of the crew. After scores of false starts, dead ends and elusive interviews later, Brügger and his sidekick, Swedish Göran Björkdahl, begin to uncover something more monumental than anything they’d initially imagined. 2 hours, 8 minutes.   The Princeton International Cinema series is a collaboration of the library, the International Employees Group at Princeton University, the Davis International Center and…

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Friday Feature Film: “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

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

This biographical drama, based on the confessional memoir of the same name by Lee Israel, stars Melissa McCarthy and follows Israel's attempts to revitalize her failing writing career by forging letters from deceased authors and playwrights. 1 hour, 47 minutes.    

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Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen: “I Love You Again”

Wednesday, February 12, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen is a series of classic films featuring legendary Hollywood couples. Tea and cookies will be served. The 1940 romantic comedy "I Love You Again" features William Powell and Myrna Loy. Based on the novel by Octavos Roy Cohen, the film tells the story of Larry, a wealthy but boring businessman who discovers he's actually a con artist and that he loves his soon-to-be ex-wife. Additional films in the series include: Feb. 19: "Top Hat" with…

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Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen: “Top Hat”

Wednesday, February 19, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen is a series of classic films featuring legendary Hollywood couples. Tea and cookies will be served. The 1935 musical comedy "Top Hat" pairs longtime partners Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in a story of dance, love and mistaken identity. 1 hr, 41 min. Additional films in the series include: February 26: "It Happened One Night" with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert March 4: "The Quiet Man" with John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara

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Friday Feature Film: “Judy”

Friday, February 21, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Renee Zellweger stars as as Judy Garland in this 2019 biographical drama that tells the story of Garland's run of sold-out shows in 1968 London. 1 hr, 58 min. PG-13. 1 hour, 58 minutes.

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Cinematic Duos of the Silver Screen: “It Happened One Night”

Wednesday, February 26, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen is a series of classic films featuring legendary Hollywood couples. Tea and cookies will be served. Featuring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, the 1934 romantic comedy "It Happened One Night" is the story of a runaway heiress who gets more than she bargained for when she teams up with a down-on-his-luck reporter in an attempt to get back to her new husband. 1 hr, 45 min. The final film in the series,"The Quiet Man"…

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March 2020

Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen: “The Quiet Man”

Wednesday, March 4, 3:00 pm - 5:10 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Unforgettable Duos of the Silver Screen is a series of classic films featuring legendary Hollywood couples. Tea and cookies will be served. "The Quiet Man" starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara, is the final film in the series. The 1952 romance is the story of a boxer who finds love when he returns to his native Ireland after accidentally killing an opponent in the ring. 2 hours, 9 minutes.  

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Friday Feature Film: “Ford v Ferrari”

Friday, March 13, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the 2019 film based on the true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles. Together, they  built a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company to take on Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966. PG-13. 2 hours, 32 minutes.

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April 2020

Princeton International Cinema Series

Thursday, April 2, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Princeton Garden Theater, 160 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Title to be announced. Presented in partnership with the International Employees Group at Princeton University, the Davis International Center and the Princeton Garden Theatre. The Princeton International Cinema series is a collaboration of the library, the International Employees Group at Princeton University, the Davis International Center and the Princeton Garden Theatre. Tickets ($11.50 general admission, $9 faculty and seniors, $8 students, $7.75 Princeton University ID holders, library cardholders and Princeton Garden Theatre members) may be purchased online at thegardentheatre.com or…

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Friday Feature Film: “Knives Out”

Friday, April 10, 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

In this fun, modern-day murder mystery, everyone is a suspect when renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday. Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate Harlan's dysfunctional family and devoted staff, sifting through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth. PG-13. 2 hours, 10 minutes.

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May 2020

Friday Feature Film: “Little Women”

Friday, May 22, 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Writer-director Greta Gerwig's adaptation draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott to tell the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women each determined to live life on her own terms. PG. 2 hours, 15 minutes.

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