Lakewood Public Cinema

Film - Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Southern charmer Chance Wayne (Paul Newman) aims to make a splash in Tinseltown and hitches his aspirations to boozy, fading movie star Alexandra Del Lago (Geraldine Page). She accompanies Chance to his Florida hometown, run by corrupt politician Tom “Boss” Finley (Ed Begley).

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - Strangers on a Train (1951) - Presented by Terry Meehan

Guy Haines (Farley Granger) boards a train and meets Bruno Antony (Robert Walker). They discuss their personal lives and discover that each is having a problem with one person: Bruno with his father and Guy with his estranged wife. Bruno then gets a crazy-brilliant idea: Let’s exchange murders!

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - Frankie and Johnny (1991) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Shakespeare-quoting, incurable romantic Johnny (Al Pacino) develops a passion for cooking while doing time for forgery. Upon release, he finds a job in the Big Apple. After Johnny sets eyes on cynical waitress Frankie (Michelle Pfeiffer), he falls like a California redwood.

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985)

After winning an all-expenses-paid trip on a game show, the Griswald family heads across the Atlantic to take in the wonderful sights of Europe.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - The Virgin Suicides (1999)

The Lisbons seem like an ordinary family. The father (James Woods) is a high-school math teacher. The mother (Kathleen Turner) is a faithful wife. They have five daughters, from thirteen-year-old Cecilia (Hannah Hall) to seventeen-year-old Therese (Leslie Hayman).

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - The Spy in Black (1939) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

In the middle of World War I, German U-boat commander Captain Hardt (Conrad Veidt) receives secret orders. Under cover of darkness, the sub surfaces and Hardt boards a small boat. He’s rowed ashore and makes contact with German agent Fraulein Thiel (Valerie Hobson).

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - I Confess (1953) - Presented by Terry Meehan

Father Logan (Montgomery Clift), a devout Catholic priest at St. Marie’s in Quebec City, hears the confession of a man who says he has committed a murder.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - Jersey Boys (2014) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

The movie is a musical biography about one of the most idolized pop/rock sensations of all time. A group of young guys from New Jersey pool their talents and perform in local lounges. Friend Joe Pesci (Joe Pesci) mentions a songwriter who might be a perfect fit.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - Selma (2014)

During the height of the civil-rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) and other activists plan to lead a march from Selma, Alabama to the capital of Montgomery to secure voting rights for black Americans.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - The Luzhin Defence (2000) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Chess genius Aleksandr Ivanovich “Sascha” Luzhin (John Turturro) has been immersed in the game since childhood. Leo Valentinov (Stuart Wilson) cons his father into allowing the boy to leave home, promising Sascha will meet the right people.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

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