Lakewood Public Cinema

Film - Girl on the Bridge (1999) Directed by Patrice Leconte Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Despondent young woman Adele (Vanessa Paradis) stands on a Paris bridge gazing into the dark water below, determined to end her life. She’s approached by professional knife-thrower Gabor (Daniel Auteuil) who attempts to dissuade her. She ultimately decides to jump, and he dives after her.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

The King’s Speech (2010) Directed by Tom Hooper

One of England’s most unlikely monarchs, Prince Albert “Bertie” (Colin Firth) is forced to ascend the throne after his brother abdicates. Prince Albert suffers from a speech impediment that diminishes his confidence and leaves him full of dread at the thought of public appearances.

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

The Help (2011) Directed by Tate Taylor

In 1960s Mississippi, the women who run the households of prominent southern families are black women known as the help. College graduate and reluctant society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) is determined to become a writer.

Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Wild (2014) Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée

Cheryl Strayed’s (Reese Witherspoon) life comes crashing down around her after a tragedy. She turns to the solace of the great outdoors. Cheryl makes a rash decision to solo hike the Pacific Crest Trail, a 1,100 mile trail stretching from the Mojave Desert to the Canadian border.

Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - The Shootist Presented by Terry Meehan

It’s 1901 and the Old West is passing into history, and so is J. B. Books (John Wayne), an infamous ex-gunfighter who is dying of cancer. He arrives in Carson City, Nevada and rents a room at a boarding house owned by Bond Rogers (Lauren Bacall).

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 6:00am

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Clash by Night (1952) Directed by Fritz Lang Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Disillusioned Mae Doyle (Barbara Stanwyck) returns home after a long absence and stays with her brother Joe (Keith Andes). His girlfriend Peggy (Marilyn Monroe) and Mae form an instant friendship. Fishing boat owner Jerry D’Amato (Paul Douglas) dates Mae and finds the nerve to propose.

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

The Great Gatsby (2013) Directed by Baz Luhrmann

Would-be writer Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) moves to New York City during the roaring twenties in order to pursue the American dream. His new neighbor is the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), who is known for his lavish parties.

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

The Color Purple (1985) Directed by Steven Spielberg

An uneducated woman named Celie (Whoopi Goldberg) lives in the rural American south. For black women in the early twentieth century the era was marked by domestic violence, poverty and racism. Celie embodies all of these struggles and more.

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) Directed by Clint Eastwood Presented by Terry Meehan

Josey Wales (Clint Eastwood) is a Missouri farmer who fought on the side of the South during the Civil War. As the conflict comes to an end, his family is murdered by a band of pro-Union renegades, called Jayhawkers.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) Directed by Howard Hawks Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

A ship with passenger Bonnie Lee (Jean Arthur) aboard docks at a stop-over South American trading port where Geoff Carter (Cary Grant) runs Barranca Airlines. Her main priority becomes Carter. Getting mail deliveries to their destinations on time tops his list.

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium