Lakewood Public Cinema

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

Film - Dial M for Murder (1954) - Presented by Terry Meehan

Tennis pro Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) suspects that his wealthy wife Margot (Grace Kelly) is having an affair with handsome playboy Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings). He blackmails an old army buddy (Anthony Dawson) into following his plan for the murder of his wife.

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Secretariat (2010) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

This docudrama tells the true story of racehorse Secretariat, aka “Big Red.” Penny Chenery Tweedy (Diane Lane) acquires ownership of the not yet born colt by losing a coin toss. Penny hires eccentric French-Canadian trainer Lucien Laurin (John Malkovich).

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Europa Europa (1990)

Based on a true story, this drama follows Solomon Perel (Marco Hofschneider), the son of a Jewish shoe salesman who survived the Holocaust by falling in with the Nazis. Solomon flees to Poland where he lives in an orphanage operated by Stalinist forces.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hil

Top shelf insurance investigator C. W. Briggs (Woody Allen) works for a company in New York City. Efficiency expert Betty Ann Fitzgerald (Helen Hunt) quickly makes clear her authority over C. W.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Interstellar (2014)

In the not-so-distant future, nature is waging war on humanity. Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a former NASA pilot and engineer has turned to farming to support his teenage son, Tom, and daughter, Murph.

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Easy Virtue (2008) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Son of an English landed gentry family, John Whittaker (Ben Barnes) delivers shock waves when he brings home his American car racing bride Larita (Jessica Biel).

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Conquest of Space (1955)

Touted as “The biggest true story of our century…before it actually happens!”, the film follows a group of multi-national astronauts as they leave “The Wheel,” a spinning top-like space station, and travel to Mars. General Samuel T. Merritt (Walter Brooke) heads the team of space travelers.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

The Future (2011)

When Sophie (Miranda July) and her boyfriend, Jason (Hamish Linklater), decide to adopt a stray cat, their perspective on life changes radically, altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Film - Made in Cleveland (2013)

In the style of anthology films like Paris Je T’aime, this is a tale of love, life and the pursuit of happiness—Cleveland style.

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

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