Movies At The Library

Playing at a library near you.

Bring your own treats and join us to enjoy FREE films at the Library.

Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland.

No registration required. Call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175 for information.

Location:
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Bring your treats and join us to enjoy FREE films at the Library.

July 27: Deep Bluetakes viewers on a cinematic roller coaster in ocean depths of 5000 metres as they explore the seas’ deepest chasms.

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Location:
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

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A gripping drama about Jared (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Kidman and Crowe) at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program - or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith. Boy Erased is the true story of one young man's struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity.

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Location:
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

When Tony Lip a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger-as well as unexpected humanity and humor-they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Free, no registration required.  For more information, call 604-929-3727

NOTE:  Special start time

Location:
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 6:15pm to 8:30pm

Documentaries and discussions! Come watch a short documentary and then stay to discuss it. We’re viewing documentaries about social, cultural, political, scientific or environmental issues. 

Upcoming dates:

Saturday August 3 at 2pm - Caregivers Club
A candid and intimate portrait of three caregivers, each taking care of a spouse or patient with dementia.
 
 
Saturday August 24 at 2pm Skinhead
Brad  was a white 18-year-old punk, in and out of trouble with the law, a street brawler already in his fourth high school, a kid without direction and a prime target for a neo-Nazi recruiter promising comradeship in a gang of “like-minded” men, a place where Brad could finally find what he wanted most: belonging.  Skinhead tells Brad’s story — how he spent 13 years in “the movement,” climbing the ranks from skinhead rabble-rouser to the Canadian boss for an ultra-violent US gang called Volksfront.

 Drop in! There is no registration required but if you'd like to sign up to receive emails and program materials in advance of each session, please click "Register" and provide an email address. 

Location:
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

First Man, the riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focuses on Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost on Armstrong and on the nation of one of the most dangerous missions in history.

Free, no registration required.  For more information, call 604-929-3727, local 8166

**Note special start time.

Location:
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 6:15pm to 8:30pm

The film follows the rise and fall of Senator Gary Hart, (Hugh Jackman) who was considered the overwhelming front runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination when his campaign was sidelined by the story of an extramarital relationship with Donna Rice. As tabloid journalism and political journalism merged for the first time, Senator Hart was forced to drop out of the race - events that left a profound and lasting impact on American politics and the world stage.

Free, no registration required.  For more information, call 604-929-3727, local 8166

Location:
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 6:30am to 8:30pm

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19 year-old Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges) unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly (Julia Roberts), is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

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Location:
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Set in early-1970s Harlem, this film is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple's unbreakable bond and the African-American family's empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers. This acclaimed movie features an Oscar winning performance from Regina King.

Free, no registration required.  For more information, call 604-929-3727, local 8166

Location:
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Documentaries and discussions! Come watch a short documentary and then stay to discuss it. We’re viewing documentaries about social, cultural, political, scientific or environmental issues. 

Upcoming dates:

Saturday August 3 at 2pm - Caregivers Club
A candid and intimate portrait of three caregivers, each taking care of a spouse or patient with dementia.
 
 
Saturday August 24 at 2pm Skinhead
Brad  was a white 18-year-old punk, in and out of trouble with the law, a street brawler already in his fourth high school, a kid without direction and a prime target for a neo-Nazi recruiter promising comradeship in a gang of “like-minded” men, a place where Brad could finally find what he wanted most: belonging.  Skinhead tells Brad’s story — how he spent 13 years in “the movement,” climbing the ranks from skinhead rabble-rouser to the Canadian boss for an ultra-violent US gang called Volksfront.

 Drop in! There is no registration required but if you'd like to sign up to receive emails and program materials in advance of each session, please click "Register" and provide an email address. 

Location:
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Bring your own treats and join us to enjoy FREE films at the Library!

What They Had centers on a family in crisis. Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home to Chicago at her brother's (Michael Shannon) urging to deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father's (Robert Forster) reluctance to let go of their life together.

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Location:
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This movie tells the story of Jared the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program - or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith. The true story of one young man's struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity.

Free, no registration required.  For more information, call 604-929-3727, local 8166

Location:
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Bring your own treats and join us to enjoy FREE films at the Library

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu's wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them. This movie is 99% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes! Note: In Japanese with English Subtitles.

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Location:
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm