Make It A Movie Night

Movie Night

Movie nights don't have to cost a fortune! Enjoy a film at the library, absolutely free, at several library locations. From light-hearted comedies to poignant documentaries (often with a guest panel discussion!), there is truly something for everyone. 

All events are free to attend, some do require registration to reserve your spot.

Here's a sneak peek of what is showing at each library in the weeks ahead:

Alicia Ashman Library

October 13 | International Film Movement Series: The Ardennes

October 27 | After Dinner Mints: Doctor Strange

November 10 | International Film Movement Series: Amnesia

Central Library

October 17 | Documentary: I Am Jane Doe

October 19 | Bad Cinema presents The Video Dead

October 26 | Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

November 1 | Central Cinema Cinesthesia: Pan's Labyrinth

November 7 | Documentary: Chicago's Christmas Tree Ship


Goodman South Madison Library

October 14 | Documentary: Hidden Colors

November 10 | Norm of the North

Hawthorne Library (registration required)

October 20 | Anime at Hawthorne: Chiyayafuru

October 27 | Movies Too Good to Miss: Split

November 3 | Anime at Hawthorne: Orange

November 10 | Movies Too Good to Miss: Punch Drunk Love

Lakeview Library

October 20 | Wonder Woman

October 27 | LEGO Batman

November 17 | The Big Sick

Monroe Street Library

October 11 | Wisconsin Film Festival Pop Up Screening: Lo and Behold 

Pinney Library

October 27 | Halloween Flick: Get Out! 

November 3 | Wonder Woman

Always keep an eye on our calendar for a complete schedule of film screenings, movie events, and more!  

The Wisconsin Film Festival Pop Up Screenings are funded by a grant from Beyond the Page, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Madison Community Foundation. For more information, visit

Images credited to IMDB.