Film Events

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 6:30pm
Alicia Ashman Library

A Friday Night Meet Up at the library for those who seek an international experience (with subtitles)!

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Mari Tamaki is in her second year of high school and wants to start something. It's then that she meets Shirase, a girl with few friends who's considered weirdo by the rest of the class and nicknamed "Antarctic" since it's all she ever talks about. Unlike her peers, Mari is moved by Shirase's dedication and decides that even though it's unlikely that high school girls will ever go to Antarctica, she's going to try to go with Shirase.

The Hawthorne Anime Club was created to...

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

A monthly film screening of first-run, award winning independent and foreign films.

Autumn 2015. At the Paris Opera, Stephane Lissner is putting the finishing touches to his first press conference as director. Backstage, artists and crew prepare to raise the curtain on a new season with Schonberg's Moses and Aaron. But the announcement of a strike and arrival of a bull in a supporting role complicate matters. At the same time, a promising young Russian singer begins at the...

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

2017 / USA / Drama / 113 min. / PG
Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite...

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:00pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Join us for a reception honoring the poets selected to be part of the 2018 City of Madison Poet Laureate and Madison Metro Bus Lines Poetry Project from 5:00-6:30 pm, followed by a screening of the film "Dead Poets Society" at 6:30 pm.

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 6:30pm
Alicia Ashman Library

New and old favorites from the big and small screen.

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

The Friends of Hawthorne Library are having a book sale!

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 5:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

film series

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

"At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity." (123mins|USA)
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Seating is first come, first served with space for 50 attendees. Doors open 1/2 hour before the film start time. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Pinney...

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Contrary to the stereotype, butch lesbians aren’t trying to be feminine and failing. They are not going through a rebellious stage or imitating men. Rather, they are women who while being true to their own selves, may look and or act in ways that society has decided is appropriate only for men. And some people have a problem with that.

The women portrayed in this film examine and challenge society’s assumptions about what it means to be female. Their struggles reveal how...