Movies: anytime, any location, all ages

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.


Friday, November 7, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Relive the drama, conflict and power of one of the greatest anti-war films ever made: "All Quiet on the Western Front." Academy Award winner for Best Picture, this is the original version from the '30s.


Saturday, November 8, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.


Friday, November 14, 2014

Come join us in the spacious Westport Meeting Room for a great movie and light refreshments.


Friday, November 14, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

"I Was a Male War Bride" starring Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan is November's movie. A French army officer (Cary Grant) and an American WAC (Ann Sheridan) fall in love in postwar Germany and are to marry when Ann Sheridan is ordered back home, alone. In order to get Cary to the U.S., she disguises him as another WAC in this 1949 comedy.


Saturday, November 15, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.


Thursday, November 20, 2014

Join us each month as we enjoy a movie on our big screen.


Friday, November 21, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

This month's film offering is "The Amazing Spiderman 2." Peter Parker finds himself battling evil once again to save New York City from the menacing Electro.


Saturday, November 22, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.


Saturday, November 22, 2014

Philomena - starring Judi Dench. In 1952, a young Philomena was sent to the convent of Roscrea in Ireland after giving birth to her first child. When her son became a toddler, the nuns sent him to America for adoption. Philomena then spent the next fifty years seeking for him in vain.

This 2013 movie is rated PG-13 for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references. It runs 98 minutes. Come join us in the Ruiz meeting room for a great movie and light refreshments.