Film Screenings

Sunday, January 26 • 2:00–5:00pm

Rocky River Public Library (Auditorium)
1600 Hampton Road, Rocky River, Ohio 44116

ANXIETY IN THE ANTHROPOCENE?
TAKE ACTION! A FILM AND DISCUSSION

Following a viewing of the film, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, which details the destruction that humans have wrought on planet Earth. Environmental Educator Alicia Goddard will discussion how community members can move from anxiety to action. For the conversation, come prepared with a picture or drawing of a natural area that holds a special place in your heart.


Monday, January 27 • 10:15am

Euclid Public Library (Shore Meeting Room)
631 East 222nd Street, Euclid, Ohio 44123

MONDAY MORNING MOVIE: THE PUBLIC

An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold. Written and directed by Emilio Esteves and starring Michael K. Williams and Alec Baldwin (PG-13; 119 min).


Tuesday, February 11 • 6:30pm

Lakewood Public Library (Main Library–Auditorium)
15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107

DOCUMENTARY: SOMEWHERE TO BE (2018)

Somewhere to Be is an eye-opening look behind the doors of a Greenwich Village senior center. Every New Yorker over sixty is welcome to come to the Center on the Square and take an Italian class, have some lunch, write a poem, paint a picture, or make a friend. Using a mix of verité and interviews, this documentary explores the human need to be with others. Joining us to discuss the film will be a representative of the Lakewood Division of Aging.


Monday, February 17 • 6:00pm

Lakewood Public Library (Main Library–Auditorium)
15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107

FILM SCREENING: THE PUBLIC (2018)

Stuart (Emilio Estevez) is a mild-mannered librarian who has seen it all. When an Arctic blast hits Cincinnati, a group of homeless people decide to take refuge at the free public library after closing. When the patrons turn the library into an unofficial warming shelter, Stuart is caught in the fray.  The act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with library administration and police. Join Lakewood Public Library staff to discuss the film.