Lakewood Public Cinema

See a film at Lakewood Public Library every Saturday evening at 6:00 p.m. These free events take place in the cozy confines of the Main Library Basement Auditorium on a digitally-projected big screen. Be sure to pick up a Film Calendar on your next visit. As always, the programs at Lakewood Public Library are free and open to the public.

Film – Do the Right Thing

Directed by Spike Lee. A hot summer Sunday in a Brooklyn neighborhood is complicated by heating racial tensions. Mookie (Spike Lee) is always at the center of the action in his role as pizza delivery man for pizzeria proprietor Sal Fragione (Danny Aiello). The neighborhood has a full cast of characters including Da Mayor (Ossie […] Read More

Film – King Kong (1933)

Directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Successful filmmaker Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong) travels with his crew to an exotic tropical island to shoot his latest blockbuster. Skull Island is home to a massive gorilla who becomes infatuated with the film’s leading lady Ann Darrow (Fay Wray). When the islanders kidnap Ann and […] Read More

Film – Tootsie

Struggling New York actor Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman) poses as a woman to land a job on a daytime soap opera. His new alter ego “Dorothy Michaels” fools his agent and lands him a long-term contract. Michael fully embodies his new persona and inadvertently inspires women around the country to break free from the control […] Read More

Film – Night Must Fall (Barbara Steffek-Hill)

A woman who went missing is found murdered in a peaceful English village. Her killer is at large. Cantankerous invalid Mrs. Bramson (Dame May Whitty) owns and lives on a nearby estate with niece Olivia (Rosalind Russell). One of the maids introduces handsome Welshman, Danny (Robert Montgomery) to them as her fiancée. Then and there, […] Read More