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 – The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill. Young runaways Martha Ivers (Barbara Stanwyck) and boyfriend Sam Masterson (Van Heflin) are found. She’s returned home to rich aunt Mrs. Ivers (Judith Anderson). Hours later, the woman falls down a flight of stairs and dies. Martha and friend Walter O’Neil (Kirk Douglas) are the only witnesses and claim it was […] Read More

Film – The Night of the Shooting Stars

Directed by Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani. In Italian folklore, the Night of San Lorenzo is the night when dreams come true. Every shooting star fulfills a wish, but in a small Italian village in 1944, the only wish is for peace. The villagers of San Martino must flee their homes after hearing of Nazi […] Read More

Film – Cabaret (1972)

In 1931 Berlin, British academic Brian Roberts (Michael York) lives a lonely existence in a boarding house, until he meets his vivacious neighbor Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli). This season we will highlight excellence in film by showing Oscar Award-winning films. This film earned eight Academy Awards, including Best Actress and Best Director. Read More

Film – The Long Riders (1980) Presented by Terry Meehan

Terry Meehan rides back into town with a new film series, “Dry Spell: Westerns of the 1980s.” The Long Riders follows the exploits of a band of robbers led by Jesse James, Cole Younger and their brothers. To emphasize the brotherly motif, the film’s cast includes four sets of real-life siblings: Stacy and James Keach, […] Read More