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 – City Island (2009)

Directed by Raymond De Felitta (100 minutes)Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill When family man and corrections officer Vince Rizzo (Andy Garcia) discovers his long-lost son Tony (Steven Strait), the Rizzo family is thrown into upheaval. The addition of ex-con Tony inspires his newfound kin to unveil their own half-truths and deception. Every family member has something […] Read More

Film – Tully (2018)

Directed by Jason Reitman (95 minutes) Marlo (Charlize Theron) is a struggling mother of three, including a newborn. Her husband, Drew (Ron Livingston), is loving and works hard, but remains clueless about the demands that motherhood puts on his wife. Marlo’s brother Craig (Mark Duplass) hires a night nanny as a gift. Hesitant about the […] Read More

Film Series—From Books to Films: Frankenstein (1931)

Directed by James Whale (71 minutes) Frankenstein tells the classic story of a monster come to life. Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) is a brilliant but obsessive scientist attempting to discover how to make the dead walk again. He is successful in assembling a creature using body parts of exhumed corpses but, creates a creature […] Read More

Film Series—Sam Fuller: Audacious Auteur: Forty Guns (1957)

Directed by Samuel Fuller (80 minutes) Presented by Terry MeehanJessica Drummond (Barbara Stanwyck) is a powerful landowner and the lawless queen of Cochise County. Her gang of gunmen dominates Fuller’s rugged canvas. When US Marshal Griff Bonnell (Barry Sullivan) comes to town to enforce the law, sparks fly. Will they shoot it out or fall […] Read More