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 Theory of Everything (2014)

At Cambridge in the 1960s, Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) is an unknown astrophysics student who is enchanted by literature student Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). Life takes a devastating turn when he is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and given a dark prognosis. Their newly-formed infatuation is put to the test as Stephen confronts his altered […] Read More

Film ─ Get Out

Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) is about to meet his girlfriend Rose’s (Allison Williams) family for the first time. Rose assures him that her family is unaffected by their interracial relationship but as the weekend goes on, Chris becomes more and more paranoid about the strange things happening all around him. What starts as a light, meet-the-parents […] Read More

Film – Our Man In Havana (1959)

Directed by Carol ReedPresented by Terry Meehan Author Graham Greene’s experiences as an actual spy inspired this witty satire about a vacuum cleaner salesman who is recruited by MI-6 in Cuba during the Batista regime. By the time Greene arrived in Havana to make the film, Fidel Castro had come down from the mountains to […] Read More

Film – Moonlight (2016)

Directed by Barry JenkinsA young, gay, African-American man, Chiron (Ashton Sanders), deals with his dysfunctional home life while coming of age in Miami during the War on Drugs era. The story of his struggle to find himself is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain and beauty of […] Read More

Film – A Dog’s Purpose (2017)

Four dogs are connected from one lifetime to the next, starting with Bailey. His human is young Ethan (K. J. Apa). After Bailey’s life is over, he continues through his lifetimes until becoming Buddy, who is abandoned on a country road and catches a familiar scent. He sees older Ethan (Dennis Quaid) on the property […] Read More