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 – My Left Foot (1989)

No one expects much from Christy Brown (Daniel Day-Lewis). Born with crippling cerebral palsy, Christy is a burden to his working-class Irish family. His paralysis and inability to communicate lead them to believe he is intellectually disabled. His experience of the world is limited to the use of his one controllable limb – his left […] Read More

Film – The Shape of Water (2017)

At a high-security government research facility, Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) is a forlorn evening janitor. The mute Elisa is trapped in her mundane daily routine until a classified specimen is delivered to the laboratory. The arrival of the Amazonian amphibian man piques the interest of her coworker Zelda (Octavia Spencer), and they begin to observe […] Read More

Film – Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) is an orphan from the slums of Mumbai and the latest contestant on the Indian game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire). With only one question to go, Jamal is suspected of cheating and is arrested. In defense of his knowledge and his amazing winning streak, he […] Read More

Film – Tom Horn (1980) Presented by Terry Meehan

Tom Horn (Steve McQueen) was a frontiersman with two claims to fame: he helped track down and capture the Apache leader Geronimo, and he got into a fistfight with boxing champion Gentleman Jim Corbett (and lost). The screenplay is based on Horn’s autobiography, which he managed to finish just before he died in 1903. It’s […] Read More