Events at the Library of Congress

Saturday January 28, 2023

  • Event | film and video screenings

    "Dances With Wolves" (Orion, 1990)

    Saturday
    January 28, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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    Packard Campus Theater
    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Dances With Wolves" (Orion, 1990). Kevin Costner directed and stars in this tale of a Union Army officer that gains a mutual respect with a tribe of Sioux. The film was generally well received by native Americans, in no small part to the use of actual Indian languages (Lakota, Pawnee).
  • Event | film and video screenings

    "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (Paramount, 1981)

    Saturday
    January 28, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Packard Campus Theater
    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (Paramount, 1981). George Lucas’ homage to movie serials of the 1940s. Throw in his buddy Steven Spielberg to direct and his Star Wars actor Harrison Ford to play the central character and you end up with a great adventure film.

Friday February 3, 2023

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    Love in the Afternoon (Allied Artists, 1957)

    Friday
    February 3, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Packard Campus Theater
    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Love in the Afternoon". A bit of May-December (well, at least October) love between Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn. Directed by Billy Wilder. Black & White, 130 minutes.

Saturday February 4, 2023

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    From Russia, With Love (United Artists, 1963)

    Saturday
    February 4, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "From Russia, With Love (United Artists, 1963)." America (and the world) fell in love with Sean Connery as the suave spy James Bond. This is the second film in the series and John F. Kennedy named the source novel as one of his favorites. Color, 115 minutes.

Friday February 10, 2023

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    Love & Basketball (New Line Cinema, 2000)

    Friday
    February 10, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Packard Campus Theater
    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Love & Basketball (New Line Cinema, 2000)." Quincy and Monica love each other, but also love basketball. Which is the greater love? We shall see. Written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Color, 124 minutes.

Saturday February 11, 2023

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    The Love Bug (Disney, 1968)

    Saturday
    February 11, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "The Love Bug (Disney, 1968)." In 1968, America had just the past year experienced “the Summer of Love” and amore was on everyone’s mind. “Make love, not war” was the motto, and even automobiles got in the act. Herbie the Love Bug stars. Make sure to wear your love beads and...
  • Event | film and video screenings

    Women in Love (United Artists, 1969)

    Saturday
    February 11, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Women in Love (United Artists, 1969)." Two friends fall in love with two very different sisters, to equally different results. Ken Russell directed, with Alan Bates and Oliver Reed as the two friends, and Glenda Jackson and Jennie Linden as the sisters. Color, 132 minutes. Rated R.

Friday February 17, 2023

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    To Sir, with Love (Columbia, 1967)

    Friday
    February 17, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "To Sir, with Love (Columbia, 1967)." Sidney Poitier portrays a somewhat reluctant teacher who cares so much for his students, that they fall in love with him. A feeling he feels in response. Lulu sings the theme song and it nails the mood of the film. Color, 105 minutes.

Saturday February 18, 2023

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    Love (MGM, 1927)

    Saturday
    February 18, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Love (MGM, 1927)." What says love, at leat on the silver screen, more than Greta Garbo and John Gilbert? A story that shows us sometimes love makes us do the wrong things. Also Laurel & Hardy in Love’ Em & Weep (Hal Roach-Pathe, 1927). Black & White, 82 + 18 minutes....
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    Love in the Afternoon (Warner-Columbia, 1972)

    Saturday
    February 18, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Love in the Afternoon (Warner-Columbia, 1972)." Director Eric Rohmer’s tale of a happily married man that still dreams of other women, but dream becomes reality. Color,97 minutes. Rated R.

Friday February 24, 2023

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    Punch-Drunk Love (Sony, 2002)

    Friday
    February 24, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Punch-Drunk Love (Sony, 2002)." Love can be less than hearts and flowers, and is often complicated. Adam Sandler takes a more serious posture, with Emily Watson and Philip Seymour Hoffman also featured, Color, 95 minutes. Rated R.

Saturday February 25, 2023

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    Mad Love (MGM, 1935)

    Saturday
    February 25, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Mad Love (MGM, 1935)." Love can make you do the worst things, and no more so than with a demented surgeon engaging in bizarre surgery to push a woman from her husband into his own arms. Peter Lorre is the twisted doctor. Also Freshman Love (Warner Bros, 1931). Black & White,...
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    Dr. Strangelove (Columbia, 1963)

    Saturday
    February 25, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Join us at the Packard Campus Theater for a showing of the film, "Dr. Strangelove (Columbia, 1963)." An odd (say strange) look at the Cold War and how many truly enjoyed the Cold War. Stars Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Peter Sellers, Sterling Hayden and Peter Sellers. Black & White, 95 minutes. Added to the National Film Registry in 1989.