Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Little Caesar" (Warner Bros., 1931) Friday
    January 24, 2020
    7:30 pm - 8:49 pm EST
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    Edward G. Robinson’s breakout role of Rico Bandello was loosely based on Al Capone and the film proved enormously influential in establishing the gangster drama that Warner Bros. and other studios would return to repeatedly throughout the decade. Packard Campus Theater

Saturday, January 25, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "The Untouchables" (Paramount, 1987 – rated R*) Saturday
    January 25, 2020
    7:30 pm - 9:29 pm EST
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    Incorruptible federal agent Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) and his Irish cop partner Jimmy Malone (Sean Connery) take on crime king Al Capone (Robert DeNiro) in this crime thriller directed by Brian DePalma from a script by David Mamet based on Ness’ book. Packard Campus Theater

Thursday, January 30, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Waterloo Bridge" (MGM, 1940) Thursday
    January 30, 2020
    7:30 pm - 9:18 pm EST
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    Star-crossed lovers ballerina Myra Lester (Vivien Leigh) and soldier Capt. Roy Cronin (Robert Taylor) meet on the eve of World War I but are separated before romance can fully flower. Packard Campus Theater

Friday, January 31, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Gone With the Wind" (MGM, 1939) Friday
    January 31, 2020
    7:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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    As one of the most popular and influential American films produced, "Gone With the Wind" remains possibly the definitive example of filmmaking in the Hollywood studio era. Packard Campus Theater

Saturday, February 1, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Charade" (Universal, 1963) Saturday
    February 1, 2020
    7:30 pm - 9:23 pm EST
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    Cary Grant stars as Peter Joshua (who may or may not be a flimflam man) who aids the recently widowed Regina Lampert (Audrey Hepburn) in her mission to recover a fortune hidden by her late husband. Packard Campus Theater

Thursday, February 6, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "In the Heat of the Night" (1967) Thursday
    February 6, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger star in this Best Picture-winning film, a racially-charged crime drama set in small-town Mississippi. Pickford Theater (LM-302)
  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Bedlam" (RKO, 1946) Thursday
    February 6, 2020
    7:30 pm - 9:07 pm EST
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    Set in London in 1761, “Bedlam” is a departure from previous Val Lewton productions in its focus on horrific social conditions instead of supernatural occurrences. Packard Campus Theater

Thursday, February 13, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967) Thursday
    February 13, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    There is something quintessentially American about romanticized crime, and this classic film featuring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty shares the sensational tale of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow and the consequences of their crime spree. Pickford Theater (LM-302)

Saturday, February 15, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Doctor Dolittle" (1967) Saturday
    February 15, 2020
    12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
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    Enter the fantastic world of a veterinarian (Rex Harrison) who can directly communicate with his charges. Appropriately enough, Leslie Bricusse won an Oscar for his song “Talk to the Animals.” Pickford Theater (LM-302)

Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967) Thursday
    February 20, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Another contender for Best Picture, Stanley Kramer’s film addressed the then-controversial subject of interracial marriage in a work that garnered Oscars for Best Screenplay (William Rose) and Best Actress in a Leading Role (Katharine Hepburn). Pickford Theater (LM-302)

Thursday, February 27, 2020

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "The Graduate" (1967) Thursday
    February 27, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft star in this generational favorite about uncertain futures and the unplanned paths life can take. Pickford Theater (LM-302)

Thursday, April 9, 2020