Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Friday the 13th" (Paramount, 1980 - rated R*) Friday
    October 25, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:50 pm EDT
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    Twenty years after several mysterious deaths shut it down, Camp Crystal Lake reopens -- but the place clearly hasn't shaken its "death curse," as a deranged killer terrorizes the teen counselors in this original version of the classic slasher flick. Packard Campus Theater

Saturday, October 26, 2019

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "The Witches" (Warner Bros., 1990) Saturday
    October 26, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:31 pm EDT
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    A little boy and his kindly grandmother try to thwart the efforts of a coven of witches to rid Britain of children by turning them into mice. Packard Campus Theater

Thursday, October 31, 2019

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Get Out" (Universal, 2017 – rated R*) Thursday
    October 31, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:14 pm EDT
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    When a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s posh suburban family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister reason for the invitation. Packard Campus Theater

Friday, November 1, 2019

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Wings of Desire" (Orion Classics, 1987) Friday
    November 1, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:38 pm EDT
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    "Wings of Desire" is one of cinema’s loveliest city symphonies. Bruno Ganz is Damiel, an angel perched atop buildings high over Berlin who can hear the thoughts - fears, hopes, dreams - of all the people living below. Packard Campus Theater

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Musical Highlights from NBC's Late Night with David Letterman" (1982-1993) Thursday
    November 14, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    “Late Night with David Letterman” premiered on NBC on February 1, 1982, following “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and ran through 1993 when Letterman moved to CBS. Letterman was joined by Paul Shaffer and the World’s Most Dangerous Band and the show hosted hundreds of top musical acts as guests. Packard Campus Theater

Friday, November 15, 2019

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "The White Sister" (Metro Pictures, 1923) Friday
    November 15, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:53 pm EST
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    Set in an Italian village in the shadow of smoldering Mount Vesuvius, “The White Sister” stars Lillian Gish as Angela, the daughter of a wealthy Italian prince who is in love with the dashing Captain Giovanni Severini (Ronald Colman). Packard Campus Theater

Saturday, November 16, 2019

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Chicken Run" (Dreamworks, 2000) Saturday
    November 16, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:24 pm EST
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    Facing mortal peril, Rocky the rooster and Ginger the hen decide to rebel against evil farmers Mr. and Ms. Tweedy and lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the farm where they are being held captive. Packard Campus Theater
  • Event | film and video screenings
    "One, Two, Three" (United Artists, 1961) Saturday
    November 16, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:14 pm EST
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    Director Billy Wilder's Cold War farce stars James Cagney as C.R. MacNamara, a Coca-Cola executive who is sent to Berlin to promote the product on the other side of the Iron Curtain. Packard Campus Theater

Thursday, November 21, 2019

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Make Way For Tomorrow" (Paramount, 1937) Thursday
    November 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:32 pm EST
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    After a bank forecloses on their home, an elderly couple must separate and move in with their selfish and ungrateful adult children. Pickford Theater (LM-302)
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    "Funeral in Berlin" (Paramount, 1966) Thursday
    November 21, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:12 pm EST
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    British Intelligence agent Harry Palmer (Michael Caine) is sent to Germany to arrange the defection of Colonel Stok (Oskar Homolka), a Russian intelligence officer posted to East Berlin, despite Harry's suspicions of ulterior motives. Packard Campus Theater

Friday, November 22, 2019

  • Event | film and video screenings
    "Beauty and the Beast" (DisCina, 1946) Friday
    November 22, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
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    Jean Cocteau’s sublime adaptation of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy-tale masterpiece - in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast - is a landmark of motion picture fantasy, with unforgettably romantic performances by Jean Marais and Josette Day. Packard Campus Theater

Saturday, November 23, 2019