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Introducing Barney Cinema: Great Films, Picked Just for You!

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Spend your afternoon enjoying free screenings of critically-acclaimed and award-winning films every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Barney Library! La La Land (2016) – Trailer Tuesday, November 14, 2:00 PM Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are […]

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Film Screening: Hidden Figures (2016)

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Tuesday, June 27 6:00 PM Main Library Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored […]

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Independent Film Series: Spring Showings

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NEITHER HEAVEN NOR EARTH (2016) Tuesday, March 21, 6:30 PM French Army Captain Antares Bonassieu (Jeremie Renier) and his squad are assigned to monitor the remote Wakhan valley in Afghanistan on the border of Pakistan. Occupied by local shepherds and Taliban sympathizers, this so-called “calm sector” quickly turns volatile when men from both sides of […]

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Sunday Movie: The Butler (2013)

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Sunday, January 15 1:15 PM Main Library After leaving the South as a young man and finding employment at an elite hotel in Washington, D.C., Cecil Gaines (FOREST WHITAKER) gets the opportunity of a   lifetime when he is hired as a butler at the White House. Over the course of three decades, Cecil has a […]

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Independent Film Series: Winter Showings

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MEN GO TO BATTLE (2016) Monday, December 12, 6:30 PM Kentucky, 1861. Most Americans predict that the Civil War will end by Christmas. Bracing for another winter on their struggling farm, brothers Henry (Tim Morton) and Francis Mellon (David Maloney) have become suffocatingly close. Francis’ practical jokes have become more and more aggressive until he […]

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Independent Film Series: Fall Showings

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GLASSLAND (2016) Monday, September 26, 6:30 PM John (JACK REYNOR) lives with his mother, Jean (TONI COLLETTE), in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager existence as a taxi driver. After finding out his mother is dying due to her alcoholism, John offers his services to a petty criminal in order to pay for […]

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Sunday Movies: Jurassic World, Selma, and Avatar

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The Farmington Main Library will be showing the following movies during winter Sunday opening hours:   Jurassic World (PG-13) Sunday, January 10, 1:30 PM Go back to Jurassic Park! A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park’s newest attraction–a genetically modified giant stealth killing […]

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From Books to Movies: A Christmas Carol (1951)

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This fall, the Farmington Library will be hosting a series of film viewings and lectures with local movie buff Martha Reingold. Films based on books will be shown, followed by analysis of background, themes, and more. Viewings will begin at 6:15 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. Film and literature lovers […]

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From Books to Movies: Paper Moon

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This fall, the Farmington Library will be hosting a series of film viewings and lectures with local movie buff Martha Reingold. Films based on books will be shown, followed by analysis of background, themes, and more. Viewings will begin at 6:15 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. Film and literature lovers […]

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From Books to Movies: The Third Man

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This fall, the Farmington Library will be hosting a series of film viewings and lectures with local movie buff Martha Reingold. Films based on books will be shown, followed by analysis of background, themes, and more. Viewings will begin at 6:15 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. Film and literature lovers […]

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