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What's better than free feature films on a big screen?

Stop at Billy's Café in the library atrium for some popcorn and a cold drink and enjoy the latest critically acclaimed films shortly after they are released! Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

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Wild
(2014; 115 minutes; Rated R)
Thursday, April 2 at 6:45 p.m., matinee at 1:00 p.m.
"In its thrilling disregard for the conventions of commercial cinematic storytelling, Wild reveals what some of us have long suspected: that plot is the enemy of truth, and that images and emotions can carry meaning more effectively than neatly packaged scenes or carefully scripted character arcs." - The New York Times

Gone Girl
(2014; 149 minutes; Rated R)
Thursday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m., matinee at 1:00 p.m.
"Surgically precise, grimly funny and entirely mesmerizing over the course of its swift 149-minute running time, this taut yet expansive psychological thriller represents an exceptional pairing of filmmaker and material." - Variety

Rafting to Bombay
(2008; 71 minutes; Not Rated)
Thursday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m. This special screening, made possible by a partnership with the Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills marks Holocaust Memorial Day / Yom HaShoah.
"Laufer's film reminds the world that the consequences of grave wrong-doing span generations as well as continents, and that single actions can have effects lasting a lifetime." - Ed Vollans - University of East Anglia, School of Film and Television Studies

Dirt! the movie
(2009; 86 minutes; Not Rated)
Thursday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. In honor of Earth Day and celebrating the "Year of the Soil", presented in partnership with the Quincy Park Department Environmental Treasures program, and the Quincy Department of Public Works.
"With the amount of species that live in a teaspoon of dirt, I think it’s very obvious dirt might be more alive than we are." - Gary Vaynerchuck, Host, WineLibrary.TV

Unbroken
(2014; 137 minutes; Rated PG-13)
Thursday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m., matinee at 1:00 p.m.
"Jolie has an army of craftsmen in her corner, notably camera poet Roger Deakins (No Country for Old Men). But it's her vision that gives Unbroken a spirit that soars. In honoring Louis' endurance, she does herself proud." - Rolling Stone

Wednesday Matinees @North Quincy

Stop by the North Quincy Branch Library on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. for matinee screenings of great films, old and new.

April 1: Birdman (R)
April 8: Wild (R)
April 15: Whiplash (R)
April 22: Foxcatcher (R)
April 29: Gone Girl (R)


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