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Free Movie Screenings

Central Branch, Market Square
Join us for our free evening & afternoon movies, and let us know what you want to see by calling 643-7224, tweeting us @SaintJohnFPL, posting to our Facebook page, emailing us at adult.sjfpl@gnb.ca, or visiting us at the Reference Desk.

* Please note that some of the films listed below & displayed to the left are subject to change and may contain profanity, violence, mature themes, sexual content & disturbing scenes, and are suggested for mature viewers *


APRIL – Canadian Film Month!

Thurs. Apr. 18, 7pm – STRANGE BREW (1983, 1h 30m)

Thurs. Apr. 25, 7pm – NFB Maritime Double Feature: THE SONG AND THE SORROW (2018, 42m) & THE ARTISANS (2018, 51m)

Sun. Apr. 28, 2pm – Everyday Is Earth Day NFB Presentation: METAMORPHOSIS (2018, 1h 25m)


MAY – Asian Heritage Month

Thurs. May 2, 7pm – NFB Special Presentation: MY WAR (2018, 1h 37m)

Sun. May 5, 2pm – NFB Special Presentation: WHAT IS DEMOCRACY? (2018, 1h 47m)

Thurs. May 9, 7pm – CHAN IS MISSING (1982, 1h 20m)

Sun. May 12, 2pm – EAT A BOWL OF TEA (1989, 1h 42m)

*Thurs. May 16, 7pm* – International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Presentation: LOVE, SCOTT (2018, 1h 16m)

Sun. May 19, 2pm – NFB Special Presentation: UP THE YANGTZE (2007, 1h 33m)

Thurs. May 23 - Double Feature:

5:30pm – Presented by the YMCA of Greater Saint John: SALAAM B'Y: A STORY OF A MUSLIM NEWFOUNDLANDER (2018, 21m) * This special screening will be followed by a meet-&-greet question-&-answer session with the filmmaker *

7pm – NFB Special Presentation: THE BOXING GIRLS OF KABUL (2011, 52m)

Sun. May 26, 2pm – SAAWARIYA (2007, 2h 17m)

Thurs. May 30, 7pm – NFB Special Presentation: MY SON SHALL BE ARMENIAN (2004, 1h 20m)


JUNE – National Indigenous History Month

Thurs. June 6, 7pm – Shadow of the Hawk (1976, 1h 38m)

Sun. June 9, 2pm – Thunderheart (1992, 2h)

Thurs. June 13, 7pm – Nightwing (1979, 1h 43m)

Sun. June 16, 2pm – Wind River (2017, 1h 47m)

Thurs. June 20, 7pm – NFB Film Club Presents: Fight (2012, 44m) & short film program

Sun. June 23, 2pm – The Dark Wind (1991, 1h 51m)

Thurs. June 27, 7pm – NFB Film Club Presents: Qallunaat! Why White People Are Funny (2006, 52m) & short film program


MONDAY MORNING DESCRIPTIVE AUDIO MATINΙE

We will be presenting descriptive movies on a regular basis. Described video means that there is a narrated description of the movie’s non-verbal elements. These descriptions are added during pauses in dialogue and enables visually impaired people to form a mental picture of what is happening (definition from buff.ly/2DMfrZJ).The movies are open to all, and feedback on the time & day, as well as movie requests, are welcome!

Mon. Apr. 29, 11am – SOLO: A Star Wars Story (2018, 2h 15m)

Mon. May 27, 11am – JURASSIC WORLD: Fallen Kingdom (2018, 2h 8m)

Mon. June 24, 11am – TBA



East Branch, 55 McDonald Street
Join us for our free evening & afternoon movies, and let us know what you want to see by calling 643-7250, posting to our Facebook page, emailing us at eastbranch.publiclibrary@gnb.ca, or visiting us in person.

Children's Movie:
Sat. Apr. 27, 2:30pm – THE BOSS BABY (2017, 1h 37m)



West Branch, Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Blvd.

Join us for our free evening & afternoon movies, and let us know what you want to see by calling 643-7260, posting to our Facebook page, emailing us at westbranch.publiclibrary@gnb.ca, or visiting us in person.

Family Flick:
Sat. Apr. 27, 11:30am – SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (2018, 1h 57m)

Friday Flick (for mature viewers):
Fri. Apr. 26, 2m – MORTAL ENGINES (2018, 2h 8m)


Please check with your library to ensure the accuracy of the dates and times listed here.