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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 sjfpl@gnb.ca, or visiting us at the Reference Desk.

* Please note that the films listed below may contain profanity, violence, mature themes, sexual content & disturbing scenes, and are suggested for mature viewers *

* Join us every Friday afternoon @2pm this summer for Maple Leaf Matinees with free popcorn & a different family movie each week! *


AUGUST - LGBTQ+ Film Series & Ones that Got Away!
* This month we bring you LGBTQ+-themed films to celebrate Pride Month, plus some worthy, offbeat movies that missed out at the box office but are ripe for rediscovery. *
 
Sun. Aug. 20, 2pm - LUCY (2014, 1h 29m) - stars Scarlett Johansson & Morgan Freeman.


Thurs. Aug. 24, 7pm - LGBTQ+ Film Series: BOUND (1996, 1h 40m) - stars Jennifer Tilly & Gina Gershon.
 
Sat. Aug. 26, 2pm - Kevin Smith Tribute: MALLRATS (1995, 2h 4m) - stars Ben Affleck & Jason Lee - Can't make the Kevin Smith podcast on Fundy Fan Fest weekend? Check out the extended director's cut of the movie Smith made after CLERKS, which developed a cult following all its own!


Sun. Aug. 27, 2pm - THE BONE COLLECTOR (2010, 1h 58m) - stars Angelina Jolie & Denzel Washington.


SEPTEMBER - FROM BOOK TO SCREEN

* This month features movies based on literary works by S.E. Hinton, D.H. Lawrence, Anaïs Nin & more! *

 

Thurs. Sept. 7, 7pm – TEX (1982, 1h 42m) - stars Matt Dillon, based on S.E. Hinton’s young adult novel

 

Sat. Sept. 9, 2pm – GORKY PARK (1983, 2h 7m) - stars William Hurt & Lee Marvin, based on Martin Cruz Smith’s bestselling thriller.

 

Thurs. Sept. 14, 7pm – LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER (1981, 1h 41m) - stars Sylvia Kristel, based on D.H. Lawrence’s classic novel.

 

Sat. Sept. 15, 2pm – THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN (1981, 2h 4m) - stars Meryl Streep & Jeremy Irons, based on John Fowles’ novel.

 

Thurs. Sept. 21, 7pm – LIVE FLESH (1997, 1h 41m) - stars Javier Bardem & Francesca Neri, based on Ruth Rendell’s novel.


Sat. Sept. 23 – STEAM-THEMED DOUBLE FEATURE:

12pm: FORKS OVER KNIVES (2011, 1h 35m) – a companion documentary to books by Del Sroufe, Gene Stone & more.

2pm: CHILDREN OF MEN (2006, 1h 49m) – stars Clive Owen & Julianne Moore, based on P.D. James’ novel.

 

Thurs. Sept. 28, 7pm – THE HANDMAID’S TALE (1990, 1h 41m) - stars Natasha Richardson, Robert Duvall & Faye Dunaway, based on Margaret Atwood’s frightening, prescient novel of an all-too-plausible future.

 

Sat. Sept. 30, 2pm – LGBTQ+ Film Series: HENRY & JUNE (1990, 2h 17m) - stars Fred Ward, Uma Thurman & Maria de Madeiros, based on the life & writings of Anaïs Nin.




East Branch, 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.

Friday Family Flicks: Free, with free popcorn & juice, and fun for all ages!

Fri. Aug. 25, 2:30pm - Hotel Transylvania (2012, 1h 31m) - stars the voices of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg & Selena Gomez


Classic Films: Forget cheap movie night – on select Tuesday nights, we show all-time classic movies for free, with popcorn & pop included!

Tues. Aug. 29, 6pm - Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016, 1h 31m) - stars Seth Rogen, Zac Efron & Chloe Grace Moretz


Sunset Cinema: Our series of relaxing movies for adults, with free popcorn & pop!

Wed. Aug. 30, 6pm - Real Steel (2011, 1h 39m) - stars Hugh Jackman & Evangeline Lilly



West Branch, Lancaster Mall 
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.

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