Posted in Movies | August 31, 2015
Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter David Spaltro, whose credits include The Cat’s Cradle (2014), Things I Don’t Understand (2012) and …Around (2008), will present an advance screening of his new horror movie, In the Dark (2015), at Central Library on Wednesday, September 9…
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Posted in Movies | June 5, 2013
June 7 marks 38 years since the introduction of the VCR. What’s so important about the launch of a now-completely obsolete device that now sells for a few bucks on craigslist? Well, that old, dusty box under your grandmother’s television sped up the relocation of film culture…
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Posted in Movies | April 29, 2013
As a part of the Earth Week Film Festival at Queens Library, Queens Library at Astoria invited patrons to come and view the 2008 Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary "Fuel," directed by Josh Tickell. "Fuel" is a film about the America’s addiction to oil and calls for…
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Posted in Movies | April 17, 2013
Earth Day is Monday, April 22, but you can celebrate our planet all month long with Queens Library, including at our weeklong film festival (see below).  Earth Week Green Film Festival April 20—27 at Queens Library at Astoria, Broadway, Steinway, Sunnyside and Woodside Catch…
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Posted in Movies | January 11, 2013
A thoughtful conversation emerged after the Saturday evening (01/05/13) screening of this alarming film which detailed the plight of ocean life due to over fishing of our oceans. Fish populations are in severe decline with some experts in the film predicting a seafood crisis by…
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