Memorial Hall Library

MHL's Movie Screenings

Free film screenings in Memorial Hall or the Activity Room. Films in this series are shown with captions and may not be appropriate for all audiences. Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

The Zookeeper's Wife

The Zookeeper's Wife

The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. Starring Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, and Daniel Brühl. Directed by Niki Caro; 2017; rated PG-13; Focus Features.

There will be an encore screening at the Center at Punchard on Monday, October 30 at 1:00pm.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Note: Start time is 7:00pm and the movie will be shown in the Activity Room.

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s. Stars Renee Elise Goldsberry, Sylvia Grace Crim, Reed Birney, Oprah Winfrey; directed by George C. Wolfe; Home Box Office; running time is 93 minutes; 2017.

La La Land

Location is the Activity Room, Lower Level
While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely charming, softspoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance. Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt; written and directed by Damien Chazelle; Lionsgate;2016; running time is 128 minutes; PG-13.