WRL’s Art House Café Film Series: Immediate Family (2022) NR

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

This film series brings art house film flavor to your Tuesdays. Plus, meet new friends, hear from special guests who are film experts, enjoy light refreshments, and have a discussion after the film. April 16: Immediate Family (2022) NR Directed by Denny Tedesco (The Wrecking Crew), this affectionate music documentary spotlights the studio musicians who...

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WRL’s Italian Film Festival: “My Brother Anastasia” (1973)

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

The CIAO Italian Film Festival presents: My Brother Anastasia (Anastasia mio fratello). In this crime drama, Don Salvatore Anastasia, a priest in a seminary in Tropea, Calabria, Italy, gets a ticket to visit his brother in New York. 1hr 27min Free admission. The CIAO Italian Film Festival 2024 schedule: Sunday, 1/21 at 2:00 pm –...

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WRL’s Throwback Thursday Film Series: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) NR

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

Now in its 21st year, the Throwback Thursday Film Series screens a variety of classic movies for an adult audience. April’s Theme: April Fools April 18: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) NR In this campy musical, Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell are voluptuous delights as gold diggers prowling for wealthy husbands on a cruise ship bound...

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WRL’s Art House Café Film Series: Driving Madeleine (2022) NR

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

This film series brings art house film flavor to your Tuesdays. Plus, meet new friends, hear from special guests who are film experts, enjoy light refreshments, and have a discussion after the film. April 23: Driving Madeleine (2022) NR Before taking up residence in a nursing home, an elderly lady in Paris, France, hires an...

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WRL’s Throwback Thursday Film Series: The General (1926) NR -Silent Film-

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

During the Civil War, a Confederate engineer (Buster Keaton) concocts a plan to rescue his girlfriend and beloved train, The General, when both are captured by Union spies. This acclaimed silent movie is No. 18 on the AFI list of funniest films of all time. 1hr 18min

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WRL’s Dewey Decibel Concert Series: Ford’s Colony Dance Band “Jazz Legends Showcase”

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

Williamsburg’s own big band presents a “Jazz Legends Showcase.” Join the Ford’s Colony Dance Band as we pay tribute to some of the greatest artists and iconic songs of the Jazz era. From Ragtime to Swing to BeBop. From Count Basie to Chick Corea, Louis Armstrong to Maynard Ferguson, From Duke and Ella to Coltrane!...

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Youth Poetry Contest (WL)

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

WRL invites middle school and high school students (ages 9-18) in James City County, York County, and the City of Williamsburg to participate in a WRL Poetry Contest. Submit one poem 3-26 lines long; one submission per person. Cash prizes will be awarded. Printed poems can be dropped off at either library location at the...

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WRL’s Art House Café Film Series: Harry and Snowman (2015) NR

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

April 30: Harry and Snowman (2015) NR In 1956, Dutch immigrant Harry DeLeyer rescued a broken-down Amish plow horse from a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. In less than two years, Harry and his $80 horse were competing in the triple crown of show jumping against the most pedigreed horses and the wealthiest socialites. 86-year-old...

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Throwback Thursday Film Series: Footlight Parade (1933) NR

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

Now in its 21st year, the Throwback Thursday Film Series screens a variety of classic movies for an adult audience. May’s Theme: MAY I Have This Dance May 2: Footlight Parade (1933) NR A Broadway producer (James Cagney) struggles to put on simultaneous dance performances in this famous pre-code musical. The real attractions here are...

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WRL Film Society Presents “All About Eve” (1950)

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

ll About Eve (1950) is one of film’s greatest backstage stories, a Best Picture winner in which a seemingly timid ingenue becomes ruthless after she inserts herself into the life of an aging Broadway star and her circle of friends. Bette Davis appears in one of her greatest roles, but was joined by four other...

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WRL’s Art House Café Film Series: Darling Companion (2012) PG-13

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

This film series brings art house film flavor to your Tuesdays. Plus, meet new friends, hear from special guests who are film experts, enjoy light refreshments, and have a discussion after the film. May 7: Darling Companion (2012) PG-13 Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline play a married couple, Beth and Joseph, experiencing “empty nest” fears...

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WRL’s Throwback Thursday Film Series: Top Hat (1935) NR

Williamsburg Library Theatre 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA

Now in its 21st year, the Throwback Thursday Film Series screens a variety of classic movies for an adult audience. May’s Theme: MAY I Have This Dance May 9: Top Hat (1935) NR A case of mistaken identity foils the efforts of a dancer to woo a lovely lady, but who cares about the plot....

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