Family Film Night | August 18th

Children ages 0-18 are welcomed on August 18th at 5:30 Pm to come cool off in the AC while enjoying family film night as they watch Star Wars at Field Corner Branch (1520 Dorchester Ave) of Boston Public Library. Refreshments will be provided and crafts will be made by participants. See you there! 

Turbo (Film) | December 9

Come bring the family down and watch the film; TURBO
Monday, December 9, 2013, 5:30pm at the Lower Mills Library ( located at 27 Richmond Street
This movie is suitable for children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Families, Visitors
Turbo (PG- 96 min) is about a freak accident that might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: Winning the Indy 500.
This film/event is free and open to the public

Christmas Classic Film Series: Holiday Inn | December 6

Christmas Classic Film Series: Holiday Inn will be playing Friday, December 6, 2013, 1pm at the Lower Mills Branch Library ( located on 27 Richmond Street Dorchester).
This film is suitable for Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Visitors.
Holiday Inn;1942, G: At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.
This event is free and is open to the public. For more information on the film contact Lower  Mills library at 617-298-7841

"The Work of 1000" at Emerson College | Nov. 14

This award-winning documentary by local filmmakers Susan Edwards and Dorie Clark tells the inspiring story of how Stoddart, a self-described ordinary woman in Groton, Massachusetts, was able to accomplish the extraordinary in mobilizing the clean-up of the Nashua River, beginning in the early 1960s. The Nashua River, which flows through north central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, was once one of the 10 most-polluted rivers in America. >> Read More

UMass Boston Fall Film Series | Sept. 26 - Nov. 29

UMass Boston is opening their doors this fall and sharing a number of trmendous films. All free to the public. Films will by shown at the Boston Campus Center Ballroom at 7pm and will be followed by a Q an A session.


September 26 Crazy Horse directed by Fred Wiesman

October 4 Detropia directeds Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing

October 16 Girl Model Directros Ashly Sabin and David Redmon

November 1 Poster Girl Directed by Sara Nesson >> Read More

Can We Talk? The Black Community and the Boston Busing Desegregation Crisis Jan. 24 & 31

What you think we should all know about the school desegregation crisis of the 1970s and its connection to today? The Boston Busing/Desegregation Project (a project of Union of Minority Neighborhoods) has partnered with Freedom House is going to hold a two part discussion entitled 'Can We Talk?: The Black Community and the Boston Busing Desegregation Crisis.' On Tuesday, January 24th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. see a clip from the Boston Busing/ Desegregation Project's film "Can We Talk" (Directed by Scott Mercer) and discuss the film and the project.

On Tuesday, January 31st, a panel of community members will discuss and respond to issues raised at the first event. The event will be held at Freedom House, 14 Crawford Street in Dorchester. Come continue the conversation about the crisis of school desegregation in the 1970s and its impact today. This event will also be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more information, please email umnunity [at] or call 617.522.3349.

Movies @ Adams Street Branch in December and January

Starting Monday December 5 and extending into January, the Adams Street Branch of the BPL will be hosting Monday Matinees - a chance to see great films for free - popcorn included! The theme is Food and Love - check out the lineup after the break. The Adams Street Branch is located at 690 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA 02122. For more information, call the branch at 617.436.6900.

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Dinner and Movie @ Dot2Dot Nov. 11

On November 11th, Dot2Dot will be hosting a dinner and movie night! The featured movie will be "Like Water for Chocolate," a movie based on a novel by Laura Esquivel, and winner of 11 Ariel awards. The movie is a whimsical love story in which food plays a very important part. Set in Mexico and released as a novel in 1989, "Like Water for Chocolate" was the highest grossing movie for its time. There will also be a set 3 course dinner menu at $25 per head. Dinner will start at 6:00 p.m. and the movie will be at 7! For more information, check out Dot2Dot's website, or call 617.436.2368. Dot2Dot is located at 1739 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester, 02124.

Stories, Crafts & Film at Lower Mills Branch Library, Aug. 8

Two great events at Lower Mills Branch Library make Monday, August 8, a blast for families with kids! At 3 p.m., you can enjoy "One World, Many Stories: Storytime & Craft w/ The Pierce House" as part of the Boston Public Library's Summer Reading program. Show up at 6 p.m. for Lower Mills's Monday Night Movie - this time, the film will be "Gnomeo & Juliet." 

The Lower Mills Branch Library is located at 27 Richmond Street, Dorchester. Call the library at (617)298.7841 or visit to learn more about upcoming events. (Photo Credit: Flickr User kmoney56)

Escape the heat of summer with the chills of the Undead! Aug. 15

VampiresEscape the heat of summer with the chills of the Undead! The Adams Street Branch Library (690 Adams St., Dorchester, MA 02122) will hold an afternoon Vampire movie series. Films will be shown at 2 p.m. every Monday from August 1 to September 26 and free popcorn will accompany each screening. Check out the attached schedule below. For questions, call 617-436-6900.

***In order to accomodate the library summer reading programs, all of the vampire movies that were going to be played in July will now be played in September. >> Read More

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