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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 *

SEPTEMBER - FROM BOOK TO SCREEN - featuring movies based on literary works by S.E. Hinton, D.H. Lawrence, Anaïs Nin & more! 

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

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

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

 

Sun. Sept. 24, 2pm – THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY (1955, 1h 40m) - stars John Forsythe & Shirley MacLaine, based on the 1949 novel by Jack Trevor Story.


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.


OCTOBER – THE HORROR OF ADDICTION - featuring movies from directors like Canada’s own David Cronenberg (A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE), Barbet Schroeder (REVERSAL OF FORTUNE), Alex Cox (REPO MAN) & more!
 
Thurs. Oct. 5, 7pm – SID & NANCY (1986, 1h 51m) - stars Gary Oldman & Chloe Webb


Thurs. Oct. 12, 7pm – BARFLY (1987, 1h 40m) - stars Mickey Rourke & Faye Dunaway


Sat. Oct. 14, 7pm – DEAD RINGERS (1988, 2h) - stars Jeremy Irons & Genèvieve Bujold
 
Thurs. Oct. 19, 7pm – VIDEODROME (1983, 1h 29m) - stars James Woods & Debbie Harry


Thurs. Oct. 26, 7pm – THE ADDICTION (1995, 1h 22m) - stars Lili Taylor & Christopher Walken
 
Sat. Oct. 28, 2pm – FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS (1998, 2h) - stars Johnny Depp & Benicio del Toro


Coming in NOVEMBER - a festival of films starring Saint John's own Donald Sutherland, in recognition of the honourary Oscar he’ll receive on Remembrance Day!



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.

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


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



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.

Blockbuster Movie Saturday Matinées @ Your Library!
More coming soon!

Please check with your library to ensure the accuracy of the dates and times listed here.