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October 2018

Millstone Valley Double Feature: 1970s Princeton Canoe Adventure & Farm-to-Table History Documentary

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Princeton Garden Theatre, 160 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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$11.50

The Millstone Valley of central New Jersey, settled by Dutch farmers three centuries ago, is the setting and inspiration for two short films that will be paired up at the Princeton Garden Theater on Sunday October 21 at 4pm.  Farming in the Millstone Valley: Past & Present, is a 38-minute video documentary that premiered at the Princeton Garden Theater in June to a sold-out audience and rave reviews in local press.  The film is based on the historic account of Jessie…

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Film: “The Silver Branch”

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garden Theatre, 160 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ United States
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The story of farmer-poet Patrick McCormack explores his relationship with the picturesque wilderness area of Western Ireland known as the Burren where his family has lived for generations. When, to give the area a much-needed economic boost, the government plans to build an interpretive center that would attract tourists in the area, McCormack becomes part of a court battle to halt its construction and preserve the area. 1 hour, 15 minutes.

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Screening of The Washing Society, presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Visual Arts

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lucas Gallery at the Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

To celebrate the reopening of the newly-renovated James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, a series of free film screenings featuring award-winning guest filmmakers will be presented. On October 23 filmmaker Lynne Sachs and playwright Lizzie Olesker screen their film The Washing Society. The film brings audiences into New York City laundromats and the experiences of the people who work there, observing the disappearing public space of the neighborhood laundromat and the continual, intimate labor that happens there. Inspired by Princeton Professor…

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Film and Q&A: “The World Before Your Feet”

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

This special presentation of the Princeton Environmental Film Festival is the story of a man who, for reasons he can’t explain, has been walking every block of every street in New York City for over six years — a journey of more than 8,000 miles. His unusual personal quest becomes a journey of unexpected discovery, humanity and wonder. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Jeremy Workman and the film’s subject, Matt Green. 1 hour, 35 minutes.…

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Martian Art Project Kickoff

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550 United States
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Free

The West Windsor Arts Council is commemorating the historic "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast with a permanent, outdoor, township-wide, family friendly, public sculpture installation, collectively known as the mARTian Project. The first sculpture, by local artist Eric Schultz, will be unveiled as part of the day-long kickoff celebration. Morning Activities, Farmers Market, Lower Vaughn Parking Lot Seasonal Craft (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Stop by to create a "gourd"-geous Halloween decoration. Turn a gourd into a spectacular alien friend to welcome…

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Film Screening

October 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Mill Hill Playhouse, 205 East Front St.
Trenton, NJ 08611 United States
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$6

The Trenton Film Society will be showcasing the classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on Saturday, October 27th at the Mill Hill Playhouse.

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Frankenfrenzy

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

Drop in any time between noon and 9 p.m. to see a Frankenstein film. Schedule Noon, “Young Frankenstein,” 1974, 1 hour, 46 minutes 2:30 p.m., “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein,” 1948, 1 hour, 23 minutes 4:15 p.m., “Alvin & The Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein,” 1999, 1 hour, 18 minutes 6 p.m. “Frankenstein: The Man Who Made a Monster, 1931, 1 hour, 11 minutes 7:30 p.m., “Bride of Frankenstein,” 1935, 1 hour 15 minutes. Community Room

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November 2018

Princeton International Cinema Series

November 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 1, 2018

Garden Theatre, 160 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ United States
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The series is a collaboration of the library, the International Employees Group at Princeton University, the Davis International Center and the Princeton Garden Theatre. Tickets – $11 general admission, $8 for seniors, $6 for Princeton University ID holders, library cardholders and Garden Theatre members – may be purchased online at thegardentheatre.com or at the door. The library will also offer a limited number of free tickets while supplies last for each screening. Call (609) 924-9529, ext. 1218 for availability. Free…

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Friday Feature Films at the Princeton Public Library

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 2, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

All screenings are in the Community Room at the Princeton Public Library. Schedule: “Chappaquiddick” - Friday, Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m. Sen. Ted Kennedy’s actions following an accident that resulted in the death of campaign aid Mary Jo Kopechne who was trapped in his submerged car are explored along with their social and political ramifications. 1 hour, 41 minutes. “Hearts Beat Loud” - Friday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m. During the summer before she is set to start a pre-med program at UCLA,…

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Screening of Fail State

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Free

Documentary filmmaker Alex Shebanow screens his film Fail State. Executive produced by news legend Dan Rather, Fail State investigates the dark side of American higher education, chronicling the decades of policy decisions in Washington, D.C. that have given rise to a powerful and highly-predatory for-profit college industry. With echoes of the subprime mortgage crisis, the film lays bare how for-profit colleges exploit millions of low-income and minority students, leaving them with worthless degrees and drowning in student loan debt. The film traces…

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Kingston Historical Society Annual Meeting and film: Farming in the Millstone Valley: Past and Present

November 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kingston Firehouse, 8 Heathcote Road
Kingston, NJ 08528 United States
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Free

After a very brief business meeting, the Program will include a showing of the film Farming in the Millstone Valley: Past and Present – a project of the Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition, of which KHS is a participating organization. After the film, Raoul and Carlo Momo will discuss the Farm-to-Table Movement – a feature of the film, and of which the Terra Momo Restaurants, including Eno Terra in Kingston, are outstanding examples. Kingston residents will be delighted to find mention…

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Screening of Leave No Trace

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Free

Sundance Winner and Academy Award nominee writer-director Debra Granik screens her new film Leave No Trace, which tells the emotional story of a father and daughter living dangerously off the grid in a way that is unnerving and uncompromising yet profoundly meaningful. Granik is best known for 2010’s Winter’s Bone, which starred Jennifer Lawrence in her breakout performance and for which Granik was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. A Q&A will follow the film screening. Presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’…

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Screening of The Miseducation of Cameron Post

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Free

Writer-director Desiree Akhavan screens her new film, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, winner of the Sundance Dramatic Grand Jury Prize at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. This empathic and humorous film set in a gay conversion therapy camp follows Cameron Post (played by Chloë Grace Moretz) as she finds her authentic voice despite stifling circumstances. Akhavan’s eye for eccentric details and gift for one-liners makes her one of the most singularly exciting new voices in independent film. A Q&A with the…

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Fri 19

Infant – Toddler Class

September 21 @ 10:00 am - December 21 @ 12:00 pm
Fri 19

Trenton Art Puzzle

October 5 @ 11:00 am - October 26 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 19

Author Sue Hallgarth Visits the Princeton Public Library

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - December 4 @ 8:30 pm
Fri 19

“Louisiana’s Way Home” author event

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm