Films

This season On The Same Page is offering a number of venues and choices of films that illuminate our experience of The Maltese Falcon. Two historic films in a special venue, a/perture Cinema in downtown Winston-Salem, a Film Noir series Monday evenings at the Central Library Auditorium, and a selection of films at our branch libraries.

Film Screenings at a/perture Cinema

a/perture seating is limited, please call 703-3018 or email skinneej@forsythlibrary.org to reserve a FREE ticket.  Tickets held at the box office the day of the showing.

Tuesday, September 28, 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm
The Thin Man

(1934) Director W. S. Van Dyke. Starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O’Sullivan. Film screening at a/perture Cinema. The evening 8:00 showing will be introduced by local film critic Dale Pollock.

Thursday, October 7, 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm
The Maltese Falcon (1941 film)

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The Maltese Falcon

(1941). Director John Huston, starring

Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet. Film screening with River Run Film Festival at a/perture Cinema.

Informal gathering following the film at Tate’s Craft Cocktails (limited to the first 25 reservations, call 703-3018 or email skinneej@forsythlibrary.org to reserve your spot).

Film Noir Series at Central Library

Four Monday evenings in the Central Library Auditorium, featuring masterpieces of Film Noir.  Central Library, 660 W. Fifth St., Winston-Salem.  For more information please call (336) 703-3020 or visit the Forsyth County Public Library

September 13, 6:30 pm Central Library auditorium
Double Indemnity

(1944).  Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Fred McMurray and Edward G. Robinson. Directed by Billy Wilder. Based on the book by James M. Cain.

September 20, 6:30 pm Central Library auditorium
The Asphalt Jungle

(1950). Starring Sterling Hayden, James Whitmore, Marilyn Monroe and Sam Jaffe. Directed by John Huston. Based on the book by W. R. Burnett.

September 27, 7:00 pm Central Library auditorium
Sweet Smell of Success

(1957).  Starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Based on the story by Ernest Lehman.

October 4, 7:00 pm Central Library auditorium
The Lady From Shanghai

(1948). Starring Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth. Directed by Orson Welles.  Based on the book If I Die Before I Wake by Sherwood King.

Film Series at Our Branch Libraries

Take in a movie right in your neighborhood.

September 20, 6:30 pm Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center
Touch of Evil

(1958) With Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, and Orson Welles.

September 21,  6:00 pm Lewisville Branch Library
The Maltese Falcon

(1941) Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, and Sidney Greenstreet. Directed by John Huston based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett.

September 27, 6:30 pm Clemmons Branch Library
The Maltese Falcon

(1941) Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, and Sidney Greenstreet. Directed by John Huston based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett.

October 11, 6:30 pm Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center
The Postman Always Rings Twice

(1946). Starring Lana Turner and John Garfield. Directed by Tay Garnett.

Drawing for free paperbacks of each novel.

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