Cult Classic Movie Night Online via HOOPLA and ZOOM - Summer of 84 (Not Rated)

Cult Classic Movie Night Online via HOOPLA and ZOOM – Summer of 84 (Not Rated)

Thursday, July 9

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Movie starts at 8 PM via Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12269482

Patrons may set up an account via their Westchester System Library card.

A group film discussion / trivia / Q&A to follow at 9:45 PM via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83345543223

Zoom meeting id: 833 4554 3223 (no password)

Both the film and discussion require Internet access / the ZOOM discussion requires a webcam and microphone.

Questions?  Email Tim Deery at tdeery@wlsmail.org

Summer of 84 (2018/NR/Drama, Horror, Mystery)

It’s the summer of 1984, the perfect time to be 15 years old and free. But when neighborhood teen and conspiracy theorist Davey Armstrong begins to suspect his police officer neighbor might be the serial killer all over the local news, he and his three best friends begin an investigation that soon turns dangerous.

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Film Noir Discussion Series - Online Discussion via ZOOM

Film Noir Discussion Series – Online Discussion via ZOOM

Friday, July 10

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we weave through the dangerous back alleys and hairpin turns of Hollywood and into the world of Film Noir.  Let’s talk about the characteristics of the genre, such as cynical heroes, femmes fatale; no-nonsense dialogue, a sense of menace other characteristics that makes these films so compelling so riveting.

Watch the films beforehand on Kanopy, anytime, at your convenience, then join us for an afternoon conversation on Zoom about the film – if you would like to attend, please send a request to receive a Zoom invitation and link to dobref@wlsmail.org.

Sign up for a free account on Kanopy using your library card here:

Kanopy

This week’s film to be discussed – Woman on the Run (click title for Kanopy link)

“When Frank Johnson becomes an eyewitness to a murder, he’s pursued around scenic San Francisco by his wife, the police, and the murderer.” – IMDB

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Film Noir Discussion Series - Online Discussion via ZOOM

Film Noir Discussion Series – Online Discussion via ZOOM

Thursday, July 16

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we weave through the dangerous back alleys and hairpin turns of Hollywood and into the world of Film Noir.  Let’s talk about the characteristics of the genre, such as cynical heroes, femmes fatale; no-nonsense dialogue, a sense of menace other characteristics that makes these films so compelling so riveting.

Watch the films beforehand on Kanopy, anytime, at your convenience, then join us for an afternoon conversation on Zoom about the film – if you would like to attend, please send a request to receive a Zoom invitation and link to dobref@wlsmail.org.

Sign up for a free account on Kanopy using your library card here:

Kanopy

This week’s film to be discussed – Sudden Fear (click title for Kanopy link)

“In this rediscovered masterpiece of film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor (Jack Palance). She soon discovers that he not only married her for money but that he plans to murder her with the help of his lover (Gloria Grahame).” – Kanopy

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"Jump In" - online workshop on adapting to a post-pandemic world via ZOOM

“Jump In” – online workshop on adapting to a post-pandemic world via ZOOM

Friday, July 17

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Are you wondering how you will adapt to life in a post-pandemic world? If you would like to reimagine your future and JUMP IN to a new world together, come to this free interactive flash workshop on Zoom sponsored by the Dobbs Ferry Public Library and Renee Kashuba.

If you are an entrepreneur, freelancer, or creative person, or if you are starting a new project, heading in a new direction, or adjusting business to in the “new normal,” this workshop will allow you to explore new ideas and connect with others.

Renée Kashuba is a local entrepreneur and self-remaker. After 20 years as an award-winning promotional medical writer, she realized her lifelong dream to work in the culinary arts. Shortly after founding MadeByRK Catering & Events in Dobbs Ferry, she was awarded Best Caterer by Westchester Magazine (2018). She currently offers Dreamscaping for Entrepreneurs to help others reimagine their futures into the life they love

Seating is limited.This event is free and open to the public.

Registration is required on Eventbrite – click here to register:

Eventbrite

Once you register, a Zoom link will be sent to you.

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Film Noir Discussion Series - Online Discussion via ZOOM

Film Noir Discussion Series – Online Discussion via ZOOM

Thursday, July 23

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we weave through the dangerous back alleys and hairpin turns of Hollywood and into the world of Film Noir.  Let’s talk about the characteristics of the genre, such as cynical heroes, femmes fatale; no-nonsense dialogue, a sense of menace other characteristics that makes these films so compelling so riveting.

Watch the films beforehand on Kanopy, anytime, at your convenience, then join us for an afternoon conversation on Zoom about the film – if you would like to attend, please send a request to receive a Zoom invitation and link to dobref@wlsmail.org.

Sign up for a free account on Kanopy using your library card here:

Kanopy

This week’s film to be discussed – Suddenly (click title for Kanopy link)

“In advance of a presidential visit to the small town of Suddenly, California, a trio of FBI agents enters the Benson family’s home to assess potential security risks. Once inside, leader John Baron (Frank Sinatra) reveals himself as a psychopathic assassin, and he kidnaps the family in order to use their house as his vantage point in his plot to kill the president. Sheriff Tod Shaw (Sterling Hayden) matches wits with the assassin and his gang in an attempt to save the day.” – Kanopy

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Film Noir Discussion Series - Online Discussion via ZOOM

Film Noir Discussion Series – Online Discussion via ZOOM

Thursday, July 30

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we weave through the dangerous back alleys and hairpin turns of Hollywood and into the world of Film Noir.  Let’s talk about the characteristics of the genre, such as cynical heroes, femmes fatale; no-nonsense dialogue, a sense of menace other characteristics that makes these films so compelling so riveting.

Watch the films beforehand on Kanopy, anytime, at your convenience, then join us for an afternoon conversation on Zoom about the film – if you would like to attend, please send a request to receive a Zoom invitation and link to dobref@wlsmail.org.

Sign up for a free account on Kanopy using your library card here:

Kanopy

This week’s film to be discussed – Private Property (click title for Kanopy link)

“Two homicidal Southern California drifters (played to creepy perfection by Warren Oates and Corey Allen) wander off the beach and into the seemingly-perfect Beverly Hills home of unhappy housewife Kate Manx, in this long-lost film noir gem written & directed by The Outer Limits creator Leslie Stevens.” – Kanopy

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*Online via ZOOM* Comedy Open Mic - hosted by Tim Deery REGISTRATION REQUIRED

*Online via ZOOM* Comedy Open Mic – hosted by Tim Deery REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Tuesday, August 4

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Following a traditional Comedy Open Mic format, comedians new and old — who want to work on new jokes, change old jokes, or just experiment — sign up and get 5 minutes apiece to perform via our ZOOM Online Meeting Room.

Personal webcam & microphone and pre-registration are REQUIRED.  Email tdeery@wlsmail.org for more info.
Intended for audiences aged 18 and up.

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Cult Classic Movie Night Online via KANOPY and ZOOM - The Endless Summer / The Search for the Perfect Wave (Not Rated)

Cult Classic Movie Night Online via KANOPY and ZOOM – The Endless Summer / The Search for the Perfect Wave (Not Rated)

Thursday, August 6

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Movie starts at 8 PM via Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/product/endless-summer

Patrons may set up an account via their Westchester System Library card.

A group film discussion / trivia / Q&A to follow at 9:45 PM via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81092597906

Zoom meeting id: 810 9259 7906 (no password)

Both the film and discussion require Internet access / the ZOOM discussion requires a webcam and microphone.

Questions?  Email Tim Deery at tdeery@wlsmail.org

The Endless Summer – The Search for the Perfect Wave (1966/NR/Documentary, Sport)

THE seminal surf film – Documentary filmmaker Bruce Brown, himself a competition-level surfer, follows surfers Michael Hynson and Robert August on an around-the-world surfing adventure. With Brown’s wry, sardonic narration and a twangy, guitar-driven instrumental soundtrack by The Sandals playing over the silent footage, Mike and Rob leave their California home to visit Hawaii, Australia, South Africa and other secluded surfing spots in a search for the surfer’s holy grail that Brown dubs ‘The Perfect Wave.’

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*Online via ZOOM* Comedy Open Mic - hosted by Tim Deery REGISTRATION REQUIRED

*Online via ZOOM* Comedy Open Mic – hosted by Tim Deery REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Tuesday, September 1

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Following a traditional Comedy Open Mic format, comedians new and old — who want to work on new jokes, change old jokes, or just experiment — sign up and get 5 minutes apiece to perform via our ZOOM Online Meeting Room.

Personal webcam & microphone and pre-registration are REQUIRED.  Email tdeery@wlsmail.org for more info.
Intended for audiences aged 18 and up.

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Cult Classic Movie Night Online via HOOPLA and ZOOM - Rock 'n' Roll High School (Rated PG)

Cult Classic Movie Night Online via HOOPLA and ZOOM – Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (Rated PG)

Thursday, September 10

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Movie starts at 8 PM via Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12188322

Patrons may set up an account via their Westchester System Library card.

A group film discussion / trivia / Q&A to follow at 9:45 PM via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84705891428

Zoom meeting id: 847 0589 1428 (no password)

Both the film and discussion require Internet access / the ZOOM discussion requires a webcam and microphone.

Questions?  Email Tim Deery at tdeery@wlsmail.org

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979/PG/Musical, Comedy)

Vince Lombardi High School is the wildest, most rockin’ high school around! That is, until principal Togar comes along and tries to make the school a totalitarian state. With the help of The Ramones, teen Riff Randell and her friends look to get even.

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