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Jazz Appreciation Month Hoopla Film Event: "Guy And Madeline On A Bench

Movie poster for Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench

Glenarden Branch
Saturday, April 18, 2 pm (Not Rated, 88 minutes)

In this debut feature from Damien Chazelle, fresh off of his Oscar nomination for this year’s WHIPLASH, reimagines the grand old era of MGM musicals. This gritty black and white, new wave film follows a jazz trumpet player who finds love, loses it, and though twists of fates finds it again.

Independent Film Series - a Cultural Exchange: The Last Waltz

The Last Waltz dvd cover

Hyattsville Branch
Monday, April 20, 6:30 pm

The Last Waltz is about the farewell concert of the rock superstar group, The Band. After 16 grueling years on the road, The Band calls it quits. At San Francisco's Winterland, the site of their first performance, the farewell concert is held on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. Filmmaker-in-Residence, Chris Lynn, will facilitate the post-screening discussion. Sponsored by Creative Edge Studio and the Friends of the Hyattsville Library.