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Free Friday Movies

Updated 3/17/2020: All Fargo Public Library events are suspended until further notice.
Join us for free movies and popcorn on the 2nd Friday of the month (Sept. – May) at the Dr. James Carlson Library. All Free Friday Movies start at 1 p.m. Adults must accompany children age 9 and younger.
Upcoming dates and film titles:

  • Friday, April 17 – Judy (PG-13) at the Dr. James Carlson Library
  • Friday, May 8 – Ad Astra (PG-13) at the Dr. James Carlson Library

Suspended: A World View: Foreign Language Films Classics

Updated 3/17/2020: All Fargo Public Library events are suspended until further notice.
Local film critic Matt Olien along with film historian and former Concordia College Professor Tony McRae and his wife, Michele, will host a film series featuring three foreign language film classics. A short discussion will follow each screening. Free popcorn. All films will be screened Sundays at the downtown Main Library. All films start at 2 p.m. Adults must accompany children age 9 and younger.
Upcoming dates and film titles:

  • Suspended
    Sunday, March 22 – The Secret in Their Eyes (2009, rated R from Argentina)

Suspended: Poetic Cinema: Writers on Screen

Updated 3/17/2020: All Fargo Public Library events are suspended until further notice.
Celebrate National Poetry Month (April) at the library by attending our film series featuring world-renowned poets! Ranging from romance to documentary, these movies depict Reinaldo Arenas, Sylvia Plath, John Keats, and Maya Angelou. Watch award-winning actors and filmmakers dive deep into the lives of these extraordinary artists. Films begin at 2 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library. Free popcorn, too! Contact Andy at 701.476.4040.

  • Saturday, April 4 – Before Night Falls (2000, rated R)
  • Saturday, April 11 – Sylvia (2003, rated R)
  • Saturday, April 18 – Bright Star (2009, rated PG)
  • Saturday, April 25 – Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016, not rated)