August 28, 2010

The Maltese Falcon at the Lakewood Public Library

On Sept. 4, 2010, as part of its film series "Fall Guys and Femme Fatales: Film Noir in the Forties", the Lakewood Public Library in Lakewood, OH, will show The Maltese Falcon (Warner Bros., 1941). The program begins at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium in the Main Library. Admission is free.

The Main branch of the Lakewood Public Library is located at 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH. Parking is available in the lot behind the library, off Arthur Avenue, in addition to both metered and unmetered street parking. For more information, please call the library at (216) 226-8275. Directions, including public transportation, can be found here on the library’s website.

Film Appreciation instructor Terry Meehan will host the “Fall Guys and Femme Fatales” series with a discussion about the films, the directors, and the film noir genre, as well as short documentaries on the filmmakers who developed the genre.

“Fall Guys and Femme Fatales” is one of three movie series at the Lakewood Public Library this fall. Also on the schedule are “Five Star Films” and the “Lakewood Public Cinema”.

All film series will be shown for free on the library's digital projection system.