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Sharon Weinberg

AV Librarian

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Lists

Canine Cinema

Looking to spend some quality time with Fido without leaving the couch? Microwave the popcorn and fetch the milk bones. I have dog-approved movie suggestions for you and your family.

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Indigenous Perspectives

In honor of indigenous peoples and their ways of life, here are some suggested titles.

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Feline Films

Grab your catnip of choice, get comfy with your mini Tiger, and enjoy these kitty favorites.

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Vampire Varieties

When you're yearning for a good vampire movie but you've seen every version of Dracula half a dozen times, try these off-the-beaten path selections.

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Girl Power

Here are some movies with knockout female leads that are sure to inspire your inner hero.

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Girl Power

Here are some movies with knockout female leads that are sure to inspire your inner hero.

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Under the Radar Picks

For those looking for something off the mainstream track, this list is for you.

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Arthouse Horror

Big budget Hollywood horror films can certainly be scary, but an artistically done film can be just as frightening. Enjoy these selections!

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Spooky Movies for Family Fun

For a cinematic treat, sit back and enjoy a not-too-scary movie. Age recommendations provided by commonsensemedia.org.

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Under the Radar Picks 2.0

If you're looking for hidden gems, overlooked releases, or the slightly forgotten, check out the items on this list.

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Get the Gardening Bug

For avid gardeners, floral dabblers, and armchair observers, here are some cinematic recommendations that have more blooms than weeds.

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Under the Radar 2.5

If you're looking for hidden gems, overlooked releases, or the slightly forgotten, check out the items on this list.

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Notable Firsts and Promising Introductions

Enjoy this list of artistically significant movie debuts, starts, and firsts.

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Spooky Movies for Family Fun Part 2

More ideas for October viewing; take look and enjoy. Age recommendations provided by commonsensemedia.org, when available.

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Under the Radar 4.0

If you're looking for hidden gems and overlooked releases, check out the items on this list.

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Movies for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, here are some suggested titles from Black directors and featuring Black characters.

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Women in the Director's Chair

Celebrate women directors. Here are some recently released movies directed by women; some are veterans and others are up-and-coming filmmakers.

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Under the Radar 3.5

If you're looking for hidden gems, overlooked releases, or slightly forgotten films, check out the movies on this list.

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Under the Radar 3.0

If you're looking for hidden gems, overlooked releases, or slightly forgotten films, check out the items on this list.

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Movies about Friends and Neighbors

Find feature movies and documentaries about community, friendship, and helping one another.

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2020 Oscar Nominees

Although The Irishman, Marriage Story, and The Two Popes are exclusives on Netflix, here are some Academy Award nominees that you can check out from the library.

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Under the Radar World Cinema to Stream

Enjoy some international movies that you can watch via our streaming platforms, Hoopla or Kanopy.

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Under the Radar Family Movies to Stream

Enjoy some off-the-beaten-path suggestions that you can watch via our streaming platforms Hoopla or Kanopy. Age recommendations provided by commonsensemedia.org, where available.

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Feel-Good Movies to Stream

Enjoy some upbeat movie suggestions that you can watch via our streaming platforms Hoopla or Kanopy.

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Visiting Your Friends from Pawnee

*Parks and Recreation* aired from 2009 to 2015, giving viewers an inside look at the fictional government department in Pawnee, Indiana. Five years after wrapping up the last show, they reunited for one more episode to raise money for COVID-19 relief. To help with Parks & Rec withdrawal, enjoy some audiobooks and videos from various cast members that you can stream via Hoopla or Overdrive.

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Independent Movies to Stream

Enjoy some independent movies that you can watch using our streaming platforms, Hoopla or Kanopy.

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Summer Fun and Warm Weather Titles

Here are some selections that you can stream or download any time.

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Reading, Libraries, and Books

Enjoy these suggestions that you can stream or download anytime.

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Independent LGBTQ Movies

Enjoy these selections that you can stream or download any time.

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Social Justice-Themed Movies

Here are some feature movie recommendations that focus on social justice in some way. As a white person, I want to learn more about systematic racism and inequalities to be a better ally against racism. Movies not only entertain, they can also broaden perspectives, start conversations, and increase awareness. All these titles are available from our physical collection. However, if you like to stream movies, check the website justwatch.com for digital options outside the library’s collection.

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Independent Feature Movies from Black Women Directors

Enjoy one or more of these feature movies.

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Sharon's Picks

Here are some under-the-radar recent favorites you can check out from the library.

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