NYPL banner hanging outside from the St. Agnes Library on Amsterdam on the Upper West Side.
NYPL banner hanging outside from the St. Agnes Library on Amsterdam on the Upper West Side.
Best Picture Nominated Films at the Library

(released 2/24/2023)

Saturday Afternoon Movie: And the Oscar Goes To... Best Picture Nominees is a series of screenings being presented at the St. Agnes Library during March. The library branch located at 444 Amsterdam on the Upper West Side of Manhattan will screen four of the films that have been nominated for the 95th Academy Award for Best Picture.

The following screenings have been planned:

March 4, 2pm
The Banshees of Inisherin
In the remote town of Inishmore, Padraic and Colm share a close, intimate bond of friendship that spans their lives. Yet when one of the men brings their lifelong bond to a swift, abrupt end, the other reels, questioning their decades of friendship and his own identity in the process.
Rated R, 109mins

March 11, 2pm
A look at the life of the legendary rock and roll star, Elvis Presley.
Rated PG-13, 159mins

March 18, 2pm
Considered one of the greatest musical icons of her time, Lydia Tár is a famous composer who leads a prestigious orchestra in Berlin. Making history as the first female conductor in Germany, she must live up to her name as she records her latest symphony.
Rated R, 158mins

March 25, 2pm
Everything, Everywhere All at Once
Grappling with the onset of middle age, a Chinese immigrant discovers that she can traverse across time and space. Teaming up with her alternate lives, the unlikely allies realize that they alone possess the power to protect the world from calamity, plunging them into the midst of an outlandish quest.
Rated R, 140mi

The community room at the library will open at 1:50p.m. and has a maximum capacity of 35 people. Seating will be done first come, first serve. The film screenings begin at 2 and go until approximately 4pm.

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