Last Updated on July 16, 2021


Video Library

Main Street in Maple Terrace
Phone: 443-297-3117
Monday – Friday
11 am – 1 pm
The library maintains a collection of DVDs [movies and TV series] to check out. The library has many viewing lists organized by such topics as award-winners and genre.  They also have small collections of children’s and foreign films. Ask the volunteers for suggestions, as they are knowledgeable and can offer great choices that meet your viewing interests. Check The Sunburst for articles that highlight various holdings in their collection.

Night at the Movies** – 

Saturday and Sunday, 7 – 9 p.m. – Auditorium

For additional film reviews see:  Metacritic, IMDB, Rotten Tomatoes

Continental Cinema** (Foreign Films)
2nd Friday of each month, 7 – 9 p.m. – Auditorium

**See also monthly Community Special Events calendar for scheduled films.

Faith on Film 

OLOA monthly films on 2nd Tuesday of each month, at 1 p.m. in the Emmaus Room in Pastoral Care with discussion after the movie. All are welcome. Films suspended temporarily.

League of Women Voters

Film Series that explores social issues on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 7 – 9 PM in C-town Square Classroom 116. The film series takes a hiatus during the winter holidays and summer (June – August) months.
Film series suspended temporarily.

For an article discussing a film (when films are scheduled), see the current issue of The Sunburst, accessible in MyErickson – Click the Newsletters icon, scroll down to Sunburst Archives.

Movies Shown at Charlestown – July 2021


All showings at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium after July 4.

Sat/Sun, July 3 and 4 1776 (1972), 2 hr 22 min. 
History in a musical honoring our nation’s founding.
Last Movie to Air on Channel 972
Friday, July 9 Foreign Film of the Month
Minari (2020), 1 hr 55 min. 
A young Korean family tries to make it in the USA by farming in Arkansas.
Sat/Sun, July 10 and 11 American in Paris (1951), 1 hr 53 min. 
One of our greatest musicals for viewing pleasure because Bastille Day is July 14; Vive la France!
Sat/Sun, July 17 and 18 Ordinary Love (2019), 1 hr 32 min.
An older, happily-married couple copes with adversity.
Sat/Sun, July 24 and 25 Hidden Figures (2016), 2 hr 7 min. 
The 24th is Moon Landing Day so we observe it by paying homage to the women who made it possible.
Sat/Sun, July 31 and Aug. 1 Promising Young Woman (2019), 1 hr 54 min. 
A multiple Oscar-nominated film about a beautiful young lady on a crusade to honor the memory of a friend dishonored by a group of guys.

Movies Shown at Charlestown – June 2021


Sat/Sun, June 5 and 6 Saving Private Ryan (1998), 2 hr. 49 min.
A film for D-Day, when the world changed
Friday, June 11 Continental Cinema
Je T’aime Moi Non Plus (1976), 1 hr. 30 min.
Foreign Film of the Month
Sat/Sun, June 12 and 13 Flags of Our Fathers (2006), 2 hrs. 15 min.
Clint Eastwood’s classic about the battle for Iwo Jima and the famous photo of the flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi.
Sat/Sun, June 19 and 20 Father of the Bride (1950), 1 hr. 32 min.
Classic for Father’s Day, planning a wedding for and facing dealing with the loss of a daughter starring Spencer Tracy and a very young and beautiful Liz Taylor.
Sat/Sun, June 26 and 27 News of the World (2020), 1 hr 58 min.
Tom Hanks’ modern western in which he takes great pains and goes long distances to rescue a young child taken by Native Americans.

Movies Shown at Charlestown – May 2021


Sat/Sun, May 1 & 2 Seabiscuit (2003), 2 hr. 21 min.
for the Kentucky Derby Day, a really, great racing film
Sat/Sun, May 8 & 9 Lady Bird (2017), 1 hr. 34 min.
Mother’s Day about a mom and her rebel daughter
Fri, May 14 Coco (2017), 1 hr 45 min.
An animated film celebrating the music and customs of Mexico
Sat/Sun, May 15 and 16 The Good Liar (2019), 1 hr 49 min.
Two great stars in a caper film with a surprise flip.
Sat/Sun, May 22 and 23 Breaking Away (1979), 1 hr 40 min.
We honor “Bike Safety Month” with a bike race.
Sat/Sun, May 29 and 30 Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), 2 hr 6 min.
On Memorial Day a rousing musical oldie