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Main Library Canyon Theater, Main Library
(in the north wing, alongside Canyon Boulevard)
1001 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
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Extensive free parking located at 11th & Arapahoe, and 11th & Canyon after 5 pm and on weekends.

The Boulder Public Library Cinema Program has transitioned to a recurring seasonal series model with screenings on Monday or Wednesday evenings, with additional special Cinema Program screenings and monthly Sunday matinees.  Screenings take place in the Canyon theater in the north wing along Canyon Boulevard.  Please also see the Cinema Program Online Motion Pictures YouTube collection at the link below.  For information about the Cinema Program, contact Joel Haertling, Cinema Program Coordinator, (303) 441-3197 or

Upcoming Screenings

When: October 27, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Spotlight on the Boulder Int’l Film Festival

When: November 2, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Doris’s Sunday Matinee

When: November 15, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Rock Karma Arrows Act 1 (60 min) explores the Sand Creek Massacre and how this history is woven into the founding of Boulder, Colorado. Panelist include:

When: November 17, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Spotlight on the Boulder Int’l Film Festival

When: November 22, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Rocks Karma Arrows Act 2 (60 min). This film and discussion explores the history of Boulder in relation to the Ku Klux Klan, Japanese Internment Camps, mining and the treatment of various people who have called this area home. The Historical Reflection film (50 min) explores how the historical issues explored in the film are still present today and how we could build a more equitable future. Motus Theater and the Boulder Public Library are hosting this event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre where Chief Niwot was killed. Event begins at 1pm.

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