Movies @ Main: Spotlight on Documentaries

Movies @ Main: Spotlight on Documentaries

Now with free popcorn; we've got entertainment covered.

Got an open Friday and are in the mood for a free matinee? Stop by for our Movies at Main film series. Films are sponsored by the Friends of the Libraries of Woodbridge Township.

Where: Woodbridge Main Library Meeting Room

When: 2:00 PM

Jan 11

The 11th Hour (2007)

A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.

Director: Leila Conners (as Leila Conners Petersen), Nadia Conners

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kenny Ausubel, Thom Hartmann 

Jan 18

Dinosaur 13 (2014)

A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.

Director: Todd Douglas Miller

Stars: Stan Adelstein, Lanice Archer, Robert Bakker 

Jan 25

Million Dollar Duck (2016)

The Million Dollar Duck follows the humorous and heartfelt journey of six wildlife artists competing to win the Federal Duck Stamp Contest - the only juried art competition run by the U.S. government and one of the most successful conservation tools ever created. Feathers will be ruffled and some egos will be bruised, but for one contestant, winning "the Olympics of wildlife art" will be life-changing.

Director: Brian Davis (as Brian Golden Davis)

Stars: Adam Grimm, Rob McBroom, Dee Dee Murry 

Feb 1

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)

The secret smuggling of 9,300 Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied Germany in the late 1930s.

Director: Mark Jonathan Harris

Stars: Judi Dench, Lory Cahn, Kurt Fuchel

Feb 8

March of the Penguins (2005)

In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family.

Director:  Luc Jacquet

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Charles Berling, Romane Bohringer |

Feb 15

How to Cook Your Life (2007)

A Zen priest in San Francisco and cookbook author use Zen Buddhism and cooking to relate to everyday life.

Director: Doris Dörrie

Stars: Edward Espe Brown, Doris Dörrie

Feb 22

Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

Director: Morgan Neville

Stars: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, John Rogers