Movies @ Main: True Stories


True Stories

Now with popcorn provided by the Woodbridge Public Library Foundation; 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.

Where: Woodbridge Main Library Meeting Room

When: 2:00 PM

Sept. 7

 Patriots Day (2016)

 The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath,   which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.

 Director: Peter Berg

 Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, J.K. Simmons 

Sept. 14

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Director:  Stephen Frears

Stars: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg 

Sept. 21

Only the Brave (2017)

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.

Director: Joseph Kosinski

Stars: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges 

Sept. 28

I Can Only Imagine (2018)

The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.

Director: Andrew Erwin (as The Erwin Brothers), Jon Erwin (as The Erwin Brothers)

Stars:  J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Dennis Quaid 

Oct. 5

Marshall (2017)

The story of Thurgood Marshall, the crusading lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.

Director: Reginald Hudlin

Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson |

Oct. 12

Chappaquiddick (2017)

Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

Director: John Curran

Stars: Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms

Oct. 19

Darkest Hour (2017)

In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.

Director: Joe Wright

Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas 

Oct. 26

Adrift (2018)

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur

Stars: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Grace Palmer |