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Quick Guide to Some Potentially Helpful DC-Area Resources

The DC Public Library (and our blog) are a safe space for all. Here are some other resources that might be helpful to people seeking information and aid. Questions? Feel free to give us a call, stop by any of our branches, or send us a tweet/wall post/Tumblr ask/whatever for further assistance.

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“I think that for the audience, caring about someone else’s life rather than their own for a few hours, imagining what the characters go through, the excitement and disappointment, joys and sorrows, is a practice in empathy.”

Happy Birthday, Natalie Portman!


25 years ago this week, Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever was released. It was Halle Berry’s first big break into film.

Pictured: Halle Berry, left, cinematographer Ernest Dickerson, center, director Spike Lee, in Brooklyn Dodgers gear, Wesley Snipes, extreme right, and others during production of Jungle Fever (1991).

Let Loose This Summer with These 4 Relaxed & Upbeat Films!

Summer is here! Celebrate with some of these films on IndieFlix.

Good Expectations Enjoy this awkward yet touching story about a boy and a girl in love.


Half ShareLet loose with this fun and risqué LGBTQ comedy! Find out what
these men get up to when newly-single Mac joins his friends on Fire
Island for the summer. *viewer discretion advised


The Sandlot – Watch this classic story about the summer adventures of a boy, his new friends and their love for baseball. 


Laundry – Fall into a summer daydream in this short love story that begins at a laundromat and develops into a vineyard.


3 Films to Enjoy with Your BFF

Watch These Films on

Jennifer Lawrence is ComingTwo best friends struggle in this hilarious short to make plans with their best bud, J-Law (aka Jennifer Lawrence).


The BallA childhood friendship is made through an unlikely form of communication.


The Lost Thing- This charming Academy Award winning short tells the story of a man who finds a creature & helps it find its place in the world.



Watch The Hero Pose on IndieFlix!