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Cinema Club

Whether you love comedies, dramas, musicals or foreign films, the Cinema Club has a movie for you!  

Free admission.
Seating is first come, first served.
Carlsbad City Library, Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane

Foreign Film Fridays 

Enjoy the best of world-wide cinema twice each month with selections that have been recognized by critics as representing some of the finest cinema from across the globe. Films are screened with English subtitles at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Wednesday Film Series

The Carlsbad Film Series is a diverse mix of films, providing cinema fans with the latest movies representing the best and the brightest from Hollywood and worldwide. These films are screened the last three Wednesdays of each month at 6 p.m.

Saturday Cinema Series

The Cinema Series begins at 1:30 p.m. with an introductory cinema chat led by a film expert, followed by the film screening at 2 p.m. and post show discussion. Take a deeper dive into a film, its significance and its impact on audiences.

Upcoming Special Cinema Events

Sign up for the Cinema Club mailing list and you’ll receive notifications of special events designed to appeal to the avid film fan.  Mailing list forms are available at each film screening. These events offer you a special film experience and provide you with an opportunity to meet and chat with other cinema enthusiasts.

Schedule through June 2018 


Wednesday, May 16, 2018
6 p.m.*
Megan Leavey
(Drama, War, 2017, PG-13, 116 min.) 

Friday, May 18, 2018
4 & 7 p.m.
Guten Tag (Buen Día), Ramón
(Mexico, Drama, 2013, PG-13, 120 min.) 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
6 p.m.*
(Drama, 2017, R, 119 min.)

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
6 p.m.*
Goodbye Christopher Robin 
(Family, History, 2017, PG, 107 min.)


Friday, June 1, 2018
4 & 7 p.m.
(China, Drama/Comedy, 1999, PG-13, 92 min.) 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
6 p.m.*
Thank You for Your Service
(Drama, War, 2017, R, 109 min.)

Friday, June 15, 2018
4 & 7 p.m.
The Wave
(Norway, Action/Thriller, 2015, R, 105 min.) 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
6 p.m.*
(Drama, Family, 2017, PG, 113 min.)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
6 p.m.*
Murder on the Orient Express
(Crime, Drama, Mystery, 2017, PG-13, 114 min.)

*Join us for previews and additional information about the film at 5:30 PM

The schedule of films may change due to availability.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018
6:00 p.m.*
(Drama, Sport, 2011, PG-13, 133 min.)