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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

Special Event 

Meet the Director: John Gomez
When I Stutter
Documentary, 2017, NR 
Sunday, Sept. 23, 2 p.m. 
When I Stutter had its world premiere at the Cleveland International Film Festival and went on to win seven awards at film festivals across the world. 

Foreign Film Fridays 

Enjoy the best of world-wide cinema twice each month, September through June. 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. 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. 

Schedule through October 2018 


Wednesday, Aug. 15
6 p.m.*
Black Panther
(Action, Adventure, 2018, PG-13, 134 min.) 


Wednesday, Aug. 22
6 p.m.*
(Western, Drama, 2017, R, 134 min.) 

Wednesday, Aug. 29
6 p.m.*
12 Strong 
(Action, Drama, 2018, R, 130 min.)



Friday, Sept. 7
4 & 7 p.m.
The Divine Order 
(Switzerland, Drama, Comedy, 2017, NR, 96 min.) 

Saturday, Sept. 8
1:30 p.m.
La Strada
(Drama, 1954, NR, 108 min.)


Wednesday, Sept. 12
6 p.m.*
Greatest Showman
Biography, Drama, 2017, PG, 105 min.


Wednesday, Sept. 19
6 p.m.*
Water for Elephants
(Romance, Drama, 2011, PG-13, 120 min.)


Friday, Sept. 21
4 & 7 p.m.
Sweet Bean 
(Japan, Drama, 2015, NR, 113 min.) 

Wednesday, Sept. 26
6 p.m.*
Marx Bros. At the Circus
(Comedy, 1939, NR, 87 min.)


Friday, Oct. 5
4 & 7 p.m.
A Fantastic Woman
(Chile, Drama, 2017, R, 104 min.)  

Wednesday, Oct. 17
6 p.m.* 
American Folk
(Drama, Musical, 2017, PG, 99 min.) 

Friday, Oct. 19
4 & 7 p.m. 
A Taxi Driver
(South Korea, Drama, History, 2017, NR, 137 min.) 

Oct. 24, 6 p.m.* 
The Producers
Musical, Comedy, 1967, PG, 88 min.

Oct. 31, 6 p.m.* 
Into the Woods
(Musical, Drama, 2014, PG, 125 min.) 

*Join us for previews and additional information about the film at 5:30 p.m.

The schedule of films may change due to availability.