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Library of Congress' Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation hosts free classic films

 Rise and shine: Screen legend Audrey Hepburn stars in the Hollywood classic 'Breakfast at Tiffany's.'
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Date published: 1/3/2013

Are you a fan of great movies? Then head to Culpeper, at the Library of Congress' Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation, 19053 Mount Pony Road, in Culpeper County.

Reserve your seat in advance, because they can fill up. Admission is free. Info: 540/827-1079, ext. 79994; loc.gov/avconservation/the ater.

THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 7:30 P.M.

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961): Truman Capote's bitter story of self-invented Manhattan call girl Holly Golightly features Henry Mancini's classic "Moon River," with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. With Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal and Buddy Ebsen. Romantic comedy/drama. Color.

FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 7:30 P.M.

"Anatomy of a Murder" (1959): Gripping courtroom drama adapted from the best-selling novel that was based on a 1952 murder case. With James Stewart, Lee Remick and Ben Gazzara. Crime drama mystery. Black-and-white.

SATURDAY, JAN. 5, 7:30 P.M.

"The Matrix" (1999): In this cautionary tale about mankind in revolt against a conspiratorial regime, a computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. With Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne and Carrie-Anne Moss. Science fiction action-adventure. Color. Rated R.

THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 7:30 P.M.

"Sons of the Desert" (1933): When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a lodge convention, the wives discover the truth and teach the boys a lesson. With Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Charley Chase. Comedy. Black-and-white.

Also on the program: "The Kidnapper's Foil" (1936): For 40 years, Melton Barker traveled through the United States filming local children acting, singing and dancing in two-reel narrative films. Enlisting local movie theaters and newspapers to sponsor and promote the productions, Barker cast local children to act out the story. Black-and-white; 22 minutes.

FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 7:30 P.M.

"Dirty Harry" (1971): Rogue police officer Harry Callahan is assigned to track down the self-named Scorpio Killer. With Clint Eastwood and Andrew Robinson. Action-crime thriller. Color.

SATURDAY, JAN. 12, 7:30 P.M.

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