Books to the Big Screen

A Celebration of Book to Film Adaptations

Graham Greene at the Public Library

Upcoming Events

Books to the Big Screen 2019 Lineup

The Public Library and Friends of the Public Library present our annual book to film adaptation event!

Please join us for our annual celebration of book to film adaptations with free movie screenings at the KiMo Theater, Main Library, Juan Tabo Library, and Special Collections Library. This year all the movies are adaptations of works by Graham Greene! Beginning with The Quiet American and continuing through the month, these classics will keep you on the edge of your seat.


Event Dates and Times

  • Saturday, February 2nd

The Quiet American (1958), 2:30 p.m. Attend at Main Library

  • Thursday, February 7th

Our Man in Havana (1959), 7 p.m. Tickets at KiMo Theatre

  • Friday, February 8th

Travels with My Aunt (1972), 7 p.m. Tickets at KiMo Theatre

  • Saturday, February 9th

The End of the Affair (1955), 7 p.m. Tickets at KiMo Theatre

  • Sunday, February 10th

Ministry of Fear (1944), 2 p.m. Tickets at KiMo Theatre

  • Saturday, February 16th

This Gun for Hire (1942), 3:30 p.m. Attend at Juan Tabo Library

  • Saturday, February 23rd

The Comedians (1967), 2 p.m. Attend at Special Collections Library


Presented through a partnership between the Public Library Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, the KiMo Theater, and Friends of the Public Library.

All screenings are free; no tickets required.


KiMo Theatre

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