Film Club: Dazed and Confused (1993); Boyz n the Hood (1991)

The film club selections for September are Dazed and Confused (1993) and Boyz n the Hood (1991).

Written and directed by Richard Linklater, Dazed and Confused depicts the adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976. This oft-quoted movie stars Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, and Matthew McConaughey.


John Singleton’s directorial debut, Boyz n the Hood follows the lives of three young men living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles. Starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, and Hudhail Al-Amir, the film dissects questions of race, relationships, violence, and future prospects.


The Library will screen Dazed and Confused on Friday, September 15th at 1pm in the Marcy Room and Boyz n the Hood on Friday, September 22nd at 1pm in the Marcy Room.


All Film Club Screenings are free and open to the public.

We also have DVDs you can borrow at the circulation desk!

Sign up for our film discussion here, which will be on Wednesday, September 27th at 6:30pm on Zoom.

For more information, reach out to David at or call (781) 438-1324.


Cycle of Memory

Join the Stoneham Public Library and Senior Center for a special intergenerational screening of Cycle of Memory: the new award-winning documentary about two siblings’ bicycle adventure to find the memories their grandfather lost to Alzheimer’s.  October 27th – @ the Stoneham Public Library 6:30 pm

The film is 72 minutes long and will be followed by a Q+A with the filmmaker.  This program is supported in part by a grant from the Stoneham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.