‘White House Down’ screening at library

1/3/2014, 6 a.m.
Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx star the 2013 movie that combats attack on the White House.

Film lovers can shake off the post-holiday doldrums at a screening of the action-thriller “White House Down” on Jan. 11 at the Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Library.

The PG-13 film stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, James Woods and Richard Jenkins. Show time is 2 p.m.

Capitol Police Officer John Cale (Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Foxx). Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. With the nation’s government falling into chaos and time running out, it’s up to Cale to save the president, his daughter and the country.

“White House Down,” which was released in 2013, is directed by Roland Emmerich. It runs 131 minutes. It also will be screened at 2 p.m. on Jan. 17 and Jan. 18 at the Stonecrest Library in Lithonia and at 2 p.m. on Jan. 25 at the Covington Library in Decatur.

The Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Library is at 952 Leon St. For more information, call 770-413-2020