Movie Theater Documentary to open in Grand Island(NE)

posted by rajojon on July 18, 2006 at 4:35 am

GRAND ISLAND, NE — On July 26, 2006 the Grand Theater in Grand Island, NE will host the world premiere of “Preserve Me a Seat”, a documentary by Jim Fields.

The movie deals with the successes and failures of concerned people trying to save old movie houses. The film will show one night, only, before moving on to the Dundee Theater, 50th and Dodge Street, Omaha, Nebraska July 27th. Then it continues it’s tour in Major cities around the US.

For advance ticket sales, for the Grand Island showing only, call 308-381-1225. (Admission for $5.00)Tickets are limited to 470 seats in the historic 1937 art deco Grand Theater, which is now owned and operated by The Grand Foundation, a 501(3)©not for profit, all volunteer, foundation.

For more information, visit Grand Theater Official Page or Apartment 101 Films.

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jim on July 18, 2006 at 11:43 am

An article about the film can be found here:

Also, a television newscast for the movie premiere can be found here:

Jim Vecchio
Jim Vecchio on July 20, 2006 at 2:23 am

Any chance this worthy film will make its way to the GARDEN CINEMA in Norwalk? If so, you can count on my patronage!

jim on July 20, 2006 at 11:44 am

here’s another article that appears in today’s Omaha World Herald about “Preserve Me a Seat” and historic theatres.

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