September 6, 2011
SEATTLE, WA — Never disappointing, the Cinerama Film Festival at the Seattle Cinerama has been announced and will feature rare prints of “This is Cinerama” and “How the West Was Won” along with widescreen classics. As this is one of only three theaters in the world that can properly show Cinerama films, if you can, make the trip there for this special event.
Read more in Market Watch.
(Thank to Thank You for Shopping for providing the photo.)
August 29, 2011
BROOKLINE, MA — The ever popular “Science on Screen” series from the Coolidge Corner Theatre is going national thanks to a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The recipe for engaging audiences through education has been fine tuned by the Coolidge and now we’ll be able to see the effects of that program nationwide.
Read more in the Houston Chronicle.
Thanks to Chaval Brasil for providing the photo.)
August 26, 2011
August 17, 2011
July 5, 2011
“Seeing these magnificent 17 on the big screen of LACMA’s Bing Theater … will be a cinematic education in and of itself for people lucky enough to experience them all. But the joy the series will create has to be tempered by sadness and worry about the circumstances that made it possible. The program is the swan song of Ian Birnie, who for the last 14 years has been director of LACMA’s Film Department but is now out of a job. For his farewell program, he’s picked an eclectic but irresistible collection of movies, all previously screened at LACMA, most more than once, some up to five times, and he has written distinctly personal program notes.”
June 20, 2011
TUCSON, AZ — On Saturday evening July 16, a drive-in movie will be shown to the public for the first time since 2009 when the DeAnza (formerly Cactus Drive-In) closed for business, at the new Cactus Drive-in Theatre Foundation’s temporary location.
The Cactus Drive-In Theatre Foundation, Inc. is a new non-profit corporation organized to rebuild a community oriented drive-in theatre in Tucson.
June 14, 2011
June 13, 2011
ROHNERT PARK, CA — Check out this article from the Rohnert Park Patch to see how local businesses banded together to set up an ongoing film series in a downtown vacant lot.
June 10, 2011
NEW YORK, NY — Newsday has published a great list of outdoor movie theaters in New York City. (Subscription required to view the full list.)
June 9, 2011
A unique campaign is mentioned in Entertainment Weekly where a studio joins twitter to build up some viral buzz for their mysterious new release.