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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (July 11 – 13, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus.  Thursday, July 11 (7:30 p.m.) River’s Edge (Island Pictures, 1986 – rated R*) Inspired by a true event, River’s Edge follows how a group of apathetic high school students in a dismal, dead-end California town deal with their friend’s murder of his […]

The Magic of Hair: An Interview with James Rado

  For most of us, once the “Age of Aquarius” began, it never ended. Certainly, it never did once the theatrical phenomenon known as Hair debuted and its message of peace, love, and the show’s unforgettable tunes– “Easy to Be Hard,” “I Got Life,” “Good Morning Starshine,” “Aquarius,” and, of course, the title tune –spread across […]

Film Loans from the Library of Congress — July 2019

Here are some of the titles from the Library’s motion picture collections–many preserved by the NAVCC film  laboratory–that we’re loaning for exhibition this month. As always, we can’t guarantee that schedules won’t change or links get broken, but this is our best information at the time of publication. Art Gallery of New South Wales: Sidney, Australia  https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/ […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (July 5 – 6, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Friday, July 5 (7:30 p.m.) Footloose (Paramount, 1984) Kevin Bacon, in the role that made him a star, plays Chicago teenager Ren McCormack who is transplanted to an ultra-conservative small town in Utah where dancing is outlawed. Recruiting his best pal, the […]