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Three moody black and white images from the silent film "The Lady"

This Coming Thursday and Friday at the Packard Campus Theater (Sept. 28 and 29, 2023)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

We close out our month of biopics with Barbra Steisand’s tour de force and a silent classic starring Norma Talmadge. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28  @ 7:30 p.m. Funny Girl (Columbia, 1968) – Fanny Brice Teenager Fanny Brice started in burlesque than graduated to Flo Ziegfeld’s Follies. Soon she was also a recording star and a radio personality. …

Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison in close-up with literally flaming hair

This Coming Thursday and Friday at the Packard Campus Theater (Sept. 21 and 22, 2023)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

More movies telling the stories of magnificent musicians!  Come and see–and hear–us! THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 @ 7:30 p.m. Yankee Doodle Dandy (Warner Bros, 1942) – George M. Cohan For the first two decades of the 20th Century, no one was bigger on Broadway than George M. Cohan. Performer, songwriter, producer, and theater owner, Cohan did it …

From Book to Film with “All The President’s Men”

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

In anticipation of this Saturday's National Book Festival, I can't help but think about films on the National Film Registry that were adapted from books. There is one book-to-film that you may find very interesting as you plan your visit to Washington, DC. "All the President's Men" centers around the infamous Watergate scandal, takes place in our nation's capital, and includes some beautiful scenes filmed at the Library of Congress.