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May 2015
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Summer Classic Film Series: “Blade Runner” at The Kentucky Theatre

May 27
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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The Summer Classic Film Series returns, bringing old favorites to the big screen. Each screening involves trivia about the film, organ music and an audience chorus of “My Old Kentucky Home,” and more.  Showtimes are 1PM and 7:15PM. www.kentuckytheatre.com  

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Harry Dean Stanton Fest: “Two Lane Blacktop” drive-in screening at Break Room

May 29 @ 7:00 pm
The Break Room,
1178 Manchester St., Lexington, KY United States
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Hosted by the Lexington Film League, the 5th annual celebration of Kentucky native actor Harry Dean Stanton and his work will take place May 29 – 31. Click here for a full schedule of the weekend’s events, which culminate with special guest, legendary director Monte Hellman, who will take part in a Q&A following the screening of his film “Ride in the Whirlwind” on Sunday, May 31. The festival kicks off with a drive-in style screening of “Two Lane Blacktop”…

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Free Friday Flicks at Jacobson Park

May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Jacobson Park,
4001 Athens Boonesboro Rd, Lexington , KY United States
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Celebrating its 20th anniversary, this event offers a free evening of entertainment. Flicks screens newly released, family-friendly movies in an outdoor park setting. The event also features children’s games, a petting zoo, and food vendors. Guests are invited to bring picnic blankets and lawn chairs, however, no pets are allowed. Movies: May 29         “Paddington” June 5           “Frozen Sing-a-Long” June 12         “Big Hero 6” June 19         “The Lego Movie” June 26         “Boxtrolls” July 10          (Rain date)

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Harry Dean Stanton Fest Saturday Film Screenings: “Rango,” “Rancho Deluxe” and “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me”

May 30
Farish Theatre (Central Library),
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY United States
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Hosted by the Lexington Film League, the 5th annual celebration of Kentucky native actor Harry Dean Stanton and his work will take place May 29 – 31. Click here for a full schedule of the weekend’s events, which culminate with special guest, legendary director Monte Hellman, who will take part in a Q&A following the screening of his film “Ride in the Whirlwind” on Sunday, May 31. Saturday’s events include three film screenings at the Farish Theatre, followed by a…

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Harry Dean Stanton Fest: Screening of “Cockfighter” at the Farish Theatre

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Farish Theatre (Central Library),
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY United States
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In conjunction with the Harry Dean Stanton Fest, celebration the Kentucky actor, the Farish will screen the 1974 southern action drama film about cockfighting.

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Harry Dean Stanton Festival: “Ride the Whirlwind” screening followed by Q&A with director Monte Hellman

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Theater,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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As part of the 5th annual Harry Dean Stanton Festival, the Kentucky Theater will host a screening of the 1966 outlaw cowboy film “Ride the Whirlwind,” starring and written by Jack Nicholson (and also featuring Cameron Mitchell and of course, Stanton). A Q&A with legendary director Monte Hellman, who directed the film (as well as “Two-Lane Blacktop,” “Cockfighter” and more), moderated by former Boston Globe critic Michael Blowen, will follow. 

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June 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: “An American In Paris” at The Kentucky Theatre

June 3
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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The Summer Classic Film Series returns, bringing old favorites to the big screen. Each screening involves trivia about the film, organ music and an audience chorus of “My Old Kentucky Home,” and more. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

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Summer Film Series: “Imitation of Life” at the Lyric Theatre

June 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center,
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.  Imitation of Life (1934) Bea Pullman and her daughter Jessie have had a hard time making ends meet since Bea’s husband died. Help comes in the form of Delilah Johnson, who agrees to work as Bea’s housekeeper in exchange for a room for herself and her daughter Peola. www.lexingtonlyric.com 

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Summer Classic Film Series: “Casablanca” at the Kentucky Theatre

June 10
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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The Summer Classic Film Series returns, bringing old favorites to the big screen. Each screening involves trivia about the film, organ music and an audience chorus of “My Old Kentucky Home,” and more. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com 

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Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Imitation of Life” at the Lyric Theatre

June 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center,
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.  Imitation Of Life (1959) A struggling young actress with a six-year-old daughter sets up housekeeping with a homeless black widow and her light-skinned eight-year-old daughter who rejects her mother by trying to pass for white. www.lexingtonlyric.com 

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Summer Classic Film Series: “Wizard Of Oz” at The Kentucky Theatre

June 17
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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The Summer Classic Film Series returns, bringing old favorites to the big screen. Each screening involves trivia about the film, organ music and an audience chorus of “My Old Kentucky Home,” and more. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com   

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Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Cooley High” at the Lyric Theatre

June 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center,
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.  www.lexingtonlyric.com Cooley High (1975) In the mid-1960′s, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest…parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the guys when they meet a pair of career criminals and get falsely arrested in connection with stealing…

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Summer Classic Film Series: “The Marx Brothers: A Night At The Opera” at The Kentucky Theatre

June 24
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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The Summer Classic Film Series returns, bringing old favorites to the big screen. Each screening involves trivia about the film, organ music and an audience chorus of “My Old Kentucky Home,” and more. www.kentuckytheatre.com Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. 

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Screening of “Slips Away” (Lexington underground music scene documentary) at the Kentucky

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Theater,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States

A documentary covering the Lexington scene from the mid 80′s to the mid 90′s about Stevie Mahane’s life in the Lexington underground scene. www.kentuckytheatre.com  for tickets and information. 

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Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Which Way Is Up” at the Lyric Theatre

June 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center,
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.  Which Way Is Up (1977) Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy Jones who gets laid off when by mistake he joins the worker’s union during one of their demonstrations. www.lexingtonlyric.com 

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July 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: “Gone With The Wind” at the Kentucky Theatre

July 1
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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The Summer Classic Film Series returns, bringing old favorites to the big screen. Each screening involves trivia about the film, organ music and an audience chorus of “My Old Kentucky Home,” and more. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com 

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Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Bustin Loose” at the Lyric Theatre

July 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center,
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.  www.lexingtonlyric.com  Bustin Loose (1981) Joe Braxton is an ex-con who has been given a second chance to freedom after violating his probation. He has been hired by a school teacher named Vivian Perry to repair and drive an old school bus and drive a group of Special kids to Ms. Perry’s Washington Farm from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania…

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Fountain Films on Fridays: “Beetlejuice” at Triangle Park

July 10 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

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Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Coming to America” at the Lyric Theatre

July 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center,
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer. Coming To America (1988) A pampered African prince (Eddie Murphy) wants more out of life than the beautiful woman to whom he’s engaged. So, he heads to America to find a mate who will fall for him, not his riches, in this comedy from John Landis.

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Fountain Films on Fridays: “The Italian Job” at Triangle Park

July 17 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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\  Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

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Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Harlem Nights” at the Lyric Theatre

July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center,
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.  www.lexingtonlyric.com  Harlem Nights (1989) “Sugar” Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any dastardly trick is fair.

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Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Space Jam” at the Lyric Theatre

July 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center,
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.  www.lexingtonlyric.com  Space Jam (1996) Michael Jordan agrees to help the Looney Toons play a basketball game vs. bully aliens to determine their freedom.

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Fountain Films on Fridays: “Zoolander” at Triangle Park

July 31 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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 Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

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August 2015
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Fountain Films on Fridays: “Grease” at Triangle Park

August 7 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

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Fountain Films on Fridays: “Avengers” at Triangle Park

August 14 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Lexington, KY
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Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday  

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