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Children, Film, For the Family
APPAC and Sugar Plump Fairies Present: The Wizard Of Oz
Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center and the Sugar Plump Fairies are proud to present this beloved classic film starring Judy Garland as the State Theatre’s annual family movie. Released in 1939, The Wizard of Oz stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale with co-stars Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Billie Burke, and Margaret Hamilton. The magic of MGM’s colorful, unique fantasy has melted hearts for over seven decades with its indelible melodies and timeless themes. Notable for its use of Technicolor, fantasy storytelling, musical score, and unusual characters, The Wizard of Oz has become an icon of American popular culture. It was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, and won Oscars for Best Original Song for 'Over the Rainbow' and Best Original Score.
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Film,Holiday,For the Family
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) spends his entire life giving up his big dreams for the good of his town, Bedford Falls, as is revealed in flashback. But in the present, on Christmas Eve, he is broken and suicidal over the misplacing of an $8,000 loan and the machinations of the evil millionaire, Mr. Potter (Lionel Barrymore). His guardian angel, Clarence (Henry Travers), falls to Earth, literally, and shows him how his town, family and friends would turn out if he had never been born. Donna Reed also stars, as George's loving wife, Mary, in this classic Frank Capra film.
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Film,Holiday
It's a Wonderful Life
Originally released in 1946, this magical black-and-white Christmas fable is set in snowy, small-town America and is a bittersweet film that will hold the attention of the whole family. This masterpiece by Frank Capra still has a lot to say about community spirit, and is a film with much more to it than feel-good sentimentality. This classic fantasy drama stars James, Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore. The main character, George Bailey, is a small-town businessman who believes he has been a failure. Contemplating suicide, George meets his guardian angel and discovers what life in his hometown of Bedford Falls would have been like had he never lived.
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film, library
Mike Troyan: 20th Century Fox Studios History
Celebrate the centenary of 20th Century Fox Studios with Michael Troyan, author of the studio’s newly published first official history: 20th Century Fox: A Century of Entertainment. He provides a fun program including movie clips and several behind the scenes stories that span from Shirley Temple to Star Wars, Will Rogers to the X-Men, Marilyn Monroe to the Planet of the Apes and The Grapes of Wrath (1940) to Hidden Figures (2016).
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Film,Holiday
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
This is the original 1947 classic, and in black-and-white. When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus (Edmund Gwenn) is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer (John Payne) decides to defend him by arguing in court that he's the real thing. Kris Kringle not only has to convince that he's real, but befoire that he also has to convince the young neighbor across the hall (Natalie Wood) and her extremely skeptical mom (Maureen O'Hara), a Macy's executive.
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Film, Education, Benefit/Fundraiser
National Council of Jewish Women Sacramento to Host a Screening of “Little Stones”
National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Sacramento will host a community screening of the award-winning documentary film, "Little Stones." The movie follows Brazilian graffiti artist Panmela Castro, Senegalese rap-singer Sister Fa, Indian dance therapist Sohini Chakraborty, and fashion designer Anna Taylor as they use their art to combat violence against women and to empower women and girls globally— each of whom are contributing a stone to the mosaic of the women’s movement through their art. Filmed in Senegal, Kenya, Brazil, Germany, India and the United States, Little Stones and the education initiative have been designed to raise awareness about global women’s rights issues, and to celebrate creative, entrepreneurial, and arts-therapy based solutions to the most pressing challenges facing women globally.
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Silent Movie Night
Join the Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District & the Sierra Chapter American Theatre Organ Society for a trip back in time. The night will feature silent film Peter Pan(1924), along with live organ accompaniment featuring Dave Moreno at the mighty Wurlitzer. Popcorn, hot dogs, and drinks will be available for purchase, cash only. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets available beginning Dec. 11. Tickets may be purchased by visiting our website or visiting the Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District office Mon.-Fri. between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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Sunday Matinee Classics presents...The Manchurian Candidate
Based on the novel by Richard Condon and directed by John Frankenheimer, this classic 1962 political paranoia movie thriller is the harrowing story of a decorated U.S. Army sergeant who as a P.O.W. during the Korean War was brainwashed into being a sleeper assassin and a political pawn in a Communist conspiracy during the presidential election. This film was selected in 1994 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." The program will include an informative introduction and conclude with a closing commentary.
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Sunday Matinee Classics presents...The Pawnbroker
Based on the novel by Edward Lewis Wallant and directed by Sidney Lumet, The Pawnbroker is a searing portrait of a holocaust survivor, played by Rod Steiger in a powerful performance of realism, who with haunting, anguished memories of the horror of the camps lives in a shuttered, escapist world of urban blight. As a victim of Nazi persecution, he loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions. This program, in recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, will open with an informative introduction and end with closing comments.
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The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
"Come in, and know me better, man!" The timeless tale of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol has never been whackier or more touching than when told by the Muppets. Michael Caine is excellent in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge, and his path of greed and ultimate redemption is paved with our favorite muppet performers. Check out Gonzo as Charles Dickens himself! Take a break from the frantic holiday shopping season and join us in watching a modern Christmas Classic in an elegant, historic setting. Charles Dickens' timeless tale has seldom been approached with such silliness , or with such heartfelt artistic abandon. The Historic Crest Theatre is proud to present an afternoon of holiday fun! (Rated G, 1hr, 25 min)
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