Movie fans, July is your month in Old Pasadena! Over the next 4 weeks (July 5th through 27th) every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Old Pasadena Film Festival will feature multiple screenings of films that showcase a variety of genres that reflect the urban environment of Old Pasadena’s famous and historic downtown.
And, it’s FREE, FREE, FREE!!!
And, of course, Southern California presents a perfect environment to enjoy this festival outdoors at One Colorado courtyard.
This year the festival pays tribute to film noir and suspense films by offering a myriad of movies highlighting the impact these genres have had on the motion picture. Classic noir showings include The Third Man – a cinematic masterpiece featuring Orson Welles, and Mildred Pierce – starring the infamous Academy Award-winning Joan Crawford. Central Park will also host classic suspense films including the 1963 psychological paranormal flick The Haunting, as well as the 1955 thriller The Night of the Hunter, which has been deemed culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant by the United States Library of Congress.
The Old Pasadena Film Festival also includes date night showings, including the beloved Woody Allen classic Annie Hall, Academy Award-winning musical Chicago, and the fun-loving Young Frankenstein, among others.
Distant Lands, the specialty travel bookstore in Old Pasadena, will screen travel documentaries such as the quintessential summer film The Endless Summer, as well as the award-winning documentary 180 Degrees South, tracking the famous journey of Jeff Johnson to Patagonia. All in all, the Old Pasadena Film Festival gives attendees the unique experience of enjoying four weeks of award-winning cinema in unique outdoor spaces. Showings are free and open to the public.
for more information including a complete schedule visit www.oldpasadena.org.
So… head out to Pasadena‘s downtown. Grab a bite to eat and enjoy some entertainment.
All screenings are free and open to the public.
Pasadena Film Festival begins on July 5th and will run through July 27th.