A serial chapter will be presented at the beginning of each presentation.

 

First up...

 

THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN MARVEL

(Republic:  1941)

 

Often considered the greatest serial of all time, it chronicles the exploits of  "The World's Mightiest Mortal" as he combats The Scorpion. (12 Chapters — ends September 26th!)

August 1st - Jaws (1975)

124  minutes, Technicolor - USA

August 8th - Aladdin (1992)

90  minutes, Technicolor - USA

August 15th - Belle & Sebastian (2013)

104  minutes, Color - France

 August 22nd - Spellbound (1945)

118  minutes, Black & White - USA

August 29th - Moulin Rouge (1952)

119  minutes, Technicolor - USA

 

 

 

NOTE: Each month, there will be an outstanding documentary OR dramatic film showcasing an ARTIST.

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Come join our Film Series...Now monthly or weekly!

 

What began in June, 2000 as the first weekly Classic Film Series in the El Paso Southwest, returns as an ongoing film series—now having grown to offering both monthly and weekly!

 

SFS meets MONTHLY (either on Saturday or Sunday) at Ardovino's Desert Crossing in Sunland Park. Come out early or stay late for cocktails and dinner. See map and directions.

 

And now SFS meets WEEKLY at the International Museum of Art in downtown El Paso.

 

*BOTH film venues are FREE of charge to the public.*

 

Jay Duncan, host, the Sunset Film Society and founder, CEO of Jay's Pix Presents.Hosted by life long film fan, historian, archivist, writer and collector Jay Duncan. When it comes to the magic of the motion picture, Jay enthusiastically shares his wealth of knowledge, personal exhibits of his own movie memorabilia and in-depth behind-the-scenes knowledge with each and every screening.

 

Join Jay as he hosts the ever popular Sunset Film Society series and get to know first-hand what everyone is talking about!

 

For more information and to make reservations, please email Jay.

 

NOTE: All presentations will include added attractions to simulate the original movie-going experience.  It might be a cartoon, short, featurette or serial chapter.

Experience the CLASSIC FILM SERIES presentations:

 

•  Historical background of each film presentation

•  Film(s) showing

•  Post presentation: discussions, questions & answers, audience participation.

•  Education and insight into the cultural significance of FILM as an “Artistic Medium”

•  Information on the Sunset Film Society

“The Art of Cinematography calls for so much experiment, necessitates so many kinds of activity and requires so much sustained attention, that I do not hesitate to say in all sincerity that it is the most alluring and the most interesting of all the Arts, for it makes use of virtually all of them—drawing, painting, the drama, sculpture, architecture, mechanics and manual labor of every sort are called into play in pursuing this extraordinary profession.”

                                                                           — Georges Melies 1861-1938, French Film Pioneer

 

Take a break with a day full of laughs — Join us as we present the Best Written American Comedy award nominated film (1949), Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House.

 

Brunch à la carte available.

 

 

MR BLANDINGS BUILDS HIS

DREAM HOUSE

RKO: 1948

 94 minutes, Black & White

 

 

 

STARRING: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas

 

 

A city couple (Cary Grant and Myrna Loy) and their children bite off more than they can chew as they choose to give up their cramped New York apartment and move to a large house in the country.

 

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MONTHLY - Film Series

 

SUNDAY

AUGUST 30th, 2015

 

12 pm -  Noon

A  day full of laughs!