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Come join us at our monthly Film Series...
What began in June, 2000 as the first weekly Classic Film Series in the El Paso Southwest, returns as a monthly film series. It meets regularly on designated weekends every month (either on Saturday or Sunday) beginning at 6:00 pm at Ardovino's Desert Crossing in Sunland Park. Come out early or stay late for cocktails and dinner. See map and directions.
The film viewing is FREE of charge to the public.
Reservations are strongly recommended! For more information and to make reservations, please email Jay.
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 series and relates how YOU can become a member of the newly formed “Sunset Film Society.”
NOTE: All presentations will include Added Attractions to simulate the original movie-going experience. It might be a cartoon, short, featurette or serial chapter.
“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
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
As we look forward to this most blessed season and usher out 2014, the SUNSET FILM SOCIETY is pleased to present an exceptional program for all ages...for the Young and "Young at Heart."
Mark your calendar and plan now on bringing the kids and grandkids for an ANIMATION TRIFECTA.
TECHNICOLOR — 9 minutes
75th Anniversary Presentation!
In the cartoon, two young squirrels ask their grandfather why they say “Good will to men” at Christmastime and inquire what exactly “men” are.
TECHNICOLOR — 53 minutes
Television's 1st Animated Christmas Special! Charles Dickens' timeless 1843 literary classic has been faithfully and movingly adapted.
Great Britain: 1982
COLOR — 27 minutes
Based on the wordless best-selling children's book by British author Raymond Briggs, this enchanting film perfectly captures all the wonder and innocence of Childhood.
DECEMBER 14, 2014
Special Time ~ 12:00 Noon
for this Family Holiday Program