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2013 Plaza Classic Film Festival schedule

August 3, 2013

YellowBrix

Aug. 03--Here is the schedule for the sixth annual Plaza Classic Film Festival, which runs Aug. 1-11 in Downtown El Paso. Tickets are available at the Plaza Theatre box office, Ticketmaster outlets, ticketmaster.com and 800-745-3000. VIP passes are $200, available from the El Paso Community Foundation, 533-4020.

The festival's art exhibit, "Moving Pictures: Production Art from the Academy Library," is on view through Sept. 8 at the El Paso Museum of Art.

Go to plazaclassic.com for more information.

Thursday, Aug. 1

"Plaza Days," Looney Tunes cartoons and organ Music, 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. Free.

"The Adventures of Robin Hood," 3 p.m., Plaza Theatre. Free.

"West Side Story," with Rita Moreno, 7 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $20.

"The Good, The Bad, & The Indie, Vol. 9," local film showcase, 9 p.m., Arts Festival Plaza. Free.

"Pee-Wee's Big Adventure," 9 p.m., Mills Plaza Parking Garage. $5.

Friday, Aug. 2

"Plaza Days," Bugs Bunny cartoons and organ music, 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. Free.

Gallery tour: "Moving Pictures: Production Art from the Academy Library," 1:30 p.m., El Paso Museum of Art.

"The War of the Worlds," 3:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

Book signing: Rita Moreno reads from and signs her memoir, 4:30 p.m., El Paso Community Foundation. Free.

Film Talk: "Dirty Harry," with Jeff Berg, 6 p.m., Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

Alfresco! Fridays, Radio La Chusma in concert, 6 p.m., Arts Festival Plaza. Free.

"2046," 6:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Dirty Harry," 7 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $8.

"This Is Spinal Tap," 9 p.m., Arts Festival Plaza. Free.

"Goodfellas," 9:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Escape From New York," 10 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $8.

Saturday, Aug, 3

"Dracula," 1931 Spanish version, 10 a.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

Book signing: Rita Moreno will sign copies of her memoir, 1 p.m., El Paso Community Foundation. Free.

"Now, Voyager,' 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Cinema," 1 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. Free.

Local Flavor: "Vicissitudes," 1 p.m., El Paso Museum of Art. Free.

Gallery tour: "Moving Pictures: Production Art from the Academy Library," 1:30 p.m., El Paso Museum of Art.

Local Flavor: "Shorts I," 3 p.m., El Paso Museum of Art. Free.

"The Four Seasons," with Rita Moreno, 3:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

Film Talk: "The Graduate," with Felipa Solis, Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

"Far Marfa," 6:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"The Graduate," 7 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $8.

Concert: The Royalty, 7 p.m., Art Festival Plaza. Free.

"The Rocky Horror Picture Show," 9 p.m., Arts Festival Plaza. Free.

"Django," 9:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Possession," 9:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $8.

Sunday, Aug. 4

"The Third Man," 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"Fahrenheit 451," 1:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Local Flavor: "Oro del Diablo," 2 p.m., El Paso Museum of Art. Free.

"Princess Mononoke," 3 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

Gallery tour: "Moving Pictures: Production Art from the Academy Library," 3:30 p.m., El Paso Museum of Art.

"Chulas Fronteras/Del Mero Corazon," 4 p.m., Philanthrophy Theatre. $4.

Film Talk: "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans," with Laura Emerick of the Chicago Sun-Times, Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

"Tokyo Story," 6:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans," with live accompaniment by My Education, Plaza Theatre. $8.

Monday, Aug. 5

"The Scarlet Empress," 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T," 1:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Rebecca," 3:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"20 Million Miles to Earth," 3:30 p.m, Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Film Talk: "Citizen Kane," with Jeanne Creel, Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

"Fitzcarraldo," 6:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Citizen Kane," 7 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $8.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

"Plaza Days," Columbia shorts, UPA cartoons and Three Stooges, 11 a.m., Plaza Theatre. Free.

"Sullivan's Travels," 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"Art House for Kids," shorts from the New York International Children's Film Festival, 1:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Gunga Din," 3 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"The Muppets Take Manhattan," 3:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Film Talk: "Ben-Hur," with Gerald Peary of the Boston Phoenix, 5 p.m, Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

"Ben-Hur," 6 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $8.

"Solaris," 6:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

"The Train," 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"Looney Tunes: Chuck Amuck," 1:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Black Narcissus," 3:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"The Thief of Bagdad," 3:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Reception: Angela Cartwright, 5 p.m., El Paso Community Foundation (open only to VIP pass holders).

Film Talk: "The Sound of Music," with Jeanne Creel, 5:30 p.m., Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

"The Sound of Music," with Angela Cartwright, 6:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $10.

"La Dolce Vita," 6:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Thursday, August 8th

"Plaza Days," Columbia shorts, UPA cartoons and Three Stooges, 11 a.m., Plaza Theatre. Free.

"It Came From Outer Space," 11 a.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"Art House For Kids," shorts from the 2012 New York International Children's Film Festival, 1 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Phase IV," 3 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"A Cat in Paris," 3:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Film Talk: "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," with Jay Duncan, 6 p.m., Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

"The Leopard," 6:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Close Encounters of the Third Kind," restored director's cut, 7 p.m, Plaza Theatre. $8.

"Clerks," 9 p.m., Mills Plaza Parking Garage. $5.

Friday, Aug. 9

"White Heat," 10:30 a.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"Bringing Up Baby," 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"Take the High Ground," 1:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"The Big Sleep," 3:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

"El Paso Discoveries, Vol. II Texas Film Round-Up," 4 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Film Talk: "Meet Me in St. Louis," with Jack Fields, 6 p.m., Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

Alfresco! Fridays, concert with Windy City, 6 p.m., Arts Festival Plaza. Free.

"The Earrings of Madame 'de ," 6:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Meet Me in St. Louis," with Margaret O'Brien, 7 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $10.

"Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live in Budapest '86," 9 p.m., Arts Festival Plaza. Free.

"Evil Dead II," 9:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Alphaville," North American digital premiere, Plaza Theatre. $8.

Saturday, Aug. 10

"Sanjuro," 10 a.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

Texas Film Round-up, Texas Archive of the Moving Image home movie digitization program, noon-7 p.m., Plaza Theatre. Free.

Margaret O'Brien, photo and autograph signing to benefit the Margaret O'Brien Initiative for Animal Rescue and Adoption, 1 and 5 p.m., Camino Real Plaza Classic Lounge. $20.

"My Neighbor Totoro," 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

Local Flavor: "The Dust of Thieves," 1 p.m., El Paso Museum of Art. Free.

"World on a Wire," 1:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Local Flavor: "Shorts II," 3 p.m., El Paso Museum of Art. Free.

"The Secret Garden," with Margaret O'Brien, 3:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

Film Talk: "Sweet Smell of Success," with Laura Emerick, 6 p.m., Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

"Zero Charisma," 6:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"Sweet Smell of Success," with Joanne and Sighle Lancaster, 7 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $8.

Concert: Sorry About Your Sister, 7 p.m., Arts Festival Plaza. Free.

"Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars," 9 p.m., Arts Festival Plaza. Free.

"Koyananisqatsi," with director Godfrey Reggio, 9:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $8.

"Beyond the Valley of the Dolls," 9:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

Sunday, Aug. 11

"Productivity Tools for Indie Filmmakers," brunch and presentation by Bart Weiss of Dallas VideoFest, 10:30 a.m., El Paso Community Foundation. Free.

Texas Film Round-up, Texas Archive of the Moving Image home movie digitization program, noon-7 p.m., Plaza Theatre. Free.

"Burden of Dreams," 12:30 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"The Swimmer," with Joanna and Sighle Lancaster, 1 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

Local Flavor: "Ghostlight 48 Hour Film Slam," 2 p.m., El Paso Museum of Art. Free.

"Barry Lyndon," 3 p.m., Philanthropy Theatre. $4.

"The Quiet Man," 3:30 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $6.

Film Talk: "The Thief of Bagdad," with Jay Duncan, 6 p.m., Camino Real Dome Bar. Free.

"The Thief of Bagdad," with live accompaniment by organist Walt Strony, 7 p.m., Plaza Theatre. $8.

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