Monday, June 20, 2011

Cinematheque Announces New $5 Price For Those 25 & Under In Addition To July-August Film Schedule And More Price Changes

Starting June 30, moviegoers age 25 & under will pay only $5 to attend movies at the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. $5 tickets will be sold at the door only, as seats are available. Those claiming the discount should have an I.D. with their birthday on them.

“This new price will allow young people to more easily afford to attend the wealth of truly interesting and exceptional films that the Cinematheque presents,” says Cinematheque Director John Ewing. “And not just in July and August of this our 25th Anniversary year, but always.”

During July and August the Cinematheque will present:

(1)    A wide array of first- and second-run films and film classics that won’t be seen anyplace else in northeast Ohio. Highlights include Takashi Miike’s samurai epic 13 ASSASSINS; Jim Jarmusch’s first feature PERMANENT VACATION; the East Side premiere of BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK; two shot-in-Cleveland Hollywood rarities, THE KID FROM CLEVELAND (1949) and THOSE LIPS, THOSE EYES (1980); and this year’s winner of the Roxanne T. Mueller Audience Award for Best Film at the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival, VINCENT WANTS TO SEA.
(2)    Retrospectives devoted to three important international filmmakers: Poland’s Jerzy Skolimowski; Japan’s Kaneto Shindo; and Turkey’s Yilmaz G├╝ney.
(3)    A Keir Dullea Weekend featuring four films starring the Cleveland-born actor. Dullea will appear in person on July 16 with two of them, DAVID AND LISA and 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY.
(4)    Two special offsite events: one at the Norwalk Theatre in Norwalk, Ohio on July 31, and one at the Palace Theatre in PlayhouseSquare on August 4.
(5)    A special movie and reception on Monday, August 8 marking the 25th anniversary of the Cinematheque’s first film screening at the Cleveland Institute of Art.

All films (except for the two offsite events) will show in the Aitken Auditorium of the Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Boulevard in University Circle, telephone (216) 421-7450, www.cia.edu/cinematheque. Admission to most films is $9; Cinematheque members and those with a CIA I.D. $7 (a price increase; was $6); those 25 & under $5 (new price). Moviegoers can see a second film on the same day for an additional $5 (a price reduction; was $6). Free parking for filmgoers is available in the adjacent CIA lot, located off of East Blvd. For further information, call John Ewing or Tim Harry at (216) 421-7450.

For the complete schedule and descriptions, click here.

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