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Break out the cake and the candles because the Dallas-based USA Film Festival is back in the theater and celebrating its 50th birthday! The 5-day event kicks off Wednesday, June 24 at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas.
To make it an even sweeter birthday, this year’s program will be presented as all free-admission.
“We know that a lot of people are experiencing financial challenges and that people have missed being able to get out to a theater and see a movie. We wanted to present an accessible program that offered something for people of all ages — including our Opening Night Free Dinner & A Movie,” says managing director Ann Alexander.
The opening night event, features two classic films – the quirky dark comedy “Harold and Maude” (1971) and a 40th anniversary screening of the disaster movie parody “Airplane!” (1980). And for the kids, there’s a new animated family film, “100% Wolf.” Guests will which also includes a free box dinner from Norma’s Café.
The full line-up includes approximately 90 films. Festival goers can see new feature films like ‘Tesla,’ documentaries and true stories such as ‘Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things,’ cult classics like ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ and several programs of short works.
The Festival will be observing social-distancing protocol, which includes face masks for all guests and limited seating in the theater. Also, advanced reservations are required. No walk-up tickets will be available.
To reserve tickets call the Festival office at 214-821-6300.
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