Sep 282011

Foreign Film at the Kentucky Theatre

Sqecial Media’s relaunch of the Rosa Goddard International Film Festival continues with two final screenings. On Wednesday, September 28, the Kentucky Theatre will host a screening of Wim Wenders’ Wings of Desire. This 1987 classic starring Bruno Ganz and Peter Falk was beautifully shot by Henri Alekan, the same cinematographer who photographed Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast. The festival will close on Wednesday, October 5 with Fantastic Planet, a psychedelic animated classic which took home a special jury prize at Cannes in 1973. All films in the series are shown in 35 mm in their original language with English subtitles. Screenings start at 7:15 PM, are $4, and are preceded by prize drawings for DVDs and posters. For more information on the Rosa Goddard International Film Festival, please visit

Horror Classics at the Kentucky Theatre

In preparation for Halloween, the Kentucky Theatre will screen horror classics on Thursdays and Fridays throughout the month of October. Week one will host John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982), week two will screen Jaws (1975), week three will show An American Werewolf in London (1981), and week four will close with Night of the Living Dead (1968). Thursday night screenings will be shown at 9:40 PM and repeated at midnight on the following Friday. For more information on this series, as well as all films at the historic theater, please visit

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