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The Newly remodeled Parkway Theater/Film Lounge is OPEN for Happy Hour, sports games and short run film screenings. We can’t wait for you to experience the Film Lounge, Abjuration Brewing and 45 seat theater screening room!

We want the Parkway Theater to be the definitive cinema of choice for film lovers and filmmakers alike. The Parkway Theater will get you excited about learning more about the films you see, showing a variety of new domestic independent films, documentaries and foreign films. Come celebrate ideas and promote the appreciation and understanding of film.

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Coming Soon

1 Night Only Screening    Wednesday Nov. 28th

4:30pm, 7:00pm, 9:30pm

 

New Film Screening  11/23 – 11/29

The Great Buster : A Celebration (2018)

11/23 – 7pm 
11/24 – 5pm, 7pm 
11/25 – 4pm, 6pm
11/27 – 7pm, 9pm 

11/29 – 7pm 

11/30 – 7pm, 9pm

directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

“The Great Stone Face” receives a loving documentary tribute to his body of work in the Silent Era. Brilliant as both an actor and a director, Buster Keaton’s contributions to film are unmatched.

Film Trailer: https://youtu.be/HsffUJBYya0

THIS IS A MUST SEE!!

Synopsis

THE GREAT BUSTER celebrates the life and career of one of America’s most influential and celebrated filmmakers and comedians, Buster Keaton, whose singular style and fertile output during the silent era created his legacy as a true cinematic visionary. Filled with stunningly restored archival Keaton films from the Cohen Film Classics library, THE GREAT BUSTER is directed by Peter Bogdanovich, a filmmaker and cinema historian whose landmark writings and films on such renowned directors as John Ford and Orson Welles have become the standard by which all other studies are measured.

 

Keaton’s beginnings on the vaudeville circuit are chronicled in THE GREAT BUSTER, as is the development of his trademark physical comedy and deadpan expression that earned him the lifelong moniker of “The Great Stone Face”, all of which led to his career-high years as the director, writer, producer and star of his own short films and features. Interspersed throughout are interviews with nearly two-dozen collaborators, filmmakers, performers and friends, including Mel Brooks, Quentin Tarantino, Werner Herzog, Dick van Dyke and Johnny Knoxville, who discuss Keaton’s influence on modern comedy and, indeed, cinema itself. The loss of artistic independence and career decline that marked his later years are also covered by Bogdanovich, before he casts a close eye on Keaton’s extraordinary output from 1923 to 1929, which yielded 10 remarkable feature films (including 1926’s The General and 1928’s Steamboat Bill, Jr.) that immortalized him as one of the greatest actor-filmmakers in the history of cinema.

 

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