The 3rd Greatest Film Festival in Lafayette...So Far is coming to The Hive at 810 Jefferson St. Come out for some or all of this latest film festival that runs Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 1 - 3.
Tickets are $5 for each day except Saturday, where tickets are either $5 for “Metropolis” or two other films or $15 for an all day pass. Concessions will be sold, but attendees may also bring their own.
The Line Up:
THURSDAY, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
"The Extraordinary Voyage," a documentary that chronicles the cinematic journey of the iconic film "A Trip to the Moon," followed by a screening of "A Trip to the Moon," a 1902 French silent film directed by Georges Méliès.
FRIDAY, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
"The Gold Rush," a 1925 comedy film written, produced, and directed by Charlie Chaplin. Chaplin declared several times that this was the film for which he most wanted to be remembered.
"Steamboat Bill Jr.," a 1928 feature-length comedy silent film featuring Buster Keaton. Released by United Artists, the film is the last product of Keaton's independent production team and set of gag writers. This is the final film that allowed Keaton to calculate and perform his own stunts.
SATURDAY, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. - midnight
"Small Steps - Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood," a documentary focusing on groundbreaking achievements of African-American performers and their contributions to Hollywood filmmaking. (3 pm)
"Hi De Ho," a 1947 film featuring Cab Calloway as a bandleader pressured to work in a gangster bar. Also stars Louis Armstrong, the Mills Brothers, Fats Waller and Nat King Cole. (4:15)
"Metropolis," a 1927 German expressionist epic science-fiction drama film regarded as a pioneering work of the genre in movies. (5:30 pm)
"Night of the Living Dead," a 1968 American independent horror film, directed by George A. Romero and instant cult classic. (8:15 pm)
"Alice Sweet Alice," a 1976 American slasher film co-written and directed by Alfred Sole, and starring Linda Miller, Paula Sheppard, and Brooke Shields in her film debut. MATERIAL MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO SOME VIEWERS. (10 pm)
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