The cozy Manor Theatre opened its doors 70 years ago on Sunday, and it’s been holding that spot on Providence Road since damn near World War II. To celebrate that birthday, two movies will screen through the day that ran in 1947, the Manor’s inaugural year. First, The Egg and I (1:30 and 7 p.m.), the first movie ever played at the theater, followed by the Gregory Peck flick Gentleman’s Agreement (4:20 p.m.), which won Best Picture in ‘47. $5
In the spirit of Opening Day for the Charlotte Knights, this month, we have a lineup of great American baseball movies. This week, we are kicking off with Bull Durham! As always, we will have $3 Domestics, $5 Tito’s and Deep Eddy’s vodka, along with $5 Crown Royals. Our month-long drink special is the appropriately named drink, “The Sandlot”, which will definitely bring in feelings of nostalgia as you sip on this Cheerwine topped bourbon delight! See you Sunday at 7! FREEhttps://www.facebook.com/events/186115235226631/
Strap on that Garter Belt and roll up your fishnets and join Charlotte's award winning Rocky Horror shadow cast, That Type, every 1st and 3rd Friday at AMC Concord Mills 24. $9.08http://www.facebook.com/ThatType
The second annual Define American Film Festival comes to Charlotte, NC May 11-13, 2017, in partnership with the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. All festival events will be held at the Gantt Center. The Define American Film Festival will focus on the intersectionality of interrelated communities, including stories of immigration, women, LGBTQ communities, and racial identity. $5http://www.ganttcenter.org/calendar/define-american-film-festival/
Dr. Younger and his daughter take a visit to London where an unexpected romance emerges. His new love interest is beautiful and playful. She eludes Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys avoiding the mysterious men following her. Their romance develops as does the complications she brings with her. A film series specifically designed as a vehicle to expose the community to the vast artistic value black film has had throughout the years. The goal is to appeal to as diverse a population as possible and further the appreciation of Black cinema. Free with museum admissionhttp://www.ganttcenter.org/calendar/cbcs-a-warm-december/
Charlotte Asian Film Festival (CAFF) will be a joint effort of the local Asian-American community and others who see value in this novel addition to Charlotte’s cultural landscape. The Festival will be held as part of Asian Heritage Month celebration. The screenings will include full-length feature films, shorts and documentaries that provide a window on various facets of Asian society, culture and history both in the native lands and in the diaspora. CAFF will broaden the contribution of CAHA in promoting awareness of Asian culture in the greater Charlotte metro area.
Marquis Sévéro wants to marry Denise, who loves André. Filled with jealousy, the Marquis sends André to prospect some land he has acquired and conspires to prevent Andre’s return. Andre befriends Papitou, played by Josephine Baker, who falls for him. She is torn once she realizes Andre plans to return to France and marry Denise. A film series specifically designed as a vehicle to expose the community to the vast artistic value black film has had throughout the years. The goal is to appeal to as diverse a population as possible and further the appreciation of Black cinema. Free with museum admissionhttp://www.ganttcenter.org/calendar/cbcs-siren-of-the-tropics/
Our goal is to showcase thought-provoking films, promote the art of film and offer a venue where movie lovers who appreciate independent vision can celebrate this unique art form. New this year Real to Reel Kids Fest featuring films by kids and for kids. $8-$35http://www.realtoreelfest.com