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The Longmont Museum has issued a press release to Longmont Observer regarding their upcoming summer film series for adults and kids.
Here is the press release in its entirety:
Longmont Museum Announces Summer Film Series for Adults and Kids Weekly $2 kids' films + Cult Classics & Cocktails for adults. The Longmont Museum announces its summer film series, featuring both programs for adults and children. All films are hosted in the Museum's 250-seat Stewart Auditorium. Starting in May,the Museum's popular film program Views & Brews continues with a series for adults called Cult Classics & Cocktails. In June & July,
the Museum will once again host weekly kids' movies for only $2
VIEWS & BREWS SUMMER FILM SERIES: CULT CLASSICS & COCKTAILS
Thursday nights, May 18 - June 15
6 pm: Galleries, bar and lounge
7:15 pm: Films
In May and June the adventure continues with knights, dogs, mobsters,
an epic road trip and a red stapler. Bring your friends, partake of a
signature cocktail specially paired with each film, and enjoy! The
Museum is also open with extended evening hours (5 - 9 pm) to stroll
through the galleries during Views & Brews - free with a film ticket.
Signature drinks, wine, beer and snacks will be available for purchase.
Thelma and Louise
paired with "Tequila Sunrise"
May 25, Rated R
Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon play Thelma and Louise, two
working-class friends who plan a quiet weekend getaway from the men in
their lives. Their road trip takes an unexpected turn, and their
weekend getaway turns into a dramatic attempt to outrun the law. Add
in a young Brad Pitt, and you've got an adventure for the ages.
paired with Coffee with a kick!
June 1, Rated R
Peter Gibbons is computer programmer who, at the ripe old age of 28,
is having a mid-life crisis. Unable to endure another moment of the
mind-numbing routine and petty annoyances that assault him day after
day, Peter and some equally frustrated colleagues hatch a plot which
could lead to a very lucrative and early retirement.
paired with Kahlua Milkshakes
June 8, Rated R
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of
diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Quentin Tarantino at his best!
Best in Show
paired with "The Salty Dog"
June 15, Rated PG-13
Best in Show is a mockumentary of five dogs and their owners destined
to show in the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show. The film follows the
surreal interactions among the owners and handlers as they travel to
the show and then compete. The similarities between the personalities
and characteristics of the owners and those of their dogs will keep
KIDS FILM SERIES
Tuesday Mornings, June 13 - July 25
10 am, $2 general admission, Free for children under 2
Cool off this summer in the air-conditioned Stewart Auditorium with a
bag of popcorn in a place where you don't have to worry if your kiddo
cries in the middle of the movie. Your ticket gets you $1 off the
hands-on dinosaur exhibition too!
June 13, Rated PG
An amiable young Apatosaurus named Arlo loses his father in a storm
and is swept away by a vicious river current, stranding him in a
frightening new place far from his home. He soon embarks on a journey
to reunite with his family, and befriends a prehistoric human child
known as Spot along the way.
Beauty and the Beast (animated)
June 20, Rated G
In this Disney animated classic, Belle, a bright, beautiful and
independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle.
Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and
learns to look beyond the beast's exterior, allowing her to recognize
the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.
Special meet and greet with Princess Belle from Truly Make Believe
after the film. Stick around and meet Belle!
June 27, Rated G
This animated adventure is set at Tweedy's chicken farm, where any
chicken who doesn't make her egg quota can meet a "fowl" fate. The
action turns on the characters of Rocky (an American rooster) and
Ginger (a British chicken) who, along with their fellow flock, are
determined to break out from the sinister farm before they can be
fried, filleted or fricasseed.
July 11, Rated PG
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the
optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, the
curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake), must embark on an adventure
that takes them far beyond the only world they've ever known to rescue
July 18, Rated G
Woody, a drawstring cowboy doll (Tom Hanks), is jealous of
new-toy-in-town, spaceman action figure Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) in
this Pixar fantasy about an eclectic assortment of toys and their
July 25, Rated PG
Moana, the daughter of a Polynesian tribal chief, is chosen to find a
precious artifact that could save her people. She teams up with
demigod Maui to locate a legendary island, and together the pair
explore fantastical lands and encounter incredible sea creatures in
this animated adventure from Disney.
The Longmont Museum is a center for culture in Northern Colorado where
people of all ages explore history, experience art, and discover new
ideas through dynamic programs, exhibitions and events. Learn more here or visit us at
400 Quail Road, Longmont CO 80501.