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Red Rose Film Festival Summer Film Series
August 7 @ 7:00 pm - September 4 @ 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until September 4, 2019
The Red Rose Film Festival and Penn Cinema proudly present the Red Rose Film Festival Summer Film Series. Starting in August, each Wednesday at 7 p.m., Penn Cinema in Lititz will screen a socially and culturally significant film, introduced by a community leader.
(Wednesday, August 7: Phil Wenger, CEO of the Lancaster County Conservancy and founder of Isaac’s Restaurants, will present Before the Flood, a stark and important documentary on climate change, directed by Fisher Stevens, executive produced by Martin Scorcese and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio.)
(Wednesday, August 14: Elite runner Justin Geissinger will introduce “Without Limits,” a biographical sports film showcasing the inspiring life of record-breaking distance runner Steve Prefontaine.)
(Wednesday, August 21: Josh Enck, president, president and chief creative officer of Sight & Sound, will present for the very first time the filmed version of their acclaimed stage production Jesus. You won’t want to miss this spectacular portrayal of the most famous story ever told.)
(Wednesday, August 28: Sam Bressi, president and CEO of the Lancaster County Community Foundation, will introduce This Is Spinal Tap, the seminal rock-and-roll mockumentary from director Christopher Guest.)
(Wednesday, September 4: Marc Robin, Executive Artistic Producer of the Fulton Theatre, will present the classic film The Wizard of Oz, rated #6 on the American Film Institute’s list of greatest films of all-time.)
All films are free, but tickets are limited and must be reserved via Penn Cinema’s website at www.penncinema.com. Doors will open at 6; film presentations begin at 7.