Today’s blog post is a double header, I guess I should say double feature, of historic preservation information. Just in time for preservation month, the new documentary about Jane Jacobs opens in Pittsburgh this weekend and it is screening at one of Pittsburgh’s oldest neighborhood movie theaters.
Last Saturday was the annual Jane’s Walk, a community walk celebrating the work of Jane Jacobs in advocating for walkable communities. Jane Jacobs is the author of the book “The Death and Life of Great American Cities” (Amazon affiliate link). The book was first published in 1961 as a response to the 1950s… Read the rest
Regent Square Theater is showing a sneak peek of the premiere of Low Winter Sun, the newest AMC series, on Monday, July 29 at 8pm. Described as “a story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption in a world where the line between the cops and the criminals is blurred,” hopes are high for this complex drama.
Up to 4 tickets are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis at the theater’s box office or the Pittsburgh Filmmakers front desk (open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm). There’s a nationwide Q & A session via Skype afterwards with the director, producer, and some of… Read the rest
Cover of Groundhog Day (Special Edition)
Technically Groundhog day is February 2 – but Pittsburgh filmmakers is showing the film Groundhog Day this Sunday, January 24, 2010 – just in time to get you in the mood for the actual groundhog day next week. Groundhog Day is Part four of five in the Pittsburgh Filmmakers January Sunday Night series: American Comedies.
Here is the description from the Pittsburgh Filmmakers website:
“The miracle is that as the movie becomes more serious, it becomes funnier.” – Stanley Fish,NYTimes
Bill Murray was never more delightfully rude than in this clever film that’s still… Read the rest
For the fourth and final sunday of “calling all Coenheads” Pittsburgh Filmmakers is bringing The Big Lebowski to the big screen.
The Big Lebowski
Sunday, April 27, 2008 8pm at the Regent Square Theater… Read the rest