The Film Society of the Lincoln Center is currently presenting a Gene Kelly retrospective. Invitation to the Dance: Gene Kelly at 100, features 23 of the innovative dancer’s films through July 26th. On Friday, July 20th, Kelly’s widow, film historian Patricia Ward Kelly, takes a behind-the-scenes in-person intimate portrait of the man who helped create some of the most memorable scenes in film history.
Among the cinema presented: The Three Musketeers, On the Town, An American in Paris, Anchor’s Aweigh, For Me and My Gal, Summer Stock, It’s Always Fair Weather, Les Girls, The Pirate, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Inherit the Wind, Brigadoon, What a Way to Go, and Xanadu. Due to a prior contractual obligation, Singin’ in the Rain was not available for this fest. However, when you buy a double feature package, it will automatically enter you for a chance to win an advanced copy of Warner Home Video’s new Blu-ray edition of this iconic musical.
For a complete listing of each film, and show times… visit:
The Film Society of Lincoln Center celebrates American and international cinema. It recognizes and supports new filmmakers, as they enhance awareness, accessibility, and understanding of the art among a broad and diverse film-going audience. The Film Society is located at 70 Lincoln Center Plaza in Manhattan.
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Until next time> “never forget”