DALLAS (July 31, 2011) – On August 3, 2001, the Angelika Film Center opened its doors in Dallas; on August 3, 2011 they’ll thank the community for ten years of loyal support.
“Bringing the best in specialty film to the Dallas film community for the last decade has been a privilege and a pleasure for our company,” said Reading International U.S. Cinemas COO Ellen Cotter. “We have truly enjoyed serving Dallas filmgoers and being part of this City’s very vibrant and diverse culture. We thank Dallas for embracing the Angelika for the last ten years and look forward to serving this great city for many more years to come.”
To celebrate its first decade in Dallas, the Angelika Film Center will be showing – FREE OF CHARGE – select films that have had a significant impact on its ten years of programming. On August 3, from 1:30 – 10 p.m., noteworthy films include Made, the highest grossing film of opening week in 2001, and My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the highest grossing film of the past decade at the Dallas theater. Other films on the anniversary schedule include: Mulholland Dr. (147 min; R) (2001); Bend it Like Beckham (115 min; PG13) (2003); Swimming Pool (102 min; R) (2003); The Station Agent (89 min; R) (2004); Pride & Prejudice (127 min; PG) (2005); Little Miss Sunshine (101 min; R) (2006); Children of Men 109 min; R) (2007); Tell No One (131 min; NR) (2008); (500) Days of Summer (95 min; PG13) (2009); and The Town (125 min; R) (2010).
Guests can celebrate with 10-cent bags of popcorn, 10-cent fountain drinks and cafe specials on sparkling wines. Moviegoers are invited to help kick off the festivities with a cake cutting ceremony at 1:00 p.m. in the cafe.
There will be prize giveaways at each screening including a grand prize giveaway of a 2012 Season Pass. Complimentary tickets will be available in box office an hour prior to each film. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Regular prices apply to first run films.