The Wesleyan Center for Film has announced the theme and films for it's annual summer series, with films being shown, free-of-charge, in the "Frank Capra Directs Hollywood's Leading Men." As in year's past, the Cine-Fare program encourages audiences to dine in Middletown at a discount rate, and receive free transportation to the Goldsmith Family Cinema on the Wesleyan campus.
FRANK CAPRA DIRECTS HOLLYWOOD'S LEADING MEN
Center for Film Studies
301 Washington Terrace
Tuesday, July 7
IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT - Clark Gable
Speaker: Marc Longenecker, Programming and Technical Manager of Center for Film Studies
will introduce this film and showcase materials from the Frank Capra Archive Collection
Tuesday, July 14
MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN - Gary Cooper
Speaker: Ed Herrmann, Star of Stage, Screen and Television - Most Recently on Gilmore Girls
Tuesday, July 21
MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON - Jimmy Stewart
Speaker: Steve Collins, Assistant Professor of Film Studies
A HOLE IN THE HEAD - Frank Sinatra
Speaker: Tom Santopietro, Author of Sinatra In Hollyood
This program is made possible with support from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, The City of Middletown, Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, The Downtown Business District, and Wesleyan University - Center for Film Studies.
CineFare in Middletown
July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2009
Enjoy fine food at the following restaurants from 5:00 to 7:00
(Diners will receive a 10% discount on their meals; alcoholic beverages excluded.)
� Firehouse Steakhouse and Halligan Tap Room
412 Main Street � 860-347-4440
� Fishbone Cafe
106 Court Street � 860-346-6000
� Forbidden City Bistro
335 Main Street � 860-343-8288
� Nikita�s Bar and Bistro
484 Main Street � 860-344-9378
� Osaka Japanese Steakhouse
130 Main Street - 860-6291
After dinner, catch a free MTA shuttle in front of the restaurants to the Center for Film Studies at Wesleyan for the free screening of a classic film.
For more information on restaurants or MTA shuttle, please call Cathy Duncan (860)347-6924), Marie Kalita Leary (860-347-1424), or Frank Kuan (860-685-2245).