With 60 days (ugh) left until the Presidental Election of 2016, we bring you two months worth of cinematic diversions, an Election Film Fest of some of our favorite politcal films, all for just one quarter dollar (25¢)! And we're showing them not just on Wednesday mornings, either; look for special evening screenings as scheduling permits. Here's a list of what's coming up:
- Chris Rock as an unlikely presidental candidate in 2003's Head of State
- Andy Griffith as chasitmatic egomaniac who finds himself entangled in presidential politics in 1957's A Face in the Crowd
- Julianne Moore as Alaskan crackpot Sarah Palin in this behind-the-scenes look at the 2008 election Game Change
- Robert Redford is handsome in 1972's The Candidate
- Warren Beatty as a senator with a devil-may-care attitude in 1998's Bulworth
- Kirsten Dunst and Michelle Williams as teen girls who foil Richard Nixon's plans to cover up the Watergate burglary in 1999's Dick
- John Travolta as a Bill Clinton surrogate in 1998's Primary Colors
- Jimmy Stewart as a Bedford Falls banker who, instead of committing suicide, is convinced by his guardian angel to run for Congress in 1939's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Check out the full list on our 25¢ Classic Matinees page!
Oh, and be sure to remember to vote!