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Posted on: August 7, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Movie Nights are back in Creek Park!

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CAFILM & San Anselmo present:
 Family Movie Nights

The California Film Institute and Town of San Anselmo are partnering to bring back movies in the park to downtown San Anselmo!  This summer we will show three incredible feature films in Creek Park, so get those blankets, chairs, and picnic baskets ready, and get these dates on your calendar!

Note: These screening will be presented with open captions.

August 11 at 8:00 pm 

Grease is a 1978 American musicalromantic comedy film directed by Randal Kleiser (in his feature directorial debut). A musical about teens in love in the 1950s. It's California 1958 and greaser Danny Zuko (John Travolta) and Australian Sandy Olsson (Olivia Newton-John) are in love. They spend time at the beach, and when they go back to school, what neither of them knows is that they both now attend Rydell High. Danny's the leader of the T-Birds, a group of black leather jacket-wearing greasers while Sandy hangs with the Pink Ladies, a group of pink-wearing girls led by Rizzo (Stockard Channing). 

September 15 - (Double Feature):
5:30 pm - The Mitchells vs. The Machines
7:45 pm - Back to the Future 

The Mitchells vs. the Machines is a 2021 computer-animatedscience fictioncomedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation. The film was directed by Mike Rianda (in his feature directorial debut) and co-directed by Jeff Rowe, from a screenplay written by both of them. A robot apocalypse put the brakes on their cross-country road trip. Now it’s up to the Mitchells — the world’s weirdest family — to save the human race. It stars an ensemble voice cast that includes Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Mike Rianda, Eric André, Olivia Colman, Fred Armisen, Beck Bennett, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Blake Griffin, Conan O'Brien, and Doug the Pug.

Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis, and Bob Gale. It stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson,  Crispin Glover, and Thomas F. Wilson. Marty McFly, a typical American teenager of the Eighties, is accidentally sent back to 1955 in a plutonium-powered DeLorean "time machine" invented by a slightly mad scientist. During his often hysterical, always amazing trip back in time, Marty must make certain his teenage parents-to-be meet and fall in love - so he can get back to the future.

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The California Film Institute (CAFILM) celebrates and promotes film as art and education through year-round programming at the independent Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, presentation of the acclaimed Mill Valley Film Festival and DocLands Documentary Film Festival, and cultivation of the next generation of filmmakers and film lovers through CAFILM Education programs.

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