Movies @ 300 Ashland: Singin’ in the Rain
Who doesn’t love a peek behind the showbiz curtain? These four films follow love and laughter in 1920’s Hollywood, struggling actors trying to break into the film industry, a cartoon rabbit in WAY over his head, and teenagers looking for fame. Curated byBAMcinématek. Bring your own chairs + blankets!
August 7 - Singin’ in the Rain
MGM’s classic musical about Hollywood’s often painful - and always hilarious - transition from silents to sound.
August 14– Hollywood Shuffle
Limited to stereotypical roles, an actor dreams of making it big. The film takes a satiric look at the African American actor’s experience in Hollywood.
August 21 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (30th anniversary)
A Toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murdering the head of a Hollywood studio.
August 28 – Fame
A musical look at the hopes and heartaches of a group of young, aspiring students at the New York City High School for the Performing Arts.