Justin Gardner

CinemaKC Announces Season 5 Call For Entries For Missouri & Kansas

By Justin Gardner / February 23rd, 2014 / 1 Comment

CinemaKC is announcing a call for entries for films to feature for a series of episodes spotlighting regional filmmakers for CinemaKC’s Season 5 on KCPT. Our organization hopes to expand outside its typical Kansas City-oriented spotlight and be more inclusive to the entire Missouri and Kansas filmmaking communities. These episodes will work much like a film festival.…

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‘Monsters University’ will be KC’s first open captioned drive-in movie event July 11 at Boulevard Drive-In

By Justin Gardner / June 29th, 2013 / 1 Comment

“Monsters University,” the No. 1 box-office hit prequel to “Monsters Inc.,” will further entertain as Kansas City’s first open captioned drive-in movie event at 8 p.m. July 11 at the Boulevard Drive-In Theatre, 1051 Merriam Lane, Kansas City, Kan. Admission is $10 for adults and free to ages 11 and younger. All proceeds will benefit…

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ATTENTION: CinemaKC needs your help!

By Justin Gardner / May 3rd, 2013 / 0 Comments

CinemaKC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. We create an actual and virtual space for members of the regional film community that facilitates communication and collaboration among local filmmakers and the movie-going public. We have provided numerous showcases for the region’s film community through events and screenings. Our continuing mission is to cultivate diversity, education and…

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‘Tom and Harry’ Shows Link Between Boss Pendergast and Harry Truman

By Justin Gardner / April 23rd, 2013 / 1 Comment

See the film and meet its director on Mr. Truman’s birthday, May 8! Before he gave ’em hell as the 33rd President of the United States, Harry Truman worked closely with controversial and eventually imprisoned Kansas City political boss Tom Pendergast, who backed Truman’s successful 1934 U.S. Senate campaign. What were the ramifications of their…

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THURSDAY EVENT CANCELLATION: “TOM AND HARRY” AT SCREENLAND CROSSROADS THEATRE

By Justin Gardner / February 20th, 2013 / 0 Comments

Due to the winter storm warning for the Kansas City Area, CinemaKC’s presentation of “Tom and Harry: The Boss and the President” scheduled Thursday Feb. 21 at the Screenland Crossroads Theatre has been cancelled. The event will be rescheduled.

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The buck stops with ‘Tom and Harry’ on Feb. 21 at Screenland Crossroads

By Justin Gardner / February 7th, 2013 / 0 Comments

Before he gave ’em hell as the 33rd President of the United States, Harry Truman worked closely with Kansas City political boss Tom Pendergast, who backed Truman’s successful 1934 U.S. Senate campaign. What were the ramifications of the two men’s ongoing alliance in the 1920s and 1930s, for which Truman conspicuously never apologized? Were they…

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Join Us For “Critics vs. Oscars Free-For-All” On January 23, 2013!

By Justin Gardner / December 27th, 2012 / 0 Comments

See up to 90 minutes of trailers for this season’s Oscar-nominated films and get Oscar picks from a feisty panel of Kansas City’s top movie critics, when CinemaKC presents “Critics vs. Oscars Free-For-All” on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Screenland Crossroads Theatre, 1656 Washington St. Trailers for Oscar-nominated films in all major categories will begin…

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Revolutionary Deejay Celebrated In ‘Radio Unnamable’ event Oct. 9

By Justin Gardner / October 2nd, 2012 / 0 Comments

KANSAS CITY, MO – Community radio station KKFI-FM (90.1) will present the acclaimed documentary film, “Radio Unnamable,” the remarkable story of free-form New York radio disc jockey Bob Fass, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Screenland Crown Center Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd. There also will be a pre-show meet-and-greet at 6:30 p.m. with…

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