“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 nonprofit co-presenters The Whole Person, dedicated to people with disabilities leading independent lives in Kansas and Missouri, and CinemaKC, which supports filmmakers in Missouri and Kansas.
“We’re reaching out to all film fans and all families with this inclusive movie event,” said CinemaKC President Jerry Rapp. “And we couldn’t have a better summertime host than the Boulevard Drive-In, the first 4k digital experience of its kind in the region!”
CinemaKC’s Strategic Partners include Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City, Film Commission of Greater Kansas City, Film Society of Greater Kansas City, Independent Filmmaker’s Coalition, Kansas City Film Critics Circle, Kansas City FilmFest, Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee, Kansas City Fringe Festival, Kansas City Screenwriters, Kansas City Urban Film Festival, Kansas City Women in Film and TV, Kansas Film Commission, Kansas International Film Festival, Missouri Film Commission, Missouri Motion Media Association, Reel Spirit, Thank You Walt Disney, UMKC Film Department, University of Kansas Film and Media Studies, United Motion Picture Association, Variety the Children’s Charity of Greater Kansas City and Women of the Motion Picture Industry.
CinemaKC’s Business Alliances include Allied Integrated Marketing, Allied Theatre Craft, American Heartland Theatre, Boulevard Drive-In Theatre, Kansas City Area Development Council, KC Stage Magazine, KC Studio, Off Center Theater, Outpost Worldwide, Prizm Productions, Screenland Armour, Screenland Crown Center, StagePort KC, Substream Music & Sound Design and T2.