CinemaKC Partners with the 2019 Kansas International Film Festival (KIFF)

Kansas City, Mo. – CinemaKC is proud to announce a working partnership with the 2019 Kansas International Film Festival (KIFF). KIFF will sponsor the November 6 CinemaKC Legacy Series/KC Film Office presentation of “The Day After”. CinemaKC will film interviews of filmmakers who have been selected for this year’s KIFF Local. The 19th annual Kansas…

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Two Articles by Jon Niccum on the History of “The Day After”

“Fallout from ‘The Day After’” and “Nuclear reaction: Cast, crew of ‘The Day After’ reunite for 25th anniversary of film shot in Lawrence, KC” By Jon Niccum Wednesday, November 19, 2003 from the LJWorld.com and November 16, 2008 from the LJWorld.com Read “Fallout from ‘The Day After’” and Nuclear reaction: Cast, crew of ‘The Day After’…

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FACING NUCLEAR REALITY 35 years after The Day After

A Bulletin special report by Dawn Stover From “The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists” https://thebulletin.org/facing-nuclear-reality-35-years-after-the-day-after/ In 1982, a 40-year-old insurance salesman who sold policies to professional athletes traveled from his home in Lawrence, Kansas, to New York City on a business trip. Shortly before he left, Bob Swan, Jr.—the father of two young daughters, and…

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DON’T MISS “DR STRANGELOVE” ON OCTOBER 24!

by DAN LYBARGER Only a director as gifted as Stanley Kubrick was could make audiences roll with laughter as the world ended. His 1964 classic Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bombremains funny because it explores the real dangers of nuclear war in a way that dramas can’t. In fact, when…

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Dissecting Dr. Strangelove

by DAN LYBARGER Special to the Democrat-Gazette | July 22, 2016 at 1:51 a.m. The most shocking aspect of Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 nightmare comedy Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is not how the idiosyncratic filmmaker made nuclear warfare funny nor that he earned three Oscar nominations (for…

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