CKC Showcases the Independent Filmmakers Coalition, Sept 30th

CinemaKC will salute the Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City, Thursday, September 30 at the Screenland Crown Center beginning at 7:00 p.m., with a screening of “Works In Progress” from director Stephen Pruitt and continuing with a 9:00 p.m. screening of “Last Breath,” from director Ty Jones.

The showcase will be preceded by an informal mixer at 6:00 p.m.

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The Boller Brothers

For nearly half a century, you couldn’t throw a film canister without hitting a Boller Brothers theater. St. Joseph native Carl Boller set up his architecture firm in Kansas City in 1905, bringing his younger brother Robert into the business the following year. By the end of that decade, they were nationally renowned for building everything from elaborate theatrical palaces to small town cinemas.

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By Jerry Rapp September 13, 2010 in REview The Kansas City film scene can be compared to instant coffee — instant gourmet coffee, mind you, but with the packed-in makings of a hugely satisfying, ready-to-go beverage nonetheless. Concentrated inside these crystals of potential is pure, satisfying flavor, boundless energy, and yes, a buzz. The region…

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