Film / Get Out of Town

Longmont Museum announces Summer Film Series for adults, kids

Weekly $2 kids’ films + Cult Classics & Cocktails for adults

The Longmont Museum announces its summer film series, featuring both programs for adults and children. All films are hosted in the Museum’s 250-seat Stewart Auditorium. Starting in May, the Museum’s popular film program Views & Brews continues with a series for adults called Cult Classics & Cocktails. In June & July, the Museum will once again host weekly kids’ movies for only $2 admission.

Thursday nights, May 18 – June 15
6 pm: Galleries, bar and lounge
7:15 pm: Films

In May and June the adventure continues with knights, dogs, mobsters, an epic road trip and a red stapler. Bring your friends, partake of a signature cocktail specially paired with each film, and enjoy! The Museum is also open with extended evening hours (5 – 9 pm) to stroll through the galleries during Views & Brews — free with a film ticket. Signature drinks, wine, beer and snacks will be available for purchase.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
paired with “The Stoli Grail”
May 18, Rated PG
History is turned on its comic head when, in 10th century England, King Arthur travels the countryside to find knights who will join him at the Round Table in Camelot. Arthur and his knights are then inspired by God to quest together for the Holy Grail. Hilarity ensues along the way as our heroes encounter a damsel in distress, a Soothsayer and the Knights of Ni.

Thelma and Louise
paired with “Tequila Sunrise”
May 25, Rated R
Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon play Thelma and Louise, two working-class friends who plan a quiet weekend getaway from the men in their lives. Their road trip takes an unexpected turn, and their weekend getaway turns into a dramatic attempt to outrun the law. Add in a young Brad Pitt, and you’ve got an adventure for the ages.

Office Space
paired with Coffee with a kick!
June 1, Rated R
Peter Gibbons is computer programmer who, at the ripe old age of 28, is having a mid-life crisis. Unable to endure another moment of the mind-numbing routine and petty annoyances that assault him day after day, Peter and some equally frustrated colleagues hatch a plot which could lead to a very lucrative and early retirement.

Pulp Fiction
paired with Kahlua Milkshakes
June 8, Rated R
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. Quentin Tarantino at his best!

Best in Show
paired with “The Salty Dog”
June 15, Rated PG-13
Best in Show is a mockumentary of five dogs and their owners destined to show in the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show. The film follows the surreal interactions among the owners and handlers as they travel to the show and then compete. The similarities between the personalities and characteristics of the owners and those of their dogs will keep you laughing.

Tuesday Mornings, June 13 – July 25
10 am, $2 general admission, Free for children under 2
Cool off this summer in the air-conditioned Stewart Auditorium with a bag of popcorn in a place where you don’t have to worry if your kiddo cries in the middle of the movie. Your ticket gets you $1 off the hands-on dinosaur exhibition too!

Good Dinosaur
June 13, Rated PG
An amiable young Apatosaurus named Arlo loses his father in a storm and is swept away by a vicious river current, stranding him in a frightening new place far from his home. He soon embarks on a journey to reunite with his family, and befriends a prehistoric human child known as Spot along the way.

Beauty and the Beast
June 20, Rated G
In this Disney animated classic, Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.

Special meet and greet with Princess Belle from Truly Make Believe after the film. Stick around and meet Belle!

Chicken Run
June 27, Rated G
This animated adventure is set at Tweedy’s chicken farm, where any chicken who doesn’t make her egg quota can meet a “fowl” fate. The action turns on the characters of Rocky (an American rooster) and Ginger (a British chicken) who, along with their fellow flock, are determined to break out from the sinister farm before they can be fried, filleted or fricasseed.

July 11, Rated PG
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, the curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake), must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known to rescue their friends.

Toy Story
July 18, Rated G
Woody, a drawstring cowboy doll (Tom Hanks), is jealous of new-toy-in-town, spaceman action figure Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) in this Pixar fantasy about an eclectic assortment of toys and their comical misadventures.

July 25, Rated PG
Moana, the daughter of a Polynesian tribal chief, is chosen to find a precious artifact that could save her people. She teams up with demigod Maui to locate a legendary island, and together the pair explore fantastical lands and encounter incredible sea creatures in this animated adventure from Disney.


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