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Pickford Film Center is More than Movies
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Please join us at Pickford Film Center's
Annual Member Meeting and Birthday Party

Monday, April 8, 2019
5:45pm - Cupcakes from Icing on the Cake and coffee available in the lobby
6:15pm - Annual Member Meeting and presentation from PFC Staff and Board, followed by a screening of Modern Times (1936)


The film is free for all members and $9 for non-members.
WATCH TRAILER  //  BUY TICKETS
 
We invite you to learn about Pickford Film Center's accomplishments of 2018, hear our plans and goals for 2019, and toast to a great year ahead as we celebrate our (and Mary Pickford's!) birthday. Help yourself to complimentary cupcakes and coffee upon arrival. At 6:15 we will begin with a short presentation of our 2018 Annual Report, after which we will open the floor to questions and discussion. 

About Modern Times: 
The Little Tramp punches in and wigs out inside a factory where gizmos like an employee-feeding machine may someday make the lunch hour last just 15 minutes. Bounced into the ranks of the unemployed, he teams with a street waif (Paulette Goddard) to pursue bliss and a paycheck, finding misadventures as a roller-skating night watchman, a singing waiter whose hilarious song is gibberish, a jailbird and more. In the end, as Tramp and waif walk arm and arm into an insecure future, we know they’ve found neither bliss nor a paycheck but, more importantly, each other.

 

A Special Work-in-Progress Test Screening
The Bowmakers
Sunday April 7, 10:45am
10:45-12:30 Intro and Screening 
12:30-1:30 Audience Feedback to Filmmakers

 
In the music world, Port Townsend, Washington, is known as “The Mecca of bowmaking.” No less than five world-renowned bowmakers live and work there, creating handcrafted violin, viola and cello bows for the world stage.  

Director Ward Serrill (The Heart of the Game), presents an advance audience participation screening of The Bowmakers, a feature about the most important instrument in the orchestra. The film travels from the Pacific Northwest to the bow’s origins in France and to Brazil where the one tree in the world grows that produces bows.

You will be the first audience to see this documentary and will help shape its final form. Following the screening, the filmmakers need to hear your impressions of the film. 
General questions: info@pickfordfilmcenter.org
Want to volunteer? hayley@pickfordfilmcenter.org
Membership questions: 
ariel@pickfordfilmcenter.org 

Recommend a film: michael@pickfordfilmcenter.org 

WWU + WCC Wednesday // all WWU + WCC staff, faculty, students, and Alumni Association members will receive discounted admission tickets to Pickford Film Center and the Limelight Cinema for $8.00 and receive a free small popcorn.

Parking // One block behind Pickford Film Center, and one block away from the Limelight is the City of Bellingham's Parkade, located at 1300 Commercial St.--it's safe, convenient, and free after 5pm on weekdays, and free all weekend. Meters on Bay St. will take credit cards. Please do not park in the Diamond lot next to PFC--it is off limits during the day and $3 in the evenings. On street parking is generally 
available during our showtimes. Free on weekends.
Bike. Bus or Walk! //  There is a huge bike rack right outside Pickford Film Center on Bay Street, located under streetlights. Walking here is also a wonderful idea! You can also take the bus downtown and walk a few short blocks to the Pickford or the Limelight.

Mailing Address: PO Box 2521, Bellingham WA, 98227
 
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