Black and white, free films head to the Embassy

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – In the midst of many canceled events during this time, the Embassy Theatre says they are thankful to have the ability to bring the Fort Wayne audience six films running July 31 through August 30.

The first two are black and white Buster Keaton comedies with accompaniment from two prominent organists who will play the Grande Page Pipe Organ during these timeless classics.

Seven Chances – Featuring Organist Clark Wilson Friday, July 31, 7 p.m.
Cops – Featuring Organist Cletus Goens Saturday, August 1, 7 p.m.
Tickets are $10. The doors open at 6 p.m. There will be no intermission during these films. They will also be live-streamed on the Embassy website. For tickets or more details, call the STAR Bank box office at 260.424.5665. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster.com.

The remaining four films are a part of the FREE 2020 Film Series that started in January. The spring and early summer movies were postponed due to COVID-19. This series highlights the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, ensuring women’s constitutional right to vote, and explores the issues of equal rights and social justice.
Milk Sunday, August 9, 3 p.m.
Suffragette Sunday, August 16, 3 p.m.
9 to 5 Sunday, August 23, 3 p.m.
Mary Poppins Sunday, August 30, 3 p.m.

This series is brought to you with the commitment from Embassy partners Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter; the Allen County NAACP; and the Fort Wayne Chapter of the League of Women Voters. These organizations will have a presence at the Embassy during the series to educate the community on the power of voting, civic involvement, and to help attendees with resources to register to vote. Doors open at 2 p.m.

These films are free to the public. However, all attendees must have an assigned seat to accommodate social distancing requirements. To secure tickets in advance and avoid congested lines on the days of the films, please stop by the STAR Bank box office or call 260.424.5665.