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Monday, July 11 — “Spain”

Join professional tour leader Sheila Stone as she shares some of her favorite places in Spain.  From the Mercado de San Miguel in Madrid to the indelible mark that Gaudi and his fellow Modernista architects made on Barcelona to the amazing Roman aqueduct of Segovia to the medieval village of La Alberca and more.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about this fascinating country!

 

 
About the speaker:

Sheila Stone was 50 the first time she went overseas. Since then, she has slept in a Swiss barn, got dirty at an archaeological dig at an English castle, interviewed women in Japan, and performed stand-up comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She owns and operates Britain Your Way Tours which specializes in ‘people-oriented tours for people who don’t like tour groups.’

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Friday, July 15 — “TWO FOR THE ROAD” (Old Pasadena Summer Cinema)

Detailing a married couple who examine their twelve-year relationship while on a road trip to Southern France, the British comedy-drama Two for the Road – directed by Stanley Donen and starring Albert Finney and Audrey Hepburn became a favorite for its beautiful French setting, non-linear plot line, classic cars, and Henry Mancini score. It was recognized with countless award nominations, including BAFTA and Academy nods for writing/screenplay and a Best Motion Picture recognition from the Golden Globes for Hepburn. Running time: 111 minutes

Screening begins at 8pm; no RSVPs needed or accepted for the Summer Cinema screenings

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema (formerly the Old Pasadena Film Festival), continues the tradition as a month-long, free movie series featuring screenings in predominantly outdoor locations. Running from July 8 – July 30, this annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in all of its forms offering a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres. With twenty screenings, Old Pasadena Summer Cinema is the largest free open-air film festival in California!

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Friday, July 22 — “INTO THE WILD” (Old Pasadena Summer Cinema)

Directed by Sean Penn and adapted from Jon Krakauer’s 1996 non-fiction book of the same name, Into the Wild follows the travels of Christopher McCandless as he eschews conventional life and embarks on a series of travels across North America, eventually making his way to the Alaskan wilderness. Critically acclaimed, the film landed on several “Top 10” lists for 2007 and was nominated for numerous acting, directing, and score awards. Running time: 148 minutes

Screening begins at 8pm; no RSVPs needed or accepted for the Summer Cinema screenings

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema (formerly the Old Pasadena Film Festival), continues the tradition as a month-long, free movie series featuring screenings in predominantly outdoor locations. Running from July 8 – July 30, this annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in all of its forms offering a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres. With twenty screenings, Old Pasadena Summer Cinema is the largest free open-air film festival in California!

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Friday, July 29 — “TOUCHING THE VOID” (Old Pasadena Summer Cinema)

Based on a 1988 book by Joe Simpson that recounts his successful but harrowing and nearly fatal descent of the 20,000 foot Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes with Simon Yates, Touching the Void was critically acclaimed, listed in the PBS’ “100 Greatest Documentaries of All Time.” Combining reenactments with interviews, the film won Best British Film at the BAFTA awards in 2004. Running time: 106 minutes

Screening begins at 8pm; no RSVPs needed or accepted for the Summer Cinema screenings

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema (formerly the Old Pasadena Film Festival), continues the tradition as a month-long, free movie series featuring screenings in predominantly outdoor locations. Running from July 8 – July 30, this annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in all of its forms offering a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres. With twenty screenings, Old Pasadena Summer Cinema is the largest free open-air film festival in California!