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From Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, 2011, Las Vegas hosts film festival events, special family and holiday screenings, and reruns of horror movies, especially during the Halloween weekend.
These film events are scheduled in commercial and independent theaters, public spaces, and other alternative movie locations. Confirming screening times and dates through their respective venues is ideal, in case of schedule changes or cancellations.
Friday, Oct. 28, 2011
The 2011 PollyGrind Film Festival showcases its “Fearophilia” program at 7:00 p.m. at Theatre7. A replay of the winning film for this year’s festival follows at 10:00 p.m.
Town Square 18 hosts the Halloween rerun of the 1979 horror classic “The Amityville Horror” until Oct. 31. Each screening starts at 9:00 p.m.
AMC Rainbow Promenade 10 features the rerun of the American remake “The Grudge.” Two night screenings are slated every 8:00 and 10:45 p.m. up to Oct. 31.
Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011
PollyGrind at Theatre7 continues its winner’s replay program featuring the festival’s awardees, this time, as the first event of the night at 7:00 p.m. “Fearophilia” follows at 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011
The Southern Nevada Association of PRIDE screens “Transamerica” for its LGBT film series at 6:00 p.m. A discussion with community members follows after the screening. This free event happens at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Las Vegas (UUCLV).
The Sunrise Library offers a “Halloween Movie Marathon” featuring the original 1973 horror classic “The Exorcist,” the 1984 horror thriller “Nightmare On Elm Street,” and the 2009 horror comedy “Zombieland.” Screenings start at 10:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 31, 2011
Theatre7 ends the PollyGrind month with a bang through its special Halloween screening of Lucio Fulci’s horror-suspense classic “Zombie.” This film showing starts at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011
“Animal Crackers,” the 1930 adaptation of the hit play of the same title, screens from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Main Theater of the Clark County Library. This free event is part of the library movie series entitled “Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: From Stage to Screen.”
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011
The Summerlin Library invites families to the free screening of the Oscar-winning stop-motion animation piece “Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.” This is part of the library’s “Lunchtime Family Movie Matinee Series,” which happens from 12:00 to 2:30 p.m. Families and friends are encouraged to bring picnic lunch or snacks at the library’s conference room.
The 2010 Australian drama “Little Sparrows” screens at the Paseo Verde Library conference room. This free event happens from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Venue Addresses and Contact Details:
AMC Rainbow Promenade 10 is located at 2321 N. Rainbow Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89108. For inquiries, call (702) 636-2869.
Clark County Library is located at 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89119. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3459.
Paseo Verde Library is located at 280 S. Green Valley Prkwy. Henderson, NV 89012. For inquiries, call Arlene Caruso at (702) 492-6580.
Summerlin Library is located at 1771 Inner Circle Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89134. For inquiries, call the Programming Department at (702) 507-3863.
Sunrise Library is located at 5400 Harris Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89110. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3900.
Theatre7 is located at 1406 S. 3rd St. Las Vegas, NV 89104. For inquiries, call (702) 568-9663.
Town Square is located at 6587 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89119. For inquiries, call (702) 362-7283.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Las Vegas is located at 3616 Lake Mead Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89115. For inquiries, call (702) 737-7780.