Las Vegas film events from Oct. 7 to 13, 2011, include two film festivals, public library screenings, and commercial venue showcases of independent and commercial films.
Some of these events are open to the public, while others require ticket purchase. Since the schedule of these events may change without prior notice, it is always best to contact the event organizers for confirmation.
Friday, Oct. 7, 2011
The District at Green Valley Ranch invites locals and tourists to the free open-air screening of the animated film “Rango.” The movie starts at 7:00 p.m. at The Green. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and picnic baskets for the showing. The District is located at 2240 Village Walk Dr. Henderson, NV 89052.
The Sci-Fi Center presents its Black October Art and Film Invasion program with films and Q&As for three days of interactive sci-fi horror filled with actors, filmmakers, special effects expos, horror art exhibits, and many other related events. Its first day features the debut of the film “Area 51 Confidential” at 7:00 p.m., the Las Vegas Premiere of “Song of the Shattered ” at 9:30 p.m., the film “CathARTic ” at 11:00 p.m., and “Strip Club Slasher” at 11:30 p.m.
Tickets are available for $5 for a single event, $10 for an All-Day Pass, and $25 for a 3-Day Pass. The Sci-Fi Center is located at 900 Karen Ave. Suite D-202 Las Vegas, NV 89109.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011
The District at Green Valley Ranch showcases the 2003 adventure comedy flick “The Haunted Mansion” starting at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free.
The Clark County Library screens the 2011 epic adventure film “Thor” for its Saturday Movie Matinee program. This event is scheduled from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the library’s Jewel Box Theater. Clark County Library is located at 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89119. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3400.
Theatre7 hosts the main event of the PollyGrind Film Festival, which kicks off with afternoon, evening, and midnight screenings of dozens of short and feature films, trailers, and music videos. Theatre7 is located at 1406 S. 3rd St. Las Vegas, NV 89104. For inquiries, call (702) 568-9663.
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011
The Clark County Library invites families and friends to the screening of the 1931 horror film “Frankenstein.” This movie event happens from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the library’s Main Theater.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011
Theatre7 hosts the program “The Will Edwards Show: PollyGrind Edition” with a 7:00 p.m. live show and a 10:00 p.m. screening of the feature “The Las Vegas Abductions.” Those only attending the screening require purchase of $7 admission tickets, while those attending both the live show and screening require purchase of $10 admission tickets.
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011
Theatre7 features a number of movies for the PollyGrind Film Festival’s “Zombiepalooza” program. Purchase of $7 admission tickets offers screenings of the short films “There’s Zombies Out There,” “Axed,” “Hellion,” “Zombocalypse,” and “No Food” and the feature films “Ashes” and “Sella Turcica” starting at 7:00 p.m.