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Movie Classic “Citizen Kane” Screens Wednesday, March 28 at Village Theatre

Ranked the greatest movie ever made by the prestigious American Film Institute, Citizen Kane (1941) is coming to the big screen as part of Coronado Island Film Festival’s Classic Movie Series. The groundbreaking film, which was written, produced, directed by, and also starred 25-year-old Orson Welles, will screen on Wednesday, March 28 at 5 pm at the Village Theatre. Tickets are now on sale at the theater box office at regular ticket prices. Early arrival is recommended for optimal seat selection. Doors will open at 4:30 pm.

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Orson Welles takes the lead role in his film Citizen Kane, the 1941 film that took clear aim at publishing mogul William Randolph Hearst. Hearst hated the movie and did everything he could to stop it from being released.

Based on the colorful (sometimes scandalous) life of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, the film so infuriated Hearst that he sued to prevent its release, to no avail. Kane’s mansion, “Xanadu” in the film, was inspired by Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California. Veiled threats from Hearst were received by Welles right up to the Oscars ceremony, where the film garnered nine nominations and one win. Hearst also forbade any advertisements for the film to be printed in any of his newspapers.

Many innovative and experimental storytelling and cinematography techniques were pioneered during the shooting of this film, which to this day is studied in great detail by filmmaking classes everywhere. Learn more from movie expert and CIFF Executive Director Andy Friedenberg’s informative introduction of this timeless classic.

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At the screening, theatre goers will be invited to take advantage of a limited time offer of “Early Bird Crown City 2018 Festival Passes” at greatly discounted prices for the Coronado Island Film Festival, to be held Nov. 9 – 12.

 

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com
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