Plaza Classic Film Festival Announces Movie Lineup & Pop-Up Locations
The Plaza Classic Film Festival just released the movie schedule and pop-up locations that begin July 30 through August 9, 2020, across the city of El Paso.
The 13th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival will be on tour across El Paso with a modified pop-up drive-in movie-style version of the festival due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic.
This year the El Paso Community Foundation will be hosting a hybrid festival of the annual Plaza Classic Film Festival. Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the festival will debut 11 consecutive nights of pop-up drive-in movies at various locations around the city along with 5 days of digitally streamed films online.
Plaza Classic Film Festival Movie Schedule & Pop-Up Locations
Thursday, July 30
- The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine (the sing-along version) at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing
Friday, July 31
- Jaws and Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid at the El Paso Community College Valle Verde campus
Saturday, August 1
- Smokey and the Bandit and the Marx Brothers’ Duck Soup at the El Paso Community College Valle Verde campus
Sunday, August 2
- Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds at Camp Cohen Water Park (formerly Cohen Stadium)
Monday, August 3
- E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial at Camp Cohen Water Park (formerly Cohen Stadium)
Tuesday, August 4
- Jurassic Park August 4 at the El Paso County Coliseum
Wednesday, August 5
- Selena at the El Paso County Coliseum
Thursday, August 6
- Godzilla, King of The Monsters! at The Hospitals of Providence East Campus
Friday, August 7
- Young Frankenstein and Frankenstein at The Hospitals of Providence East Campus
The tour closes with the Plaza Classic Film Festival's 12th annual showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, on a double bill with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, on Saturday, August 8, and Casablanca on August 9 at the El Paso International Airport’s newly christened Hangar 7 Studios.
On Sundays through Thursdays during the movie festival features will be preceded by Laurel and Hardy shorts, Three Stooges shorts, or Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies cartoons.
- Admission begins at 7:30 p.m. Movies start at 8:30 p.m.
- Parking will be on a first-come, first-served basis
- Mask-wearing attendants will park vehicles (cars, pickup trucks, vans, and SUVs only)
- Sound will be broadcast via low-power FM radio - The frequency will be announced on the screen at each show
- Admission is $25 per vehicle for all shows, including double features.
- Advance tickets are on sale now at plazaclassic.com/schedule - Click HERE
- Contactless ticketing will be available at each site if the show is not sold out
- Social distancing measures will be enforced
- Vehicles will be spaced apart in a checkerboard pattern
- Patrons are strongly encouraged to stay in their vehicles
- Attendees are welcome to bring food and beverages
- Concessions will not be available at most locations
- Portable restrooms will be available at each location
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