The free movie starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center.
Fenton Film Series
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Fenton Film Series to show romantic comedy at Fenton Community & Cultural Center at 7 p.m. tonight.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Film showing to take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center.
On Wednesday, Feb. 13th, the Fenton Film Series will present Hysteria, a British romantic comedy starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Rubert Everett and Felicity Jones. The comedy gives serious lesson on the social history of women's health care. The movie is set in 19th century London and portrays the era's backward state of medical science. The film uses the history of gynecology as a backdrop for a romantic comedy. In Victorian London, almost every female complaint to their doctor was diagnosed as "hysteria" and treated in shocking and comical ways. The film has met with phenomenal success at film festivals worldwide and now comes to Fenton. "It's a movie you can watch with your parents or your adult children and not blush...…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Film showing will take place at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center.
On Wednesday, the Fenton Film Series will present another great film free of charge at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center in downtown Fenton. This month's movie is Young Goethe in Love, set in 1770 and based on the rebellious young life and romantic love of poet Johann Goethe. Goethe would eventually become one of the greatest writers in literary history but as a young man, his father thought poetry a waste of time and wanted Goethe to become a lawyer. As a legal apprentice, Goethe meets Lotte, a beautiful, vibrant young woman and falls hopelessly in love. Young Goethe in Love has been an official selection at film festivals all over the world and now comes to Fenton. The film is in German with english subtitles. The movie starts at …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The Fenton Downtown Development Authority voted to renew its sponsorship of the program at a cost of $2,400 at Tuesday’s meeting.
Movie buffs can rejoice, the Fenton Films Series isn’t going anywhere. The Fenton Downtown Development Authority (DDA) voted to renew its sponsorship of the program at a cost of $2,400 at Tuesday’s meeting. The Fenton Film Series continues with its mission of showing free, high quality movies every month in downtown Fenton in the auditorium of the Fenton Community and Cultural Center. Organizer John Strayer said attendance grew in 2012. The group had 110 people attend the White Christmas sing-along on Dec. 12. “To have the whole ballroom signing with White Christmas was really inspiring,” Strayer said. “It’s a great community event.” Movies are shown the second Wednesday of each month starting at 7 p.m. at the Fenton Community & Cultural …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Fenton Film Series showing A Man Named Pearl on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, October 10th, the Fenton Film Series will show "A Man Named Pearl", the inspiring story of gardener and self-taught topiary artist Pearl Fryar. After hearing bigoted comments about how blacks don't keep up their yard, Pearl Fryer set out to be the ﬁrst black man in his small town of Bishopville, South Carolina to win "Yard of the Month" award. After a three minute pruning lesson from a local landscaper and using plants discarded by the local nursery, Pearl Fryar began to transform his yard. Not only did he eventually win "Yard of the Month" award, but in the process he turned his three acre yard into a world-famous topiary garden. Because of the popularity of this man and his garden, Bishopville has become a major tourist …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Pearl Fryar, will be at Gerych's on Oct. 13 for live show; free showing of documentary, 'A Man Named Pearl' will be on Oct. 10 at community center.
Fenton area motorists might wonder what the sign at Gerych's means when they read, "Ask us about tickets to see a man named Pearl." It's an event at Gerych's Distinctive Flowers & Gifts that relates to the Oct. 10 free movie of the Fenton Film Series. John Strayer, of the Fenton Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Board, said the Oct. 10 Fenton Film Series movie is "A Man Named Pearl." It's about Pearl Fryar, of Bishopville, S.C., whose new neighbors are upset because they believe he won't maintain his yard, Strayer said. In response, Fryar decides to win the local Yard of the Month award. He teaches himself how to make topiary gardens — cutting shrubs into shapes. But Fryar does so well, he not only wins Yard of the Month, his three-acre…
Sunday, September 9, 2012
As usual, there was plenty of news in Fenton this week.
Here is a look at what you might have missed. Fenton Patch shared the story of Eclections' move to its new location at 495 Fenway Dr. in Fenton. The store first opened in 2007, and it features clothing, accessories, jewelry and more. We provided you with the news about the Loose Senior Center's new softball team, which ended its first season in the Tri-County Senior Softball League with the championship win. The annual walk across the Mackinac Bridge was Monday, and Fenton Patch shared information on the Michigan Department of Transportation's new contest. Participants can share photos, videos and other memories of past bridge walks, for chances to win a Pure Michigan gift pack and a special tour for two to the top of the Mackinac Bridge. …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The film Bran Nue Dae (Brand New Day) will be show at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center.
On Wednesday, September 12th, the Fenton Film Series will begin its third season at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center with a showng of the film Bran Nue Dae (Brand New Day). Billed as an Austrailian-aborignal-musical-comedy-road movie, this unusual and wonderful movie stars Geoffrey Rush and was hailed by critics as "delightfully slap-happy" and "infectiously joyful." Over the summer, the movie was enthusiastically received at film festivals around the country. The movie starts at 7:00 p.m. and admission is free. The Fenton Film Series continues it mission of showing free, high quality movies every month in downtown Fenton in the ballroom of the Fenton community & Cultural Center. Built in 1937 and designed by world-renown …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Fenton Film Series will take a summer break and resume in September.
Many Fenton residents showed they are young at heart at the Fenton Film Series Wednesday. The Fenton Film Series presented the film, Young at Heart, free of charge at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center in downtown Fenton and gave out T-shirts as door prizes. Fenton residents packed the house to see the show. Young at Heart is inspiring and heartwarming documentary follows the Young at Heart choir, a senior citizen singing group that tours the world singing rock and roll songs. Now in its second year, the Fenton Film Series continues with its mission of showing free, high quality movies every month in downtown Fenton in the auditorium of the Fenton Community and Cultural Center. The Fenton Film Series will take a summer break before …