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Holiday Classic Film Series

Admission to all films in this series is FREE thanks to the generous sponsorship of Sesi Lincoln and Old National Bank.

Bring your family to spend the holidays with ours and take in a terrific seasonal classic!

Home Alone

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Films, Holiday, Holiday Classics | Comments Off

Home Alone

Sunday, November 30 at 1:30 PM. FREE admission! Part of the State Street Area Association Holiday Classic Film Series presented by Sesi Lincoln and Old National Bank. Home Alone is the highly successful and beloved family comedy about a young boy named Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) who is accidentally left behind when his family takes off for a vacation in France over the holiday season. Once he realizes they’ve left him home alone, he learns to fend for himself and, eventually has to protect his house against two bumbling burglars (Joe...

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Miracle on 34th Street

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Films, Holiday, Holiday Classics, state-theater | Comments Off

Miracle on 34th Street

Sunday, December 7, at 1:30 at the State Theatre. FREE admission! Part of the State Street Area Association Holiday Classic Film Series presented by Sesi Lincoln and Old National Bank. When Santa falls down drunk in the Thanksgiving Day Parade, reluctant Macy’s supervisor Doris Walker (Maureen O’Hara) offers the job to a bearded Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn, who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar) purporting to be the real Santa! During the Christmas season, he shares a flat with Doris’s neighbor (John Payne), who has...

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Elf

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in Family Friendly Films, Films, Holiday, Holiday Classics | Comments Off

Elf

Sunday, December 14 at 1:30 pm. FREE admission! Part of the Toyota Family-Friendly Film Series, presented by the Benard L. Maas Foundation and the State Street Area Association Holiday Classic Film Series presented by Sesi Lincoln and Old National Bank.  For his sophomore stab at directing, actor/writer/director Jon Favreau (Swingers, Made), took on this holiday comedy starring Saturday Night Live-alum Will Ferrell. Ferrell as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf. When the news is finally broken to Buddy that he’s...

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It’s a Wonderful Life

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Films, Holiday, Holiday Classics | Comments Off

It’s a Wonderful Life

Sunday, December 21 at 1:30 PM. FREE admission! Part of the State Street Area Association Holiday Classic Film Series presented by Sesi Lincoln and Old National Bank. Director Frank Capra‘s classic bittersweet comedy/drama about George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart), the eternally-in-debt guiding force of a bank in the typical American small town of Bedford Falls. As the film opens, it’s Christmas Eve, 1946, and George, who has long considered himself a failure, faces financial ruin and arrest and is seriously contemplating suicide....

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