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Studio5 Sunday Film Festival: THE COMMITMENTS

  • Studio5 (in Dance Center Evanston) 1934 Dempster Street Evanston, IL, 60202 United States (map)

Tickets just $10 at the door!

Our own Studio5 film series! Join your Studio5 friends, grab some popcorn, order a drink at the bar and enjoy a great movie shown on our beautiful new projection system (with that fabulous Studio5 sound). Curated and hosted by actor and screenwriter Dana Olsen.

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About The Commitments: "The Commitments tells the story of a group of working class kids in the north side of Dublin who form a band to play American soul music.  Funny, touching and so realistic you can practically smell the beer and cigarettes, Alan Parker’s ebullient 1991 musical is based on a novel by Roddy Doyle and won  4 BAFTA awards including Best Film and Best Direction. Featuring a young Glen Hansard who went on to star in another acclaimed Irish musical, Once, and a killer soundtrack stocked with soul classics, this one’s a rollicking good time." – D.O.

Cash bar, light snacks (including popcorn!), free parking right outside!

Earlier Event: November 9
Later Event: November 16
THE SELDOMS: RockCitizen