Free Movies at Rome City Auditorium
By Wendy Reid
The City of Rome is hosting three, free movies in the Summer Movie Series at the Rome City Auditorium..
Doors will open 45 minutes prior to each show. Audiences are encouraged to come dressed in theme for each movie to make the movie experience extra special!
FREE Summer Movie Series Line-up:
Sunday, August 11: Remember the Titans, 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Filmed at our very own Berry College; this is a biographical sports comedy-drama based on the true story of African-American coach Herman Boone, and his attempt to integrate the T.C. Williams High School football team in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971. The film is considered by many to be one of the best football movies of all-time! Join us as high school football season is upon us in Rome and Floyd County. We encourage you to support your favorite football team whether it is high school, college or pro by wearing your team’s t-shirt, jersey or hat!
Thursday, August 22: Steel Magnolias, 7 p.m.
All southern belles grab your momma, sister and girlfriends and come on down to the beautiful historic Rome City Auditorium to see this classic movie on the big screen once again! If you are a fan, you will understand Dolly Parton’s line in this movie when she says “laughter through tears is my favorite emotion”! Come on ladies, you know you don’t want to miss an opportunity to see Malynn miss her chance of a lifetime to take a whack at Weezer! Ladies feel free to go all out and make it a themed girl’s night out. We encourage you to break out your best 1980s southern belle outfits, hats, dress gloves and yes…. even big hair dos are welcome here for this southern classic!
Saturday, August 31: Tombstone, 7 p.m.
Tombstone is a classic Western film based on events in Tombstone, Arizona, including the gunfight at the O.K. Corral with a number of famous western outlaws and lawmen, such as Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday. So grab your partner and mosey on down to this 103 year old historic theatre in your best western jeans, boots, hats and bandanas to catch this classic Western on the big screen. Of course, we just ask that you leave the guns at home and the gun fighting to the actor’s please.
The City of Rome recently upgraded the Rome City Auditorium's theater system to include a a new 24' x 13-1/2' Digital Projection stage screen. The digital projector offers stunning colors and super bright images.
For questions about the upcoming movie series contact Facilities Manager, Wendy Reid at 706-236-4416 or firstname.lastname@example.org.