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Horizontes: Cinema Under the Moon
September 1 - September 22
On the first four Saturdays in September – the expansive parking lot of Wichita’s historic NOMAR Theatre located at 21st St and N Market St will be transformed into an outdoor theater with seating and lighting to create a welcoming and family-friendly atmosphere often found in Mexico’s neighborhood block parties and plazas.
For Cinema Bajo La Luna en Teatro NOMAR (Cinema Under the Moon at NOMAR Theater), we will be screening four, bilingual Latin American films giving nod to the culture within the surrounding neighborhood and NOMAR’s history as the first integrated theatre in Wichita.
Dates and Films:
Sept. 01 : 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Chico & Rita
Sept. 08 : 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Viva La Causa
Sept. 15 : 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
A Better Life
Sept. 22 : 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
No admission and open to the public.
Limited seating available. Feel free to bring your own chair.
Cinema Bajo La Luna en Teatro NOMAR (Cinema Under the Moon at NOMAR Theatre) is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Wichita Community Foundation Up The Ambition initiative, and is built in with the help from Basham Furniture, Wichita Festivals, WASG (Wichita Artist Support Group), and Downtown Wichita (WDDC).
Horizontes an artist-driven, community engagement project that aims to connect two neighborhoods in North Wichita, the predominantly Latino NorthEnd and historically African American Northeast neighborhoods, which are both physically and psychologically separated by interstate I-135 and large grain elevators along the industrial corridor.
Learn more at: www.horizontes-project.com