• September 23, 2020

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Plaza Classic Film Festival goes online starting Wednesday

The online edition of the El Paso Community Foundation’s 13th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival goes live Wednesday, August 5. Due the pandemic, this year’s Plaza Classic Film Festival is a hybrid of 14 digitally streamed films and 11 nightly pop-up drive-in movie programs, both of which run through August 9. For more information, click here. The streaming edition includes […]Read More

Plaza Classic Film Festival goes on tour, online for 2020

As the old saying goes, “The show must go on” and to that point, the El Paso Community Foundation’s 13th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival is going on tour and online. Due the COVID-19 pandemic, the Plaza Classic will be a hybrid festival, with 11 consecutive nights of pop-up drive-in movies at various locations around El Paso, and 5 days […]Read More

Plaza Classic Film Festival returns this summer with ‘Drive In’

The show will go on for the El Paso Community Foundation’s Plaza Classic Film Festival, set for July 30 through August 9, 2020. The World’s Largest Classic Film Festival will present “pop-up” drive-in movies at several locations in the El Paso area, and will stream other movies in a managed digital environment. Social distancing measures and other […]Read More

Plaza Classic Film Festival accepting Local Flavor entries

Thursday afternoon, officials with the El Paso Community Foundation Plaza Classic Film Festival announced that they are now accepting submissions for Local Flavor, the region’s largest showcase of locally made and connected films. There is no cost to submit a film, and any type of film may be submitted; however no works-in-progress will be accepted. The film […]Read More

Plaza Classic Film Festival to debut locally-made Tony Romo doc

Officials with the El Paso Community Foundation’s Plaza Classic Film Festival announced that they will debut El Paso filmmaker Chris Hanna’s new documentary, Now or Never: A Tony Romo Story.  The 90-minute film will be shown at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, August 4 in the Philanthropy Theatre, which is inside the Plaza Theater Performing Arts Centre annex. […]Read More

Plaza Classic Film Festival welcomes author Victoria Riskin

Writer Victoria Riskin will appear at the El Paso Community Foundation’s 12th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival in August to talk about some of her parents’ movies and sign copies of her acclaimed new biography, Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir. Ms. Riskin, the daughter of actress Fay Wray (King Kong, The Most Dangerous […]Read More

Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross to appear at Plaza Classic Film

Academy Award nominees Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross will be special guests of the El Paso Community Foundation’s 12th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival this August. The couple will appear for on-stage interviews before a 50th anniversary screening of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid at 7 p.m. Friday, August 2, and the 1978 cult […]Read More

EPCF, PCFF host special benefit screening of new “Hearts on

Journey down the Gila River with three mothers in search of hope and renewal after the tragic loss of their children in a screening of the work-in-progress documentary Hearts on the Gila. The El Paso Community Foundation (EPCF) Plaza Classic Film Festival (PCFF) hosts the screening, the first stop of a six-city tour that includes […]Read More

Plaza Classic Film Festival 2019 now accepting ‘Local Flavor’ submissions

The 12th annual El Paso Community Foundation Plaza Classic Film Festival is now accepting submissions for Local Flavor, the region’s largest showcase of locally made and connected films. The film series, sponsored by the Texas Film Commission, features short and feature-length films of various types, including fiction, documentary, animated, experimental and music video.  Local Flavor entry is free. More than $1,500 […]Read More

2019 PCFF Festival Passes on Sale Through New Year’s Eve

For holiday gift-givers looking for something special for the film lover in their world, Plaza Classic Film Festival organizers have a ‘golden ticket: a 2019 Plaza Classic Film Festival Pass. Festival Passes for the 2019 edition of the El Paso Community Foundation’s Plaza Classic Film Festival are now on sale for the discounted price of […]Read More