Holiday Classics at The Clairidge

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Introducing… Clairidge Classics, our new monthly series of contemporary classic films presented on the big screen as they were meant to be seen!

Join us every Saturday at 11:00 AM and Tuesday at 7:30 PM for these special screenings of the films that define the form!

December 2023

Holiday Classics


ELF (2003)
Saturday, December 2 @ 11:00am
Tuesday, December 5 @ 7:30pm
This hilarious Christmas film tells the tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later Buddy learns he is not really an elf and goes on a journey to New York City to find his true identity.

 


A CHRISTMAS STORY (1983)
Sunday, December 10 @ 4:00pm + 7:00pm
Wednesday, December 13 @  7:00pm
It’s the final days before Christmas in early 1940s Cleveland, and 9-year-old Ralphie wants one thing from Santa Clause more than anything else: a Red Ryder Carbine Action Air Rifle. As he trudges through the snow to school, faces the neighborhood bully and visits a malevolent department store Santa Clause, Ralphie connives, conspires and campaigns for the most fabulous Christmas present ever in this heartwarming, hysterical and sweetly nostalgic holiday film.

 


IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
Saturday, December 16 @ 11:00am
Tuesday, December 19 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, December 23 @ 11:00am
Tuesday, December 26 @ 7:30pm
Embraced as a cherished holiday tradition by families around the world, Frank Capra’s heart-warming masterpiece now celebrates 75 years with this big-screen event. George Bailey (James Stewart) sets aside his dreams of world travel to run his father’s small community bank, and protect the people of Bedford Falls from greedy businessman Mr. Potter (Lionel Barrymore). When a costly mistake pushes George to the brink of despair, a visit from a kindly angel (Henry Travers) will show George how the life of one good man can change the world forever.

 


THE APARTMENT (1960)
Saturday, December 30 @ 11:00am
Tuesday, January 2 @ 7:30pm
Ambitious insurance clerk C.C. “Bud” Baxter (Jack Lemmon) attempts to climb the corporate ladder by loaning his apartment key to his superiors for their extramarital affairs, but the plan backfires when Bud unwittingly falls for the top executive’s current girlfriend, Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine). Fred MacMurray co-stars in this Billy Wilder classic that would go on to win five Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

 

Featured Films in this Series:

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The Idea of You

April 30

A 40-year-old single mom begins an unexpected romance with a 24-year-old boy band singer.

 

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The Trail Running Film Festival 2024

May 30

The Trail Running Film Festival is thrilled to announce its triumphant return, promising an even more exhilarating and diverse experience for trail running enthusiasts worldwide.

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Path of the Panther

June 6 Only!

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The Metropolitan Opera Live: Madama Butterfly

May 11 & 15

Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy.

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Challengers

April 25 - May 2

Tashi, a former tennis prodigy turned coach is married to a champion on a losing streak. Her strategy for her husband’s redemption takes a surprising turn when he must face off against his former best friend and Tashi’s former boyfriend.

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