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This page is for all Fresno area film events-of which there are many! If you are looking for something different to go out and see keep checking back! You will find indie films, shorts and screenings of more recent movies & classics. If you have an event you would like to be added to this page email us at life@kingsriverlife[dot]com

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September 14, 5:30 and 8:30 p.m.
Fresno Filmworks presents “Support the Girls”, a comedy written and directed by Andrew Bujalski. When the motherly and protective Lisa (Regina Hall) becomes the manager of a highway-side “sports bar with curves” she’ll do anything to protect her young female employees. Despite imposing a strong zero-tolerance policy against disrespectful customers and growing to love the restaurant, her optimism and faith in herself become tested when she encounters her toughest day on the job yet. Starring Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson and Shayna McHayle. Assistive listening services are not available for this film. Advance tickets cost $10 general and $8 for students and seniors, and they can be purchased by check or cash at the Tower Theatre box office, 815 E. Olive Ave. Visit FresnoFilmworks.org for tickets and details.

The Fresno State campus will come alive with dance, music, comedy, poetry, and art this July as our friends from CSU Summer Arts return to town for another inspired arts festival season.

Calendar highlights for 2018 include:

Spectrum Dance Theater, a dance company led by visionary Donald Byrd based out of Seattle, Washington with regional and national significance. (July 2 at 7 p.m.)

An Evening of Comedy, an evening of belly-aching laughter, satire, curiosity, and a wee bit of snarkiness with comics from stage and screen. (July 7 at 7 p.m.)

Stage Combat, a lecture detailing the ins and outs of stage combat choreography, and a demonstration how they make everything look so real on stage and screen. (July 16 at 7 p.m.)

Bob Dotson, former NBC National News Correspondent and one of the most honored storytellers of our time will host a lecture on storytelling. (July 19 at 7 p.m.)
Tickets are on sale now

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