Blonde But Not Forgotten
They’re blonde, beautiful, and back on the big screen! Celebrate summer nights with these unforgettable leading ladies in the movies that made them shine.
All screenings are FREE and begin at sunset (around 8:30/9pm) at the southeast corner of Capitol Hill’s Cal Anderson Park.
Concessions will be sold, and a limited number of lawn chairs available for rent.
Donations to Three Dollar Bill Cinema happily accepted. Proceeds benefit our efforts to promote LGBT film and visibility.
Music provided by 12hr notice
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
July 16 Cal Anderson Park Watch the Trailer
Marilyn Monroe, the ultimate Hollywood blonde, stars with the legendary Jayne Russell in this madcap musical comedy. Featuring an iconic – and often imitated – performance of “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend.”
directed by Howard Hawks, 1953, 91 min.
The Legend of Billie Jean
July 30 Cal Anderson Park Watch a clip
On the run from the cops for a crime she didn’t commit, backwoods beauty Billie Jean Davy (SUPERGIRL Helen Slater) and her friends caught in the crossfire use the media to make a stand for themselves. As the hype surrounding them escalates out of control, they become champions of justice and unlikely heroes. Fair is fair!
directed by Matthew Robbins, 1985, 96 min.
Desperately Seeking Susan
August 13 Cal Anderson Park Watch the Trailer
Pop icon Madonna shows real blonde ambition in this romantic comedy, featuring her first major motion picture performance as an actress. A case of amnesia and mistaken identity leads a bored housewife (Rosanna Arquette) on a wild adventure through the bohemian nightlife of New York, with shady characters in hot pursuit of stolen jewels in her possession.
directed by Susan Seidelman, 1985, 104 min.
August 27 Cal Anderson Park Watch the Trailer
Academy Award winner Jodie Foster plays a street-smart tomboy recruited by a gang of thieves to impersonate a missing girl and search for hidden treasure in a crumbling castle half a world away. A vintage Disney classic that’s fun for the whole family!
directed by Norman Tokar, 1977, 101 min.