Film Noir: Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival May 12-15th at the Camelot Theatres. The first films were recently announced and include “The Underworld Story” (1950), “Plunder Road” (1957), “Crashout” (1956), “The Damned Don’t Cry” (1950), and “Saboteur” (1942).

Film noir is a genre of stylish crime films from Hollywood’s early years. The classic film period is generally regarded to have taken place between the early 1940’s and late 1950’s. The style is characterized by low-key black and white visuals, and owes part of its roots to German Expressionist cinematography. Stories generally allude to crime fiction that surfaced Palm Springs Film Noir Festivalduring The Great Depression.

All-access tickets go on sale April 1st for $120.00. Individual screening tickets will be available April 22nd for $13.00 and $11.00 for evening and matinee screenings respectively. Tickets can be purchased at the Camelot Theatres box office.