Film events worth seeking out in Fresno this week

Looking to kick back and enjoy a fresh film this week?

When it comes to movies, there's plenty to get you off the couch. From big screen returns to Oscar-nominated short films, read on for the week's top film events to add to you calendar.

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Oscar Nominated Short Films of 2019





Friday night, head over to the Tower Theatre for an exclusive screening of The Oscar-nominated short films 2019 -- a collection of live action and animated short films up for nomination at this year's Academy Awards.

When: Friday, Feb. 8, 5:30 p.m.

Where: 815 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, CA 93728

Price: $15 (Double Feature). More ticket options available.


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The Princess Bride returns to the Crest Theatre





"The Princess Bride" returns to the big screen for a one night only event at the historic Crest Theatre. The 1987 ensemble cast includes Cary Elwes, Robin Wright and Fred Savage to name a few.

When: Friday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m.

Where: 1170 Broadway Plaza, Fresno, CA 93721

Price: $6

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Romeo and Juliet on the big screen





Last but not least, return to the Crest Theatre on Saturday for a screening of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The 1996 film by director Baz Luhrmann stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes and John Leguizamo.

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 8 p.m.

Where: 1170 Broadway Plaza, Fresno, CA 93721

Price: $6

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