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Saving Brinton Documentary Premiere

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Name: Saving Brinton Documentary Premiere
Date: September 18, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
Saving Brinton is the story of Michael Zahs, an eccentric Iowa collector who uncovers five hours of film from the early 1900s that once belonged to Frank Brinton, one of America's most successful barnstorming moving picture exhibitors. Tickets are $10 and available at the Washington State Theater from 5:30 - 10pm on weekdays and 1:30 - 10pm on weekends. Or, tickets may be purchased online at: Watch the trailer for the film or visit the official website at Produced by Iowa City filmmakers Tommy Haines, John Richard and Andrew Sherburne, the film premiered at the American Film Institute's prestigious AFI Docs festival in June. Now the film is touring it's home state beginning September 17. Screening will be followed by a live Q&A with film subject Michael Zahs and the filmmakers. Select screenings will feature an additional presentation of restored silent films from the collection from such famed filmmakers as Thomas Edison, the Lumière Brothers and Georges Méliès.
State Theatre, 123 E Washington St, Washington, IA 52353, USA
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