20th Anniversary

It’s the best of the best! The tip of the tops! Pickford Film Center turns 20 in 2018, and we’re bringing back some of the greatest films in Pickford history.

We ran tons of reports, surveyed our staff and board, formed a committee and culled down our list of over 10,000 titles that we had played over the years into a short list of 100. Some of the films are the top grossing titles of all time, bringing crowds of thousands through our doors. Some were titles that didn’t cause much stir during their release but have grown a following over the years and are now cemented in Pickford history.

Once the list was created we asked the public to sponsor a film, and by making a donation to the Pickford’s 20th Anniversary fund the sponsors chose their top film from the shortlist, and here we go. A trip down memory lane all every other Monday at Pickford Film Center.

PFC’s 20th Anniversary: Pan’s Labyrinth

Celebrating the Pickford Film Center's 20th anniversary with 20 of our most popular films.
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
Pan's Labyrinth is sponsored by Shew Design....
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PFC’s 20th Anniversary: The Station Agent

Celebrating the Pickford Film Center's 20th anniversary with 20 of our most popular films.
When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
The Station Agent is sponsored by Lauren and Don Phillips....
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PFC’s 20th Anniversary: Frida

Celebrating the Pickford Film Center's 20th anniversary with 20 of our most popular films.
A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.
Frida is sponsored by Nancy Duncan and David Huss....
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PFC’s 20th Anniversary: Spirited Away

Celebrating the Pickford Film Center's 20th anniversary with 20 of our most popular films.
Master animation director Hayao Miyazaki follows up on his record-breaking 1997 opus Princess Mononoke with this surreal Alice in Wonderland-like tale about a lost little girl.
Spirited Away is sponsored by James Willson....
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