DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre has partnered with Northern Illinois University to showcase ten of the American Film Institute's Top Films of All Time.
The first film in the series, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, was screened last Saturday at The Egyptian Theatre, while Alfred Hitchcock's classic Vertigo was shown on Tuesday evening.
A complimentary, public showing of Schindler's List, with no ticket required for admission, will be screened on Tuesday, Feb. 12.
An introduction by J.D. Bowers, Associate Vice Provost, Teacher Education and Associate Professor of History, Northern Illinois University will be given prior to the screening.
Ticket prices for the films are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. A discounted ticket package is also available for admission to all 10 films with pricing at $50 for adults and $30 for students and seniors.
In addition to the film showings, local experts in film, theater, art, history, dance and literature will provide entertaining and informative introductions and lead post-film discussions with attendees.
The Egyptian Theatre is located at 35 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL 60115. For more information, call the box office at 815-758-1215.