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January 2020

Winterfest Film Festival – Fargo – FREE ADMISSION

January 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Fargo (1996) plays for free 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. The crimes of a car salesman fall apart with a very pregnant detective hot on his trail through a North Dakota blizzard into snow-covered Minnesota, yah hey. A Joel & Ethan Coen Brothers film starring Frances McDormand, William H. Macey, and Steve Buscemi. Oscar nominations included Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Cinematography. Oscar wins for Best Actress and Best Screenplay. FREE ADMISSION!

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Dieter and Yvonne Sturm – Fargo Special Effects

January 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Lake Geneva couple involved in making Fargo to open the movie Wednesday night Oscar winners Dieter and Yvonne Sturm will appear at the free screening of Fargo at Geneva Theater 7:30 Wednesday night, Jan. 29, as the inaugural Winterfest Film Fest kicks off 5-day run of classic movies themed around winter. The Lake Geneva couple, owners of Sturm’s Special Effects International, worked on the 1996 Coen Brothers film creating half of the snow and winter scenes for the dark comedy…

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Winterfest Film Festival – The Shining – FREE ADMISSION

January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Shining (1980) plays for free 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30. Snowbound for the winter in a grand hotel that is closed for the season, a writer descends into madness terrorizing his frantic wife and telepathic young son. Hotel guests from the past appear adding to the horror. Redrum. Redrum. Redrum. A classic Stanley Kubrick film starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall. FREE ADMISSION!

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Winterfest Film Festival – Frozen II

January 31, 2020 - February 2, 2020

Frozen II (2019) plays for $6 per ticket, Friday, Jan. 31, through Sunday, Feb. 2. Watch for showtimes. The anticipated follow-up about the beautiful Queen of snow and ice:Elsa. With sister, Princess Anna, and snowman buddy, Olaf, she sets out to discover the origins of her wintery powers. A Disney blockbuster starring Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel.

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February 2020

Winterfest Film Festival – Better Off Dead – FREE IN ’80s COSTUME

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Better Off Dead (1985) plays during the ‘80s Ski Bum Costume Party, Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 p.m. $5 unless wearing 1980s attire. After his girlfriend dumps him for the captain of the Ski Team, John Cusack survives despite crazy friends and family thanks to a cute foreign exchange student from France who helps him hit the slopes to become the new ski captain.

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Winterfest Film Festival – Groundhog Day – FELLOW MORTALS BENEFIT

February 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Groundhog Day (1993) plays on Groundhog Day, Sunday, Feb. 2, 12:00 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Proceeds benefit Fellow Mortals. Stuck perpetually in Punxsutawney, PA, on Groundhog Day, a self-centered weatherman is cursed with seeing the same blizzard, the same people, and the same situations play out every day of his life. Will this repetition become his eternity? Starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. The film will be preceded by a live animal demonstration and groundhog fun facts from Fellow Mortals.…

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