The French Connection Screening Tonight at The Carolina Theatre of Greensboro

Gene Hackman The French Connection

It’s time for THE FRENCH CONNECTION, Yes! Weekly movie reviewer Mark Burger’s pick for the Summer Film Festival! The movie starts at 7pm with a special intro from film critic Budd Wilkins, so get your popcorn and get ready for an amazing night! You can read his review of this seminal film here.

Don’t forget: You can buy one ticket, get one ticket for FREE if you dine at any of these downtown restaurants and present your receipt at the box office:
– B. Christopher’s
– Crafted – the Art of the Taco
– Fruit Fusion
– The Green Bean
– Jimmy John’s on Elm
– Koshary Restaurant
– Liberty Oak
– M’Coul’s Public House
– Midori’s Japanese Hibachi
– Natty Greene’s Greensboro
– TAVO Restaurant and Tavern
– Venice Italian Pizza & Subs
– Yogi’s Bar & Grill

The Summer Film Fest is sponsored by ArtsGreensboro, The Deuterman Law Group, Gate City Transportation, Imagine Travel & Rock 92.

See you at the movies!

About Budd Wilkins

Budd Wilkins is a writer, film critic and instructor. He is a Staff Critic for Slant Magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Nordic Issue of Acidemic Journal of Film and Media. He is currently writing a chapter for an anthology on international horror directors to be published by Intellect Press and distributed by University of Chicago Press. Mr. Wilkins was born and raised in Hollywood, Florida. He attended Penn State for several years before moving to North Carolina in 1994, where he earned his Bachelor's in Religious Studies and a Master's in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Film Studies from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His primary focus is film history, film literacy and criticism, with the goal of bringing obscure, foreign and films that are labeled "difficult" to the attention of film aficionados of all kinds. Other interests and focus of critique include comparative religion, black humor, 19th century European literature, horror and graphic novels. Mr Wilkins lives in Greensboro, North Carolina with his wife, Tina. Follow @buddwilkins on Twitter.
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