Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Kansas International Film Festival preview by Dan Lybarger

The old Metcalf South Shopping Center seems like a ghost town most of the time. But every October, the Overland Park mall becomes a destination for hard-core movie lovers. Since 2001, the annual Kansas International Film Festival (formerly known as "Halfway to Hollywood") has made its annual lineups a smartly curated feast, with silent movies (played to live music), newly minted prints of Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange, works by avant-garde legends Stan Brakhage and Barbara Hammer and Guy Maddin, and even a tribute to stop-motion-animation pioneer Ray Harryhausen.

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