Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017 Presented by Dollar Bank

Drive-In Movie Memories


Year: 2001
Country: USA
Run Time: 58 minutes

Drive-In Movie Memories
Drive-In Movie Memories

Ah, the good old days at the drive-in. There were playgrounds, pony rides, trains and go-carts, little ponds with boats. There were orchestra concerts and fly-ins, waitresses on roller skates, food vendors pushing carts. There were windshield cleaning services, fireworks displays, drive-in churches, contests, and sometimes even monkey villages. Drive-ins had their heyday in the late 50s and early 60s. Always "second-runs," the movies ranged from pretty bad to downright awful. Then TV took their business away, and we've been sitting at home ever since. A nostalgic look at the most American of all pop culture phenomena, DRIVE-IN MOVIE MEMORIES will make you long to drive on in to one of the 40 rebuilt drive-ins, visit the concession stand, hook your speaker onto your window, sit back, and relax. It's showtime! –B.B.

Drive-In Movie Memories

CIFF36 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 11:30 AM

Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Director's Spotlight

Kurt Kuenne

Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou

Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Mathieu Vadepied

Dorian Rigal-Ansous

Principal Cast
François Cluzet, Omar Sy

Director Bio
Kurt Kuenne was born in Silicon Valley and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television in 1995, where he studied scoring for motion pictures and television and won the Harold Lloyd Scholarship in Film Editing. His previous short films and features have earned him an abundance of audience and jury awards, not to mention garnering him a Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences®.

Select Filmography
"On the Air" (1990), "Remembrances" (1995), "Scrapbook" (1999), DRIVE-IN MOVIE MEMORIES (2001), "Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father" (2008), "Shuffle" (2011)

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