12-21-2011, 01:35 PM #1
movie recommendation for fundraiser?
For a different type of fundraiser, we're thinking of renting a local theater, showing a fire flick, and inviting the public to a special showing. What's your movie recommendation? Ladder 49? Backdraft? Any other recommendation?
12-21-2011, 02:31 PM #2
Very bad move!!
Have you considered the penalty for showing a copyrighted movie to the public??
Stick with fill the boot, chicken, pancake dinners, bar-b-ques!!!Stay Safe and Well Out There....
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12-21-2011, 04:45 PM #3
Since you're in a theater, I assume you are addressing CaptOldTimer's concerns. If not, you better do so.
As far as the choice of movie, I wouldn't show some fifteenth-run fire movie to the general public. Backdraft in particular is too dumb and unrealistic, and might be a tad racy for a family audience.
My suggestion would be to see if the theater would let you operate the place for a traditionally poorly attended screening time, like a weeknight, and let you keep the profit. That way you could show first-run stuff and avoid copyright problems.“I am more than just a serious basketball fan. I am a life-long addict. I was addicted from birth, in fact, because I was born in Kentucky.”
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12-21-2011, 08:31 PM #4
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Dont know how well it would fly - but how about hosting an indepandant film makers type movie festival . Like if the local college has a film makers type program ??
12-21-2011, 09:09 PM #5
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