Dietrich Theater's Chrisrtmas Film Festival

Dietrich Theater's Chrisrtmas Film Festival

Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 1:00pm


Dietrich Theater's 12 Movies of Chrisrtmas. All Festival Movies are Free.

Schedule of Events:

1:00 p.m: Elf

Rating: PG
Runtime: 97 mins

Starring: Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel, James Caan, Bob Newhart

A movie full of Yuletide cheer, Elf is a spirited, goodnatured family comedy anchored by Will Ferrell's funny and charming performance as one of Santa's biggest helpers. Buddy is accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa's elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn't fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father.

3:00 p.m: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 97 mins
Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a laugh out loud holiday classic. As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold wants to have a perfect family Christmas. However, things go awry quickly when his cousin and his family show up unplanned and start living in their  camper on the property. Even worse, Clark's employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs. Will Clark be able to save Christmas or will the Griswold family Christmas devolve into chaos?

7:00 p.m: A Christmas Story

Rating: PG
Run Time: 94 mins

Starring: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, A Christmas Story is the beloved holiday movie that follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a "Red Ryder air rifle." Frequently at odds with his cranky dad but comforted by his mother, Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact.

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