Sunday, December 6, 2015

Star Wars is Coming to Elk Grove High School!

In preparation for the New Star Wars movie that opens nationwide on December 18, the EGFC will be presenting a Star Wars Film Festival and Raffle on December 13, 2015. 
  • Screening of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi
  • Original theatrical presentations (Yes, Han shoots first!)
  • Vintage movie trailers before each screening from the years of each film's release!
  • Various Star Wars collectibles will be raffled all day long! Scroll down to see the items!
  • Food and drinks will be sold!
The festivities start at 1 pm on Sunday, December 13th at Elk Grove High School. 

Tickets will be available at the door. $5 for each raffle ticket!

Schedule for December 13, 2015

12:30 pm  Box office and Concessions open. Pop, Coffee and Popcorn for sale.

1:00          Bonus Raffle
                 Raffle Item #1
                 1977 Previews
                 Star Wars (1977)

3:20          Intermission. Pop, Coffee and Pop corn for sale.

3:45          Raffle Item #2
                 Raffle Item #3
                 1980 Previews
                 Empire Strikes Back (1980)

6:00          Intermission. Pop, Coffee, Popcorn and Pizza for sale.

6:20          Raffle Item #4
                 Raffle Item #5
                 1983 Previews
                 Return of the Jedi (1983)

Return of the Jedi will end approximately at 8:45

RAFFLE ITEMS: This is a general raffle. Tickets will be selected randomly in the order of the raffle. The more tickets you have, the more chances you have of winning the items.

Bonus Raffle (If you win, your ticket goes back into the bin so you can still win other items!) 

This bonus raffle is only for the people present at the screening,.

Tub of popcorn, 2 Coca-Cola Classic 20 oz bottles, 3 theater-size candies

Item #1: 1977 Star Wars Retro Pack

  • Original 1977 Star Wars Fan Club patch
  • 10 Retro buttons, featuring Star Wars, the Empire Strikes back, "Revenge" of the Jedi, May the Force Be With You and "Darth Vadar Lives!" with the original misspelling! 
  • 16 Various trading cards from 1977-78

(Value: approximately $15)

Item #2: Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Ice Cube/Chocolate Tray

This novelty item is a silicon ice cube or chocolate tray. It features Han Solo frozen in carbonite. 1 large and 6 small. make your own ice cubes or chocolate bars featuring Han Solo!

Item measures 6” x 4”
(Value: approximately $12 retail)

Item #3: Original 1977 Star Wars Board Game

Escape from the Death Star! This is an original Kenner board game from 1977. It has some wear, but is in great, playable condition. This was one of the most popular toys during the Christmas season in 1977!

(Value: Between $25-35)

Item #4: The Star Wars Trilogy DVD Set

This set has the Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi Special Edition movies. It also has a bonus disc with behind the scenes features. Widescreen edition. 2004.

(Value: Approximately $30)

Item #5: Star Wars Fan Club, 1990s

This set includes 14 issues of Star Wars Insider magazine from the mid-1990s. Plus a vintage Star Wars catalog, 4 post cards, a Fan Club welcome letter, a fan club sticker and George Lucas poster. All original items.

(Value: approximately $25)

Saturday, December 5, 2015

An Afternoon With Jordan Graves

At our last meeting, De Paul University film student and District 214 graduate Jordan Graves stopped by Film Club to discuss film careers and what it is like to study film in college. He spent some time talking about cinematography and demonstrated two cameras: a Canon 5Ti and a new Canon C100.