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May 2019

The Wizard of Oz

May 31 - June 2

The MGM classic film returns to the big screen at Jacoby Symphony Hall with its Oscar-winning score played live by the Jacksonville Symphony. This film that “has youngsters’ eyes shining and brought a quietly amused gleam to the wiser ones of the oldsters” (NY Times) features a young Judy Garland singing the timeless hit "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Be sure to bring the children and grandchildren.

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October 2019

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

October 12 - October 13

The third film in the Harry Potter series, Salon called it, “…the first to capture not only the books’ sense of longing, but their understanding of the way magic underlies the mundane.” Harry’s third year at Hogwarts starts off badly when he learns deranged killer Sirius Black has escaped from Azkaban Prison and is bent on killing the young wizard. See it like never before with a live symphony orchestra playing the score.

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November 2019

Pixar’s Up

November 30

Roger Ebert called Up, “… another masterwork from Pixar.” This wonderful film tells young and old alike that life’s biggest adventures aren’t always the ones you set out looking for. The entire family will enjoy the beauty of Up and of its score played live by the Jacksonville Symphony.

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February 2020

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

February 8, 2020 - February 9, 2020

George Lucas’ adventure continues in this sequel to Star Wars. Imperial forces and their AT-AT walkers attack on the ice planet Hoth. Luke meets Yoda who helps him survive when the dark forces of the Force beckon him into the ultimate duel with Darth Vader. If you haven’t seen it with the score played live, you haven’t really experienced The Empire Strikes Back.

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May 2020

Jurassic Park

May 30, 2020 - May 31, 2020

“Jurassic Park is a spectacle of special effects and life-like animatronics, with some of Spielberg's best sequences of sustained awe and sheer terror.” So said the critics. What could be better than the height of Spielberg’s imagination on the big screen and John Williams’ beautiful and iconic score played live in an acoustically great hall?

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