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All Tickets are $10 and are available at the theatre box office

Contact:
https:\\coronadoislandfilmfestival.com
coronadoislandfilmfestival.com

Dates & Times:
Dec. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner - 2020 Coronado Island Film Festival Classic Movie Series

Presented by Coronado Island Film Festival

Dec. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Coronado Village Theatre 820 Orange Avenue Coronado, CA 92118

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"An oldie but goodie every month!

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is a 1967 American comedy-drama film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer, and written by William Rose. It stars Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, and Katharine Hepburn, and features Hepburn's niece Katharine Houghton.

The film was one of the few films of the time to depict an interracial marriage in a positive light, as interracial marriage historically had been illegal in most states of the United States, and still was illegal in 17 states—mostly Southern states—until June 12, 1967, six months before the film was released, roughly two weeks after Tracy filmed his final scene (and two days after his death) when anti-miscegenation laws were struck down by the Supreme Court in Loving v. Virginia. The film's Oscar-nominated score was composed by Frank De Vol

The film is notable for being the ninth and final on-screen pairing of Tracy and Hepburn, with filming ending just 17 days before Tracy's death. Hepburn never saw the completed film, saying the memories of Tracy were too painful. The film was released in December 1967, six months after his death. In 2017, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".