The Gilmore

Join us at the Alamo!

This April and May, The Gilmore is excited to collaborate with Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo – our sponsors for Lisa Moore’s May 10 recital at Wellspring Theater. The Alamo is presenting three fantastic films to help Kalamazoo prepare for the 2016 Gilmore Keyboard Festival. Read more and join us for the screenings!

The Competition

April 17 at 3:00 PM
Join Festival performers Lori Sims and Jeremy Siskind for a special screening of The Competition, a 1980 film centering around a prestigious piano competition, starring Amy Irving and Richard Dreyfuss. Sims and Siskind – both of whom have won a piano competition or two – will discuss whether or not the onscreen portrayal of the competition is an accurate one.

The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T

April 30 at 1:00 PM
May 3 at 7:00 PM

A film so imaginative that creator and co-writer Dr. Seuss called it a “debaculous fiasco,” The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T is now a cult classic. After a young boy takes a nap during piano practice, he dreams of an evil piano teacher who uses 500 piano students to play a giant piano all day, every day! If you missed this whimsical film at the Alamo during the 2014 Gilmore Keyboard Festival, now is perhaps your only chance to experience it in theaters!

The Hours

May 5 at 6:30 PM
To prepare for Lisa Moore’s May 10 concert featuring the works of Philip Glass, Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo presents 2002’s The Hours, featuring an Oscar-nominated score by Philip Glass.