Gogue Center debuting Summer Film Series this month

Published: June 03, 2021

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The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University will introduce its Summer Film Series this month with outdoor screenings of feature-length films at the Amphitheatre at the City of Auburn Lawn and Porch.

Presented in partnership with the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center, or JDCAC, the series will include two popular, family-friendly films: Disney’s live-action "Cinderella" on Thursday, June 17, and Pixar’s animated favorite "Ratatouille" on Thursday, July 15.

Both screenings are free and open to the public; no tickets or registration are required. Amphitheatre gates will open at 6 p.m., and films will begin at 7 p.m.

Guests are invited to arrive early to participate in fun art activities provided by JDCAC and the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. Movie-themed concessions also will be available for purchase.

For more information on the Summer Film Series, please contact the Gogue Center box office at 334.844.TIXS (8497) or gpactickets@auburn.edu.

2021 Summer Film Series schedule


Thursday, June 17
7 p.m.

A girl named Ella (Cinderella) lives in a cruel world filled with evil stepsisters and an evil stepmother out to ruin her life. Ella becomes one with her pure heart when she meets the prince and dances her way to a better life with glass shoes—and a little help from her fairy godmother, of course.

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Starring: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden and Helena Bonham Carter
Walt Disney Pictures (2015); 105 minutes; Rated PG


Thursday, July 15
7 p.m.

In one of Paris’s finest restaurants, Remy, a determined young rat, dreams of becoming a renowned French chef. Torn between his family’s wishes and his true calling, Remy and his pal, Linguini, set in motion a hilarious chain of events that turns the City of Lights upside down.

Directors: Jan Pinkava and Brad Bird
Starring: Patton Oswalt, Brad Garrett, Ian Holm, Lou Romano and Brian Dennehy
Disney/Pixar (2007); 111 minutes; Rated G

Submitted by: John Seitz

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