Cinecon 52 is excited to present the west coast premiere of the new restoration of the KING OF JAZZ. Paul Whiteman and his orchestra headline an all-star cast in this lavish 1930 musical revue show filmed in two-strip Technicolor
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved friend and Cinecon president, Robert S. Birchard. Bob passed away Monday May 30th of complications from a heart attack.
Bob's dedication to Cinecon was unwavering and our best way to honor him is to dedicate this year's show to him. Cinecon 52 will take place as scheduled, Sep 1 - Sep 5 2016.
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Cinecon 52 will hold a special memorial for Bob on Friday afternoon September 2nd at the Egyptian Theater. It will be open to the public and the exact time will be announced shortly.
For more than half a century Cinephiles have gathered over Labor Day Weekend to celebrate the movies at the annual Cinecon Classic Film Festival. Cinecon is where archivists, authors, collectors and film fans come together for five days of classic film screenings, special programs, celebrity guests, and the best movie memorabilia show in the nation. Cinecon is dedicated to showcasing unusual films that are rarely given public screenings.
Loews Hollywood Hotel is the host hotel with all screenings taking place at the historic Egyptian Theater just down the street on Hollywood Blvd.
Everything you need to know about Cinecon 52 will be added to this website in the weeks and months to come, including news about films to be screened, hotel and dealer information, as well as registration details.
We hope you’ll join us at CINECON 52, Labor Day weekend, September 1st to September 5th 2016, in Hollywood.