EARLY WORD: Hit The Road, Jack


PHILADELPHIA – On February 15th, the Hiway Theatre, located at 212 Old York Road in Jenkintown, will premiere the film series, Road Trips and Amazing Journeys to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the historic theatre’s reopening. The opening night celebration will begin with a screening of director Walter Salles’ acclaimed feature The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), chronicling the adventures of a young Che Guevara, followed by the featured selection for the evening – the critically acclaimed comedy Last Stop for Paul. Hailed as, “A unique accomplishment. Always entertaining. Very funny and at times quite touching” by film critic Richard Roeper, the film is slated for theatrical release in March. Following the exclusive screening, Writer, Producer and Director Neil Mandt will be on hand for a Q&A with audience members. The evening will close with a late night screening of The Secret Cinema’s collection of vintage travel films. The Road Trips and Amazing Journeys film series runs thru February 21st at the Hiway Theatre. For tickets, information on upcoming events and the history of the theatre, visit www.hiwaytheatre.org or call (215) 886-9800.

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