Media Release (02/23/2018):
2nd Annual Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition presented by MonroneyLabels.com
Returning film festival pleases movie buffs and auto enthusiasts alike with a slate of high- octane automotive films and displays on Thursday March 8 to rev-up the Amelia Concours weekend
(AMELIA ISLAND, FL) Last year, the Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition proved to be a smash hit, injecting some cinematic horsepower into Concours weekend. The 2018 installment looks to up the ante with a slew of films and shorts that celebrate the art of the automobile.
Presenting sponsor MonroneyLabels.com and Popcorn Octane Productions have assembled a cinematic tour de force with the 2018 installment. This year films include “Endurance Icon: Hurley Haywood” a short film that highlights the American racing legend and a few of the cars that helped catapult him, Peter Gregg, and Brumos Porsche into endurance racing fame. The feature presentation will be “No Limits – Impossible is Just a Word,” which takes viewers on an emotional journey alongside ex-Formula 1 driver, two-time Indy Car champion and Paralympic gold-medalist Alex Zanardi as he prepares for one of the most famous endurance races in the world: The 24 Hours of Spa.
“We were thrilled to be a part of last year’s inaugural Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition and see what a fantastic addition it was the excitement of Concours weekend,” said Ned Nielsen of MonroneyLabels.com. “Our second annual event looks to continue that tradition of giving automotive enthusiasts an evening of film they won’t forget.”
Of course, the Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition will also give automotive aficionados a few more ways to get into the Concours spirit as it kicks off the weekend. Before the show begins, the exhibition will wave the checkered flag on the Hagerty Touring Series – Amelia Island or Bust Edition rally. Participating vehicles will be on display for the evening, giving guests a chance to get up close and personal with these marvelous machines.
And fans of Hagerty’s popular “Barn Find Hunter” won’t want to miss a special appearance by host Tom Cotter, who will be on hand to present one of his latest episodes.
“Creating this film festival has been a blast. There’s so much to celebrate when it comes to the art of the automobile and the culture that revolves around motoring, and so many fantastic films that embody that spirit,” said event organizer Guy Smith of Popcorn Octane Productions. “We were delighted at the response we received to last year’s event and can’t wait to top that excitement this year.”
The Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition begins with a welcome reception including hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar at 6 p.m. Thursday March 8, 2018 at the Amelia River Golf Club (4477 Buccaneer Trail, Amelia Island). Screenings begin at 7 p.m.
Admission to the event is $20. For tickets, movie trailers, and more information, visit ameliamotoringfilmexhibition.com.
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Event Sponsors: Hagerty, Popcorn Octane Productions, Rendezvous Film Festival
Media Release (03/01/2017):
The 24 Hour War; Special Movie Screening in Amelia Island March 9th
The Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition will showcase three automotive films including Adam Carolla’s The 24 Hour War on Thursday evening March 9 to rev-up the Amelia Concours weekend.
The Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition will host a selection of high-octane automotive films including The Red Grifo, Climb Dance and featuring Adam Carolla’s The 24 Hour War on Thursday evening March 9 to rev-up the Amelia Concours weekend.
The special one-night event will take place Thursday March 9th from 6:00 to 9:30 PM in the historic district of Amelia Island. The evening kicks off with a 1-hour welcome reception offering complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar before the films take center stage. Held at the Amelia Community Theatre 207 Cedar Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, the exhibition will also wave the checkered flag on Hagerty’s “Amelia Island or Bust 2017” driving tour with participating cars on special display. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at AmeliaMotoringFilmExhibition.com
The 24-Hour War showcases the famous battle between automotive giants Ferrari and Ford as they went head- to-head in the 1960’s on racing’s biggest stage – Le Mans. The Red Grifo finds a home amongst the well documented show field at Amelia by chronicling the journey of one man to reconnect with his late father through their shared passion for a rare Italian touring car that boasts the signatures of Bizzarrini and Giugiaro. Sprinkle in Peugeot’s epic short film Climb Dance, a riveting ride to the top of Pikes Peak in the late 80s, and auto aficionados and film buffs alike are sure to walk away from the theater with a smile.
“We’re thrilled to launch this event at Amelia with the support of MaroneyLabels.com. This is a rare chance to see these internationally recognized films where they are meant to be enjoyed, on the big screen” remarked event organizer Guy Smith of Popcorn Octane Productions. “Plus it’s a great way to kick off the Amelia motoring weekend.”
Movie trailers and film summaries at AmeliaMotoringFilmExhibition.com
The Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition is an organic prequel to the Amelia Concours weekend that provides attendees, participants and sponsors a unique opportunity celebrate cinematic stories of automotive culture and heritage.
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