35MM showing of 'It’s A Wonderful Life' coming to Egyptian

DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre will celebrate its 90th anniversary with the showing of the holiday classic, "It’s a Wonderful Life."

The theater is partnering with Thrivent Financial to bring the film to the big screen at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. The movie will be shown in its original 35 millimeter format.

The Egyptian also will host a diaper drive for We Care Pregnancy Center at this event. Any donation of diapers will receive a free medium popcorn, compliments of Thrivent Financial.

General admission tickets cost $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at the Egyptian Theatre box office during box office hours (3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday), online at or by calling the box office at 815-758-1225.

The Egyptian Theatre located at 135 N. Second St. in downtown DeKalb is owned and operated by Preservation of Egyptian Theatre Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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