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Tampa Theatre offers online "movie school" learning

The Tampa Theatre will live-stream Buster Keaton’s 1926 comedy “The General” with a live musical accompaniment Friday, May 22!

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Theatre has gotten very creative during quarantine by offering a fun way to engage, entertain and teach the kids through film. The Tampa Theatre Movie School is a new, online "edu-tainment" initiative designed for parents with kids of all ages to use movies as the basis for guided learning. You can browse their website for movies by category, and stream the movies on common services like Netflix and Disney+. You can also follow the “project guide” page to find suggested research questions, art projects, ideas for dramatic play, discussion prompts and more. The movies will teach your kids countless life lessons while spending quality time together! The Tampa Theatre Movie School resources can be found at tampatheatre.org/tampa-theatre-movie-school/.

**SPECIAL EVENT: The Tampa Theatre will live-stream Buster Keaton’s 1926 comedy “The General” with a live musical accompaniment Friday, May 22! Watch nationally-renowned organist Dr. Steven Ball play to an empty auditorium at 7 p.m. May 22 on the Tampa Theatre Facebook page. Following the film, Dr. Ball will answer viewer questions. Make sure you tune into this special event! The screening is free, but donations will be accepted at TampaTheatre.org/give to support the nonprofit theatre, which remains closed.

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