The World Theatre in Kearney Shows First New Release Film


Kearney– The World Theatre will show its first new release film since its grand re-opening, "Sleepwalk With Me," November 9th through the 11th.

The theatre recently received Kearney Area Community Foundation and City of Kearney Lottery Trust Fund grants to complete its fundraising project to purchase digital equipment. The new equipment enables the theatre to show new release films.

The film, "Sleepwalk With Me," stars comedian Mike Birbiglia and is produced by "This American Life" host Ira Glass. The weekend's showing at The World Theatre is sponsored by SCORR Marketing. Starring Birbiglia as an aspiring comedian who struggles expressing his true feelings about his stalled career, the movie also features Lauren Ambrose, who portrays Birbiglia's girlfriend.

The film won a 2012 Audience Award at Sundance and tickets are $5

Show times:

  • November 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m.
  • November 11 at 2 p.m.

All moviegoers who attend the film in their pajamas will receive a free small popcorn.