Lights, Camera Action — Cinevent 2016

May 4, 2016 by

Cinvevent PosterIf you’re a fan of silent and early sound films or a collector of motion pictures and related items, then Cinevent 48 is for you. One of the associated conventions – along with FarmerCon – found on our home page, this year’s Cinevent runs from June 2 through June 5 in the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel on 50 North 3rd Street, just a few blocks from the Hyatt Regency, the PulpFest 2016 host hotel.

For nearly fifty years, Cinevent has featured movie screenings almost continually every day of the convention from morning through evening. The convention was co-founded by Steve Haynes — a big fan and supporter of PulpFest — who passed away in April of 2015.

In addition to over one-hundred tables of movie-related collectibles such as posters, lobby cards, press kits, DVDs, and 16 mm films, Cinevent features an extensive schedule of classic sound and silent films and one of the country’s largest live auctions of vintage posters. For a look at this year’s Cinevent film program, click here, and to keep abreast of the latest details on this fun convention, be sure to like the Cinevent Facebook page.

To book a room at the Renaissance Columbus, visit the Cinevent FAQ page and look for the “2016 Cinevent Hotel Registration” link, or, as a service to our associated convention, click hereIt’s our way of thanking Cinevent for its past and continuing support of PulpFest.

Although PulpFest 2016 will not have its own film program, the convention will still have a lot of great programming, plus a dealers’ room featuring tens of thousands of pulp magazines, vintage paperbacks, digests, men’s adventure and true crime magazines, original art, first edition hardcovers, series books, reference books, dime novels and story papers, Big Little Books, B-Movies, serials and related paper collectibles, old-time radio shows, and Golden and Silver Age comic books, as well as newspaper adventure strips. So what are you waiting for? Start making your plans to join us at the “pop culture center of the universe” for PulpFest 2016.

(King Vidor’s 1928 film THE CROWD, starring James Murray and Eleanor Boardman, will be one of the silent films shown at this year’s Cinevent. As with all of the convention’s silent films, it will be presented with live piano accompaniment.)

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