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‘Tis the Season, Fathom Holiday Movies Special

Written by Fathom Events on Nov 22, 2022 6:29 PM

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The holidays are HERE! Yes, the weather has cooled, the days are shorter, and the magic of the holidays is in the air, what better way to celebrate than with the perfect holiday movie? Going to the movies is a timeless family tradition – or even a way to escape the family – so sit back, relax at your local theater, and enjoy the magic of the movies. 

Fathom Events is bringing iconic and new holiday movies to the big screen this year! Each one of them makes the perfect gift, holiday escape, or family bonding experience.  

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)  

“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings” — Zuzu Bailey. 

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For many generations of families and movie lovers, It’s a Wonderful Life has been a festive favorite. Adapted from a Christmas Card short story written by Philip Van Doren Stern called The Greatest Gift, the film has often been called the greatest Christmas movie of all time [1]. It offers an inspiring message of community, sacrifice, and kindness over selfishness – themes that are timeless and a good reminder during the holidays.  

While It’s a Wonderful Life wasn’t initially considered a box office success, over time it has created the blueprint for countless other Christmas classics, becoming one of the most influential, enduring, and cherished holiday traditions for families around the world.  

Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies wrap up this year’s Big Screen Classics series by bringing It’s a Wonderful Life to the silver screen to celebrate its 75th anniversary on December 18 & 21.  

It’s Christmas Again (2022)  

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Who doesn’t love a good musical to spread holiday cheer? How about one for families that celebrates the meaning of Christmas in a fun and musical way? It’s Christmas Again follows the story of Jake Young (Lawson Touliatos) who wants to spend his Christmas vacation with his girlfriend, Abbey Walker (Leela Owen). When Abby volunteers for her church’s Christmas play, Jake is ready to skip Christmas altogether until an unexpected event lands him in a field outside Bethlehem on the night Jesus was born.  

It’s Christmas Again is a modern-day musical that explores the value of Christmas and offers an inspiring message. With catchy songs, an unforgettable cast, and a heartwarming story, this film is the perfect early Christmas gift for the whole family!  

Fathom Events and Mapelle Films are bringing It’s Christmas Again to theaters nationwide November 29th!  


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 In need of a historical fix this holiday season? I HEARD THE BELLS, the first feature film from Sight & Sound explores the life of America’s poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, as we see his struggles during the Civil War, and how the sounds of Christmas morning reignited his passion for writing. The film has it all: historical flavor, an inspiring message, and incredible sets and costumes, it will have you ringing all the way through the holidays.  

Fathom Events and Sight & Sound bring I HEARD THE BELLS to theaters nationwide starting December 1st!  

5,000 Blankets (2022)  

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With a star-studded cast featuring Pitch Perfect star Anna Camp, 5,000 Blankets is the perfect film for launching the season of giving. Inspired by a remarkable true story, 5,000 Blankets brings us on a powerful journey as Phillip and his mother Cyndi search for their missing loved one, taking to the streets and sparking a movement of compassion that warms a city. 

The film has that uplifting, giving-back heart. It is the perfect movie to get you into the spirit of helping others and spreading joy this holiday season. If you would like to learn more about the real-life Phillip and Cyndi, visit PHILLIP’S WISH.  

Fathom Events will be bringing 5,000 Blankets to theaters nationwide December 12 & 13 only!  

Happy Holidays from Fathom Events  

Whether it’s spreading joy, starting a family tradition, or finding the perfect stocking stuffer for the family, each one of these movies is sure to warm your heart and put you in the holiday spirit. So why not skip the Black Friday lines and treat those most important to you with a film experience they won’t forget? After all, the holidays are about creating memories and spending time with the ones we love the most.  

For more information about any of these titles, visit our event page. Happy Holidays from the Fathom Team!

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