Summer Kids Flicks Kicks Off 8th Season with Family Oriented Films

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The Grand Theatres and AmStar Cinemas Offers Special Summer Movie Program

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“Summer Kids Flicks offers fun films for the whole family at a great price,” said Ronald Krueger II, President of Southern Theatres, L.L.C.

The Grand Theatres and AmStar Cinemas, managed by Southern Theatres, L.L.C., announces the start of the popular annual film program Summer Kids Flicks. Geared towards kids and those who are kids at heart, the Summer Kids Flicks series will offer an exciting array of family-oriented films every Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the summer season. At participating locations, the box office will open every Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:30am, followed by a 10:00am showtime. Tickets may be purchased at the box office for only $3.50; the cost will include a small box of popcorn and a kid’s small soda. Attendance is expected to be high, so early arrival is recommended.

“Summer Kids Flicks offers fun films for the whole family at a great price,” said Ronald Krueger II, President of Southern Theatres, L.L.C. “and we are excited to be entering our eighth year of this film series. The response from the community has been tremendous.”

The schedule of shows varies by location, and is customized to match the surrounding area’s summer break. Visit and for participating locations and schedules. The series kicks off in late May, and continues through the summer.

Titles in the 2015 Summer Kids Flicks program:

  •     The Lego Movie
  •     Yogi Bear
  •     Space Jam
  •     Happy Feet
  •     Happy Feet 2
  •     How to Train Your Dragon 2
  •     Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who
  •     Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  •     Rio 2
  •     Shrek

About Southern Theatres
Southern Theatres, L.L.C., owned and operated by George Solomon, was formed in May of 2002. Solomon has been in the theatre business with his family for over 50 years and launched Southern Theatres, L.L.C. to develop and operate state-of-the art multiplex stadium-seating movie theatres.

In April 2005, Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) made a $30 million equity investment in Southern Theatres, LLC. VSS is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in media, communications and information industries in North America and Europe.

Southern Theatres, L.L.C. is currently responsible for the daily operations of The Grand Theatres, Amstar Cinemas, The Theatres at Canal Place and oversight of operations for Movie Tavern. The company operates 39 locations with 452 screens in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. Southern Theatres, L.L.C. is well positioned for continued expansion in key markets throughout the United States. Southern Theatres, LLC. is proud to be headquartered in New Orleans, LA.

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