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BAFE to Celebrate KING KONG VS. GODZILLA’s 50th Anniversary
Bay Area Film Events has been doing movie screenings and film festivals throughout Northern California since 2004. Over the years, BAFE has done shows and events based on everything from Godzilla to Ultraman to James Bond, The Beatles, Halloween shows, CREATURE FEATURES tributes, movie nights at San Francisco Giants baseball games and much more.
In 2004, BAFE brought GODZILLAFEST to the Castro Theatre in San Francisco to celebrate Godzilla’s 50th anniversary. Screening 20 films in 7 days and bringing in a stellar line up of guests, including Akira Kubo, Hiroshi Koizumi, Russ Tamblyn, Jerry Ito, Ed Keane and Godzilla suit actor Tsutomu Kitagawa.
After doing shows at the Castro, Auctions by the Bay in Alameda, the Del Mar in Santa Cruz, the Crest in Sacramento, the Hyatt Cinema in Burlingame, the Cerrito Theater in El Cerrito, the Grand Lake in Oakland and more, for the last year BAFE has been concentrating on building audience awareness of the Bal Theatre in San Leandro, CA.
Having done shows there on THE MUNSTERS, THE THREE STOOGES and more, it is time to turn attention back to Godzilla, for the 50th anniversary of arguably the most popular of all the Godzilla films, KING KONG VS. GODZILLA.