Commentary
5:00 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Indie Film Guide: The Dude Abides

Jeff Bridges and a rug that really ties the room together in 'The Big Lebowski'
Jeff Bridges and a rug that really ties the room together in 'The Big Lebowski'

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

This time: an acclaimed music documentary, a midnight favorite, and a Lebowski extravaganza.

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Much Ado About Nothing

August 14 & 15, 5:30

Salina Art Center

Joss Whedon's much-anticipated (and well reviewed) adaptation of Shakespeare's play.

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Roman Holiday

August 15, 7:00

Orpheum Theatre

60th anniversary screening of the Audrey Hepburn / Gregory Peck romantic comedy.

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

August 16/17, midnight (show is Friday night/Saturday morning at midnight)

Orpheum Theatre

Wichita Pride

Everyone's favorite midnight movie is also, apparently, the longest-running theatrical release of all time.

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20 Feet From Stardom

August 16, 5:30 & 7:30

August 17 & 18; 2:00, 5:00 & 7:00

August 19 - 22, 5:30

Salina Art Center

Highly praised documentary about backup singers for some of music's biggest hitmakers.

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Dudegrass, A Lebowski Extravaganza

August 16, 5 - 9 p.m.

Tallgrass Film Association

Northrock Lanes

Third annual celebration of all things Lebowski, including a screening of The Big Lebowski, unlimited bowling, white Russian specials, a costume contest and a bathrobe runway show.

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Music: "Gimme Shelter" - The Rolling Stones