35mm Classic Film Series

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35mm Classic Film Series

Your favorite classic movies shown on 35mm film – the way they were meant to be seen

UCPAC’s 35mm Classic Film Series is more than just great movies.

It’s a trip back in time to the days when going to the movies was an event! Each ticket comes with FREE popcorn. Make sure to come early so you don’t miss our “Biggest Little Wurlitzer” organ in action followed by a classic film short. Our 35mm Classic Film Series is ongoing and features films from all eras. Here’s what’s playing:

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Classic Film Series: The Muppet Christmas Carol

UCPAC Main Stage 1601 Irving St, Rahway, NJ

Classic Film Series: The Muppet Christmas Carol Friday, December 23, 2022 8:00 PM The Muppet Christmas Carol stars Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the rest of the Muppet gang, along with Academy Award Winner Michael Caine as Ebeneezer Scrooge. Directed by Brian Henson (Muppet creator Jim Henson’s son in his feature directorial debut) and adapted from […]



UCPAC Main Stage 1601 Irving St, Rahway, NJ

35MM FILM SERIES: ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Friday, January 6th, 2023 8:00 PM “You know, you’re kinda pretty for a stuntman.” Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and features a large ensemble cast led by Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, who took home the Best Supporting Actor Oscar […]


What movie theatres still show 35mm films in New Jersey?

UCPAC is currently the only theatre proudly showing classic 35mm films in the Garden State. When you come to our theatre in Rahway, you will see some of the best films ever made, shown by people who truly appreciate the artform and experience of seeing movies in a “classic movie palace”.

Get to know the film fans who help bring UCPAC’s 35mm Classic Film Series to life.

Meet the projectionist:

Mark Pusillo is the house projectionist and he has over 45 years of projection experience.

Meet the organists:

Paul Citti is a staff organist at the Loew’s Jersey Theatre, a freelance pianist, a church organist and choir director (for 45 years), and a member of the Garden State Theatre Organ Society, assisting in the maintenance of their collection of instruments.

Eric Fahner’s first experience of a theatre pipe organ was at the UCPAC, with the late Lee Erwin playing the silent movie Wings. Erwin would later become Eric’s Mentor. Eric is organist of St. Mary’s Church and Loew’s Jersey Theatre, and of Loew’s 175th Street Theatre – The United Palace in NYC.

Love our classic films? Check out our UCPAC Classic Film Guild Facebook group and become a member today!

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UCPAC Main Stage
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ 07065

Box Office Hours

Tues.-Fri. 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Note: Box Office Opens 2 hours before the performance on show days.

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