The Downing Film Center presents the Academy Award-winning film Going My Way as a holiday treat for the community. The film is not rated but can be treated as G – appropriate for the whole family. Going My Way is a 1944 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald. Based on a story by McCarey, the film is about a new young priest taking over a parish from an established old veteran. Going My Way was the highest-grossing picture of 1944, and was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, winning seven, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.
Going My Way will have special screenings at the Downing Film Center at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 27, at noon on Saturday, Dec. 28, and again at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 30.
Ticket prices for Going My Way are as follows: general admission $5; 21 and under and members free. For this special film only, tickets can be reserved by phone. Call the Downing at 845-561-3686 and leave a detailed message with name, show time, number of tickets and a telephone number. Seating is on a first-come first-served basis.
The Downing Film Center is located at 19 Front St., Newburgh.