Classic movie celebrates Christmas

In celebration of the Christmas season, East Tennessee neighbors are invited to enjoy two free screenings of “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the historic Tennessee Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.

The film will be shown at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and no ticket is required. Seating is limited to the theater’s capacity.

As a bonus, moviegoers will have the opportunity to pick up $2 discount coupons for the City of Knoxville’s Holidays on Ice open-air skating rink on Market Square.

Released in 1947 and starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, “It’s a Wonderful Life” is was nominated for five Academy Awards and ranks No. 20 on the American Film Institute’s “100 Greatest Movies of All Time” list.

The Tennessee Theatre is located at 604 S. Gay Street in downtown Knoxville. Free parking is available in the State Street garage. Patrons with special needs should contact the Tennessee Theatre in advance at 865-684-1200.

The movie screening is sponsored by Home Federal Bank.