Stephen Jannise has the soul of a cinephile. He has been professionally programming movies in Austin for two years, but the 27 year-old head of the Paramount Theatre’s film department has been thinking like a programmer since he was a teenager.
When Netflix debuted during Jannise’s high school years, the Nederland native considered starting a program were people could go online and write down a description of their mood or interests and Jannise would suggest a fitting movie for the occasion.
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Paramount Summer Film Classics
When: Thursday-Sept. 6. Opening night double feature of ‘Casablanca’ and ‘Annie Hall’ starting at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Where: Paramount Theatre and Stateside at the Paramount, 713 Congress Ave.
Tickets: Online advanced ticket sales, $8; telephone and box office sales, $10; Flix-Tix package, $50 for 10 admissions.
Information/full schedule: www.austintheatre.org; 472-5470.