The Made in Nevada Film Festival takes place on Nevada Day weekend, showing double feature drive-in movies in Western Nevada College’s Lower Lot. Portions of each movie were filmed on location in Northern Nevada.
The Oct. 30 show starts at 6:15 p.m. with The Shootist, John Wayne’s last movie. This 1976 Western drama co-stars Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard and James Stewart and features images of Carson City and Washoe Valley. The Misfits from 1961, Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable’s last movie, starts at 8 p.m. Scenes were shot in Reno, Dayton and Pyramid Lake.
The Oct. 31 program is geard toward families. A reverse Nevada Day Parade, also at the Western Nevada College Lower Lot, takes place from 2-4 p.m. The Muppets screens at 6:15 p.m. and Sister Act with Whoopi Goldberg begins at 8 p.m. Both films feature recognizable Reno locations. Kids will receive trick-or-treat goodie bags upon check-in and can participate in a socially distanced costume parade.
The event is presented by Brewery Arts Center, Carson City Toyota, Western Nevada College, and the Carson City Classic Cinema Club.