The City of Pizza You’ve Never Heard of, a stylish tribute to Windsor-style pizza, will screen at Imagine Cinemas Lakeshore on December 11-12.
And on December 11 and 12, the film will finally be seen in the area it pays tribute to.
“We’ve been waiting a year and a half to make this announcement,” said George Kalivas, the film’s writer and co-producer. “This is something we really wanted to do.”
Six screenings of the documentary will take place on December 11 and 12 at Imagine Cinemas Lakeshore (164 Commercial Blvd., Tecumseh) – 4 pm, 7 pm and 9 pm on December 11 and 1 pm, 4 pm and 7 pm on December 12. from December.
Tickets are expected to sell out quickly, so those interested should reserve their own in advance, available to purchase online at imaginecinemas.com .
Kalivas, a Toronto resident who grew up in Windsor, considers the documentary an exciting project, which makes it very special to bring it back to where it all began.
“It means a lot to us to play this for everyone involved, to play this for the community that showed us nothing but support,” Kalivas said.
The 54-minute film follows Kalivas as he visits Windsor-Essex pizza personalities and pizzerias like Arcata, Armando’s, Spago, and more, in his efforts to uncover the secrets of authentic Windsor-style pizza.
So far, The Pizza City You’ve Never Heard of has screened at festivals in Portland, Oregon and Fredricton, New Brunswick. More festival dates await in New Haven, Connecticut and Beloit, Wisconsin.
“The reception has been incredible,” said Kalivas.
Kalivas’ production company Lrg Super has teamed up with Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island for the local premiere.