Welcome to the Tambakos Programs at Merrimack College
The Tambakos Film Collection and the Tambakos Classic Film Series at Merrimack College commemorate the life and passion of alumnus Demmy (Peter) Tambakos ’74. At the time of his accidental death, Tambakos was an aspiring screenwriter.
To commemorate his friend and colleague, playwright and actor George Furth donated his extensive film collection and an endowment fund to the College. Furth has enjoyed a successful career in Hollywood and on Broadway. He is a member of the Motion Picture Academy and has received two Tony awards.
The Tambakos Classic Film Series and The International Film Series
The Tambakos Film Collection proudly presents a series of classic Hollywood films as part of the Rogers Center for the Arts programming. Approximately 12 films are screened each year, and are preceded by commentary. These films are open to the public and are free of charge.
To complement the Classic Film Series, the Tambakos Film Collection also co-sponsors with the Girard School of Business and International Commerce a series of International Films. This series is designed to introduce to the students of Merrimack College and the surrounding community to the wonderful world of films from a variety of cultures.
All Films are open to the public and are free of charge Expert commentary starts at 6:30 p.m. and the film begins at 7:00 p.m.
Tambakos Film Series
February 24, 2016
March 2, 2016
Stand By Me
March 23, 2016
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
April 6, 2016
The Big Chill
April 27, 2016
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence