Pay tribute to Gene Wilder this weekend at IMA and IMAX

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American comic actor Gene Wilder, originally Jerry Silkman stars with nightclub comedian Richard Pryor in the action comedy 'Silver Streak'. Directed by Arthur Hiller, the film was chosen for the 31st Royal Film Festival. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Museum of Art is partnering with the IMAX Theater at the Indiana State Museum to celebrate the life of comedy icon Gene Wilder.

The Wilder film fest begins at the IMA on Friday night with a screening of Mel Brooks’s Young Frankenstein at 7p.m.

The film fest continues on Saturday at the IMAX Theater at the Indiana State Museum, where you can see Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at 11 a.m. and Blazing Saddles at 7:30 p.m.

So get a group of friends together to laugh and sing this weekend in memory of one of history’s greatest actors.

Ticket info for Young Frankenstein

Ticket info for Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Ticket info for Blazing Saddles

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