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'Crossing Borders' Theme Of April In Paris Film Festival At Cinestudio

Karen Humphreys, director of the April in Paris Film Festival, came up with the theme "Crossing Borders" months ago, before the current president took office. But when travel bans and other measures began being implemented targeting some immigrants, the theme took on added relevance. "It's about...

Cheap And Free Movies In Connecticut

Sometimes you just want to see a movie away from home but avoid the bigger theaters and venues. And many of these movies you won't find on Netflix or in that Red Box machine in your supermarket anyway. So we've rounded up some other options for you at libraries, museums, in the parks, etc. Most...More

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  • French Film Festival In Greenwich

    French Film Festival In Greenwich

    Just before the French film festival starts at Cinestudio in Hartford, another French film fest will be held in Fairfield County. Focus on French Cinema, presented by Alliance Française of Greenwich, runs March 31 to April 2 at the Bow Tie Cinemas Greenwich. The highlight of the event is a screening...

  • 'My Life As A Zucchini' At Real Art Ways

    'My Life As A Zucchini' At Real Art Ways

    Real Art Ways in Hartford is showing two family-friendly matinees of an Oscar-nominated animated French film on April 1 and 2 "My Life as a Zucchini" tells the story of a boy whose nickname is Courgette (Zucchini), whose mother disappears. At his new foster home, and with the help of a friendly...

  • Alejandro González Iñárritu To Speak At Wesleyan

    Alejandro González Iñárritu To Speak At Wesleyan

    Mexican film auteur Alejandro González Iñárritu, a four-time Oscar winner who directed “Birdman,” “The Revenant,” “Biutiful,” “Babel,” “21 Grams” and “Amores Perros,” will come to Wesleyan University on Wednesday, April 5, at 8 p.m. for an onstage conversation about the art of cinema with Jeanine...

      • '1984' Screenings To Benefit Civil-Liberties Charities

        '1984' Screenings To Benefit Civil-Liberties Charities

        Since the presidential election, protest-art events are popping up everywhere, including movie theaters. On April 4, about 90 cinemas around the country will screen the movie "1984," based on George Orwell's legendary novel about a hellish totalitarian society. The film, released in 1984, stars...

        • Environmental Film Series At Yale, Connecticut College

          Environmental Film Series At Yale, Connecticut College

          The Environmental Film Festival at Yale, a series focusing on sustainability issues that is sponsored by the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, will be Wednesday to Saturday in locations around New Haven. The festival will open April 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the lawn at Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect...

          • Black Sea Film Symposium At Yale

            Black Sea Film Symposium At Yale

            Yale University is hosting a Black Sea Film Festival, a two-day series of six films from countries bordering on the Black Sea, with discussions on the subjects of the films and on the countries they come from. All screenings are free and will be at Luce Hall Auditorium at Yale University, 34 Hillhouse...

            • Collinsville Hosts 2-Day Film Fest

              Collinsville Hosts 2-Day Film Fest

              The Collinsville Film Festival will return to Canton Town Hall, 4 Market St., for its fourth annual series, a two-day event on March 31 and April 1 that will feature two documentaries and two shorts blocks. Admission is free to all screenings. The festival will open March 31 at 7:15 p.m. with "Supergirl,"...

              • Basketball Documentary Kicks Off Hartford Jewish Film Festival

                Basketball Documentary Kicks Off Hartford Jewish Film Festival

                As the NCAA basketball tournaments get started and Connecticut dives into its annual obsession with bracketology, the Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival celebrates basketball, too. It's 21st annual 10-day festival will open on March 16 with a documentary about an extraordinary athletic feat...

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