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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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  • Manhattan Short Film Festival In 5 CT Towns

    Manhattan Short Film Festival In 5 CT Towns

    The Manhattan Short Film Festival, the annual showcase of top-notch short films from around the globe, gets more prestigious every year. Last year's bronze medal winner, "Bear Story," went on to win an Oscar for animated short, and another film, "Shok," was nominated for the live-action short Oscar....

  • Irish Film Festivals In Fairfield, Hamden, Glastonbury

    Irish Film Festivals In Fairfield, Hamden, Glastonbury

    Irish eyes are smiling on Connecticut this week. Three separate Irish film events — two festivals and an individual screening — are being held around the state. Fairfield The Irish Studies Program at Fairfield University presents its ninth annual "The Irish in Film," a five-movie free program starting...

  • 'Newtown' Documentary Gets One-Day National Screening

    'Newtown' Documentary Gets One-Day National Screening

    "Newtown," the documentary about the Sandy Hook School massacre on Dec. 14, 2012, and its aftermath, will be screened in cinemas nationwide one day only, on Nov. 2. The 7 p.m. screenings will be followed by a live "town hall" panel discussion with audiences from around the country, which Fathom...

    • Milford Celebrates Mural's Unveiling With Programs, Film

      Milford Celebrates Mural's Unveiling With Programs, Film

      In 1940, a mural funded by the Works Progress Administration was installed at Milford's Central Grammar School. In 1986, the school was demolished. Bill Meddick, of Milford Arts Center, and Frank Vespi, of the town's board of education, rescued a 4-foot-by-6-foot portion of the mural before the...

      • 'Adele's Wish' Art Documentary At NBMAA

        'Adele's Wish' Art Documentary At NBMAA

        Last year, Helen Mirren made a splash with her movie "Woman in Gold," a fact-based drama about a woman who fought to recover her family heirloom, Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I," after it had been looted by the Nazis. On Thursday, Sept. 29, New Britain Museum of American Art will...

        • The Third Annual FTMA Film Festival At Sacred Heart University

          The Third Annual FTMA Film Festival At Sacred Heart University

          Sacred Heart University in Fairfield will host its third annual FTMA Film Festival, named for its Film and Television Masters of Arts program, from Thursday to Sunday, Sept. 22 to 25. This year's honorees are writer-director Rebecca Miller, who will show her latest film, "Maggie's Plan," and actor...

          • Real Art Ways Hosts "Art House Theater Day"

            Real Art Ways Hosts "Art House Theater Day"

            Real Art Ways, at 56 Arbor St. in Hartford, is holding an "Art House Theater Day" on Saturday, Sept. 24, with two screenings, one for the whole family, the other for adults only. Two animated shorts, "The Christmas Log" and "Back to School," will be shown at 1 p.m. A screening of "Phantasm" will...

              • Refugee Documentary 'Salam, Neighbor' In Fairfield

                Refugee Documentary 'Salam, Neighbor' In Fairfield

                A documentary filmed in a Syrian refugee camp and co-directed by Fairfield County native Chris Temple will be shown on Monday, Sept. 26, at Fairfield University. "Salam Neighbor" has Temple and his co-director, Zach Ingrasci, living among 80,000 refugees in the Za'atari camp in Jordan, getting...

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