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CT LGBT Film Festival Marks 29 Years

At the first Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in 1988, two of its co-founders, William Mann and Terri Reid, stood in the back of Cinestudio on the opening night to gauge the audience reaction. "We showed the short films of Kenneth Anger. They were experimental films, just completely weird,"...

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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  • Hamden's Best Video Remains A Gatekeeper Of Film Culture

    Hamden's Best Video Remains A Gatekeeper Of Film Culture

    One of the best and most irreplaceable film archives on the East Coast began with a phone call from Hank Paper's father in New Jersey. At the time, in the early 1980s, Paper was living in Santa Monica, managing an apartment building, raising a young family while also shopping screenplays around...

  • Summer's Diversity On The Big Screen: From Film Fests To Drive-Ins

    Summer's Diversity On The Big Screen: From Film Fests To Drive-Ins

    Summertime is the season of superheroes in the cinemas, but for those with a taste for a different kind of movie, local venues and festivals will deliver. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art shows comic romance "Barcelona Christmas Night" June 24-26; Italian comic drama "The Complexity of Happiness"...

  • French 1946 'Beauty And The Beast' At Cinestudio

    French 1946 'Beauty And The Beast' At Cinestudio

    People who have never seen "La Belle et la Bete" owe it to themselves to go to Cinestudio, 300 Summit St., Hartford, sometime between Sunday and Thursday, May 29 to June 2, to feast their eyes on Jean Cocteau's visually splendid 1946 adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast." The French filmmaker adapted...

      • International Independent Film Series In West Hartford

        International Independent Film Series In West Hartford

        For the next eight months, the main branch of the West Hartford Library, at 20 S. Main St., will show a series of independent films from around the world. Each will be shown the first Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. in the library's meeting room. Admission is free. The schedule is as follows:...

          • 'Sonic Sea' Documentary At Real Art Ways

            'Sonic Sea' Documentary At Real Art Ways

            No new films are opening on Friday, May 20, at Real Art Ways, because the Hartford arts venue is getting ready for its big 40th birthday bash on Saturday, May 21. But from Monday to Thursday, May 23 to 26, RAW will show a documentary with a unique perspective on the subject of noise pollution. ...

              • Actor Frank Whaley Screening His Film 'Joe The King' In Ridgefield

                Actor Frank Whaley Screening His Film 'Joe The King' In Ridgefield

                Actor Frank Whaley, who is a resident of Redding, will bring one of the films he directed to the Prospector Theater, 25 Prospect St. in Ridgefield, on Sunday, May 22, and do a Q&A after. All proceeds from the evening will benefit the theater program at John Read Middle School in Redding. The movie...

                  • 'Surviving Sandy Hook' Part Of Ridgefield Film Festival

                    'Surviving Sandy Hook' Part Of Ridgefield Film Festival

                    The inaugural Ridgefield Independent Film Festival will be presented on Friday to Sunday, May 20 to 22, in various locations and includes another documentary about Sandy Hook, the fourth film about the tragedy in Newtown to show up at film festivals this spring. The Connecticut premiere of "Surviving...

                      • International Fly Fishing Film Festival At Yale

                        International Fly Fishing Film Festival At Yale

                        The International Fly Fishing Film Festival, an evening of short and feature-length films about angling, will be shown on Friday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. in New Haven. The event is sponsored by the Yale Fly Fishing Club. The films this year are "Along the Way,"...

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