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'Alex And Eve' At Wadsworth Atheneum

Relations between Christians and Muslims are newsworthy these days. A new film to be shown at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art addresses this issue in a way appropriate to Valentine's Day, in a comic-romantic way. "Alex and Eve" tells a story set in Sydney, Australia. Alex, a schoolteacher who...

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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  • Leonard Bernstein's 'Mass,' 1973 Concert Film, At Yale

    Leonard Bernstein's 'Mass,' 1973 Concert Film, At Yale

    In 1973, the Yale Symphony Orchestra, under the leadership of Maestro John Mauceri, traveled to Vienna, Austria, to perform the European premiere of Leonard Bernstein's "Mass." That concert was recorded and the film was shown on public TV for many years afterward. Yale will host a screening of...

  • Vampire Double Feature At Bristol Historical Society

    Vampire Double Feature At Bristol Historical Society

    Some people celebrate Valentine's weekend with flowers, chocolates, a dinner at a romantic restaurant. Others go see vampire movies. An event on Feb. 12 and 13 at Bristol Historical Society is for the latter group. A double feature of classic Dracula films will be shown in three separate screenings....

  • 'Arabian Nights,' 'The Birds' At Wadsworth Atheneum

    'Arabian Nights,' 'The Birds' At Wadsworth Atheneum

    In Feburary, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford shows a trilogy of films that give a contemporary spin on the classic "Arabian Nights." All three were made in Portugal by Miguel Gomes. The first is "Arabian Nights: Volume 1 — The Restless One," an allegorical fantasy that uses the classic...

      • CCSU Showing Series Of Free Classic Films

        CCSU Showing Series Of Free Classic Films

        Central Connecticut State University Alumni Association is holding a classic film series across three Friday afternoons, with movies from the '30s and '40s. Showtimes will be at 2 p.m. in Torp Theatre in Davidson Hall on the CCSU campus at 1615 Stanley St. in New Britain. Admission is free. Here's...

          • Movie Shoot Continues in Middletown, Portland Through The Weekend

            Movie Shoot Continues in Middletown, Portland Through The Weekend

            A movie is being shot in Portland and Middletown through Sunday, Feb. 7. "House Rules" is about a man who starts fighting in the underground fight world after his relationship with his wife and son hits the skids, according to producer David Gere. "Sopranos" star Vincent Pastore, Disney TV star...

              • Oscar-Nominated Short Films At Real Art Ways

                Oscar-Nominated Short Films At Real Art Ways

                Real Art Ways, at 56 Arbor St. in Hartford, begins its annual celebration of Oscar-nominated short films this week. All of the short films nominated this year for Academy Awards will be shown, in different schedules, over three weeks. The programs are divided into categories: animated, live-action...

                  • 'Witness Bahrain' At Ridgefield Playhouse

                    'Witness Bahrain' At Ridgefield Playhouse

                    From 2010 to 2012, democratic uprising swept through the Muslim world, in a movement known as the "Arab Spring." On Saturday, Feb. 6, Ridgefield Playhouse will show a documentary by a filmmaker who witnessed the aftermath of this phenomenon. She will be there for a post-screening Q&A. In "Witness...

                      • Davie Bowie's 'Labyrinth' At Cinestudio

                        Davie Bowie's 'Labyrinth' At Cinestudio

                        The late, great David Bowie is the focus of a late-night film on Friday, Jan. 29, at Cinestudio in Hartford. "Labyrinth" is the 1986 fantasy that stars Bowie as Gareth the Goblin King, who grants the wish of a teenage girl (Jennifer Connelly) that her little brother disappear. She then must rescue...

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