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Best Of '48 Hour Film Project New Haven' To Be Shown At Criterion

Judging for the "48 Hour Film Project New Haven,'' a short-filmmaking competition, is done and the best of those films will be shown on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 6 p.m. at Criterion Cinemas in New Haven. Teams of filmmakers wrote, shot, edited and turned in their four- to seven-minute-long movies in...

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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  • 'Men Go To Battle' At Real Art Ways

    'Men Go To Battle' At Real Art Ways

    On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28, Real Art Ways will show an acclaimed drama that gives a different perspective on the Civil War. "Men Go To Battle" takes place in 1861, telling the story of two Kentucky brothers struggling to hold onto their meager farm. Circumstances develop that compels...

  • Katharine Hepburn's 'Holiday' Screening In Cedar Hill Cemetery

    Katharine Hepburn's 'Holiday' Screening In Cedar Hill Cemetery

    Want to watch an outdoor movie in a cemetery? Cedar Hill Cemetery, 435 Fairfield Ave. in Hartford, hosts a movie night on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 7:30 p.m. The film being shown is appropriate: a movie starring Katharine Hepburn, who is buried there. "Holiday" is a 1938 comedy co-starring Cary Grant,...

  • 'Mona Lisa Is Missing' At NBMAA

    'Mona Lisa Is Missing' At NBMAA

    How does a person steal a legendary work of art and end up being hailed as a hero? That's what happened to Vincenzo Peruggia, whose life story is told in "Mona Lisa Is Missing." Peruggia was a former employee at the Louvre in Paris in 1911 when he walked into the museum, took Leonardo Da Vinci's...

    • 'Howard's End,' 'The Merchant Of Venice' At Cinestudio

      'Howard's End,' 'The Merchant Of Venice' At Cinestudio

      Cinestudio, at 300 Summit St. on the campus of Trinity College in Hartford, shows a new 4K restoration of one of the most beloved movies made by the legendary team of producer Ismail Merchant and director James Ivory. "Howard's End" tells the story of the clash of three families: the upper-crust...

      • New Haven Filmmaker Documents Struggles Of ‘Black Women In Medicine'

        New Haven Filmmaker Documents Struggles Of ‘Black Women In Medicine'

        The home-office in New Haven where Crystal Emery lives and works is full of inspirational messages. Her front door bears the sign "'I Can't' Doesn't Live Here Anymore." Above her desk reads a printout, "Conscious Positive Choices." Another printout reads "When God calls, He also provides." Emery's...

      • 'Mothra' Gets RiffTrax Treatment

        'Mothra' Gets RiffTrax Treatment

        Those old Japanese creature features seem like a natural fit for RiffTrax, those guys who live-rank on bad and cheesy vintage films. So this weekend offers a special treat: The RiffTrax Live takedown of "Mothra." The 1961 camp classic tells the story of two tiny women who are kidnapped and forced...

        • 'Thelma And Louise' At Area Theaters

          'Thelma And Louise' At Area Theaters

          One of the most popular female-centric films of the last three decades will be shown in area theaters in a 25th anniversary commemorative screening. "Thelma & Louise," from 1991, tells the story of a housewife and a waitress (Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon, respectively) who leave for a weekend...

            • Cinestudio Dedicates August To The Films Of Icon Wim Wenders

              Cinestudio Dedicates August To The Films Of Icon Wim Wenders

              German filmmaker Wim Wenders first became known to American audiences with "The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick." Peter McMorris remembers it well. "It was a great title, not the usual movie title, more like a book. I understood it right away and it drew me to that film," McMorris says. "The...

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