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'Grateful Dead Movie' In Area Theaters

In October 1974, the Grateful Dead staged a five-night "farewell" series of shows at Winterland in San Francisco. Deadheads can relive those days on April 20, when theaters nationwide broadcast "The Grateful Dead Movie (40th Anniversary)." Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann,...

  • Daniel Radcliffe Live On Screen At Cinestudio

    Daniel Radcliffe Live On Screen At Cinestudio

    Since the "Harry Potter" film series came to a close six years ago, Daniel Radcliffe has been a busy guy, distancing himself from the world-famous boy wizard. He's done horror, playing Igor in "Victor Frankenstein." He's done voice-over work, like on "BoJack Horseman," "Robot Chicken" and "The...

  • Doc On Martha's Vineyard Gentrification At Twain House

    Doc On Martha's Vineyard Gentrification At Twain House

    The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave. in Hartford, is celebrating Earth Day by screening a documentary about gentrification on Martha's Vineyard. "One Big Home" is directed by Thomas Bena, who works as a carpenter on the island off the coast of Cape Cod. For years, Bena observed the...

  • Movie, Doc About Interracial Couple The Lovings At Atheneum

    Movie, Doc About Interracial Couple The Lovings At Atheneum

    Nancy Buirski likes stories about women who are unintentional heroines. Her first documentary, "The Loving Story," tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, who defended their interracial marriage all the way to the Supreme Court, knocking down anti-miscegenation laws nationwide. Now Buirski...

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  • Boston Marathon Documentary In Area Theaters

    Boston Marathon Documentary In Area Theaters

    The Boston Marathon is a legendary foot race that took on added patriotic meaning in 2013 when a terrorist bombing near the finish line on Boylston Street killed three spectators and injured about 264. A documentary showing in theaters nationwide, including six in Connecticut, on April 19 tells...

  • I Am Michael' Part Of Cinestudio's LGBT Film Series

    I Am Michael' Part Of Cinestudio's LGBT Film Series

    A movie about a real-life gay activist who became a fundamentalist Christian anti-gay activist is the latest in the Second Thursdays series of LGBT-themed films at Cinestudio, 300 Summit St., at Trinity College in Hartford. "I Am Michael" tells the story of Michael Glatze (James Franco), who was...

  • RiffTrax Does 'Samurai Cop' At Area Theaters

    RiffTrax Does 'Samurai Cop' At Area Theaters

    RiffTrax, those guys from "Mystery Science Theater 3000" who screen bad classic films and rip them to shreds live, take on "Samurai Cop." The craptastic, 1991 action thriller tells the story of two cops on the trail of a renegade branch of the Yakuza crime syndicate that wants to control the L.A....

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