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'Baraka' At Cinestudio, An Annual Christmas Tradition

Cinestudio in Hartford presents its annual screening of what has become a local, alternative celebration of the holiday season. Ron Fricke's 1992 documentary "Baraka” studies human life and the varieties of religious experience by chronicling people all over the world: Indonesia, Nepal, Egypt,...

  • 'MeshugaNutcracker!' At Cinemark

    'MeshugaNutcracker!' At Cinemark

    Hanukkah and Christmas are linked forever for both being festival holidays happening in December. So it’s only natural that Jewish artists would someday co-opt a classic Christmas celebration to tell their own story. “The MeshugaNutcracker! A Chanukah Musical” adapts Tchaikovsky’s traditional “Nutcracker”...

  • Seven-Week Classic Films Series At Farmington Library

    Seven-Week Classic Films Series At Farmington Library

    Farmington Library, at 6 Monteith Drive, is staring a new series of classic films to run from early December to late January. The lineup includes many little-known gems featuring legendary stars. Showtime is 2 p.m. on Thursdays. Admission is free. farmingtonlibraries.org. Here’s the rest of the...

  • HSO Adds Second 'Harry Potter' Film To Live Performance Series

    HSO Adds Second 'Harry Potter' Film To Live Performance Series

    Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s three-concert screenings of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” was so successful that the HSO will present the sequel, “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” in April, symphony Executive Director Steve Collins says. The “Harry Potter in Concert” shows are live...

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  • LGBT Biopic 'Tom Of Finland' At Cinestudio

    LGBT Biopic 'Tom Of Finland' At Cinestudio

    Cinestudio, the art-house theater at 300 Summit St. at Trinity College in Hartford, has two unique offerings this week: one an homage to a pioneering homoerotic artist, the other a comedy about communism. The theater also will show a classic comedy in a late-night screening. From Sunday to Thursday,...

  • Yiddish Classic 'The Light Ahead' At University Of Hartford

    Yiddish Classic 'The Light Ahead' At University Of Hartford

    To celebrate the start of Hanukkah, the University of Hartford will present a screening of a classic Yiddish-language movie on Tuesday, Dec. 12. “The Light Ahead (Fishke der Krumer),” from 1939, tells the story of two young lovers who want to flee poverty for the big city of Odessa. They are helped...

  • From Classics To 'A MeshugaNutcracker', Movies For The Holidays

    From Classics To 'A MeshugaNutcracker', Movies For The Holidays

    Every Christmas, Connecticut film venues show the classic holiday movies: "It's a Wonderful Life," "Miracle on 34th Street," "A Christmas Story." This season will satisfy traditionalists with screenings of those films and other time-honored favorites. Two new films are on the schedule, too, and...

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