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'Cuban Food Stories' film and a meal at Wadsworth Atheneum

Wadsworth Atheneum’s mouth-watering series “Food & Film,” which pairs food-related movies with themed meals in the museum’s café, continues with a movie and food from Cuba. “Cuban Food Stories” tells the story of Asori Soto, who lived in the United States and then returned to his homeland to re-discover...

  • Transgender documentary 'Little Miss Westie' at SCSU

    Transgender documentary 'Little Miss Westie' at SCSU

    On Nov. 15, Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven will screen a documentary about two transgender siblings, followed by a Q&A with the siblings and their parents. "Little Miss Westie" is about Ren, a transgirl, and Luca, a transboy, dealing with issues of puberty, school, dating and...

  • Labor activists host screening of 'Sorry to Bother You' at Tainted

    Labor activists host screening of 'Sorry to Bother You' at Tainted

    Tainted Inc., the Hartford beauty and lifestyle collective, and the Connecticut chapter of Industrial Workers of the World are teaming up to show a film that deals with workplace issues. “Sorry to Bother You” is a sci-fi satire starring Lakeith Stanfield as a telephone customer-service representative...

  • 'Brewmaster' documentary at Real Art Ways

    'Brewmaster' documentary at Real Art Ways

    The craft-beer business is booming nationwide, with microbreweries popping up all over. Real Art Ways in Hartford will celebrate the beer boom with a one-time-only screening of a documentary. “Brewmaster” tells the story of a New York lawyer who wants to open a brewery, and a Wisconsin man who...

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  • World War II revenge drama 'The Interpreter' at Wadsworth

    World War II revenge drama 'The Interpreter' at Wadsworth

    Two old men try to find the truth about the past, only to find it elusive, in “The Intepreter.” The drama tells the story of Ali, who sets out on a mission of revenge, to find the man who killed his parents in Slovakia during World War II. Instead, he finds that man’s son, and together they visit...

  • Irish famine drama 'Black 47' at Cinestudio

    Irish famine drama 'Black 47' at Cinestudio

    Artworks themed on Ireland’s 19th-century famine are rare. When the famine was happening, few had the resources, the ability, the strength or the desire to document the tragedy. When it was over, most wanted to forget it. The Irish were traumatized. The English, whose policies exacerbated the food...

  • Ski doc 'Face of Winter' in Hartford, New Haven, Stamford, Cornwall, Old Lyme

    Ski doc 'Face of Winter' in Hartford, New Haven, Stamford, Cornwall, Old Lyme

    Legendary ski documentarian Warren Miller died in January. But Warren Miller Films lives on, providing action-packed travelogues every year to get skiers stoked for the season. The 69th movie in the Warren Miller franchise will be shown at five venues statewide in November and December. At the...

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  • Drag Revue continues at Comix Club

    Drag Revue continues at Comix Club

    ‘Lipstick, Lashes & Lies: A Variety Drag Show” has become a regular event at the Mohegan Sun Comix Club, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. at the resort casino complex in Uncasville. The latest edition, 10 p.m. Nov. 23, has host Mia E Z’Lay welcoming drag stars Kira Stone, Lexi Deville and Flaminia. “Expect...

    • Movies, Big And Small, Playing In Hartford Area

      Movies, Big And Small, Playing In Hartford Area

      OPENING FRIDAY Boy Erased: Lucas Hedges drama about a teen forced into gay conversion therapy. Limited release. R. Deconstructing the Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour: Documentary lesson about the classic album. Real Art Ways. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: Eddie Redmayne fantasy based...

        • Fresh wrappings for four of Connecticut's 'Christmas Carol' plays

          Fresh wrappings for four of Connecticut's 'Christmas Carol' plays

          There are some new gifts, as well as a sleigh-full of familiar Christmas comforts, in the Christmas shows returning to Connecticut theaters this holiday season. TheaterWorks’ ‘Christmas on the Rocks’ TheaterWorks was all set to announce that Matt Wilkas and Jenn Harris would return as the stars...

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