Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

September 10, 2014
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Play (2012)
by Todd Kreidler
based on the screenplay of the 1967 film of the same name
by William Rose
Directed by David Esbjornson
Huntington Theatre Company
Boston University Theater
Symphony Hall area, Boston
September 5 – October 5, 2014

A beautifully executed and moving account of the original film drama, now adapted to the stage, about an impending marriage between a black man and a white woman, set in the late 1960s in San Francisco.

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Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight

September 8, 2014
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Play
by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Judy Braha
The Nora Theatre Company
Central Square Theater
Cambridge, MA
September 4 – October 5, 2014

A sometimes lively, impressionistic account of a unique woman physicist in eighteenth century France who spurns convention in various ways. She was also Voltaire’s long-time lover.

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Letter to Momo

August 29, 2014
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Film (2011)
Written and directed by
Hiroyuki Okiura

A Japanese anime feature about a young girl, Momo, and her mother, who go to live on a remote island where Momo encounters some exotic, challenging and ultimately quite interesting otherworldly creatures.

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Magic In The Moonlight

August 1, 2014
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Film (2014)
Written and directed by
Woody Allen
With Colin Firth and Emma Stone
Kendall Square Cinema
Cambridge, MA

Set in the 1920s in Southern France, a magician is called in to expose the techniques of a presumed spiritualist.

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Astro Boy & The God of Comics

July 30, 2014
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Play (2012)
Written and directed by
Natsu Onoda Power
Company One Theatre
Boston Center for the Arts
South End, Boston, MA
July 18 – August 16, 2014

A surprisingly dramatic entertainment that begins with comic-book fantasy and moves backward in time towards evocative biography.

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And So It Goes

July 25, 2014
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Film (2014)
Directed by Rob Reiner
With Michael Douglas and
Diane Keaton

A comedy about an unexpected relationship between sixty-somethings.

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Interview with Rob Reiner

July 21, 2014
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A round table discussion with the noted actor-writer-director in anticipation of the release of his new film, And So It Goes, starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, opening in Boston on July 25th.

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Boyhood

July 18, 2014
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Film (2014)
Written and directed by
Richard Linklater
With Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater
Kendall Square Cinema
Cambridge, MA

An amazing cinematic narrative shot over the span of twelve years focusing on the life of a boy from childhood through young adulthood.

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