A Man Called Ove

October 14, 2016
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Film (2015)
Written and directed by
Hannes Holm
Based on the novel of the same name
by Fredrik Backman
Opening in the Boston area
October 14, 2016
Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

A comedic drama about a depressed elderly widower whose life begins to change when a young family moves in next door.

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Hannes Holm
Screenwriter/Director of
A Man Called Ove

October 14, 2016
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A conversation with the director of the newly released film, A Man Called Ove, Sweden’s official 2017 entry for foreign language film at the Academy Awards.

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Here All Night

October 6, 2016
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Concert, Performance, Play
Conceived and Created by
Judy Hegarty Lovett,
Paul Clark, Conor Lovett and
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh
Includes texts by
Samuel Beckett
Director: Judy Hegarty Lovett
Composer/Musical Director:
Paul Clark
Gare St. Lazare Ireland
Paramount Main Stage
Washington Street
Theater District, Boston
October 5 – 9, 2016

A wonderfully performed piece – a kind of existentialist chamber oratorio – using words by Samuel Beckett with music by Paul Clark.

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Up and Coming: Father Joseph

October 6, 2016
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Film (2015)
Written and directed by
Jeff Kaufman
Boston screening and
panel discussion,
including the filmmaker
The Boston Foundation
75 Arlington St #1000, Boston
October 7, 2016, 6pm on

An account of the career of an inspiring Haitian social activist who, on a variety of fronts, has stimulated a whole range of social programs.

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Deborah Lipstadt
whose years in court
with a Holocaust denier
inspired the new film

October 3, 2016
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A talk with the author of the groundbreaking Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory (1993) who, after publication of the book, was taken to libel court in Britain by a prominent Holocaust denier, David Irving, the story of which is the basis of the current film Denial starring Rachel Weisz.

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Priscilla Queen Of The Desert

September 30, 2016
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Musical (2006)
Book by Stephan Elliott and
Allan Scott
Adapted from the film
The Adventures of Priscilla,
Queen of the Desert
Directed by Stacy Stephens
Fiddlehead Theatre Company
Citi Shubert Theater
Theater District, Boston
September 30 – October 9, 2016

A silly, fun musical about female impersonators traveling through Australia.

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The Plough And The Stars

September 29, 2016
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Play (1926)
by Sean O’Casey
Directed by Sean Holmes
Abbey Theatre
Dublin, Ireland
in conjunction with
American Repertory Theater
Loeb Theater, Harvard University
Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA
September 24 – October 9, 2016

A modernist take on the Irish classic about the complexities of the Easter Rising of 1916 in Dublin.

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September 23, 2016
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Opera (1875)
Music by Georges Bizet
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and
Ludovic Halévy
Conductor: David Angus
Production: Calixto Bieito
A coproduction with
Boston Lyric Opera
and San Francisco Opera
Boston Opera House
Theater District, Boston, MA
September 23 – October 2, 2016

An interestingly staged production of the great tragic classic, with a superb and sonorous diva in the leading role.

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