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  • Published
    June 17, 2017

    Dissecting the ‘Glory’ of war

    The Friends of the Thomaston Public Library presents the Friday Night Film Series, screening movies every week at 7 p.m. in the historic Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Parking and handicapped accessibility is in the rear of the building. In June, the theme is 100 Years Ago: WWI. The month continues Friday, June 23, with “Paths of Glory” (1957, USA), a compelling masterpiece from director/writer ...

  • Published
    June 16, 2017

    ‘Almost Sunrise’ gets Maine premiere

    Rockland Public Library will present the Maine premiere screening of the 2016 documentary “Almost Sunrise” Thursday, June 29, at 6:30 p.m. The screening is in collaboration with “POV,” PBS' award-winning nonfiction film series. “Almost Sunrise,” directed by Michael Collins, focuses two Iraq veterans, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, both tormented by depression for years after they returned home and pushed to the ...

  • Published
    June 15, 2017

    'Mrs. Brown' for Teatime

    Teatime Movie “Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown” (1997, UK/Ireland/USA) wraps the June movie schedule at Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Monday, June 26, at 1 p.m. After her husband Prince Albert dies, Queen Victoria (Dame Judi Dench) becomes depressed and introverted. Her servant, simple Scottish Highlander John Brown (Billy Connolly), helps her enjoy life again through his kindness and friendship with her. However, their ...

  • Published
    June 12, 2017

    Strand gets Reel (Film Festival)

    The presentation of movies as they were originally meant to be viewed — on 35mm film projected onto the silver screen — is coming back to the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., for two days, Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24. Three films — “Cabaret,” “A Star is Born” and “The Band Wagon” — will be the lineup for the Reel Film Festival, which organizers hope will become an annual event for the downtown Strand. “The ...

  • Published
    June 10, 2017

    Exploring the consequences of war

    The Friends of the Thomaston Public Library presents the Friday Night Film Series, screening movies every week at 7 p.m. in the historic Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Parking and handicapped accessibility is in the rear of the building. In June, the theme is 100 Years Ago: WWI. The month continues Friday, June 16, with “Behind the Lines” (1997, UK/Canada), an R-rated movies that runs 114 ...

  • Published
    June 8, 2017

    Points North, Opera House screen ‘Risk'

    The Points North Institute and the Camden Opera House continue their monthly CIFF Selects series with “Risk” (2016, Germany/USA), the latest documentary from Academy Award-winning director Laura Poitras (“Citizenfour”), Wednesday, June 21, at 7 p.m. at the downtown opera house, Elm Street/Route 1. Filmed over six years, “Risk” is a complex and volatile character study that collides with a high-stakes election ...

  • Published
    June 3, 2017

    Familiar struggles in 100 Years Ago series

    The Friends of the Thomaston Public Library presents the Friday Night Film Series, screening movies every week at 7 p.m. in the historic Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Parking and handicapped accessibility is in the rear of the building. In June, the theme is 100 Years Ago: WWI. The month continues Friday, June 9, with “The Eagle & The Hawk” (1933, USA), a nonrated film that runs 68 minutes. The ...

  • Published
    June 1, 2017

    Movies, music at Vose Library

    Movie screenings and music are offered in June at Vose Library, 392 Common Road, as well as the beginning of the “Come Spring” season. These programs are free and open to the public; donations to cover the licensing fee for screenings are welcomed. A Fan Favorite Movie, “Remember the Titans” (2000, USA), starts off the month Monday, June 12, at 7 p.m. The drama tells of forced high school integration in Alexandria...

  • Published
    May 31, 2017

    Harry Potter Fest continues at Strand

    “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” (2004, UK/USA) will be screened as Part 3 of the Harry Potter Film Fest Sunday, June 11, at noon at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. The fest is co-presented by Allen Insurance & Financial, with support from Bangor Savings Bank. “The Prisoner of Azkaban” is somewhat of a departure from the preceding Harry Potter movies, and it is particularly beloved among fans for its ...

  • Published
    May 31, 2017

    Making a case for nonhuman rights

    The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., will screen the highly-acclaimed documentary “Unlocking the Cage” (2016, USA), directed by Academy Award- nominated Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker (best known for “Don’t Look Back” and “The War Room”), Sunday, June 11, at 5:30 p.m. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion facilitated by Shelley Johnson, with Save The Chimps Executive Director Molly Polidoroff and ...

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