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From 'It's A Wonderful Life' To 'Dingleberry Jingles': 7 Holiday Films To See In The Theater

If you find yourself yearning to visit the movies (even after going to see "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" twice) consider catching some of these holiday films playing across Boston and Cambridge.

You'll find an eclectic range, from popular classics like "The Muppet's Christmas Carol" and "It's A Wonderful Life" to the more obscure, like  George Kuchar's "Dingleberry Jingles."


"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (2000)
December 16 at 6 p.m.
Boston Public Library, Copley Square

This screening is part of the library's Monday Night Film series. Various holiday films will play through December for free. Check out the BPL's events calendar for more info.

"The Nightmare Before Christmas" (1993)
December 20 & 21 at 11:59 p.m.
Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline

What better hour to catch Tim Burton's masterpiece, a part of the theater's @fter Midnite series.

"It’s A Wonderful Life" (1946)
December 20-23, various showtimes
Brattle Theater, Cambridge

Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore star in this timeless classic. See a full list of showtimes at the Brattle Theater calendar.

"White Reindeer" (2013)
December 20-23 nightly at 9:30 p.m.
Brattle Theater, Cambridge

This new dark comedy directed by Zach Clark premiered at South by Southwest in 2013.

"The Muppet's Christmas Carol" (1992)
December 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Coolidge Corner Theater

Bring the kids (recommended for those aged 4 and up) to this early screening.

"A Kuchar Kristmas"
December 21 at 7 p.m.
Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

This screening will feature four of underground film director George Kruchar's digital shorts, including "Dingleberry Jingles" and "The Flakes of Winter."

"Vintage Holiday Show"
December 22 at 3 p.m.
Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

Enjoy a variety show featuring holiday themed shorts for people of all ages at this free screening.

This program aired on December 9, 2013. The audio for this program is not available.

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