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'Patriots Day' Film Depicting 2013 Bombings Premieres In Boston06:32
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Alex Wolff, from left, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon, Michelle Monaghan, and Themo Melikidze arrive at the 2016 AFI Fest "Patriots Day" Special Closing Night Gala Presentation at at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Nov. 17 in Los Angeles. (Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Alex Wolff, from left, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon, Michelle Monaghan, and Themo Melikidze arrive at the 2016 AFI Fest "Patriots Day" Special Closing Night Gala Presentation at at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Nov. 17 in Los Angeles. (Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
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Hollywood came to Boston Wednesday night for the local premiere of the movie, "Patriots Day," at the Wang Theatre. The film depicts the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and the later shootout on the streets of Watertown.

WBUR's Bruce Gellerman was on the scene minutes after the bombings and the later shootout. On Wednesday night, he took in the Hollywood depiction.

Correction: An earlier version of this story indicated the Boston screening was the film's world premiere. We regret the error.

This segment aired on December 15, 2016.

Bruce Gellerman Twitter Senior Reporter
Bruce Gellerman is an award-winning journalist and senior correspondent, frequently covering science, business, technology and the environment.

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