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July 23, 4 p.m. The Manchurian Candidate Screening And Discussion
The ARTery contributor Joyce Kulhawik will moderate a discussion following a screening of the 1962 classic, “The Manchurian Candidate.”
About The Manchurian Candidate
Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) is a Staff Sergeant in the Korean war serving alongside Major Ben Marco (Frank Sinatra) when their patrol is ambushed by Communist soldiers. Having escaped, the squad returns to the U.S. where Raymond is to receive the Medal of Honor for single-handedly saving the lives of his squad. Marco, however, becomes suspicious of Shaw after his recurring nightmares lead him to believe there is more to the rescue than meets the eye, and launches himself into a world of corruption, politics, intrigue, and brainwashing. Tickets are $20, and include complimentary popcorn.
July 27, 6 p.m. Boston Book Festival’s Literary Trivia
WBUR reporter and anchor Jack Lepiarz will host the Boston Book Festival’s 6th annual literary pub trivia night at Trident Booksellers & Cafe in Boston. Teams should include no more than 6 members. The teams with the top 3 scores will receive prizes donated by BBF and partners. There will also be a special prize for the best team name. Players without a team are free to join the existing Dickensian Orphans team.
Tickets are $15. Trident food and drinks will be available for purchase.
July 29, 2 p.m. Woods Hole Film Festival 2017
WBUR is proud to sponsor the 26th Annual Woods Hole Film Festival from Saturday, July 29 through Saturday, August 5, 2017. The Festival is the oldest on Cape Cod and the Islands, and is dedicated to presenting the best independent films from emerging filmmakers. Each summer over 8 days, the Festival presents over 130 films from around the world in Woods Hole and Falmouth. Filmmakers and patrons alike travel to Woods Hole from across the globe to see great films, meet interesting filmmakers, and support the festival’s sponsors.
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