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What's Playing at the Movies This Week?Boston
Wed, January 1, 2020  -  Tue, December 15, 2020   
Find out what's playing at the local Movie Theatres this week. Just enter your specific city or town and movie listings and times are provided.
My Hindu Friend starring Willem Dafoe (Adults)Gloucester, $
Today  -  Fri, January 24, 2020   
A film director very close to death, surrounded by people who are having trouble dealing with his current tempestuous mood. Chances are he won't survive, but if he does, he must relearn how to live.
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Belmont World Film's 17th Annual Family Festival4 Locations, $
Today  -  Mon, January 20, 2020   
Film festival geared to children age 2-12, featuring some of the world’s most amazing animated, live action, and documentary films, animation workshops, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Storytime.
Annie (1982)Brookline, $
Sat, January 18, 2020  -  Sat, January 18, 2020   
Director John Houston's film adaptation of the Broadway smash hit, which in turn was based on the perennial cartoon favorite. It's the movie of tomorrow!
The Lorax MovieArlington, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020   
Come watch Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” and learn how you can “speak for the trees”! Receive a paper bag at the door full of activities including fun, DIY movie props, a snack, and your very own “truffula seed”.
Science on Screen, Jr.: Big Hero 6Brookline, $
Sun, February 2, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy adventure that introduces Baymax, a lovable personal companion robot.
45th Boston Science Fiction Film FestivalSomerville, $$$
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
The Boston Science Fiction Film Festival(“Boston SciFi”) is an 11-day cinematic event held at the historic Somerville Theatre from February 7th to the 17th. The 2020 edition marks our 45th anniversary as the longest running genre fest in America.
Film Diaghilev and the Ballets RussesClinton, $
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
Produced by the National Gallery of Art for their 2013 exhibition Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music, the documentary explores the impresario Serge Diaghilev.
NYCIFF presents Kid Flicks OneBrookline, $
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
The New York International Children's Film Festival's Kid Flicks One gives a warm welcome to all budding cinephiles with this lively international lineup of fun.
Sing-A-Long Wizard of OzArlington, $$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
An interactive film/theatrical event with loads of audience participation, a lively master of ceremonies, costume contest, and 'fun-packs' for all! Sing-A-Long Wizard of Oz invites audiences of all ages to celebrate the story of Dorothy and her fantastical journey...
Science on Screen, Jr.: The Wizard of OzBrookline, $
Sun, March 8, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
In this Science on Screen, Jr. presentation, before the film, an expert will speak about what we know and don't know about tornadoes and how to predict them.
Science on Screen, Jr.: Honey, I Shrunk the KidsBrookline, $
Sat, March 21, 2020  -  Sat, March 21, 2020   
Before the film, an expert will speak about nanotechnology and the huge potential of truly tiny tech. Rick Moranis stars as a preoccupied inventor who just can't seem to get his shrinking machine to work.


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