‘Secret Mall Apartment’ Should Premiere At The Mall

This just has to happen. The documentary “Secret Mall Apartment” was a hit at the SXSW Festival and now has $10 million and actor Jesse Eisenberg attached to the project. He and director Jeremy Workman are wildly enthusiastic about this idea. One sticking point? Artist Michael Townsend, the subject of the film, was banned permanently […]

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At The Avon

(4.4) This week at the Avon Cinema: “Perfect Days” is the latest from German filmmaker Wim Wenders. The subject of public toilets may seem unusual until you see how Japan does it up: Hirayama (Koji Yakusho) works as a public toilet cleaner in Shibuya, Tokyo. His is a calm, quiet existence. Every day, he wakes

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Watch Oscar Shorts In A Real Theater

(3.3) Both the Avon Cinema and the Columbus Theatre are screening all three of the Oscar short categories. Avon Cinema — February 23 thru Thursday, February 29. Animation: 2:15pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Documentary: 1:15pm, Monday & Tuesday. Live Action: 1:15pm, Wednesday/ 2:20pm, Thursday. The Columbus Theatre — Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3. Animation:

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Prov Children’s Film Festival Starts

The Providence Children’s Film Festival kicks off this Friday and runs through February 25. Venues include the Wheeler School Gilder Center, South Providence Library, Mount Pleasant Library, the Newport Art Museum, RISD Museum Metcalf Auditorium, and the Providence Athenaeum. Go here for event calendar. Opening night party and film Friday, Friday 16, at the Fleet

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Movie People In Town

Filming on Lorraine Avenue is scheduled to end tomorrow, at least that was the scuttlebutt among the neighbors and onlookers today. Directed by James L. Brooks, “Ella McCay” stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Woody Harrelson. Other cast members include Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”and “Welcome to Chippendales”) and Boston native Ayo Edebiri who is having a

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