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Theatrical Premiere Engagement! MADELINE'S MADELINE • September 14–24

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Mon, May 8, 2017

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Harold & Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

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Exclusive Area Premiere May 5–11

(2015) dir Daniel Raim w/Lillian Michelson, Harold Michelson, Danny DeVito, Mel Brooks, Francis Ford Coppola [94 min; DCP]
Movie fans know the work of Harold and Lillian Michelson, even if they don’t recognize the names. Working largely uncredited in the Hollywood system, storyboard artist Harold and film researcher Lillian left an indelible mark on classics by Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg, Mel Brooks, Stanley Kubrick, Roman Polanski and many more. Through an engaging mix of love letters, film clips and candid conversations with Harold and Lillian, Danny DeVito, Mel Brooks, Francis Ford Coppola and others, this deeply engaging documentary from Academy Award®-nominated director Daniel Raim offers both a moving portrait of a marriage and a celebration of the unknown talents that help shape the films we love.

“I was charmed and inspired by HAROLD AND LILLIAN, a doc about the rarest of things: a successful Hollywood marriage.” – Scott Tobias, NPR

“Truly charming…A terrifically moving human story!” – Glenn Kenny, Vanity Fair

NYT Critic’s Pick! “Like flipping through misplaced leaves in a photo book, the documentary maintains a free-flowing tone as it uncovers the work that went into creating some of the indelible scenes in Hollywood history.” – Monica Castillo, New York Times

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Friday 5/5
at 8:30 PM
Saturday 5/6
at 5:30 7:30 PM
Sunday 5/7
at 7:30 PM
Monday 5/8
at 3:30 PM
Tuesday 5/9
at 4:00 6:00 PM
Wednesday 5/10
at 5:00 PM
Thursday 5/11
at 7:00 PM

 
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