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newportFILM presents May Mini-Fest!

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Join us for a weekend of films for ALL AGES!

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: THE ARTIST IS PRESENT
in partnership with the Newport Art Museum
(pre-release screening!)


Friday, May 11
6pm wine reception, 7pm film followed by q&a with PRODUCER MARCUS RICCI!!
(reception food provided by Pasta Beach)
at Jane Pickens Theater (49 Touro, Newport)
$12 film + q&a, $20 w/ reception
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Seductive, fearless, and outrageous, Marina Abramović takes us inside her world with this documentary, following her as she prepares for what may be the most important moment of her life: a major retrospective of her work, taking place at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

newportFILM KIDS: A CAT IN PARIS
2012 Academy Award Nominee Best Animated Feature


Saturday, May 12
film screening at 1pm
at Jane Pickens Theater (49 Touro, Newport)
$5 kids under 12, $10 adults
recommended for ages: 5 to 105
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A Cat in Paris is a warm and richly humorous love letter to classic noir films and the stylized wit of the Pink Panther cartoons – and Dino, the literal cat burglar, manages to steal the show with little more than a subtle swish of the tail and quiet mew.

QUILL: THE LIFE OF A GUIDE DOG (pre-release screening!)
in partnership with the Potter League, and with doggy takeaway treats provided by Wag Nation


Saturday, May 12
film screening at 4pm, followed by q&a with Jim Hazlin (and puppy!) of Guiding Eyes in CT
at Jane Pickens Theater (49 Touro, Newport)
$10 general admission
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recommended for ages: 11 to 111

Based on a true story, Labrador Retriever Quill’s life as a “dog” drastically changes when he leaves his mother’s side in order to become a “seeing-eye dog.” The bond between Quill and his partner, who rediscovers the joy of life, grows deeper with each passing day. Until one day, they face a sudden and sorrowful parting.

UNDER AFRICAN SKIES (pre-release screening!)
Paul Simon’s Graceland Journey
2012 South by Southwest Film Festival Audience Award Winner

Saturday, May 12
6:30pm wine reception, 7:30pm film followed by q&a
(reception food provided by Pasta Beach)
at Jane Pickens Theater (49 Touro, Newport)
$12 film + q&a, $20 w/ reception
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25 years after Graceland‘s release, this documentary follows Paul Simon as he reunites with his South African collaborators, and revisits the controversy the album caused, while luminaries like Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, Lorne Michaels, David Bryne, and Sir Paul McCartney share their thoughts on what the album meant to them.

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