Cheap And Free Movies In Connecticut
Sometimes you just want to see a movie away from home but avoid the bigger theaters and venues. And many of these movies you won't find on Netflix or in that Red Box machine in your supermarket anyway. So we've rounded up some other options for you at libraries, museums, in the parks, etc. Most of these movies are free unless otherwise noted, with a few costing just under $10.
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Syrian Film Sampler: Aug. 28-29
New Haven Library, Ives Branch, at 133 Elm St., is dedicating Thursday and Friday to showing Syrian films. "The Extras," a 1993 comedy about a young couple trying to be alone, will be shown Thursday, Aug. 28, at 5 p.m. "Tea on the Axis of Evil," a documentary from 2009 about Syrians from all walks of life, will follow immediately afterward at 7 p.m. "The Nights of the Jackal," a comedy about jackals descending on a small village, is Friday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m. The series closes right after that film with "Woman," a documentary from 2007 about feminist Bouthaina Shaaban. All films are in Arabic with subtitles and admission is free.