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March 2018

Film: Hero

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Jet Li, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung In ancient China during the Warring States period, Nameless, a Qin prefect, arrives at the Qin capital city to meet the king of Qin, who had survived an attempt on his life by the assassins Long Sky, Flying Snow, and Broken Sword. As a result, the king has implemented extreme security measures: no visitors are to approach the king within 100 paces. Nameless claims that he has slain the three assassins and…

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Film: Mama Mia!

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA. On the Greek island of Kalokairi, 20-year-old bride-to-be Sophie Sheridan reveals to her bridesmaids that she has secretly invited three men to her wedding without telling her mother, Donna. They are the men that her mother's diary reveals could have been her father: Irish-American architect Sam Carmichael, Swedish adventurer and writer Bill…

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Family Film: Matilda

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson Based on the book by Roald Dahl, this film is about a young genius named Matilda, who uses telekinesis to deal with her parents, who do not value education, and Agatha Trunchbull, the oppressive principal of Crunchem Hall Elementary School. (1996)

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Film: Rushmore

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams Directed by Wes Anderson, this film centers around an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman in his film debut), his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray), and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross (Olivia Williams). The movie helped launch the careers of Anderson and Schwartzman while establishing a "second career" for Murray as a respected actor in independent cinema. Rushmore is considered one of Anderson's finest works…

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April 2018

FILM: Strictly Ballroom (1992)

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice, Bill Hunter Written and directed by Baz Luhrmann, Strictly Ballroom tells the story of an Australian ballroom dancer, Scott Hastings (Paul Mercurio), and his struggle to establish his personal style of dance on his way to win the Pan-Pacific Grand Prix Dancing Championship. Scott's steps are not “strictly ballroom”, and as such are denounced by Australian Federation head Barry Fife. Scott is approached by Fran (Tara Morice), a "beginner" dancer at the studio, and together…

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FILM: Everything is Illuminated (2005)

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Elijah Wood, Eugene Hutz, Boris Leskin A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.

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FAMILY FILM: Trolls (2016)

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel An unlikely pair of Trolls must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they've ever known.

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FILM: The Meaning of Life (1983)

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Life's questions are "answered" in a series of outrageous vignettes. This is Monty Python at their funniest.

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FILM: Wonder Woman (2017)

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

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FAMILY FILM: Coco (2017)

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

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May 2018

FILM: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas. A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. Sponsored by Supplied Unlimited.

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FILM: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric. The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. Sponsored by Supplied Unlimited.

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FILM: Thor Ragnarok (2017)

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett. Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, which is at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela. Sponsored by Supplies Unlimited.

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FILM: Hook (1991)

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts. When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy. Sponsored by Supplies Unlimited.

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FAMILY FILM: Despicable Me 3 (2017)

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker. Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Sponsored by Supplies Unlimited.

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June 2018

FILM: La La Land (2016)

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt. While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future. Sponsored by Supplies Unlimited.

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FAMILY FILM: Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey. A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armour worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. Sponsored by Supplied Unlimited.

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FILM: Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. Thank you to Lincoln County Publishing Co. for their generous sponsorship!

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FILM: Black Panther (2018)

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake. Thank you to Lincoln County Publishing Co. for their generous sponsorship!

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FAMILY FILM: Ferdinand (2017)

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Cannavale. After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Thank you to Lincoln County Publishing Co. for their generous sponsorship!

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OWL CINEMA FOODIE FILM: Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County Publishing Co. for their generous sponsorship!

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July 2018

Film: I’m Not There (2007)

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger. Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work. Sponsored by Lincoln County Publishing Company. Come check out our program The Dylan Project on July 7th and 8th!

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Screening of “A Place at the Table”

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Run time: 1 hour, 24 minutes Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tom Colicchio, Ken Cook A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.

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OWL CINEMA FOODIE FILM: The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County News for their generous sponsorship!

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OWL CINEMA FAMILY FOODIE FILM: Ratatouille (2007)

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County News for their generous sponsorship!

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Screening of “Mind of a Chef: Gabrielle Hamilton” Episodes 1: Prune, 2: Garbage, 3: Rome

July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Run time: 69 minutes Enter the mind of chef Gabrielle Hamilton in the first three episodes of Season 4 of the Emmy-winning and James Beard Award-winning series THE MIND OF A CHEF.

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OWL CINEMA FOODIE FILM: The Big Night (1996)

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Marc Anthony. New Jersey, 1950s. Two brothers run an Italian restaurant. Business is not going well as a rival Italian restaurant is out-competing them. In a final effort to save the restaurant, the brothers plan to put on an evening of incredible food. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County News for their generous sponsorship!

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OWL CINEMA FOODIE FILM: The Trip (2010)

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rebecca Johnson Steve is asked to review restaurants for the UK's Observer who is joined on a working road trip by his friend Rob who fills in at the last minute when Coogan's romantic relationship falls apart. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County News for their generous sponsorship!

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OWL CINEMA FAMILY FOODIE FILM: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Anna Faris, Bill Hader, Bruce Campbell A local scientist is often regarded as a failure until he invents a machine that can make food fall from the sky. But little does he know, that things are about to take a turn for the worst. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County News for their generous sponsorship!

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August 2018

Film: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody. In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Indiana Jones finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them obtaining its powers.

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Family Film: Shrek (2001)

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz. After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.

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Film: Jaws (1975)

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss. A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wreaking havoc in a beach resort.

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Pocahontas Revealed

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Come and join us as Colonial Pemaquid begins the first of a new summer series of films that will cover a variety of historical and archaeological topics that cut across the globe. This 55 minute NOVA documentary explores the earliest years of the English settlement of Jamestown (1607) and their relationship with the Powhatan Confederacy, led by the powerful chief Powhatan. Archaeologists have discovered the Native American capital of Werowocomoco, seventeen miles from Jamestown, that was home to the venerable…

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Film: The Princess Bride (1987)

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright. While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.

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Film: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold. A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.

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September 2018

Family Film: Finding Nemo (2003)

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould. After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

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Family Film: Babe

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh   Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

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October 2018

Film: Edward Scissorhands (1990)

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.

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Family Film: ParaNorman (2012)

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. This film is FREE and open to the public. It will be shown in Skidompha's Porter Hall.

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FILM: Ready Player One

October 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for an after-school showing of Ready Player One.

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