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Events for Friday, August 14, 2020

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Friday, August 14, 2020, 1:01 a.m.

ONLINE—Represent

Virtual Dryden Theatre | Streaming Online. In the vein of last year’s Knock Down the House, documentarian Hillary Bachelder follows three women running for local and state offices in 2017 and 2018. Through their campaigns and the aftermath, these women struggle with being heard, their own past, and the responsibilities of representative government.

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Friday, August 14, 2020, All Day
Friday, August 14, 2020, All Day
Friday, August 14, 2020, 1 p.m.
Saturday, August 15, 2020, 12 a.m.

ONLINE—Sunless Shadows

Virtual Dryden Theatre | Streaming Online. Documentarian Mehrdad Oskouei takes his camera inside a juvenile detention center for his fourth film focusing on the Iranian prison system. This time, he follows and interviews a group of young women convicted of murder, generally their fathers or husbands.

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Saturday, August 15, 2020, 12 a.m.

ONLINE—Flannery

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Virtual Dryden Theatre | Streaming Online. The life and work of Mary Flannery O’Connor is explored in this documentary featuring Alice Walker and Tommy Lee Jones, with Mary Steenburgen reading O’Connor’s writings.

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Saturday, August 15, 2020, 12 a.m.

ONLINE—Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

Virtual Dryden Theatre | Streaming Online. Gordon Lightfoot, Canada’s greatest songwriter, grew up only four hours from Rochester, in Orillia, Ontario. Moving back and forth through time, the film details his career, his battle with substance abuse, and his success with the songs “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Sundown,” and “Carefree Highway.”

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Saturday, August 15, 2020, 12 a.m.

ONLINE—Aviva

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Virtual Dryden Theatre | Streaming Online. “It’s not what a movie is about it, it’s how it is about it.” This quote from Roger Ebert was never more true than in this surprising romance.

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