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February 23-28, 2018: "Wonder" and "Cinema Paradiso"

Published: February 23, 2018 at 12:00 am


Wonder movie poster



Rated PG * running time 1:53

Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay & Izabela Vldovic

Tickets $3*

($2 for senior citizens at Tuesday matinee)

Screenings Friday and Saturday, 7 & 9:20 pm;

Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, 7 pm;

matinees Saturday and Sunday, 1 & 4 pm

A young boy (Tremblay) suffering from a rare facial deformity finds himself having to face the real world when his parents (Roberts and Wilson) enroll him in a private school for the first time in this emotional, funny and uplifting story.

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Cinema Paradiso movie poster




Rated R * running time 1:70

Starring Jacques Perrin, Philippe Noiret & Salvatore Cascio

Tickets $3

Screenings at 2 and 7 pm

A filmmaker (Perrin) recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist (Noiret) in this Academy Award winning film that will serve as the next offering in Newtown Cultural Arts Commission's ongoing Someday Cinema Series. NOTE this film is in Italian with English subtitles. 

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This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
33% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
33% (1 vote)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
33% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3