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Connections: How movie theaters maintain audiences in the digital age

How can brick and mortar movie theaters maintain and grow audiences in the digital age? We sit down with teams at the Cinema Theater and the Little...
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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 11:41am
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Connections: The documentary, "Don't Be Nice"

The documentary “Don’t Be Nice” tells the story of five slam poets from New York City who have teamed up to compete for a national title. Their coach...
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Wed, 02/13/2019 - 9:52am
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Connections: The film, "Back to Natural," and the Natural Hair Movement

A documentary called "Back to Natural" explores the relationship between politics, hair, and racial identity in black communities. It will be screened...
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Tue, 11/27/2018 - 10:07am
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Connections: The new documentary, "Dialogue in Metal"

WXXI has produced a new documentary that unites master fabricator Jesse James with one of his heroes, the great metal sculptor Albert Paley. The two men...
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Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:10am
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Connections: Where are all the female film directors?

The top grossing films over the last 10 years have had a total of 1,114 directors. 45 were women. Why aren’t there more female directors in Hollywood?...
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Mon, 07/09/2018 - 11:26am
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Connections: The return of the One Take Film Festival

The One Take Film Festival will celebrate its second year at The Little Theatre next month. This year’s films cover a range of subjects, including...
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Tue, 03/20/2018 - 1:30pm
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Connections: The Rape of Recy Taylor

The Black Cinema Series at The Little Theatre continues this month with the documentary, The Rape of Recy Taylor . Oprah recently mentioned Taylor’s...
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Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:22pm
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Connections: New documentary explores the aftermath of the 2015 Boys and Girls Club shooting

A new documentary explores the aftermath of the 2015 mass shooting at the Boys and Girls Club in Rochester. Raekwon Manigault, Jonah Barley and Johnny...
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Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:33pm
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Let there be re-light!

The newly renovated Little Theatre marquee reclaims its place as one of Rochester’s visual landmarks on Monday, June 12, and we'll be celebrating that evening with a Marquee Relighting Block Party. We hope you can join us for this street celebration, beginning at 6:30 p.m. just outside The Little (240 East Ave.). The relighting presentation begins at 8:30 p.m. 

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The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest is well underway

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest is finally here and in full swing. WXXI and the Little Theatre have been gearing up for the Festival for months now.

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