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Sunday, August 9 • 2:00pm - 3:45pm
"She's The Best Thing In It" | "Myrna the Monster"

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She's The Best Thing In It | Directed by Ron Nyswaner | 1 hour and 20 min. Feature Documentary | USA, 2014. New England premiere. 

Veteran character actor and Tony Award winner, MARY LOUISE WILSON, age 79, teaches her first acting class to skeptical members of the YouTube generation, smashing their red carpet illusions and challenging them to bring emotional honesty into their acting. Features interviews with FRANCES MCDORMAND, MELISSA LEO, TYNE DALY, ESTELLE PARSONS, VALERIE HARPER, and playwright DOUG WRIGHT, discussing what it means to be a character actor, whether acting can be taught, what constitutes 'talent,' and whether the profession is harder for women. 

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Myrna the Monster | Directed by Ian Samuels, Logan Kibens, Andrew Ahn | 14 min. | USA, 2014. 

A heart-broken alien dreamer from the moon transitions into adult life in Los Angeles like any other 20-something.
 


Sunday August 9, 2015 2:00pm - 3:45pm
The Vets - 6th Floor Ballroom One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI 02903

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