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JULIA STILES'S TEEN SHAKESPLOITATION PERIOD

April 17 - 19 at the Trylon

Two decades ago, Julia Stiles played the lead in these two films, which set works of Shakespeare in that most Shakespearean of locations: the modern-day high school. Promotional support for this series provided by Secrets of the City.

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Starts Fri, April 17

10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU

(1999, DCP, 97m) dir Gil Junger w/Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Stop us if you have heard this one: Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew is modernized with a dose of late-1990s Riot Grrrl energy. Cameron (Gordon-Levitt) has fallen for Bianca (Larisa Oleynik), but he can’t take her out unless he finds someone to date her antisocial older sister, Kat (Stiles). FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00

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Starts Fri, April 17

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(2001, DCP, 95m) dir Tim Blake Nelson w/Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett. This contemporary take on Othello moves the play to a nearly all-white private high school in Charleston, South Carolina, where the black hero is the star guard for the campus basketball team. FRI 9:00 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:00

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