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1984

Flynn Center presents in Association with Roxy Cinemas

National Screening 1984 A Benefit for the Flynn's Educational Programs

Merrill's Roxy Cinemas
222 College St, Burlington, VT 05401
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  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7:00 PM

$15.00 open seating

"Penetrates deeply into the novel's heart of darkness." —Roger Ebert

George Orwell's classic novel begins with the sentence, “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” On April 4, 2017, independent movie theaters across the US and Canada are participating collectively in a screening of 1984 starring John Hurt, who died last month. April 4 is the day that Orwell's protagonist Winston Smith begins rebelling against his oppressive government by keeping a forbidden diary. All participating theater owners are jointly programming this remarkable film as a way to show solidarity for the importance of the National Endowment for the Arts as a beacon of free speech and creative expression through entertainment. This event provides a chance for communities around the country to show their unity and have their voices heard. Merrill’s Roxy Theater in Burlington donates the proceeds to benefit the Flynn’s educational programs; come celebrate freedom of expression and support the Flynn.



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