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Movie Maven
Limited runs and special events, what's in theaters and what's on TV
by Gregg Shapiro
2003-01-08

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Limited runs and special events: @ Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, 312/846-2600: Design For Living—directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Edward Everett Horton (Jan.11, 14); The Merry Widow—directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Edward Everett Horton (Jan.18, 22); The Student Prince In Old Heidelberg—Directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Ramon Novarro (Jan. 26)

@ WNEP Theater, 3209 N. Halsted, 773/296-1100 (reservations): The Neutrino Project 1.11-2.1 (Saturdays)

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On TV:

PBS (check local listings for time)—Lance Loud! A Death in the American Family: Alan and Susan Raymond, the filmmakers responsible for the revolutionary PBS documentary, An American Family, were asked by openly gay 'American Family' member Lance Loud to film a documentary that 'explores the legacy' of the late Lance Loud, who died in December of 2001. Aside from what was filmed with Lance towards the end of his life, documentary includes his memorial service footage as well as clips from An American Family. 'Beyond examining his role as America's first gay icon on television, the documentary delves into his years as a rock 'n' roll performer in his punk rock band, the Mumps, during the 1970s, and his later years as a writer and columnist for The Advocate, Details, Vanity Fair and other publications.' (Jan. 9, Jan. 12). An American Family: Following each showing of Lance Loud! A Death in the American Family, the original groundbreaking and controversial 1973, 12-hour documentary, An American Family, will be shown. (Jan. 9, Jan. 12)

In The Life: Encore edition including 'Anatomy Of A Colorado Murder' about the death of transgender Native American Youth Fred Martinez Jr. Other segments include pieces on openly gay truckers, elders of color, OutMusic, the annual National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association convention, a controversial small library exhibit, upstate New York's 'A Day to Be Gay in Sullivan County,' New York City's Lesbian Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center's Sept. 11 memorial, the end of Wigstock, and more. (Jan 12)

Sundance Channel (check local listings for times) – Our Lady of the Assassins (Jan. 11, 27), Scotland, PA (Jan. 18, 31), L. I. E. (Jan. 25); Martin Luther King Day (January 20): Screening of documentary - St. Clair Bourne's John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk (Jan. 20); 'Anatomy of a Scene: Hedwig and the Angry Inch' (Jan. 19).


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