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Avon Theatre In Stamford Presents Two Special Screenings

"Don't Tell me the Boy was Mad" to screen at the Avon Theatre in Stamford on Tuesday, Oct. 11.
"Don't Tell me the Boy was Mad" to screen at the Avon Theatre in Stamford on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Photo Credit: contributed
"April Fool's Day 1986" to screen at the Avon Theatre in Stamford, on Thursday, Oct. 20.
"April Fool's Day 1986" to screen at the Avon Theatre in Stamford, on Thursday, Oct. 20. Photo Credit: contributed

STAMFORD, Conn. -- The Avon Theatre in Stamford will offer two special screenings this month.

Avon and Focus on French Cinema will present a screening of "Don't Tell Me The Boy Was Mad" (2015) on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a pre-film wine-and-cheese reception at 7:00 p.m.

In 1981, Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles Tessier, a young cyclist who was passing at that moment, is seriously injured. The two cross paths again later in an unexpected fashion.

The film's running time is 134 minutes and will be shown with French and Armenian subtitles. It's unrated.

Admission is free for Carte Blanche members, $7 for members, $9 for students and seniors, $12 for nonmembers and $7 for Alliance Alliance Francaise of Greenwich members.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

The Avon Theatre will present a special 30th anniversary screening of 1986 slasher movie "April Fool's Day" on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a pre-film wine-and-cheese reception at 6:30 p.m.

Nine college students staying at a friend's remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend.

The R-rated film's running time is 90 minutes. There will be a post-film Q&A with the film's stars Deborah Foreman, Leah Pinsent, Deborah Goodrich Royce and Amy Steel.

Admission is free for Carte Blanche members, $7 for members, $9 for students and seniors and $12 for nonmembers.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

The Avon Film Center is at 272 Bedford St., Stamford.

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