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Books into Films @ Atlantic Film Festival

Books into Films @ Atlantic Film Festival

Books into Films @ Atlantic Film Festival The 32nd Atlantic Film Festival begins on Thursday, Sept 13th.
Among the many great film screenings are five films that are based on books.
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Books into Films @ Atlantic Film Festival Sleepwalk with Me
by Mike Birbiglia 2012

– based on the autobiographical play and subsequent novel (M) by comedian Mike Birbiglia.
screening: Friday, Sept 14. Park Lane 7:00
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Books into Films @ Atlantic Film Festival Fat Kid Rules the World
by Matthew Lillard 2012

– based on the YA novel (M) of the same title by K.L. Going.
screening: Wednesday Sept 19. Park Lane 7:15
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Books into Films @ Atlantic Film Festival Midnight’s Children
by Deepa Mehta 2012

– based on the award winning novel (M) by literary superstar Salman Rushdie.
screening: Saturday Sept 15. Oxford Theatre 7:30
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Books into Films @ Atlantic Film Festival A Liars’ Autobiography: the untrue story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman (in 3D)

by Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson, and Ben Timlet 2012

– based on the memoir (M) by the British comedian Graham Chapman.
screening: Friday Sept 14. Park Lane 9:20
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Books into Films @ Atlantic Film Festival Joshua Tree 1951: a portrait of James Dean
by Matthew Mishory 2012

– based on the 1961 memoir by James Dean’s roommate William Bast.
screening: Friday Sept 14. Park Lane 9:25
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Source: http://www.thereader.ca/2012/09/books-into-films-atlantic-film-festival.html

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