Marathon Weekend Film Screening of “BOSTON” the Documentary in Hopkinton Q&A After the Show with the Director and Executive Producer

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Hopkinton Center for the Arts presents a special screening of BOSTON, a documentary film about the world’s most legendary race — the Boston Marathon. Narrated by Matt Damon, and with exclusive documentary rights granted by the Boston Athletic Association, the film chronicles the story of the iconic race from its beginnings 120 years ago with only 15 runners to the present day. The film premiered in April 2017. Stay after the film for a Q&A with Director/Producer Jon Dunham and Executive Producer Tom Derderian. The event will take place the Saturday before the 123rd running of the Boston
Marathon on April 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for students and seniors.

The HCA is located at 98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA. For tickets visit www.HopArtsCenter.org/BostonMarathon. Additional Marathon Events at the HCA: On the same day, Saturday, April 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. the public is invited to a Marathon sign-making party where they can create a poster board for any runner of the 2019 Boston Marathon. All supplies will be provided. This event is free, but donations are appreciated.

On view starting April 9, in the HCA’s Lotvin Family Gallery, “Boston Marathon Pictures: Old and New” will showcase photography and artifacts on special loan from the Boston Athletic Association and recent marathon images shot by Hopkinton photographer John Collins. The free
exhibit is open to the public through May 1.

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts offers arts to all people. Classes, productions, and exhibitions serve an inclusive community of students, performers, and exhibiting artists diverse in age, ability, experience, ethnicity, and geography.

In the visual arts, theater, music, and dance, HCA annually offers over 200 classes to more than 1,000 students, from preschool to seniors, drawn from the diverse population of over 40 neighboring cities and towns. In 2015 the HCA opened its new arts center, with newly renovated classrooms, a new 200-seat performance space, and new gallery spaces. The HCA is a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.