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Boston is a mecca of unusual, historical theaters [Boston, Mass.]

From artsy to strange, Boston’s theaters have everything to offer

By Zach Drucker, Tufts Daily

Boston has been a longtime hub for filmmakers and movie buffs alike. Though common sense would deem Hollywood the epicenter of film, Boston is a prevalent backdrop and is also host to numerous festivals and cinema-based events. Just ask Matt Damon and Ben Affleck who — since their coronation as Hollywood hotshots — have been bringing movie sets to Boston since “Good Will Hunting” (1997).

Yet, for the average moviegoer, Boston is a goldmine of unique theaters, each with its own history and legacy. Sure, Beantown has its fair share of run-of-the-mill multiplexes such as AMC Loews Boston Common, but for the selective cinema patron, the independent aficionado and the foreign flick follower, Boston is an Eden.

For the story, go to http://www.tuftsdaily.com/mobile/weekender-feature-boston-is-a-mecca-of-unusual-historical-theaters-1.2668731

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