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Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story (2010)

Wednesday Jul 10, 2013

KiMo Theatre

423 Central NW
Albuquerque, NM
US

Phone: 768-3522
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$7


Ever since the 1930s, no board game has had the lasting worldwide success of Monopoly. Although it started as a protest simulation, the game evolved to be a welcome wish fulfilling fantasy of being a financial high roller in the Great Depression. In this film, the history of the game is retold with its tremendous popular culture influence and the little idiosyncrasies that grown around it. In addition, we are introduced to various players who are compete around the world for the real cash prizes that go far beyond $200.

See also: Reel World

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Reel World

As if Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, world cinema classics and movie musical film series (all of which are currently underway) weren’t enough, the KiMo Theatre is expanding its weekly movie selections with a documentary film series on Wednesday nights. On Wednesday, July 10, the KiMo will be showing the film Under The Boardwalk: The MONOPOLY Story starting at 7 p.m. This fun documentary traces the history—from the 1930s to today—of the world’s most popular boardgame. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 students and seniors. For more details, go to kimotickets.com.

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