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The Lowell SunTHE LOWELL SUN
“Movie buffs eye downtown Lowell” by Chris Scott / July 7, 2012
Imagine, in the 1950s, there were nearly a dozen independent movie theaters downtown with names like the Crown, Rialto and State. According to local historian John Quealey, others included the Capital, Strand, Keith and Palace. All such majestic names. Now, a group of movie-loving Lowellians with downtown connections has been meeting quietly ….
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The LFC in Merrimack Valley MagazineMERRIMACK VALLEY MAGAZINE
“When the lights go down” by Andy Smith / July 23, 2011

About 35 people have gathered for Irish Film Night at Garcia Brogan’s Cantina, Pub & Restaurant in Lowell, settling in for dinner and a movie as the opening credits roll for “The Closer You Get.” Munching on nachos at the bar are Brett and Suzzanne Cromwell, who, despite being younger than most of the attendees, have the air of chaperones accompanying a group of teenagers to the theater. > continue …

The LFC in Steppin' Out: "Reel Time" THE LOWELL SUN: STEPPIN’ OUT
“The golden age of movies” by Nancye Tuttle / April 1, 2010
Bette Davis, Charlie Chaplin, Boris Karloff, Jimmy Stewart, Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable are on the guest list. Snow White, the Seven Dwarfs and the Marx Brothers will be there, too. With an impressive lineup of Hollywood stars from the 1930s, the 3rd Annual Lowell Film Festival arrives Thursday, April 8, and runs through Saturday, April 10. It’s free and open to the public. > continue (web) …   > continue (PDF) …

Read "Making a Screen Play" / Lowell Sun THE LOWELL SUN: STEPPIN’ OUT
“Making a screen play” by Kathleen Pierce / Feb. 2009
When Brett and Suzz Cromwell moved to Lowell from Cambridge a few years ago, they fell for the city’s vibrant dining scene, arts and architecture. But, Brett says, “there was something missing.” Film. The couple started showing movies in their Ayer Loft condo and when dozens clamored for space on the couch, they realized they had something. > continue (JPG scan) …

 

HOLLYWOOD EAST CONNECTION 
> “Lowell hosts first Disposable Film Festival” by Amalia Thermopolis / Oct. 28, 2010
> “The Lowell Film Collaborative Takes Root” by Mary Pierce / Oct. 18, 2009

Blog Mentions & Features
> “Indie movies in downtown Lowell” by Chris Scott, The Column / June 27, 2012 
> Feature Q&A with Suzzanne Cromwell by John Hoff III / Oct. 22, 2011
> “A passionate cause” by Nancye Tuttle, Nancye’s World / April 10, 2011
> “Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision” by Richard Howe, RichardHowe.com / Nov. 9, 2010