Standing up for Social Justice

MIDDLEBURY — Competing with movie mega-plexes for viewers can be challenging for small community theaters like Middlebury’s Marquis. But owner Ben Wells is more than holding his own, thanks to a formula that includes working with local businesses and nonprofits to secure small independent films that shine a light on — and generate revenue for — environmental and social issues. These so-called “one-off Wednesday” screenings allow the Marquis to showcase thought-provoking material that has a local following beyond the traditional blockbusters. “There are a lot of the smaller independent films...

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