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R.E.M. documentary to be shown at two local theaters in May

“R.E.M. by MTV,” a documentary about the Hall of Fame band from Athens, Ga., will be screened locally in May.

The film includes archival footage from MTV, concert, television and award-show performances and interviews, including with Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart.

The film will be shown at 7:30 p.m., May 19, at the Cinemark 20, 5500 Antioch in Merriam, and the AMC Studio 28, 12075 S. Strang Line Road in Olathe.

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