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George Takei Screens New Documentary Tonight at Harkins Shea 14 in Scottsdale

George Takei Screens New Documentary Tonight at Harkins Shea 14 in Scottsdale
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Get ready to lose your Sulu-loving mind.

Actor, activist, social media star, and part-time Arizona resident George Takei and his husband Brad are hosting a special screening of the new documentary To Be Takei: A Star's Trek for Life, Liberty, and Love in Scottsdale tonight, August 26. The film, which is playing exclusively at Harkins Shea 14, will screen at 7 p.m. and conclude with a Q&A with the Takeis.

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Directed by Jennifer M. Kroot, To Be Takei documents George Takei's journey from an American interment camp to an iconic on-screen science fiction character to a gay-rights activist.

The film is filled with Takei's playful wit and features many celebrity appearances, including William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, John Cho, and Dan Savage.

Seating for the 7 p.m., August 26, screening followed by a Q&A with George and Brad Takei is being sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are $5.50 for children, $6.50 for seniors, and $9.50 for adults. To purchase tickets and for a look at additional screenings, visit www.harkinstheatres.com.

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