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ADAFF Film Series: Program 8

Becoming Marilyn Monroe was the best-selling film at the 2018 AmDocs Film Festival. The star, Sonny Thompson, relives a night of Marilyn in this film and will perform after the screening.


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Becoming Marilyn, USA, 62min. (Tammy Plimmer)

As a 10 year old in 1954, Greg Thompson fell in love with a picture of Marilyn Monroe on the cover of Life Magazine.  47 years later, he marries her! The improbable true story of a successful producer of musical reviews who discovers a young girl from a small town in Minnesota, marries her and she becomes the star of his one-woman theatrical tribute to Marilyn Monroe, the critically acclaimed stage musical, Marilyn Forever Blonde, starring Sunny Thompson.  (Sunny Thompson is scheduled to be in attendance as Marilyn Monroe.)

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The Palm Springs Cultural Center (formerly known as Camelot Theatres), 2300 E Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262

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