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The New England Browncoats and the Coolidge Corner Theatre announce the 10th annual "Can’t Stop the Serenity" Event

The New England Browncoats present the Eighth Annual "Can't Stop the Serenity" Event at
The Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA at midnight on Saturday, September 26th, 2015. To benefit Equality Now and Rosie’s Place.

"Can’t Stop the Serenity" is a global fundraising effort featuring charity screenings of Joss
Whedon’s 2005 film Serenity to benefit Equality Now. In the last nine years, the New England
Browncoats have raised over $25,000, and in total over $900,000 has been raised for Equality
Now around the world.

Fans of Joss Whedon (creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and director of Marvel’s The Avengers) show his first feature film Serenity to honor him and to raise money for
his favorite charity, Equality Now. Equality Now (http://equalitynow.org/) works to end violence
and discrimination against women and girls around the world through the mobilization of public
pressure.

In addition to raising money for Equality Now, we will also be collecting non-perishable food items for Rosie’s Place (http://www.rosiesplace.org), a sanctuary for poor and homeless women that offers emergency and long-term assistance to women. In the past seven years the New England Browncoats have collected over 3,000 lbs. of non-perishable food for local charities. Anyone that brings a donation will be eligible for raffle prizes.

Tickets for this event will be $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show. Tickets will be available at the Coolidge Corner Theatre Box Office or online at http://www.coolidge.org.

Details on the event will be listed and updated at http://www.cstsboston.org. Details of the event can also be found on the CSTS Boston Facebook page at facebook.com/cstsboston and on Twitter at twitter.com/cstsboston.

About Serenity: A passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything - or anyone - to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But, the greatest danger of all may be on their ship. From the mind of Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel) comes a new edge-of-your seat adventure loaded with explosive battles, gripping special effects and fantastic new worlds. Serenity is rated PG-13 by the MPAA.

About the New England Browncoats: We are a group for fans of Joss Whedon's Firefly and Serenity with members in all New England States. Our primary purpose is organizing local social and charity events. Our website is http://www.nebrowncoats.org.

For more information please contact David Adams at nebrowncoats@comcast.net or fax to 270-477-9042.


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