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'The Drive to Sing' documentary - Boston Area Premiere at Regent Theater

Presented by The Drive to Sing at Regent Theatre, Arlington MA

Oct 08 2022
'The Drive to Sing' documentary - Boston Area Premiere at Regent Theater

A singer from Joyful Voices of Inspiration sings a gospel tune with her choir. Each singer was in a separate car to stay safe from COVID.

An uplifting story of choirs discovering how to sing together safely during the pandemic. Join the director and producer in the first Boston area screening, as part of the Lonely Seal Film Festival.

'The Drive to Sing' is a new documentary about choirs during the pandemic and the importance of making music together. It is full of beautiful choral music recorded in very unusual places, and interviews with singers and directors about their experiences. It features many choruses in eastern MA and beyond. This uplifting film has been accepted into 9 film festivals and was nominated for Best Documentary at Shawna Shea film festival in Worcester, MA. It is family-friendly and resonates with ... view more »


As part of the Lonely Seal Film Festival, the film will be showing Saturday October 8 at 9:45am at Regent Theater, Arlington, MA. Live music will precede the film at 9:45. After the film is a Q&A with the director and producer.

Tickets are available for $15 at

Look for this: "SAT. MORNING SING! [BLOCK 11]"

The Lonely Seal Film Festival runs October 5-10. If you plan to see other films too, consider "DAY PASS - SATURDAY" ($25) or "FESTIVAL PASS" ($60) instead.

Please purchase tickets online soon!

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Additional time info:

9:45 Live music by Chorus Pro Musica and Ipswich River Community Chorus
10:00 Film begins
11:15 Q&A with director and producer


Regent Theatre

7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA 02474


Parking in Russell Common / Municipal lot entrance directly across Medford Street from the Regent. 50 Cents per hour with no limit 8am - 8pm Mon-Sat, Free on Sundays. Street parking also available on Medford Street, Mass Ave, and other nearby streets.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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