“Separated at birth” is just the starting point for an extraordinary documentary about identical triplets who find each other as adults and become a media sensation. “Three Identical Strangers” will show at The Varsity for one day only on Sunday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Robert Shafran, Edward Galland and David Kellman are reunited by an astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity; but the fairy-tale reunion sets in motion a series of events that unearth an unimaginable secret –– a secret with radical repercussions for us all.
Winner of Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award, “Three Identical Strangers” is an exuberant celebration of family that transforms into a thriller proving that life is …. truly is stranger than fiction.
The Varsity will show “Three Identical Strangers” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. Tickets are $10 and are available in advance at www.thevarsitycenter.org. Tickets also will be available at the venue on the night of the show when doors and the bar open at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. respectively. The Varsity Bar features beer, wine, select cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, snacks and popcorn.
“Three Identical Strangers” is rated PG-13.
Watch the Trailer: https://youtu.be/uM5TQ4f7ycw
The Varsity is downtown Carbondale at 418 S. Illinois Ave. Keep up with upcoming events at www.facebook.com/varsitycenter.