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Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

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Aired 4/19/09

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The object of ridicule and pity... Colma: The Musical (Roadside Attractions)

Population 1.5 million but only 1100 living. That's how a headline describes the town of Colma , where nearly three-quarters of the land is devoted to cemeteries. A stone's throw from San Francisco, this tiny town provides the unlikely setting for Colma: The Musical (opening August 24 at Landmark's Ken Cinema ). Listen to my interview with the two young filmmakers who decided to mix " West Side Story with Ghost World ."

Richard Wong says hes always had a passion for the Hollywood musical.

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