Dolores Hart was the actress who gave Elvis Presley his first on-screen kiss in the 1957 film Loving You. But then she become a nun. God Is the Bigger Elvis is an Academy Award nominated documentary that chronicles Dolores Hart's story, now Mother Dolores, from her rising star status in Hollywood fifty years ago to her current life as a Benedictine Nun in Bethlehem, Connecticut. In February of this year, she walked the red carpet at the Academy Awards for the first time since 1959. Friday, she'll be at the Ridgefield Playhouse for a screening of the film followed by a Q&A.
God is the Bigger Elvis
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield.Fri., May 25, 7:30 p.m. $10. (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
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