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Special screening of ‘Olive Kitteridge’ set for JFK Library

It won’t debut on HBO until November, but “Olive Kitteridge” will be screened sooner at the JFK Library. The four-part miniseries based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 2008 novel of the same name will have a premiere of sorts at the presidential library Oct. 21, and Strout will be there. (We’re told HBO was hoping to also have one of the stars on hand — the talented cast includes Frances McDormand, who plays Kitteridge, Richard Jenkins, and Bill Murray — but the network couldn’t swing it.) The miniseries, which was shot in Gloucester and elsewhere on the North Shore, is about life in the (fictional) coastal town of Crosby, Maine. It’s directed by Lisa Cholodenko, whose credits include “The Kids Are All Right.”