Former assistant superintendent for student services Victoria Greer is in the running to be Arlington’s next school superintendent. She brings strong credentials and support from a search committee, and may leave behind a clash over race in the town of Sharon.
A symposium on the Alewife floodplain called “Collaboratively Framing Scenarios” takes place Saturday at Tufts University, bringing together the Alewife corridor communities of Cambridge, Somerville, Arlington, Belmont, Medford and Winchester.
The kickoff of the seventh annual Arlington International Film Festival is a showing of “The Promise,” a 2016 documentary of special interest to Cambridge’s Serbs. The festival itself draws more than 2,000 cinema fans annually to its more than 50 screenings.
Neighboring Arlington plays a role in the just-released biopic “Professor Marston & the Wonder Women” thanks to Cambridge’s Mike Bowes, a line producer who scouted the town originally for a documentary four or five years ago.
The Arlington International Film Festival has received more than 1,500 submissions from around the globe, and 15 jurors have been selected to choose the entries for the fifth annual event Oct. 15-22 at the Kendall Square Cinema.