Welcome to the home of the Magic Lantern Theater

 

In 1999, a handful of local movie-lovers had a challenging idea: to bring quality film to Old Town Winchester. We established ourselves as a non-profit group – Springboard Cultural Arts – and the Magic Lantern Theater project was born.

MLT Sponsorship Opportunity

 

The MLT has shifted its support model from memberships to a simpler, donation-based system. This gives all our supporters the opportunity to renew their commitments to the MLT at the same time.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION - Voices Across the Divide

 

A powerful documentary and oral history exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through rarely heard personal stories. The film is a personal journey that explores the Palestinian experience of loss, occupation, statelessness and immigration to the U.S.

NEXT PRESENTATION

 

FACES PLACES

October 7 at 4:30 p.m./October 21 at 4 p.m.

Two French image-makers take a road trip through rural France to shoot this highly praised and entertaining documentary. Using a special “camera truck,” they photograph and film villagers along the way, creating huge posters to plaster on available walls. In French w/English s/t; Rated PG; 90 minutes.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

 

Voices Across the Divide

Saturday, November 17 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah Valley

Magic Lantern and the Social Action & Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah Valley are sponsoring a free showing of this one-hour film followed by a panel discussion on both the film itself and on the issues it raises.

LATEST NEWS

MLT Sponsorship Opportunity

The MLT has shifted its support model from memberships to a simpler, donation-based system. This gives all our supporters the opportunity to renew their commitments to the MLT at the same time. We think you’ll find it more convenient…and it saves us the labor and...

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MLT announce Grant Program for Regional Filmakers

MLT’s mission is to provide a variety of film experiences to the community of the Winchester area while enhancing the life of the city’s historic downtown. This can mean bringing neighbors together for both indoor and outdoor showings of independent, foreign,...

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A Message to Members of the Magic Lantern Theater

The year 2017 will be one of transition between the MLT and you, our members and supporters.  By the end of 2017, we plan to have phased out MLT memberships and to introduce a once-a-year support drive.  We believe that the new system will be simpler to administer...

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