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.
FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF
Saturday, June 9 at dusk (about 8:30 p.m.) at the Taylor Pavilion
Matthew Broderick plays Ferris, a high school wise guy who conjures up an elaborate plan to take off from school. Released in 1986, this is one of the most popular film comedies of the ’80s.
Friday, June 15 at dusk (about 8:45 p.m.) at Veramar Vineyard
A girls’ high school dance team in inner-city Baltimore competes for success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city. This widely praised documentary captures the passionate physicality of step dancing but also portrays issues linked to the dancers’ future ambitions and the constraints they face.
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more