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.

ANNOUNCEMENT

The March 3rd showing of Three Identical Strangers at the MSV is being postponed to Sunday, March 10 at 4:30 p.m. due to inclement weather.

NEXT PRESENTATION

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

 

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS

March 10 at 4:30 p.m./March 17 at 4 p.m.

Triplet boys are separated at birth, adopted by three different families, only to discover each other accidentally at the age of 19.

“A riveting documentary that plays like a mystery novel” (Newsday).

Rated PG-13; 96 minutes.

Waking Ned Devine

The Robinson auditorium of Handley Library, 100 W. Piccadilly St. at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 9 – free and open to the public.

As part of Winchester’s annual Celtic Fest, the MLT, in collaboration with Old Town Winchester and Handley Regional Library, will screen the sly and very popular 1998 Irish comedy, Waking Ned Devine.

“Another one of those delightful village comedies that seem to spin out of the British isles annually” (Roger Ebert)

LATEST NEWS

Magic Lantern in February: The King

February's film at the MSV/Barns will be the new documentary, The King, from one of America's best directors in this genre, Eugene Jarecki.  As the title suggests,it is a film inspired by Elvis Presley -- or more exactly, by Presley's impact on American society at the...

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2019 is on the Horizon

With the year 2018 coming to a close, we've been focused on programing for early 2019!  Briefly, we'll be showing three excellent, new documentaries at the MSV/Barns, another musical from Hollywood's Golden Age at Handley Library, and a provocative feature on...

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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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