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.
November 4 at 4:30 p.m./November 18 at 4 p.m.
Rev. Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) oversees a dwindling congregation in upstate New York. A request for counseling plunges him into a crisis of faith and despair with society’s values. Written/directed by Paul Schrader (“Taxi Driver”).
“Provocative and mesmerizing..demands to be seen” (St. Louis Post Dispatch)
Rated R; 108 min.
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.
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