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.
SHADOW OF A DOUBT
Saturday, July 14 at dusk (about 8:30 p.m.) at the Taylor Pavilion
Alfred Hitchcock’s 1943 B&W thriller, “Shadow of a Doubt,” is regarded as one of his masterpieces. A small-town girl (Teresa Wright) gradually develops doubts about a beloved uncle (Joseph Cotton) who seems to harbor terrible secrets.
THE BIG SICK
Friday, July 20 at dusk (about 8:45 p.m.) at James Charles Vineyard
The Pakistan-born comedian, Kumail Nanjiani, stars in this Oscar-nominated romantic comedy based on his own life — first,coping with culture clash and then his wife’s mysterious illness. Holly Hunter takes an exceptional turn as a mother-in-law on steroids.
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