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.

FUTURE ATTRACTION - DR. STRANGELOVE

 

In 1994, Roger Ebert said it best : “Seen after 30 years, “Dr. Strangelove” seems remarkably fresh and undated — a clear-eyed, irreverant, dangerous satire.” In 2018, Stanley Kubrick’s classic black comedy from 1964 still seems as relevant as ever.

NEXT PRESENTATION

 

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

Saturday, August 11 at dusk (about 8:30 p.m.) at the Taylor Pavilion

From 1951, and featuring music by the Gershwins, incomparable dancing by Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron and lavish production numbers, this is one of the great movie musicals. Kelly plays a struggling artist whose up-and-down romance with Caron culminates in a sumptuous ballet set to the title composition.

FUTURE PRESENTATION

 

Dr. STRANGELOVE

Friday, August 17 at dusk (about 8:30 p.m.) at Veramar Vineyard

Stanley Kubrick’s classic black comedy from 1964 still seems as relevant as ever. With an inspired screenplay by Terry Southern and unforgettable performances by Peter Sellers (in three roles)

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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