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.
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.
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)
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