Upcoming film events


Portrait of Wally

Saturday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m.


 

This is the story of an Egon Schiele painting seized by the Nazis in 1939 and the prolonged struggle to reclaim it -- involving the owner's descendants, major Austrian and US museums and even New York City!  "The scandal and the tenacious efforts to recover the painting are absorbing" (NY Times). NR, 90 minutes.  This event is jointly sponsored by the One Book One Community program, the Beth El Congregation and the MLT.

 

See trailer and reviews at http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/portrait_of_wally/

 

* Place: Handley Library Auditorium, 100 W. Piccadilly St. ,

   Winchester, VA ;

*  Discussion & reception following the screening;

*  Free & Open to the Public; Donation Appreciated 

For more info: Call 540/678-0963 or e-mail

    info@magiclanterntheater.org.

  


                           

Waste Land

Friday, September 26 at dusk (about 8:00 p.m.)


 

 

This Oscar-nominated documentary tells of how slum dwellers in Rio came to create art works from materials recycled from the world's largest landfill.  "A deeply touching...must-see Cinderella story" (MinnStarTrib).  NR; 95 minutes.  In Portuguese w/English s/t & in English. 

 

 

See trailer and reviews at http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/waste-land/

 

* Place: Outdoors at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester, VA (for directions, link to www.theMSV.org or call 540/662-1473);

* Galleries open from 7 to 8 p.m.; refreshments available for purchase;

* In case of rain, showing will move to the Reception Hall;

* Bring your own chair;

* Admission: $10 (MLT/MSV Members: $5.00); Free to ages 12 and under; 

* For more info: Call 540/678-0963 or 540/662-1473 or e-mail:

info@magiclanterntheater.org.


MSV- Barns of Rose Hill Series


 

MSV Outdoor Film Series



Sunday, October 5, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 18, 7 p.m.

Le Weekend

 

In this British comedy-drama, a couple hopes to reanimate their marriage in Paris - but encounters a mix of old resentments, rekindled passions and antic adventures. Rated R; 93 m.

 

Sunday, November 2, 4:30pm

Sunday, November 16, 4 pm

The Lunchbox

 

A charming, bitter-sweet Indian film about two lonely people who start pen-pal relations through a misdirected lunchbox delivery. In Hindi with s/t and in English. Rated PG; 104 m.

 

Sunday, December 7, 4:30pm

Saturday, December 20, 7 p.m.

Museum Hours

 

A Canadian woman & art museum guard in Vienna explore both its great works and the city outside - its beauty and its at times grim history. In German with s/t and in English. NR; 93 m.

* First Showings: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester, VA ;

* Second Showings: Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers St., Berryville, VA;

* Doors open/reception begins 30 minutes before the film;

* Admission: $8 (MLT/MSV/Barns Members: $5.00); Free for ages 12 and under; 

* For more info: Call 540/678-0963 or or e-mail:

info@magiclanterntheater.org.


Friday, September 26 at dusk

Waste Land

 

This Brazilian film relates how slum dwellers in Rio come to create art works from materials recyled from the world's largest landfill. An uplifting portrait of the dignity of the human spirit. NR; 95 minutes.

 

* Place: Outdoors at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St.,

Winchester, VA (for directions, link to www.theMSV.org or call 540/662-1473);

* In case of rain, showing will move to the Reception Hall;

* Bring your own chair;

* Admission: $10 (MLT/MSV Members: $5.00); Free to ages 12 and under; 

* For more info: Call 540/678-0963 or 540/662-1473 or e-mail:

info@magiclanterntheater.org.