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.

 

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CLASSIC MOVIES OUTDOORS AT THE TAYLOR PAVILION

 

Saturday, June 1st | Friday, July 8th | Saturday, August 12th

A collaboration between Magic Lantern and the City of Winchester. 

Screenings are at dusk and are free & open to the public. 

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Future Presentation

CAFÉ SOCIETY

Friday, July 14 at dusk at James Charles Vineyard

Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen’s bittersweet romance moves from New York to Hollywood and back again.

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Future Presentation

BORN TO BE BLUE

Friday, August 18 at dusk at Veramar Vineyard

The story of jazz legend Chet Baker that focuses on the famous trumpeter’s battle in the ’60s to revive his life and career.

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FAMILY MOVIES OUTDOORS AT CLEARBROOK PARK

 

Saturday, June 17th | July 15th | August 19th

A collaboration between Magic Lantern and Frederick County Parks & Recreation.

Screenings are at dusk and are free & open to the public.

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Our Next Presentation

American Graffiti

 

Saturday, June 10 at the Taylor Pavilion

Set on a nostalgic 1962 summer night with Richard Dreyfuss, Harrison Ford and Ron Howard as teenagers about to enter a post-high school world, this 1973 feature is listed by the American Film Institute as among the top 100 films of all time.

It was directed by George Lucas and features some of the era’s most memorable music.
Rated PG: 110 minutes

Latest News

Our Complete Summer Program is Here! Mark your calendar now!

May 1st, 2017

Friends, summer is fast approaching — and with it, we’ll once again be moving outdoors for screenings at the Veramar & James Charles Vineyards, at the Taylor Pavilion in Old Town Winchester and at Clearbrook & Sherando parks. We have a varied selection of films and wonderful sites; all we need to hope for now is good weather (although there will always be an indoor backup).

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