At the theaters
185 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor ~ 633-0438 ~ http://boothbaycinema.org
“The Leisure Seeker” - Award-winning actors Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren star as a retired couple taking one last road trip in their beloved RV named Leisure Seeker, traveling from Boston to Key West, with a few bumps along the road. Last screening Wednesday, April 11 at 7 p.m.
“Walk With Me” - Thich Nhat Hanh was a Vietnamese monk, teacher, author and peace activist, and one of the 20th century’s most revered masters of Zen Buddhism. His art of mindfulness, a path to peace, compassion and understanding in our troubled world, has appealed to many in this country and beyond. Filmed over three years at Plum Village monastery near the Bordeaux region of France, and on the monk’s speaking tour of the U.S.,
“Walk with Me” is a meditation on a community immersed in both existential questions and the everyday routine of monastic life. Intro and Q & A with Julie Perry, a member of the Harbor Theater Board of Directors who began her study of Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings more than 25 years ago. Free refreshments starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12. Film starts at 7 p.m.; also Friday, April 13 at 2 p.m. (film only)
“A Wrinkle In Time” - The screen adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved sci-fi fantasy about a young girl struggling with issues of self-worth. As the daughter of two world-renowned physicists, Meg Murry (Storm Reid) is intelligent and uniquely gifted, but she has yet to realize it for herself. Distraught about the baffling disappearance of their father (Chris Pine), she meets three celestial guides-Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey), Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon) and Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling)-who have journeyed to Earth to help her find her father.
Meg, her brother and a friend set off on their formidable quest, traveling via a wrinkling of time and space known as “tessering.” They are soon transported to worlds beyond their imagination where they must confront a powerful evil. To make it back home to Earth, Meg must look deep within herself and embrace her flaws to harness the strength necessary to defeat the darkness closing in on them.
Plays at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 13, Saturday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 18; Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m.
2 Theater St., Damariscotta ~ 207-563-3424 ~ www.atthelincoln.org
“Discover Arts: Hitler versus Picasso and Others” - In 1937 the Nazi regime held two exhibitions in Munich: one to stigmatize "degenerate art,” and one, personally curated by Hitler, to glorify "classic art.” Narrated by Toni Servillo, this is an incredible journey through four exhibitions, displaying masterpieces by Botticelli, Klee, Matisse, Monet, Chagall, Renoir, and Gauguin. Revealing the Nazi obsession with art, Hitler vs Picasso and the Others offers viewers a rare look at condemned works that have finally come to light. In English and Italian, French, German with English subtitles. Plays Wednesday, April 11 at 2 and 7 p.m.
Talking Music in Maine: Intimate Conversations - Host Aaron Robinson welcomes Cidny Bullens in a new series that explores the musicians craft with artists who have had an impact on the music scene in Maine and beyond. Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m.
“Young Mark Twain” - A Y-Arts presentation. In a continued collaboration with the Lincoln Theater, the Boothbay Region YMCA and the CLC YMCA have brought together a cast of 25 youth from the region to present this new musical by Joel Biron, directed and choreographed by Emily Mirabile. Take a journey with Sam Clemens, Becky Thatcher, Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer! Tickets $5 at the door. 1 hour. Playing Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14 at 6 p.m. Presented by Lincoln Theater, the Boothbay Region and CLC YMCAs.
Verdi’s “Luisa Miller” - The Met Live in HD - This opera has not been seen at the Met since 2006. Starring Sonya Yoncheva as a peasant girl Luisa opposite Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo in Verdi’s tragedy about a young woman who sacrifices her own happiness to save her father’s life. (3 hours, 38 minutes -includes two 35-minute intermissions)Tickets $25/$23/$5. Playing Saturday, April 14 at 12:30 p.m.
Exhibition on Screen: “Cézanne - Portraits of a Life” - Featuring interviews with curators and experts from the National Portrait Gallery London, MoMA New York, National Gallery of Art Washington, and Musée d’Orsay Paris, and correspondence from the artist himself, the film takes audiences beyond the exhibition to the places Cézanne lived and worked and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least-known of all the impressionists – until now. (Not rated - 1 hour, 25 minutes) Tickets $15/$13/$5. Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m.
“Bow Wow Film Festival” - a joyful, traveling, dog centric collection of short films that celebrates the human canine bond. We feature the year’s best pooch themed shorts all wrapped up in one beautiful, fun-loving package. A fun event benefiting the Maine Federation of Humane Societies. (Not rating - 1 hour, 25 minutes) Tickets: $12. Playing Tuesday, April 17 at 7 p.m.
“Faces Places” - Agnes Varda, one of the leading lights of France's honored French New Wave cinema era, and professional photographer and muralist, J.R., partake on a special art project. Together, they travel around France in a special box truck equipped as a portable photo booth and traveling printing facility as they take photographs of people around the country. (PG; 1 hour 29 minutes. In French w/ English subtitles.) Playing Wednesday, April 18 at 2 and 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19 at 2 p.m.