185 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor ~ 633-0438 ~ www.boothbaycinema.org
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” - From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won't You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination. (94 minutes - PG13) Final screening Thursday, July 26 at 2 p.m.
Meet the Director Night & Reception -Mark your calendars! Kate Novack, director of “The Gospel According to Andre,” will be at Harbor Theater on Thursday, July 26 to introduce her film that won accolades at the Tribeca and Toronto Film Festivals recently. She will share her insights into the way it all came together and answer audience questions afterwards. A wine and cheese reception, provided by Eventide Specialties, will start off the festive night at 6:30 p.m., hosted by film director Kate Novack. Novack is an Emmy-nominated producer and director of documentary films. She was a producer and writer, with her husband and fellow producer Andrew Rossi, on Page One: Inside the New York Times, about that paper's media columnist David Carr and the upheavals in print journalism. Page One was nominated for two Emmy Awards and a Critics Choice Award.
“The Gospel According to Andre” - An intimate portrait of the extraordinary life of André Leon Talley, the 6-foot-6 flamboyant, witty Vogue magazine editor who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to his position in New York City as one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of our times. Film starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 26 and at 2 p.m. (film only) Friday, July 27 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10/adults, $8/children, and $8/members and member’s children are $6.
Entertainment Weekly calls the film a “fabulous fashion documentary” and Boston Globe critic Peter Keough says it’s “exhilarating,” and finds “it unfolds like the pages of a fashion magazine.”
“Mission Impossible: Fallout” - The best intentions often come back to haunt you. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) are in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and Vanessa Kirby also join the dynamic cast with filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie returning to the helm. (PG13, 146 minutes) Plays Friday 7/27 thru Thursday 8/2, evenings at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.
2 Theater St., Damariscotta ~ 563-3424 ~ www.atthelincoln.org
“Pope Francis - A Man of His Word” - Wim Wenders' new documentary, "Pope Francis - A Man of His Word," is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis, rather than a biographical documentary about him. The pope's ideas and his message are central to this documentary, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to today's global questions. From his deep concern for the poor and wealth inequality, to his involvement in environmental issues and social justice, Pope Francis engages the audience face-to-face and calls for peace. (PG; 1 hour, 36 minutes) Final screening Thursday, Jul 26 at 2 p.m.
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” - From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won't You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination. The opening night 7 PM benefit-screening showing will also include a visit with colleague and friend of Mr. Rogers, Eliot Daley. (PG-13; 1 hour, 34 minutes) Playing at 2 and 7 p.m. Friday, July 27, Saturday, July 28, Sunday, July 29, Wednesday, Aug. 1 and Thursday, Aug. 2.
Upcoming films: “Yellow Submarine” - 50th Anniversary restored version, Aug. 4; “The Guardians” - Aug. 9.