This week at the Lincoln Theater

Tue, 07/18/2023 - 12:15pm

Story Location:
2 Theater Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543
United States

    “Blackberry” - (R; 1 hour, 59 minutes) - ‘BlackBerry’ tells the story of Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, the two men that charted the course of the spectacular rise and catastrophic demise of the world’s first smartphone. Final showtime Thursday, July 20 at 2 p.m.

    Y Arts presents: “Flat Stanley Jr!” - The first summer camp production for 2023. Based on the best-selling book series, Stanley folds his way around the world with his flat-tastic hijinks. Stanley Lambchop is your ordinary, everyday 10-year-old until the bulletin board on the wall above his bed comes loose and falls right on top of him. The next morning, Stanley wakes up flat. In a whirlwind musical travelogue, Stanley — the ultimate exchange student — scours the globe for a solution to his unusual problem. He’s stamped, posted and cancelled from Hollywood and France to Honolulu and beyond, all in an effort to become a three-dimensional boy once more. Two shows at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20 and Friday, July 21. General Admission tickets $5.

    “Jaws” - (1975; 2 hours, 4 minutes) - 2023 Summer Blockbuster series fiil #2 - When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and grizzled ship captain Quint (Robert Shaw) offer to help Brody capture the killer beast, and the trio engage in an epic battle of man vs. nature, desperate to destroy the beast before it strikes again.  “Jaws” set the standard for edge-of-your seat suspense, featuring an unforgettable score that evokes pure terror. “Jaws” remains one of the most influential, gripping adventures in motion picture history. Playing Thursday, July 20 at 7 p.m. and Friday, July 21 at 1 p.m.

    “Past Lives” -  (PG-13; 1 hour, 46 minutes - in English and Korean) - Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York for one fateful week as they confront notions of destiny, love, and the choices that make a life, in this heartrending modern romance. Playing Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m.; and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, July 22, Wednesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 27.

    “Votes for Women: The History of Women’s Suffrage Through Song” - (Running time: 55 minutes) -  One hundred years ago, on July 21, 1923, Alice Paul first proposed the Equal Rights Amendment - and still there is no constitutional right to equality for women. This Barbara Cray documentary film tells the story of the women’s suffrage movement through historical segments narrated by Nancy Giles (contributor to CBS Sunday Morning) and illustrated with archival images and video from the Library of Congress, the National Archives, and other sources. To commemorate this centennial, the screening will be followed by a panel discussion of distinguished speakers who will share remarks on the state of women’s rights and the Equal Rights Amendment in Maine and in the nation. The filmmaker invites all attendees to join her for a post-event gathering. “Dress in suffrage white, or women’s rights colors of purple and gold, or dress as your favorite female leader. After the film screening and panel discussion, we’ll plan to parade down Main St. to Veterans Park in Newcastle for a sing-along of suffrage and women’s rights songs and a bring you own picnic in the park.” Sunday, July 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $10 - 50% of all proceeds will be donated to the “Girls Day at the Statehouse” program.

    Tickets are available at the door beginning 30 minutes before showtime or through the theater’s online box office at Movie tickets are $9 adult, $6 members and Youth 18 and under. Event ticket prices vary.  Lincoln Theater’s Covid protocols on the website. The Lincoln Theater is located at 2 Theater St., Damariscotta. Curtain going up!