This week at Lincoln Theater

Tue, 09/05/2023 - 3:15pm

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

    Season six of the Classic Film Club - “Legends & Lovers” – Enrollment is now open! - Join us for season six of Lincoln Theater’s Classic Film Club, celebrating the “Legends and Lovers” of Hollywood. Host and Film Historian, Jeannie MacDonald, will take us on a journey through these classic couples over six films from October thru March. Enrollment at $55 per person includes admission to all six screenings, free popcorn, and a free beverage from the bar or concessions. This season’s lineup includes, “It Happened One Night,” “Roman Holiday,” “The Adventures of Robin Hood,” “To Have and Have Not,” “The Bad and the Beautiful,” and “Casablanca.” Information on enrollment is available at or by grabbing a Classic Film Club brochure, available at the theater.

    “Barbie” - (PG-13; 1 hour, 54 minutes) - Pose for a photo in our life-size Barbie Box AND enter in a drawing at the door to WIN a free Barbie inspired necklace generously donated by our friends at Peapod Jewelry! To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken.

    "Barbie is one of the most inventive, immaculately crafted and surprising mainstream films in recent memory - a testament to what can be achieved within even the deepest bowels of capitalism." - The Independent. Final showtime Thursday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m.

    “Our American Family” - (NR; 1 hour, 28 minutes) - FREE -  “There’s Only One Place To Go After Rock Bottom.” Addiction is an all-encompassing force, in not only the lives of the afflicted, but also those around them. Lincoln Theater and Healthy Lincoln County are pleased to present a free screening of the documentary film, “Our American Family,” an honest, unfiltered look at a close-knit Philadelphia family dealing with generational substance abuse. Captured at a pivotal “nothing to lose” moment, five family members each struggle to transcend their crippling histories. We are pleased to welcome Linda, the matriarch of the family, who will be joining us via Zoom for a talk back following the screening. And joining us in person are Nick Loscocco, Options Coordinator for Lincoln County, as well as Sharon Bailey of Jefferson, who will share their knowledge and experience with addiction and substane abuse here in Lincoln County. Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m.

    “Oppenheimer” - (R; running time 3 hours) - During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to work on the top-secret Manhattan Project. Oppenheimer and a team of scientists spend years developing and designing the atomic bomb. Their work comes to fruition on July 16, 1945, as they witness the world’s first nuclear explosion, forever changing the course of history. Playing at 2 and 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8. Saturday, Sept. 9 and Wednesday, Sept. 13; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10 and Thursday, Sept. 14.

    Meet Oscar Winning Filmmaker Alex Gibney - Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney will discuss his extraordinary work as he shows an extended clip from “Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker,” his film about the triumph and disastrous life of the tennis sensation. The evening is a conversation with the audience about this and Gibney’s forthcoming projects. Proceeds will benefit Central Lincoln County YMCA’s tennis program and its extensive outreach in schools encouraging youth tennis. Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $25 (general admission).

    Coming soon: “Theater Camp” - Sept. 15; “Between Two Worlds” - Sept. 22

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