This week at the Harbor Theater

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 11:30am

Story Location:
185 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
United States

“A Man Called Otto” - (PG13; 2 hours, 6 minutes) -  Based on the # 1 New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove,” A Man Called Otto tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grump who no longer sees purpose in his life following the loss of his wife. Otto is ready to end it all, but his plans are interrupted when a lively young family moves in next door, and he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol. She challenges him to see life differently, leading to an unlikely friendship that turns his world around. A heartwarming and funny story about love, loss, and life, A Man Called Otto shows that family can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places. Final shows at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25 and Thursday, Jan. 26.

“The Fabelmans” - (PG13; 2 hours, 31 minutes) -  A deeply personal portrait of 20th-century American childhood, Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans is a coming-of-age story about a young man’s discovery of a shattering family secret and an exploration of the power of movies to help us see the truth about each other and ourselves. Inspired by Spielberg’s own childhood, The Fabelmans is written by Spielberg and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner (“Angels in America,” “Caroline,” or “Change”), who has earned Oscar nominations for his screenplays for Spielberg’s “Lincoln” and “Munich.”  Cast includes Gabriel LaBelle, Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, Julia Butters, Judd Hirsch and David Lynch,  One week only! At 7 p.m.  Friday, Jan. 27; Saturday, Jan. 28; Wednesday, Feb. 1; Thursday, Feb. 2 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29.

“Concerto - A Beethoven Journey” - Great Composers Series - Rescheduled from Jan. 20 - Filmed over the course of four years, Concerto follows leading concert pianist Leif Ove Andsnes as he travels the world playing sell-out concerts with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in an attempt to understand and interpret one of the greatest sets of works for piano ever written: Beethoven's five piano concertos.  Considered one of the top pianists of the age, Leif Ove Andsnes offers a rare insight into the world of a world-class musician and intimate access to his personal and professional life. One screening at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27.

“Charade” - Classic Film Series screening - (1963 - PG; 1 hour, 53 minutes) -  Is anyone really who they seem to be? After Regina Lampert (Audrey Hepburn) falls for the dashing Peter Joshua (Cary Grant) on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World War II cronies, Tex, Scobie and Gideon, who are after a quarter of a million dollars the quartet stole while behind enemy lines. But why does Peter keep changing his name? Join us for two showings only, with video introduction by Jon Cavellero, on Thursday, Feb. 9  and Saturday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m.

Coming soon: “80 For Brady” - PG-13 - A quartet of elderly best friends decide to live life to the fullest by taking a wild trip to the Super Bowl LI to see their hero Tom Brady play. Starring Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Sally Field, Rita Moreno, and of course, Tom Brady!

Covid policy:  The CDC still recommends wearing masks indoors around a crowd. Our all-fresh-air ventilation system, Merv-13 filters and thorough sanitation protocols offer a comfortable and safe atmosphere in which to enjoy the film. Please choose your seat with social distancing in mind.

Harbor Theater is open Wednesday through Sunday at 7 p.m. with a matinee only on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for members and children under 18. ADA-mandated Audio Descriptive (AD) and Closed Caption (CC) devices available for the visually and hearing-impaired. Inquire at the concession stand.