“The Loneliest Whale” - (PG; 1 hour, 30 minutes) - A cinematic quest to find the “52 Hertz Whale,” which scientists believe has spent its entire life in solitude calling out at a frequency that is different from any other whale. As the film embarks on this engrossing journey, audiences will explore what this whale’s lonely plight can teach us – not just about our changing relationship to the oceans, but to each other. Proving 52 is the loneliest number since the number one, “The Loneliest Whale: The Search for 52” is an engaging nature documentary about the leviathan efforts to understand our large aquatic counterparts. Final screenings at 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug 11 and Thursday, Aug. 12.
“CatVideoFest 2021” - (No rating; 1 hour, 12 minutes) - “Watching silly cat videos is good for you.” - The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 4, 2016. Need we say more? - CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and classic internet powerhouses. CatVideoFest is a joyous communal experience, only available in theaters, and raises money for cats in need through partnerships with local cat charities, animal welfare organizations, and shelters to best serve cats in the area. 10% of all CatVideoFest 2021 ticket sales from Lincoln Theater will be donated to Midcoast Humane. Playing at 2 and 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 14.
Salt Bay Chamberfest Concert Series - Lincoln Theater is pleased to welcome Salt Bay Chamberfest to the stage for their 2021 Festival concert series - advancing the vitality of chamber music by featuring standard chamber music literature as well as new and existing works of living composers performed by today’s finest musicians. Concerts, dates and times: Sunday, Aug. 15 at 4 and 7:30 p.m., violinist Jennifer Koh and cellist Wilhelmina Smith; Monday, Aug. 16 and Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 4 and 7:30 p.m., violinist Jennifer Koh; Wednesday, Aug. 18 and Thursday, Aug. 19 at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Brentano String Quartet; Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 4 and 7:30 p.m., harpist Bridget Kibbey; Friday, Aug. 27 at 4 and 7:30 p.m,, flutist Hawk Henries; and Sunday, Aug. 29 at 5 p.m., baritone Lester Lynch and harpist Bridget Kibbey. Complete ticket information can be found by visiting the Lincoln Theater website.
Coming soon/tickets on sale now: “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” - Aug, 20; “Ailey” - Aug. 28.
Tickets available online in advance through the theater’s website at www.LincolnTheater.net or in person starting 30 minutes before showtime. Information on programs is available by visiting our website. The Lincoln Theater is located at 2 Theater St. in downtown Damariscotta. Curtain going up!