“Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song” – (PG-13; 1 hour, 55 minutes) - This film takes a definitive exploration of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, Hallelujah. This feature-length documentary weaves together three creative strands: The songwriter and his times. The song's dramatic journey from record label reject to chart-topping hit. And moving testimonies from major recording artists for whom Hallelujah has become a personal touchstone. Last shows at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 and Thursday, Sept. 15.
“Fascinating exploration of an enigmatic artist and his creative process.” – Peter Canavese, Celluloid Dreams
“See How They Run” – (PG-13; 1 hour, 38 minutes) - This rollicking comedy and take off on earlier whodunits is set in the West End of 1950s London when plans for a movie version of Agatha Christie’s famed “The Mousetrap” come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When world-weary Inspector Stoppard (Sam Rockwell) and eager rookie Constable Stalker (Saoirse Ronan) take on the case, the two find themselves thrown into a puzzling whodunit within the glamorously sordid theater underground, investigating the mysterious homicide at their own peril. Playing at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16; Saturday, Sept. 17; Monday, Sept. 19; Tuesday, Sept. 20; Wednesday, Sept. 21; Thursday, Sept. 22; Friday, Sept. 23; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.
“A snappy comedy that struts in with an eyebrow coyly arched.”- Variety
“My Childhood, My Country: 20 Years in Afghanistan” - (Not rated; 1 hour, 34 minutes) – A free, members only event - This BAFTA Award-winning documentary is an epic story of a boy growing up amidst the ravages of war in one of the most embattled corners of the globe. It is a moving film to see as we commemorate the 21st anniversary of 9/11 and consider life in Afghanistan today, one year after the U.S. withdrawal of its troops. Sunday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. Wine and cheese will be served starting at 6:30 p.m. Please join us for this special evening at Harbor Theater. Members can access free tickets by going to the film’s post for the link: www.boothbaycinema.org; or sign up in the theater lobby during open hours. Not a member yet? Go to the website and click on “Membership!”
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, at 185 Townsend Ave. in Boothbay Harbor, is open nightly at 7 with a matinee only on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for members and children under 18. Tickets will be sold at the concession stand.
ADA-mandated Audio Descriptive (AD) and Closed Caption (CC) devices available for the visually and hearing-impaired. Inquire at the concession stand.