July 2015 Films at Manship

Date: July 01–31, 2015

100 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

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July 2015 Films at Manship

Kid’s Films at Manship presents Creature Feature continues!

This year we team up with the Baton Rouge Zoo again with a whole new group of educational animal encounters on-stage before the film!

Tickets include popcorn, juice or water, and a sweet snack. We also encourage everyone to hang out downtown after the film to enjoy other nearby activities like the Louisiana Arts and Science Museum, the LSU Museum of Art, or the fountains at North Boulevard Towne Square - all just a hop skip from the show!

Wednesday, July 1st at 10am


Rated: G
Film Length: 82 mins

Director: Don Bluth

Writers: Robert C. O'Brien (novel) Don Bluth (story)

Stars: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, and Dom DeLuise

Mrs. Brisby (Elizabeth Hartman), a widowed mouse, must move her children out of their home in a field before the local farmer starts plowing. Unable to leave because her son is ill, Mrs. Brisby seeks the help of nearby rats, who have heightened intelligence after being the subjects of scientific experiments. She receives an unexpected gift from the elder rat, Nicodemus (Derek Jacobi). Soon Mrs. Brisby is caught in a conflict among the rats, jeopardizing her mission to save her family.


Wednesday, July 8th at 10am


Rated: G
Film Length: 89 mins

This engaging stop-motion, claymation adventure tells the story of an American rooster who falls in love with a gorgeous hen on a British farm. The couple decides to run away from the farm, but they must first contend with the evil farmer who is intent on keeping them under her control.


Wednesday, July 1st at 7pm


Rated R
Film Length
Anyone Under the Age of 17 Must be Accompanied by an Adult or Guardian

New Release Documentary

In 1980's Brooklyn, the most dangerous gangsters were the New York City Cops.

Directed By: Tiller Russell

Meet the dirtiest cop in New York City history. In the 1980s, Michael Dowd patrolled the mean streets of one of the toughest precincts in Brooklyn. He also headed a ruthless criminal network that stole money and drugs, ultimately resulting in the city's biggest ever corruption scandal. In this explosive true crime saga, Dowd tells all as he relives his days as a mobster with a badge.


Thursday, July 2nd at 7pm and Thursday, July 9th at 7pm


Rated R
Film Length
Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Guardian

Directed by Crystal Moselle
Starring Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo, Jagadisa Angulo

Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Nicknamed the Wolfpack, the brothers spend their childhood re-enacting their favorite films using elaborate homemade props and costumes. With no friends and living on welfare, they feed their curiosity, creativity, and imagination with film, which allows them to escape from their feelings of isolation and loneliness. Everything changed for them when one of the brothers escaped.

Sunday, July 5th at 2pm and 6pm

This film is unrated.
Film Length: 95 Minutes

French and English with English subtitles

A wanna-be director is given 48 hours by a producer to find the best groan of pain, worthy of an Oscar, as the only condition to back his film.

Directed by Quentin Dupieux
Written by Quentin Dupieux
Starring Alain Chabat, Jonathan Lambert, and Élodie Bouchez

Jason, a quiet cameraman, dreams of directing his first horror movie. Bob Marshal, a wealthy producer, accepts to finance his movie on one condition: Jason has 48 hours to find the perfect scream in the history of film. During his search, Jason gradually gets lost in a nightmare.


Tuesday, July 7th at 2pm and 7pm


Encore screening from National Theatre London

Recorded in London's West End in 2013, The Audience, with Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Helen Mirren, returns to cinemas by popular demand.

Directed by Stephen Daldry 
Written by Peter Morgan
Starring Helen Mirren

For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as The Audience. No one knows what they discuss, not even their spouses.

The Audience has received three 2015 Tony Award® nominations for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Helen Mirren), Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role (Richard McCabe) and Best Costume Design (Bob Crowley). The production has also been nominated for 6 Outer Critics Circle Awards (including Outstanding New Broadway Play), 4 Drama League Awards (including Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play) and 2 Drama Desk Awards (including Outstanding Actress in a Play).


The Film Lounge Series in Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre

Our newest and most unique screening experience, equipped with brand new big screen, lounge furniture, cabaret tables, and a full service bar all in one room!  The Film Lounge will be for the hardcore film fans.  The goal is to focus on new and old Horror, Hollywood Classics, Retrospectives, Local Filmmaker Showcases, and the best B Movies we can find.

July 8th at 7:30pm

IFC Midnight and Eli Roth present THE STRANGER

Rated R
Film Length 93 Minutes
Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Guardian.

Directed by Guillermo Amoedo
Written by Guillermo Amoedo
Starring Lorenza Izzo, Cristobal Tapia Montt, and Ariel Levy

A mysterious man arrives in a small Canadian town seeking his wife, though his presence plunges the community into a bloodbath.


Wednesday, July 29th at 7:30pm

IFC Midnight and Eli Roth present BOUND TO VENGEANCE

Rated R
Film Length: 95 Minutes
Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Guardian.

Directed by José Manuel Cravioto
Written by Rock Shaink Jr. and Keith Kjornes 
Starring Tina Ivlev, Richard Tyson, and Bianca Malinowski

A young girl, chained in the basement of a sexual predator, escapes and turns the tables on her captor.

Wednesday, July 8th - movie at 8pm

Dinner and a Movie with Capital City Grill and MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (1960)
This Film is Not Rated
Film Length: 128 Minutes

Featuring the Dinner and a Movie option where you get to pick from a special "Magnificent Seven" menu at Capital City Grill and a ticket to the show. The featured menu gets you a 3 course meal for a great price! Reservations must be made with Capital City Grill upon purchasing your Dinner and a Movie tickets. You can call our Box Office at 225-344-0334 or visit us online at www.manshiptheatre.org to purchase tickets. 
Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at 225-381-8140. Call us if you have any questions.

Directed by John Sturges
Written by William Roberts
Starring Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson

An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

Sunday, July 12th at 2pm and 6pm

WHITE GOD “Fehér Isten”

This Film is Rated R
Film Length: 121 Minutes

New Release Hungarian Film – English Subtitles

Directed by Kornél Mundruczó
Written by Kornél Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi
Starring Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, and Lili Horváth

Thirteen-year-old Lili fights to protect her dog Hagen. She is devastated when her father eventually sets Hagen free on the streets. Still innocently believing love can conquer any difficulty, Lili sets out to find her dog and save him.

Friday, July 24th at 7:30pm

Family Dinner Comedy Troupe Improv Comedy Night

Located in the Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre

This show is the equivalent of Rated R-ish. 16 and older please.

From those jerks who brought you Spoof Night! with Films at Manship comes a brand new Improv Show.

Hang out with Baton Rouge's premier comedy troupe in our Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre for some live Improv Games. We have no idea what to expect, but there is only one way to find out.


Saturday, July 25th at 6pm (Japanese with English Subtitles) and Sunday, July 26th at 2pm (Dubbed in English)


Rated PG
Film Length 103 Minutes

Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Written by Keiko Niwa, Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Starring Kiernan Shipka, John C. Reilly, and Kathy Bates (English Dubbed version)

Sent from her foster home in the city one summer to a sleepy town by the sea in Hokkaido, Anna dreams her days away among the marshes. She believes she's outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong - and shuts herself off from everyone around her, wearing her "ordinary face". Anna never expected to meet a friend like Marnie, who does not judge Anna for being just what she is. But no sooner has Anna learned the loveliness of friendship than she begins to wonder about her newfound friend. Based on the novel by Joan G. Robinson, When Marnie Was There is the newest film from Studio Ghibli, and the second feature film by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, the director of The Secret World of Arrietty.(C) GKids


Tuesday, July 28th at 2pm and 7pm


Encore screening from National Theatre London

A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live.

Directed by Simon Godwin
Written by Bernard Shaw
Starring Ralph Fiennes, Nicholas Bishop, and Faye Castelow

Jack Tanner, celebrated radical thinker and rich bachelor, seems an unlikely choice as guardian to the alluring heiress, Ann. But she takes it in her assured stride and, despite the love of a poet, she decides to marry and tame this dazzling revolutionary.

Tanner, appalled by the whiff of domesticity, is tipped off by his chauffeur and flees to Spain, where he is captured by bandits and meets The Devil. An extraordinary dream-debate, heaven versus hell, ensues. Following in hot pursuit, Ann is there when Tanner awakes, as fierce in her certainty as he is in his.