May Films at the Manship Theatre
May 18–29, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
100 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801
May Films at Manship Theatre
Wednesday May 18th – 7pm
film Length: 111 Minutes
In respect and honor of the absolute legend that is Prince.
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance and his own dissatisfied band as his star begins to rise.
THEN...join us for the Purple After Party!
Wednesday May 18th – 9pm
presented by 103.3 FM - Atomic Pop Shop - Capital City Grill
Located in the Hartley/Vey Workshop
We are going to party like it truly is 1999! Join us right after our screening of Purple Rain for all of your favorite Prince & Prince produced tunes, Free Food, Special Prices on Drinks, and a Costume Contest!
BORN TO BE BLUE
Thursday May 19, 2016 - 7pm
Cost: $9.50, plus fees- call for discounts
Not Rated, 97 Minutes
Directed by Robert Budreau / Written by Robert Budreau
Starring Ethan Hawke, Carmen Ejogo, Callum Keith Rennie
A re-imagining of jazz legend Chet Baker's musical comeback in the late 60's. Ethan Hawke lights up the screen as jazz legend Chet Baker, whose tumultuous life is thrillingly reimagined with wit, verve, and style to burn.
APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Cost: $7.50, plus fees
PG, 106 Minutes
Directed By: Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci / Written By: Franck Ekinci (screenplay)
English dubbing provided by Paul Giamatti, Tony Hale, Susan Sarandon and J.K. Simmons
From the producers of the Academy Award-nominated Persepolis and the mind of renowned graphic novelist Jacques Tardi comes a riveting sci-fi adventure about an orphaned teenager searching for her missing parents in an alternate version of 1941 Paris in which mankind never progressed beyond the Industrial Revolution.
BOY AND THE WORLD (2013)
Sunday May 29, 2016
Cost: $8.50, plus fees- call for discounts
Rated PG, 85 Minutes
Written and Directed by: Alê Abreu
Staring: Vinicius Garcia, Marco Aurélio Campos, and Lu Horta
Cuca’s cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite his family. The young boy’s journey unfolds like a tapestry, the animation taking on greater complexity as his small world expands.
Before the film, the folks with our newest exhibit: EARTH AS ART will be on-hand in our Free Gallery doing short, educational presentations about the Art. All you have to do is get here 30 minutes early to catch the presentations.
Tickets available at www.manshiptheatre.org or by calling 225-344-0334.