October Films at Manship Theatre

Date: October 02–25, 2015

100 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Event Information

October Films at Manship Theatre


Manhattan Film Festival 2015
Oct 2nd at 7pm - Rated PG-13
Tickets: $8.50

Filmgoers in over 250 cities will unite with over 100,00 film-lovers around the world to watch, and vote, on this year's best short films from 8 countries.

Digging for Fire
Oct 4th at 2pm - Rated R - 85 minutes

New Release Independent Film
Starring Jake M. Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Brie Larson
The discovery of a bone and a gun send a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend.

Dinner and a Movie with GHOSTBUSTERS (1984)
Oct. 8th at 8pm - 128 minutes
Dinner Package $31.50/$7.50 just the film

Featuring the Dinner and a Movie option where you get to pick from a special "Ghostbusters" menu at Capital City Grill Downtown a ticket to the show.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Oct. 9th and Oct. 10th at 10pm - Rated R - 100 minutes
Ticket: $10

Our annual Rocky Horror Picture Show night! Please, please, please dress up and quote along. Visit website for a list of acceptable props.

Southern Indie Film Series presents ANGEL HEART (1987)
curated by local filmmaker Zack Godshall
Oct. 13th at 7pm - Rated R - 113 minutes
Tickets: $6.50

Starring Mickey Rourke, Robert DeNiro, and Lisa Bonet
A private detective takes a hellish journey to 1950s New Orleans where he discovers an erotic and shocking world of murder and voodoo rituals.

About the series:
Beginning in September at the Manship Theatre, filmmaker Zack Godshall will host a monthly screening of locally-made films that avoid the Hollywood stereotypes of Louisiana, and in some cases confront exploitation head on. The first in the series is Godshall's own award winning film LOW AND BEHOLD. Each screening will feature a post show discussion with Godshall and guest filmmakers.

Donnie Darko
Oct 15th at 7pm - Rated R - 113 minutes
Tickets: $7.50

Contemporary Cult Classic
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnel
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.


The Film Lounge with Captial City Grill presents THE MONSTER CLUB (1981)
Oct 21st at 7:30PM - Not Rated - 104 minutes
Tickets: $7.50
Casual film viewing experience located in Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre

Classic Horror. Starring Vincent Price, John Carradine, Donald Pleasence
A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club". There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some muisicans play their songs.

About the Film Lounge:
This fresh event will feature cozy furniture, cabaret tables, full bar, and servers cock tailing food and drinks directly to your seat. Capital City Grill Downtown has created a full menu specifically for these events. Screenings will include the latest Independent and Foreign Films, as well as Classics from all Genres. Admission is cheap and the food/drink specials will be plentiful.

My Fair Lady (1964)
Oct. 25th at 1pm - Rated G - 175 minutes
Tickets: $9.50

Musicals at Manship.
Starring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, and Stanley Holloway
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival presents JIMMY'S HALL
Oct. 25th at 5pm - Rated PG-13 - 109 minutes
Tickets: $8.50

New Release Foreign.
Starring Barry Ward, Francis Magee, and Aileen Henry
During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton reuturns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. The activist in him awakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation.

For tickets please visit www.manshiptheatre.org or call the Box Office at 225-344-0334