Summer Film Screenings at the Manship Theater


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Manship Theater in downtown Baton Rouge will screen movies all summer long. From director David Cronenberg’s new sci-fi horror to a documentary about one of Louisiana’s biggest music festivals, there’s a screening for every type of movie buff.

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Blue Hawaii (1961)

Date: Friday, June 3

Weather: 7:30 p.m.

About the movie: Returning to Hawaii from the military, Chad Gates (Elvis Presley) defies his parents’ wish to work in the family business and instead works as a tour guide at his girlfriend’s agency. (Source: IMDB)

Memory (2021)

Date: Saturday June 4

Weather: 7:30 p.m.

About the movie: A Scottish woman, during a trip to Colombia, begins to notice strange sounds. Soon she begins to think about their appearance. (Source: IMDB)

Little Mama (2021)

Date: Sunday, June 12

Weather: 2 p.m.

About the movie: Nelly has just lost her grandmother and is helping her parents clean up her mother’s childhood home. She explores the house and the surrounding woods. One day, she meets a girl of the same age who is building a tree house. (Source: IMDB)

Future Crimes (2022)

Date: Thursday, June 23

Weather: 7:30 p.m.

About the movie: The human adapts to a synthetic environment, with new transformations and mutations. With his companion Caprice, Saul Tenser, famous performance artist, publicly stages the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. (Source: IMDB)

Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story (2022)

Date: Friday, July 1

Weather: 7:30 p.m.

About the movie: A film that not only captures the iconic annual musical and cultural event that has been called America’s greatest festival in all its beauty and glory, but also delves deep into the rich culture of The Big Easy. (Source: IMDB)

Parody night! With Beetlejuice

Date: Friday August 12

Weather: 7:30 p.m.

About the movie: The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an insufferable family who has moved into their home, and hires a malevolent spirit to chase them away. (Source: IMDB)

Secure space

Date: Saturday August 13

Weather: 6 p.m.

About the movie: The Royal Hearts Foundation presents The Safe Space, a witty and thought-provoking drama about three men’s silent struggle to find a safe space to speak their truth. This performance will have you wondering “Where do men go when they need a safe space to deal with life’s issues?” (Source: Manship Theatre)


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