Our film programming reflects our mission to serve as a gathering place for community, offer a home for intellectual and cultural discourse, and make the arts accessible to all. We show the best in independent, international, and documentary cinema 364 days a year in our two theaters. From family-friendly movies, to some of the most challenging and innovative films of the day, we strive to entertain, engage, and inspire audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
Picture House education programs offered at the theater, in schools and area community groups, and most recently online, teach students of all ages the craft of filmmaking and visual literacy – essential tools to help navigate our 21st century, media-saturated culture.
Our grant-funded education programs in underserved neighboring school districts also give young people access to the arts, train them in technical skills that can enhance their careers, help their personal development and growth through teamwork, self-expression, and communication – and can be a path to future success.
We often talk about the magic of the movies but for us it’s our community – you– who provide the magic. It has always been so much more than the movies – it’s the laughter that ripples down the row, the conversation that emerges after an important film, the tears when we’re moved, and just the joy of seeing one another – strangers engaged in sharing art and learning together. There is power in a collective experience, in community that connects and sustains us, and most importantly brings us together.