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On Friday, March 5th, nearly a year after closing the theater due to the pandemic, we happily reopened our doors and welcomed back movie lovers with two new films: Raya and the Last Dragon in our Main Hall and One Night in Miami in our Screening Room. Both movies have significant and timely cultural relevance in their own right and [...]

Next Thursday, March 4th, TPH kicks off a four-week film study program for adults honoring Women’s History Month. Picture House Education Director Francile Albright introduces the instructor Clara Bingham and theme below: I met Clara in 2019, when she was honored at The Picture House for her contributions to the film industry. Learning about her incredible [...]

We are turning the corner into March 2021 – a truly momentous month for The Picture House.  Two huge milestones are on the road ahead – the beginning of our Centennial Celebrations… and the reopening of the theater after 51 weeks of idle projectors and unlit screens! Our Centennial begins at the tail end of [...]

We may be biased, but we think the best way to celebrate Valentine’s Day is with a movie! The options are endless, but you can’t go wrong with these eight films recommended by The Picture House staff.   Only Lovers Left Alive Especially fun for art and music lovers, this critically acclaimed film, directed by Jim [...]

Since being forced to close our theater nearly one year ago, one thing has been made brilliantly clear: it takes more than a village — it takes a nation to weather a pandemic. From the outset, The Picture House Board and staff have dug in and created new ways of delivering on our mission — [...]

There’s something exciting about being the first to know, having an insider’s view, getting that first look. For years, The Picture House has been sharing advance screenings of films with curious movie-goers, followed by an engaging discussion and Q&A with a guest from the film. Directors, actors, producers, screenwriters—from future filmmakers to legendary luminaries—we’ve been fortunate [...]

The focus for February’s Film Study for Adults at TPH is the life and work of August Wilson. Below, Education Director Francile Albright tells us why. During this time of deep political and cultural divide, it feels sometimes that we can no longer talk to each other. There are many important conversations that need to happen, but [...]

Monday, January 18, 2021, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day – the only national holiday that is designated as a day of service. Many of us will be busy volunteering on projects that strengthen our communities, but if you have time at home and want to learn more about the legacy of Dr. King, the [...]

Here are some lessons from 2020: nothing is ever certain, nothing is guaranteed to go to plan, nothing is stronger than community.  The Picture House is a mature and stable nonprofit – but in the nonprofit world saying an organization is ‘stable’ has more to do with longevity and good governance than the ability to [...]

Looking for a personal and meaningful gift for film-loving friends and family members? Want to support your favorite nonprofit movie theater? Give the gift of The Picture House Film Club with Marshall Fine this holiday season!  Our perennially popular program will be virtual this winter and is the perfect gift for anyone interested in watching important films [...]