STRAND spotlight

"The Strand is like an oasis, a splash of flickering film magic in the Maine wilderness," writes Dennis Perkins for the Portland Press Herald in a recent article about indie film in Maine. Read the full article  here.

Also, check out our film schedule to see what's coming soon to the big screen.

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Strand Theatre will host an exciting schedule of special poetry-themed films and events. The new award winning documentary film LOUDER THAN A BOMB, and the new Korean drama POETRY will have two special screenings each.  In addition, the Strand will present THE EDNA PROJECT, a music and mixed media performance inspired by the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay, featuring musicians Liz Queler and Seth Farber.

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Saltwater Film Society's
Oscar night ipad raffle is Richard Salomon of Rockland.  Congratulations

Also, only one person got ALL 7 guesses correct on our annual Oscar Ballot
contest....Chris Cannella.  Chris Cannella  has won a 10-Pass movie card to the Strand!
4 runners up (who had 6 correct answers) Sharon James, Adam Janosue, Marilyn Breuer, and Roger Dell will receive a Night-At-The-Movies for two!



Inside Job, produced and directed by Charles Ferguson, took home the 2011 Academy Award for Best Documentary on Sunday night! The film will be showing at the Strand Mon, February 28 – Thurs, March 3. (see showtimes)

The Strand is pleased to announce that two new incredible musicians have been added to our spring schedule. Shawn Mullins will perform on April 29th and Rosanne Cash on May 7th! Tickets for these concerts will go on sale Tuesday, March 1 at 12:00pm.

Paul Benjamin has announced two new shows coming to the Strand this May. Grammy-nominated and Harlem-born vocalist Shemekia Copeland will return to the Strand on May 15th. And Blues & jazz queen, Maria Muldaur will make her first appearance at the Strand on May 20th. Tickets for these shows will go on sale Tuesday, March 1st.

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