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May 2018

FILM: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric. The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. Sponsored by Supplied Unlimited.

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FILM: Thor Ragnarok (2017)

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett. Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, which is at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela. Sponsored by Supplies Unlimited.

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FILM: Hook (1991)

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts. When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy. Sponsored by Supplies Unlimited.

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FAMILY FILM: Despicable Me 3 (2017)

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker. Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Sponsored by Supplies Unlimited.

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June 2018

FILM: La La Land (2016)

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt. While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future. Sponsored by Supplies Unlimited.

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FAMILY FILM: Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey. A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armour worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. Sponsored by Supplied Unlimited.

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FILM: Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. Thank you to Lincoln County Publishing Co. for their generous sponsorship!

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FILM: Black Panther (2018)

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake. Thank you to Lincoln County Publishing Co. for their generous sponsorship!

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FAMILY FILM: Ferdinand (2017)

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Cannavale. After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Thank you to Lincoln County Publishing Co. for their generous sponsorship!

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OWL CINEMA FOODIE FILM: Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County Publishing Co. for their generous sponsorship!

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July 2018

Film: I’m Not There (2007)

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger. Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work. Sponsored by Lincoln County Publishing Company. Come check out our program The Dylan Project on July 7th and 8th!

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Screening of “A Place at the Table”

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Run time: 1 hour, 24 minutes Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tom Colicchio, Ken Cook A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.

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OWL CINEMA FOODIE FILM: The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County News for their generous sponsorship!

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Screening of “Mind of a Chef: Gabrielle Hamilton” Episodes 1: Prune, 2: Garbage, 3: Rome

July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Run time: 69 minutes Enter the mind of chef Gabrielle Hamilton in the first three episodes of Season 4 of the Emmy-winning and James Beard Award-winning series THE MIND OF A CHEF.

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OWL CINEMA FOODIE FILM: The Big Night (1996)

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Marc Anthony. New Jersey, 1950s. Two brothers run an Italian restaurant. Business is not going well as a rival Italian restaurant is out-competing them. In a final effort to save the restaurant, the brothers plan to put on an evening of incredible food. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County News for their generous sponsorship!

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OWL CINEMA FOODIE FILM: The Trip (2010)

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rebecca Johnson Steve is asked to review restaurants for the UK's Observer who is joined on a working road trip by his friend Rob who fills in at the last minute when Coogan's romantic relationship falls apart. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County News for their generous sponsorship!

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OWL CINEMA FAMILY FOODIE FILM: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Anna Faris, Bill Hader, Bruce Campbell A local scientist is often regarded as a failure until he invents a machine that can make food fall from the sky. But little does he know, that things are about to take a turn for the worst. This film is free and open to the public and will take place in Porter Hall. Thank you to Lincoln County News for their generous sponsorship!

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August 2018

Film: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody. In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Indiana Jones finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them obtaining its powers.

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Family Film: Shrek (2001)

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz. After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.

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Film: Jaws (1975)

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss. A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wreaking havoc in a beach resort.

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Pocahontas Revealed

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Come and join us as Colonial Pemaquid begins the first of a new summer series of films that will cover a variety of historical and archaeological topics that cut across the globe. This 55 minute NOVA documentary explores the earliest years of the English settlement of Jamestown (1607) and their relationship with the Powhatan Confederacy, led by the powerful chief Powhatan. Archaeologists have discovered the Native American capital of Werowocomoco, seventeen miles from Jamestown, that was home to the venerable…

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Film: The Princess Bride (1987)

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright. While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.

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Film: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold. A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.

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September 2018

Family Film: Finding Nemo (2003)

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould. After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

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Family Film: Babe

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh   Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

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October 2018

Film: Edward Scissorhands (1990)

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.

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Family Film: ParaNorman (2012)

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. This film is FREE and open to the public. It will be shown in Skidompha's Porter Hall.

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FILM: Ready Player One

October 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for an after-school showing of Ready Player One.

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Film: Food For Change

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Food For Change is an 82-minute documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. This is the first film to examine the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems. This event is brought to you by our local co-op, Rising Tide Community Market. This event is free, and open to the public. 

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Film: Death Becomes Her (1992)

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn   When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival. This film is FREE and open to the public. It will be shown in Skidompha's Porter Hall.

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Family Film: Hotel Transylvania (2012)

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars:Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg   Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter.   This film is FREE and open to the public. It will be shown in Skidompha's Porter Hall.

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November 2018

Film: Casablanca (1942)

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars:Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid A cynical nightclub owner protects an old flame and her husband from Nazis in Morocco.

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It happened One Night (1934)

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars:  Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.

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150 Years of Little Women: PBS Miniseries

November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Episodes 1 and 2 of PBS 2018 miniseries “Little Women” Join us for this very special showing of the 2018 PBS miniseries “Little Women,” with the exciing conclusion and Louisa May Alcott quiz on Saturday night. All ages welcome.

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150 Years of Little Women: PBS Miniseries

November 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Watch Episode 3 of the PBS Miniseries "Little Women" So you think you know Little Women? Test your knowledge during our Louisa May Alcott Quiz following the final episode of the new PBS miniseries “Little Women.” Prizes and refreshments for all! All ages welcome.  

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Singin’ In The Rain (1952)

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

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James and the Giant Peach (1996)

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.

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Villages of Light: Muppets Christmas Carol

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Help us celebrate the Villages of Light at Skidompha! We'll be showing a Muppets Christmas Carol beginning at 10 am.

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Villages of Light: Christmas Cartoons + Crafting

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Help us celebrate the Villages of Light at Skidompha! We'll be showing Christmas cartoons and doing crafts. Bring the whole family to this fun and free event.

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December 2018

FILM: The Wizard of Oz (1939)

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well. We've had a great year of free films with Owl Cinema! We'll be pausing on our free film programming to give our staff a much needed winter break.…

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