Strand Theatre adds four films to September schedule

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 3:30pm

Story Location:
345 Main Street
Rockland  Maine
United States

ROCKLAND — Strand Theatre, in Rockland, added four films and an HD live broadcast to its September lineup. 

HD:

Oct. 3: National Theatre Live: FLEABAG

 

FILM:

Sept. 16: MAIDEN

Sept. 21: AFTER THE WEDDING

Sept. 27: WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE

Sept. 27: DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

 

LIVE SHOWS:     

Sunday, Sept. 22 at 7:30pm: FLOR DE TOLOACHE

Latin Grammy winning, New York-based all-female ensemble Flor de Toloache continue to win the hearts of both progressive and traditional mariachi music fans alike through their distinct artistic vision and sophisticated, enlightened interpretation of traditional mariachi instruments. Their music is an edgy, versatile, and fresh take on traditional Mexican music. Tickets: $20/Advance, $25/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all live shows for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:30pm: IRIS DEMENT 

With opener Ana Egge

Iris DeMent is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose 1992 debut Infamous Angel was hailed by Rolling Stone as “an essential album of the 90’s”. Combining elements of folk, gospel and country, her rich lyrical landscapes and captivating music have earned two Grammy nominations. and the respect of many of her peers such as John Prine, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell. Opener ANA EGGE is a Brooklyn based-by-way-of North Dakota singer and songwriter who has recorded 10 albums of original music. Tickets: $25/Advance, $30/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all live shows for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

Friday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 pm: ADONIS PUENTES and the Voice of Cuba Orchestra

Hot Latin jazz! Adonis Puentes’ rich, soulful voice is the perfect front for his all-acoustic orchestra, layering traditional Cuban rhythms with deep bass lines, jazzy horns, and his melodic guitar. A Grammy-nominated vocalist and composer from Cuba who weaves passionate, hypnotic Salsa and Cuban Son melodies through jazz arrangements, Puentes and the Orchestra create a worldly experience that is as emotive as it is danceable! Tickets: $30/Advance, $35/Door. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 pm: THE FORGOTTEN KINGDOM - Sand Stories

International sand art superstar Kseniya Simonova (US premiere) and Guy Mendilow Ensemble team up on an extraordinary show bringing to life Sephardi women's voices lost to war. Simonova creates, morphs and obliterates sand imagery in real-time, crafting a flowing narrative driven by the Ensemble's evocative music and radio theatre-style storytelling. Tickets: $20/Advance, $25/Door. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 pm: ANI DiFRANCO

With special guest Gracie and Rachel

Grammy winner Ani DiFranco is known as a folksinger, though her music has embraced punk, funk, hip hop, jazz, soul, and electronica. Her lyrics are rhythmic and poetic, often autobiographical, and strongly political. As an iconic songwriter and social activist, she has been the inspiration for women artists and entrepreneurs for over two decades. DiFranco’s most recent album Binary was released in June 2017 on her own label, Righteous Babe Records. Her memoir "No Walls and the Recurring Dream" was released in May 2019. Opener Gracie and Rachel is a Brooklyn, NY-based chamber pop duo composed of singer-keyboardist Gracie Coates and violinist Rachel Ruggles. Tickets: $55/General Admission. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

HIGH DEFINITION BROADCASTS

Thursday, Oct. 3 at 2 pm and 7 pm: National Theatre Live: FLEABAG

Live broadcast from London

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge(Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones. FLEABAG is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life; Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose. Recommended for ages 15+. Tickets: $12.50/General Admission, $10.50/Strand Members. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

FILMS THIS WEEK

Friday, Aug 30 - Thursday, Sept. 12: THE FAREWELL

A Chinese family discovers that their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, and decide not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. U.S.-raised Billi, feeling like a fish out of water in her home country, struggles with the family's decision to hide the truth from her grandmother. Writer/director Lulu Wang has created a heartfelt celebration of both the way we perform family and the way we live it. Directed by Lulu Wang. Starring Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin. PG (USA |2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

FILMS COMING SOON

Friday, Sept. 6 at 8 pm: JIMI HENDRIX: ELECTRIC CHURCH

GUITAR HEROES Film Festival: Part 4

This critically acclaimed film combines color, 16mm multi-camera footage of Hendrix’ unforgettable performance at the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival, together with a new documentary that traces his journey to the festival amidst the dark shadow of civil rights unrest, the relenting toll of the Vietnam War and a burgeoning festival culture that drew together young people across the country who were inspired by the Woodstock festival. Directed by John McDermott. Starring Jimi Hendrix, Bob Merlis, Billy Cox, Susan Tedeschi, Paul McCartney. NR (USA | 2015) Lobby and Balcony Bars will be open for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7 pm: THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE

Award-winning animated feature by French filmmaker Sylvain Chomet. A young boy is raised by his grandmother, Madame Souza, in the French countryside. She buys him a bicycle and encourages his dream of winning the Tour de France. However, he gets kidnapped by a group of Mafia gangsters and taken to the big city of Belleville, where he is used for his bicycling prowess in an elaborate gambling scheme. Along with her faithful companion Bruno, Madame Souza sets out to rescue her grandson. They befriend a trio of aging musicians who were once the '30s jazz trio known as The Triplets of Belleville. Features an original jazz musical score by Benoît Charest. Directed by Sylvain Chomet. Starring Michele Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin. PG-13 (France | 2003) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-007www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Monday, Sept. 16 - Saturday, Sept. 21: MAIDEN

MAIDEN is the story of how 24-year-old Tracy Edwards became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides, but Tracy refused to give up and put everything on the line to ensure the team made it to the start line. Although blessed with tremendous self-belief Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men. Directed by Alex Holmes. Starring Tracy Edwards. PG (UK | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-007www.RocklandStrand.com

Friday, Sept. 21 - Wednesday, Sept. 25: AFTER THE WEDDING

Isabel (Michelle Williams) has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum. Potential donor Theresa Young (Julianne Moore), a multimillionaire media mogul, asks her to meet in New York to discuss a donation.  While there Isabel discovers that they have more in common than meets the eye, and soon a startling revelation upends the lives of both women and the people who love them most. Directed by Bart Freundlich. Starring Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup. PG-13 (USA | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, Sept. 27 - Wednesday, Oct. 2: WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE

Based on the runaway bestseller, WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette's leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. Directed by Richard Linklater. Starring Cate Blanchett, Judy Greer, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig. PG-13 (USA | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, Sept. 27 - Tuesday, Oct. 1: DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

A triumph at Sundance, this inspired collaboration between director A.J. Eaton and producer Cameron Crowe coaxes Crosby, member of three major groups in music history (The Byrds; Crosby, Stills & Nash; and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), into unflinching candor as the singer-songwriter confronts mortality and assesses the damage of earlier days. At the same time, his redemptive journey back to music is universally inspiring and uplifting, bearing an emotional impact that transcends the rock documentary genre. Directed by A.J. Eaton. Starring David Crosby, Jackson Browne, Jan Crosby. R (USA | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com