Updated Fri, Jan 24 @ 10:00 AM – The Following Screenings are Now SOLD OUT: Ford v Ferrari, Parasite and Jojo Rabbit. LOW TICKET ALERT: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Little Women, 1917 and Joker!
Enjoy Hollywood’s Best in One Weekend! The Colonial is proud to present the Best Picture Marathon 2020!
Two weekends before Hollywood’s big night, we’ll screen each of the Best Picture nominees in . . .
Sponsored by Mid Penn Bank, Shorty’s Sunflower Cafe, Calhoun Jewelers, Century 21 Norris Valley Forge
Update – 1/20/2020
Celebrate the Colonial Theatre’s 20th year of member-supported cinema!
Gather your friends, assemble your glam squad on the red carpet, and prepare for an entertaining look back at the year-in-film at the 91st Academy Awards.
Schedule of Events:
Red carpet arrivals with paparazzi at 6:30 . . .
Every major artist has that one defining album or performance, but for ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro, his entire career has been filled withsuch magical achievements. Since he first came to the world’s attention with his deeply beautiful and original take on George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” in a viral video that dominated YouTube in 2005, the Hawaiian-born Shimabukuro has virtually reinvented the four-string instrument . . .
To say that The High Kings are charting a new course for Irish ballad music – equal parts rousing and reflective, energetic and insightful – is an understatement. They are leading a new and bright era for Irish folk music, and aiming to bring us along for the journey. The integral members of The High Kings have a wealth of history behind them, while also being immediate family of iconic artists The . . .
Directed by John Waters. US. 1981. R. 1 hour 26 minutes. Warner Bros. Digital Restoration.
A frustrated housewife, Francine Fishpaw (Divine), tries to maintain her sanity while taking care of her dysfunctional household. Elmer (David Samson), her husband and the owner of an adult theater, is sleeping with his secretary, and her delinquent teen son, Dexter (Ken King), and pregnant teen daughter, Lulu (Mary Garlington), aren’t helping matters any. But when Francine meets dashing Todd Tomorrow (Tab Hunter), the owner of a theater specializing . . .
Directed by John Waters. US. 1988. PG. 1 hour 36 minutes. Warner Bros. Digital .
When Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake), an overweight teen, auditions for a spot on a popular teen dance show, she beats out the spiteful Amber von Tussle (Colleen Fitzpatrick), winning over Amber’s boyfriend (Michael St. Gerard) in the process. After meeting some black students at her school, Tracy begins to push for more racial integration on the dance show. This gets her into trouble on many sides, especially with Amber . . .
This Filthy World is John Waters’s rapid-fire one-man spoken word “vaudeville” act that celebrates the film career and joyously appalling taste of the man William Burroughs once called “The Pope of Trash”. Updated and expanded from the original film version that enjoyed critical success at the Edinburgh, Toronto and Berlin Film Festivals, the live performance of This Filthy World focuses on Waters’s early negative artistic influences . . .