Monday, June 10, 2019

The Strand will be dark the weekend of June 14 - 16. No programs.

Storm Boy comes to the Strand June 22

Storm Boy
Saturday, June 22 at 7 PM

A beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian tale.
‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be Michael Kingley, a successful retired businessman and grandfather. When Kingley starts to see images from his past that he can’t explain, he is forced to remember his long-forgotten childhood, growing up on an isolated coastline with his father. He recounts to his granddaughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Their remarkable adventures and very special bond has a profound effect on all their lives.
Based on the beloved book, Storm Boy is a timeless story of an unusual and unconditional friendship.
$6 Advance tickets available at Highway 61 Coffeehouse...
At the door: $8

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Apollo 11 - fantastic documentary lands at the Strand

Apollo 11
Strand Theatre
Saturday, June 8 at 7 PM

Almost 50 years after the fact, Apollo 11 is landing at the Strand in
downtown Vicksburg

From director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) comes a cinematic event
fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm
footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings,
Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA's most celebrated
mission-the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil
Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names. Immersed in the
perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control, and the millions of spectators on the ground, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future.

One of the unexpected but welcome things "Apollo 11" accomplishes is
restoring a sense of how insanely complex the lunar mission was, and how audacious. - Kennrth Turan / Los Angeles Times

Apollo 11" isn't like other documentaries about the first moon mission. In
fact it isn't like most other movies, period. It's magnificent and unique, an
adrenaline shot of wonder and skill.

...generates and maintains suspense. And it rekindles a crazy sense of
wonder...- Glenn Kenny / New York Times

Advance tickets at Highway 61 Coffeehouse: $6 
At the door: $8