Main Street Landing’s weekly movie series brings great classic cinema to the Burlington area. It is a free event open to the public on a first come first served basis. We accept donations at the door to benefit a local non-profit. Movies at Main Street Landing offers the non-profit organization the platform to raise money, to receive advertising exposure, and to promote their cause. Movies at Main Street Landing culturally enriches the Burlington community with free classic films presented weekly on our big 25 foot movie screen, with Dolby surround sound. Every Tuesday Night at 7 p.m. at the Main Street Landing Film House, Third Floor of the Lake and College Building, at Sixty Lake Street, in Burlington, Vermont. More info? Call Mariah Riggs, Director of the Performing Arts Center, 802-540-3018,or Mariah@mainstreetlanding.com.
It's A Wonderful Life is one of the most popular and heartwarming films ever made by director Frank Capra and has become the quintessential holiday classic. It's a film about an angel-in-training who gives a despondent man a look at what the world would be like if he had never been born. Director Frank Capra regarded this film as his own personal favorite. Turns out it was also James Stewart's favorite of all his feature films as well as our favorite for the holidays.
Long before there was Mad Men there was Billy Wilder's The Apartment. It is a superb comedy-drama that manages to embrace both sentiment and cynicism about its time and place in history. Lemmon attempts to climb the corporate ladder by loaning his apartment key to various executives for their extramarital trysts, but it backfires when he falls for his boss's latest girlfriend. Fine performances all around, including MacMurray as an uncharacteristic heel. Oscar winner for Best Picture in 1960.
1/6- The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
1/13- Funny Face (1957)
1/20- Angles with Dirty Faces (1938)
1/27- 2001: A Space Odyssey (1969)