Eagles Theatre Announces Independent Film Series

The Eagles Theatre in Wabash has announced the movies that will play during its independent film series.

The four-film series will feature a new film at 7 p.m. every Thursday beginning Feb. 21. Doors will open at 6 p.m. on movie nights, allowing those attending to socialize and enjoy special concessions available for the series. All tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the Eagles Theatre door.

Films in the series include:
Wasteland, not rated. Contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes audiences on an emotional journey to Jardim Gramacho, the world’s largest landfill on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, with the pickers of recyclable materials, true Shakespearean characters who live and work in the garbage quoting Machiavelli and showing us how to recycle ourselves. Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m.

Footnote, rated PG. Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak. Thursday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m.

Another Earth, PG-13. On the night of the discovery of a duplicate planet in the solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident. Thursday, March 7, 7 p.m.

First Position, not rated. A documentary that follows six young dancers from around the world as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world. Thursday, March 14, 7 p.m.

The Independent Film Series is presented by the Honeywell Center Giving Circle, a group based on the concept of individuals pooling their resources to make a larger impact in the community. Members include: Parker and Katie Beauchamp, Chelsea Beauchamp, John and Ana Gackenheimer,  Ben and Kristen Gebhart, Lee Ann George, Julie McCann, Tod Minnich, Scott and Jennifer Pitcher, Michael Rheinheimer and Lisa Gilman, and Patrick and Amy Sullivan.

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