The Geological Formation of Bainbridge Island

Two showings at the Bainbridge Cinemas of “The Geological Formation of Bainbridge Island” film, parts 1, 2, and (premiering this year!) 3. First Showing: Doors open at 5:30 PM Film and Q&A 6:00 to 8:30 PM. Second Showing: Doors Open at 6:30 PM Film and Q&A 7:00 to 9:30 PM. Click here to register for tickets Part One: The Oldest Rocks Form the Base The story begins on Bainbridge Island, a small island west of Seattle.  Geologist Gregory Geehan leads us into the deep past to find the oldest rocks on the island.  They began as sediment, under the sea.  Once buried thousands of feet, we now find them raised to the surface, bent, tilted, deformed.  They provide evidence of uplift on the Seattle Fault. Part Two: Earthquakes and Faults Deform the Base Next, we look for clues in the surrounding region for the cause of such upheaval.  Tremendous seismic activity comes to light on the nearby Pacific Coast.  The seafloor has been pushed up into the Olympic Mountains.  Areas of salt-killed trees ranging from Canada to California reveal a magnitude 9 subduction zone earthquake 300 years ago.  Tectonic movement on the San Andreas Fault in California adds a further twist to the forces that have tilted thousands of feet of rock in the Seattle area… and have given Bainbridge Island an irregular shape. NEW  Part Three: Glaciers Advance into the Puget Lowland and Transform the Landscape  NEW We learn to decipher the layers exposed in the shoreline bluffs. They reveal that glaciers have come and gone repeatedly, leaving material from northern mountains, carving channels and changing the landscape with each advance and retreat.  Between glacial periods, rivers from the heights washed material into the lowland, adding to the accumulation of […]

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie in 3D

The battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, The Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad.

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Viceroy’s House

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

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Friend Request

A popular college student graciously accepts a social outcast’s online friend request, but soon finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends.

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Victoria & Abdul

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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Marjorie Prime – Opens Sept 29

A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a man to come face-to-face with the younger version of his late father-in-law.

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IT – Open Caption Show

New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “IT,” directed by Andy Muschietti (“Mama”), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades. When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries. Starring  Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard Rated R for violence/horror, bloody images, and for language

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Year by the Sea

Hoping to reclaim who she was before marriage and children, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod where she embarks upon a quest to set herself free.

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The Founders

They were not supposed to be athletes. They were not supposed to get paid to play. They were not supposed call the shots. But, they did.

  • Buy tickets directly from Gathr: http://gathr.us/screening/21217
  • 1 hour 25 min / NR
  • Documentary
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ROOTED in PEACE

ROOTED in PEACE challenges viewers to examine their values as Americans and human beings. Today we are at war within ourselves, with our environment, and with the world.

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Tulip Fever – Open Caption Show

In 17th Century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to a rich and powerful merchant (Christoph Waltz) – an unhappy “arrangement” that saves her from poverty. After her husband commissions a portrait, she begins a passionate affair with the painter (Dane DeHaan), a struggling young artist. Seeking to escape the merchant’s ever-reaching grasp, the lovers risk everything and enter the frenzied tulip bulb market, with the hope that the right bulb will make a fortune and buy their freedom. Starring  Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Jack O’Connell Rated R for sexual content and nudity

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Tulip Fever

An artist falls for a young married woman while he’s commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam.

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Elf – Toys for Tots Campaign

Free Screening. Please bring a toy donation! After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

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The Glass Castle – Open Caption Show

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mother!

A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

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Columbus

A Korean-born man finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. The man meets a young woman who wants to stay in Columbus with her mother, a recovering addict, instead of pursuing her own dreams.

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Marjorie Prime

A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a man to come face-to-face with the younger version of his late father-in-law.

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$5 Ticket Tuesdays*

Movie tickets all day, every Tuesday are only $5! This promotion is good for everyone and goes through 10/31. *Beginning November 1, we’ll resume our regular Senior Tuesday (age 60+) deals. Excludes Fathom events and other special events

  • All tickets, all day Tuesday, only $5

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Little Shop of Horrors The Director’s Cut

A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

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Wind River

An FBI agent teams with a town’s veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.

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Leap!

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

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Step

STEP documents the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore.

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Ninjas, samurais, and sensei fight side-by-side against dragons, armies of snake men, and a once-banished warlord who is now seeking to return to power.

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American Assassin

AMERICAN ASSASSIN follows the rise of Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton). The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy (Sanaa Lathan) to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent (Shiva Negar) to stop a mysterious operative (Taylor Kitsch) intent on starting a World War in the Middle East. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton, Taylor Kitsch Rated R for Strong violence throughout, some torture, language and brief nudity Sept 22-28: 10:10 pm show is available for captioning at Bainbridge Cinemas  

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IT

In Derry, Maine, seven friends come face-to-face with a shape shifter, who takes the form of an evil clown who targets children.

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Home Again

Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.

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Logan Lucky

Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

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The Glass Castle

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who’s an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

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The Metropolitan Opera: Cendrillon

Sat, April 28, 2018 at 9:55 am “Glorious,” raved the New York Times when Joyce DiDonato sang the title role of Cendrillon at the Royal Opera in 2011. “Her performance was thoroughly enchanting.” Now, for the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met, with DiDonato starring in the title role. She is paired with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of Prince Charming, Kathleen Kim as the Fairy Godmother, and Stephanie Blythe as the imperious Madame de la Haltière. Bertrand de Billy conducts Laurent Pelly’s imaginative storybook production. Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 3 hours 15 min
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: Luisa Miller

Sat, April 14, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczała in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years. Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 4 hours
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: Così Fan Tutte

Sat, March 31, 2018 at 9:55 am A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott’s clever vision of Mozart’s comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island—complete with bearded ladies, fire eaters, and a Ferris wheel.Manipulating the action are the Don Alfonso of Christopher Maltman and the Despina of Tony Award–winner Kelli O’Hara, with Amanda Majeski, Serena Malfi, Ben Bliss, and Adam Plachetka as the pairs of young lovers who test each other’s faithfulness. David Robertson conducts. Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 4 hours
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: Semiramide

Sat, March 10, 2018 at 9:55 am This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance—its first in nearly 25 years—with Maurizio Benini on the podium. The all-star bel canto cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon, who squares off in breathtaking duets with Arsace, a trouser role sung by Elizabeth DeShong. Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Ryan Speedo Green complete the stellar cast. Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 3 hours 50 min
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: La Bohème

Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. The Met presents its spectacular Zeffirelli production,with multiple excellent casts: Ailyn Pérez and Kristine Opolais are paired with Dmytro Popov, Piotr Beczała, and Michael Fabiano, as the young Parisian lovers at the center of the story. Susanna Phillips, David Bizic, and Massimo Cavalletti also star. Carlo Rizzi and Marco Armiliato conduct. Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 3 hours 20 min
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: L’Elisir D’Amore

Feb 10, 2018 at 9 a.m. Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met with her first Adina opposite Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his ravishing “Una furtiva lagrima.” Bartlett Sher’s production is charming, with deft comedic timing, but also emotionally revealing. Domingo Hindoyan conducts. Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 3 hours
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

Jan 27, 2018 at 9:55 am Rivaling the splendor of Franco Zeffirelli’s set and costumes of the Napoleonic era, Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for two extraordinary sopranos sharing the title role of the jealous prima donna: Sonya Yoncheva, and Anna Netrebko. Vittorio Grigolo and Marcelo Álvarez alternate in the role of Tosca’s revolutionary artist lover Cavaradossi, with Bryn Terfel, Michael Volle, and Željko Lučić as the depraved police chief Scarpia. Andris Nelsons conducts. Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 3 hours 20 min
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: The Exterminating Angel

Saturday, November 18 at 9:55 am Following the rapturous response to his last opera, The Tempest, the Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name. Hailed by the New York Times at its 2016 Salzburg Festival premiere as “inventive and audacious … a major event,” The Exterminating Angel is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production, and Adès conducts his own adventurous new opera. Music by Thomas Adès, libretto by Tom Cairns in collaboration with the composer, based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 2 hours 55 min
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: Die Zauberflöte

Saturday, October 14 at 9:55 a.m. Mozart’s allegorical fairy tale has charmed audiences and inspired artists, for more than 200 years. A few weeks before this telecast, the Met unveiled a new production of the opera featuring the colorful designs of acclaimed artist David Hockney. His bold colors and vivid images enchanted audiences and seemed to inspire the striking cast, led by James Levine’s affectionate conducting. Francisco Araiza is the young prince Tamino, who finds himself in a strange land, forced to undergo mysterious tests so he can rescue, then marry, the woman he loves, Pamina, played by Kathleen Battle. Kurt Moll is the compassionate Sarastro and Luciana Serra is the Queen of the Night. Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 3 hours 30 min
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: Norma

Saturday, October 7 at 9:55 am This new production of Bellini’s masterpiece stars Sondra Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her rival, Adalgisa—a casting coup for bel canto fans. Tenor Joseph Calleja is Pollione, Norma’s unfaithful lover, and Carlo Rizzi conducts. Sir David McVicar’s evocative production sets the action deep in a Druid forest where nature and ancient ritual rule. Language: Italian, with English subtitles Tickets are: $21 for adults and and $17 for seniors and children at Anacortes and Oak Harbor Cinemas $22 for adults and and $20 for seniors and children at Varsity and Olympic Cinemas $23 for adults and and $21 for seniors and children at Bainbridge Cinemas

  • 3 hours 30 min
  • Met Opera: Live in HD

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The Metropolitan Opera: Hansel and Gretel Encore

Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at 12:55 pm Fathom Events and The Metropolitan Opera are excited to bring a holiday presentation of a family classic to the big screen. The Metropolitan Opera: Hansel and Gretel will be a matinee encore performance in theatres nationwide on Saturday, December 9th, 2017. Tickets are $23/$21 at Varsity and Bainbridge Cinemas & $21/$17 at Anacortes Cinemas. 

  • 2 hours
  • Appropriate for all audiences
  • Met Opera

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Kirk Cameron REVIVE US 2

Playing Tuesday, October 24 at 8 pm and Wednesday, November 1 at 7 pm Following the largest release of a live theater event in Fathom history, Kirk Cameron returns to the big screens with REVIVE US 2- A National Family Meeting for the family of faith. With political, racial, economic, and religious tensions increasing each day in America, we need UNITY and a path to get there more now than ever before. REVIVE US 2 offers a faith-filled solution for everyone. Kirk will bring together more well-known and inspirational friends such as Dr. Ben Carson, Francis Chan, Ravi Zacharias, Joni Erickson Tada, spirited worship bands and other special guests for a night of hope, courage and unity.  Kirk Cameron is hosting his second LIVE National Family Meeting on Tuesday, October 24th in theaters everywhere. An Encore presentation will be on Wednesday, November 1st. Tickets are $12.50 for adults and $10 for seniors and children

  • 1 hour 30 min
  • G
  • A National Family Meeting for the family of faith

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Mully

Wed, Oct 4 at 7 pm Fathom Events and ForGood are partnering to present Mully, which is no ordinary rags-to-riches tale. It’s the true story of Charles Mully, whose unlikely stratospheric rise to wealth and power leaves him questioning his own existence, searching for meaning in life. Against the better judgment of family and community, Mully sets out to enrich the fate of orphaned children across Kenya. Jeopardizing his own life and the security of his family, Charles Mully risks everything and sets in motion a series of events that is nothing short of astonishing. Guests will be treated to celebrity endorsements and an interview with Esther and Charles Mully. Tickets are regular evening admission price

  • 1 hour 40 min
  • PG
  • True story of Charles Mully

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MANHATTAN SHORT 2017

Filmgoers in Seattle can unite with over 100,000 film-lovers around the world during the week of Sept 28 – Oct 8 when the 20th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the Varsity Theatre on September 29 at 7 pm.

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) presented by TCM

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner 50th Anniversary (1967) presented by TCM

A couple’s attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African American fiancé.

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Casablanca 75th Anniversary (1942) presented by TCM

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

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The Princess Bride 30th Anniversary (1987) presented by TCM

While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

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Mommy Matinees at the Admiral

Every Friday, we’ll feature first run matinees for parents, nannies, grandparents, and caregivers. The sound will be turned down, lights up and you’re welcome to bring a stroller, feed your baby, let your baby fuss, cry or coo, and no one will mind!  Please note these movies are our regularly featured movies. We will post the titles and times here each week. Children under five are free, valid for immediate family only. Adults tickets are matinee priced. Although these screenings are open to everyone, this program is designed for new parents to get out of the house and enjoy a movie with their infants. Mommy Matinees on Friday, September 22 9:45 am – Kingsman: The Golden Circle 9:55 am – American Assassin 10:00 am – IT 10:10 am – The LEGO Ninjago Movie

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Mommy Matinees at Bainbridge Cinemas

Every Friday, we’ll feature five movies in the 10 a.m. hour for parents, nannies, grandparents and caregivers. The sound will be turned down and you’re welcome to bring a stroller, feed your baby, let your baby fuss, cry or coo, and no one will mind!  Please note these movies are our regularly featured movies. We will post the titles and times here each week. Children under five are free, valid for immediate family only. Adults tickets are matinee priced. Although these screenings are open to everyone, this program is designed for new parents to get out of the house and enjoy a movie with their infants. Fri, Sept 22 10:00 am – Kingsman: The Golden Circle 10:05 am – IT 10:15 am – mother! 10:20 am – American Assassin 10:30 am – The LEGO Ninjago Movie  

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