The Town Hall Theatre Is Working Towards A Digital Conversion. . . . .We Need Your Help

In order to remain viable movie business The Town Hall Theatre (THT) needs to make the move for a conversion to a digital projection system. We have postponed it as long as we could (& saved many 1,000s of dollars in doing so) but the time has come. One film company has stopped releasing new movies on film and most others are severely limiting the number of prints made, so we have to wait longer to get movies and when we do get them they are sometimes in bad shape.

Our THT is about more than just movies: it is an anchor business for Quincy and place where the community comes together for performances, public meetings and where we see our friends and neighbors on stage. The movie business pays the facility expenses so that all this can happen.

Even at half the cost of what it once was, $70,000 it is a significant amount of money to raise. It will take much help and generosity to reach that target. We have had a heart-warming response from the community with people telling us how important the theatre is to them, offering great ideas to help and others standing at the ready to write checks. If you want to help, email roxanne@plumasarts.org
Donations will be gratefully accepted at the THT during movies, at Plumas Arts or by mail to P.O. Box 600, Quincy, CA 95971. All donations are fully tax-deductible.

For the most current information on movie bookings call the movie line at 283-1140, become a fan of the Town Hall Theatre on Facebook, check the website at quincytownhall.com or the ad in the Feather River Bulletin entertainment pages. Help to keep the doors of your hometown movie theatre open by attending a good show often! When you come to see a movie you can make a donation at the concessions stand. You may also make a tax-deductible contribution by dropping off a check at the concession stand or mail it to the Town Hall Theatre, P.O. Box 600, Quincy, CA 95971.

Help keep YOUR independent hometown movie theatre thriving by enjoying a good show often. Join Plumas Arts as a Fan of the Town Hall Theatre… www.plumasarts.org

As Plumas Arts continues to work to raise enough in donations to make the conversion and systems upgrade to a digital projection systems. Until then management still faces some amount of insecurity in date confirmations due to limited film print availability. While they are not yet sure, it is pretty likely that these films will come on these specific dates as listed. To confirm you are advised to call the movie line at 283-1140.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: September 19th to 22nd

From their home in the storm sewers of Manhattan, four Ninjitsu-trained turtles, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello and their sensei, Master Splinter, battle evil. Based on the comic book series "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" created by Peter A. Laird and Kevin B. Eastman and originally published by Mirage Studios in May 1984. Cast includes: Jeremy Howard, Noel Fisher, Alan Ritchson, Pete Ploszek, Whoopi Goldberg, William Fichtner, Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Danny Woodburn, Philip Odango and Abby Elliott •

This 101 minute Action Comedy is Rated: PG-13 for sci-fi action violence.

Web Site: www.teenagemutantninjaturtlesmovie.com

PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST WILDERNESS 50th ANNIVERSARY FILM FESTIVAL ONE NIGHT ONLY... Wednesday September 24th. Doors at 6pm.

FREE ADMISSION

The USFS continues their celebration of the Wilderness with the screening of four films… American Values: American Wilderness, Forever Wild: Celebrating America’s Wilderness, The Meaning of Wild and Untrammeled.

Contact Leslie Edlund at the Mount Hough Ranger District ledlund@fs.fed.us or 283-7650 for more information

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: September 26th to 29th

From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes this top grossing film of the year which has been reviewed as “a goofy, dazzling often hilarious convergence of inspired nuttiness.” An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits — Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand — with the galaxy's fate in the balance. The All-star cast includes: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close and Benicio del Toro •

This 121 minute Science Fiction Action Adventure is Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.

Web Site: www.marvel.com/guardians

PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: October 3rd to 6th

Planes: Fire & Rescue is a comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. When world-famous air racer Dusty (voice of Dane Cook) learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his courageous team, including spirited super scooper Dipper (voice of Julie Bowen), heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter, ex-military transport Cabbie and a lively bunch of brave all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero. •

This 84 minute Animated Family-Friendly film is Rated: PG for action and some peril.

Web Site: movies.disney.com/planes-fire-and-rescue

A MOST WANTED MAN plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: October 10th to 13th

Hamburg, Germany: 2012. A mysterious, tortured and near-dead half-Chechen, half-Russian man on the run (Grigoriy Dobrygin) arrives in the city’s Islamic community desperate for help and looking to recover his late Russian father’s ill-gotten fortune. Nothing about this young man seems to add up; is he a victim or a thief or, worse still, an extremist intent on destruction? Drawn into this web of intrigue are a banker (William Dafoe) and a young female lawyer (Rachael McAdams) who is determined to defend the defenseless. All the while, they are being watched by the brilliant, roguish chief of a covert German spy unit (Phillip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final film roles), who fights to put the pieces together as the clock ticks. In an adrenaline laced and heart-rending escalation of tension and collision, it’s not long before he becomes everyone’s most wanted man. A Most Wanted Man, a cerebral tale of intrigue in the vein of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, is also contemporary and deeply human, touching themes in love, rivalry and politics we live with every day.

• This 121 minute Thriller is Rated: R for language.

Web Site: www.amostwantedmanmovie.com

MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: October 17th to 20th

The latest film from Director Woody Allen is set in 1920’s France and tells the tale of an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Stanley (Colin Firth) is a magician who has dedicated his life to revealing fraudulent spiritualists. He plans to quickly uncover the truth behind celebrated spiritualist Sophie (Emma Stone) and her scheming mother (Matcia Gay Harden). However, the more time he spends with her, he starts thinking that she might actually be able to communicate with the other world, but even worse, he might be falling in love with her.

• This 98 minute Comic Drama is Rated: PG-13 for a brief suggestive comment, and smoking throughout.

http://www.sonyclassics.com/magicinthemoonlight/

DOLPHIN TALE 2 plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: October 24th to 27th

Dolphin Tale 2 continues the story of the brave dolphin Winter, whose miraculous rescue and recovery—thanks to a groundbreaking prosthetic tail—made her a symbol of hope and perseverance to people around the world and inspired the 2011 family hit movie Dolphin Tale. It has been several years since young Sawyer Nelson (Nathan Gamble) and the dedicated team at the Clearwater Marine Hospital, headed by Dr. Clay Haskett (Harry Connick, Jr.), rescued Winter. With the help of Dr. Cameron McCarthy (Morgan Freeman), who developed a unique prosthetic tail for the injured dolphin, they were able to save her life. Yet their fight is not over. Winter’s surrogate mother, the very elderly dolphin Panama, has passed away, leaving Winter without the only poolmate she has ever known. However, the loss of Panama may have even greater repercussions for Winter, who, according to USDA regulations, cannot be housed alone, as dolphins’ social behavior requires them to be paired with other dolphins. Time is running out to find a companion for her before the team at Clearwater loses their beloved Winter to another aquarium.

• This 107 minute Family Friendly Drama is Rated: PG for some mild thematic elements.

Web Site: dolphintale2.com

The Plumas National Forest & Quincy Volunteer Fire Department will present Smokey the Bear and his firefighting friends on the Courthouse Lawn at 3:15pm prior to a special 4pm matinee Screening of Planes: Fire & Rescue.
As a most happy addendum, Plumas Arts is pleased to note that due to an overwhelmingly positive community response, the Save Our Theatre funding campaign is going surprisingly well. Plumas Arts is now in the process of getting final bids for the projector, new screen, installation costs and equipment upgrades required to make the conversion a reality. Donations of any amount are still very much needed. Go to plumasarts.org website and click the Save Our Theatre button to get more information, see the video, read the story and Donate online.
The Town Hall Theatre is loved and managed by Plumas Arts. To keep up on what’s playing you can pick up a monthly schedule at the box office, call the movie line at 283-1140 or go on line to quincytownhall.com You can also become a member of Plumas Arts and have a monthly email of upcoming attractions sent to you. Call 283-3402 or go online to plumasarts.org Find out how you can become a Town Hall Theatre Fan: for $100 or more per month you can help Plumas Arts to keep the Town Tall Theatre thriving.
The Town Hall Theatre operates under the management of Plumas Arts. Members of Plumas Arts receive a monthly emailing of upcoming movies. Call 283-3402 for more to find out how to become a member of Plumas Arts.
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