Film offers hard look at opioids

The film “Life After You,” which takes a serious look at opiate abuse, will be screen with a post-film question-and-answer with the filmmakers later this month.

Film on hunger and homelessness to be shown Nov. 13

Addison County Community Trust and John Graham Housing and Services will co-sponsor a screening of the film “A Place at the Table,” Sunday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m., at the Marquis Theater as part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

‘Price of Safety’ screens at the Marquis

Showing Up for Racial Justice Middlebury’s film series is resuming at the Marquis Theater with a local film that explores national conversations about over-policing and racial bias as they unfold in Vergennes.

Marquis Theater gets facelift during shutdown

MIDDLEBURY — At least one Main Street business in Middlebury has been inactive during the pandemic, but continues to survive with the prospect of reopening next spring: The Marquis Theater. Ben Wells, owner of the Marquis, was forced to close the theater … (read more)

Marquis screens ‘Fantastic Fungi’ film

MIDDLEBURY — On Wednesday, March 18, the Marquis theater in Middlebury will hold three screenings of the film “Fantastic Fungi: The Magic Beneath Us” by Louie Schwartzberg, narrated by Brie Larson. The screenings will be held at 1, 4 and 7 p.m., with a Q … (read more)

Racial justice themes return to Marquis with “Just Mercy”

MIDDLEBURY — The Seeing Color/Seeking Justice Film Series, now in its third year of showing a wide array of movies pertaining to racial justice, will be presenting “Just Mercy” on Wednesday, March 11, at 1, 4, and 7 pm. at the Marquis Theater.  The featur … (read more)

Climate action film festival comes to county

MIDDLEBURY — The Marquis Theater in Middlebury will host SunCommon’s first ever Climate Action Film Festival (CAFF) on Wednesday, Feb. 12, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Middlebury showing is one of four screenings to be held in Vermont and New York. It is th … (read more)

Indian comedian stands up at the Marquis

MIDDLEBURY — Described as “dangerously perceptive,” nationally touring, DIY, Indian comedian, Krish Mohan uses his unique brand of comedy to talk about socio-political issues like organized religion, late-stage capitalism and the class system, along with … (read more)

Jan. 22 party will benefit Trent Campbell

MIDDLEBURY — The Addison County Independent and two local bands are teaming up to assist a colleague as he recovers from a medical crisis — and throw a mid-winter dance party at the Marquis Theater in Middlebury for everyone to enjoy. Award-winning photog … (read more)

Racial justice group presents ‘Queen and Slim’

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury chapter of the national organization Showing Up for Racial Justice is presenting the first film of 2020: “Queen and Slim,” written by Emmy award-winner Lena Waithe, and starring Daniel Kaluuya, of “Get Out” fame, on Wednesday, … (read more)

Racial justice group to screen slavery film ‘Harriet’

MIDDLEBURY — The hit film “Harriet,” about the escaped slave who helped others African Americans get out of the slave states of the South, will be screened in Middlebury this week for one day only. The group Middlebury Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) … (read more)

Wedding: Lillian & Brian

Lilian and Brian’s story is one of patience, faith and hope. They met at Two Brother’s Tavern back in 2014, where Brian was working at the time. Seemingly innocently, Brian was fixing his tie one night when Lilian asked if he would teach her how to tie a … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Marquis Theater is a great venue

On Sept. 10, John Flowers wrote an article on the Marquis Theater that appealed to both of us. Ben Wells, owner of the theater, is always open to suggestions and as movie lovers he has never disappointed us. Running this week in The Peanut Butter Falcon, … (read more)

Judge a Manhattan short film contest — in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — The Marquis Theater in Middlebury is giving movie viewers a chance to be the judge when it screens this year’s 10 finalists for the Manhattan Short Film Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 2 and 6 p.m. Tickets will be sold at their regular rate … (read more)

Racial justice film series to screen ‘The Hate U Give’

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Showing Up for Racial Justice is continuing the second season of its Seeing Color/Seeking Justice film series at the Marquis Theater in downtown Middlebury. “The Hate U Give,” the second film of this year’s series, will be shown on … (read more)