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Films at the Manship Theatre

November 3

Leave the X-Men to the megaplex. Each month, the Manship Theatre offers a slate of films, from modern classics to engaging new documentaries and locally-produced stories. Here’s what’s in store this month:

October 5: The Laughing Man (2021)—Baton Rouge’s own Zack Godshall’s incredibly intimate, tragicomic portrait of Thomas Alan Williamson, who is best known for his infectious laugh. Despite living a life plagued by tragedy, mental illness, and homelessness, Williamson expresses a unique joy that defines his character. The film will be followed by a panel discussion about issues of homelessness. 7:30 pm. $9.50.

October 13–14: Moonage Daydream (2022)—From filmmaker Brett Morgan, a cinematic odyssey exploring the life of David Bowie. 7:30 pm. $9.50

October 26: The Last Champion—A story of crushed dreams upon the familiar and beloved backdrop of high school sports, and what comes after. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker, Glenn Withrow. 7:30 pm. $8.50.

October 27: Psycho—Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic classic about a secretary on the run after stealing money from her boss who has the misfortune of stopping at the Bates Motel for the night, where she meets Norman Bates—who has a very peculiar relationship with his mother. See it digitally remastered for the big screen. 7:30 pm. $9.50.

November 3: Duran Duran: A Hollywood High—The English new wave band’s new feature-length docu-concert film combines footage from a Los Angeles rooftop concert with archival footage and interviews. 7:30 pm. $9.50.

November 16: Parasite (2019)—Many regard Parasite, the first South Korean film to win a top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, as one of the best films of 2019. It follows an impoverished family who infiltrate the home of a wealthy family by presenting themselves as someone else entirely. 7:30 pm. $9.50.

November 17: Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) (2020)—This two-chapter film follows the lives of a factory worker and a hairdresser, both who are striving to find a better life by immigrating to other countries. 7:30 pm. $9.50.

November 18 and 20: Triangle of Sadness (2022)—When a luxury cruise ship sinks, only a few survivors remain trapped on an island—including a celebrity influencer couple. 7:30 pm on November 18, 2 pm November 20. $9.50.

November 22: Meet Me In the Bathroom (2022)—An immersive look into the New York City music scene of the early 2000s, which jump-started a new generation of music. 7:30 pm. $9.50.


100 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge


November 3