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This Week At The Harbor Theatre
Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey in a scene from “The Butler,” based on a true story, now playing at The Harbor Theatre.
Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey in a scene from “The Butler,” based on a true story, now playing at The Harbor Theatre.

"The Butler," the widely acclaimed movie about the life of Eugene Allen, White House butler to eight U.S. Presidents continues through Sept. 5 at The Harbor Theatre.

"The Butler," (PG13) plays evenings at 7 p.m. plus Sunday at 3 p.m., and tells the true story of a White House butler who served eight American Presidents over three decades (1952 to '86).

The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man's life and family.

Forest Whitaker stars as the butler with an all-star cast including Robin Williams as Dwight Eisenhower, John Cusack as Richard Nixon, Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan, James Marsden as John F. Kennedy, Liev Schreiber as Lyndon B. Johnson, and many more. Academy Award nominated Lee Daniels ("Precious") directs and co-wrote the script with Emmy-award winning Danny Strong ("Game Change").

Coming Sept. 6, a New York housewife struggles through a life crisis in Woody Allen's comedy "Blue Jasmine."

2014 Harbor Theatre memberships and renewals are now available, as well as gift certificates and screen ads. Money raised helps the theater remain open off-season.

Further information is available in the lobby, or at the theatre's website: http://www.harbortheatre.net. Members receive $2 ticket discounts each visit to the theater. Businesses sponsoring screen ads (a tax deductible business expense), receive free membership. The theatre is also available for parties and special events.

For more information visit the theater's website: http://www.harbortheatre.net their Facebook page, The Harbor Theatre, Boothbay Harbor, or call the 24-hour movie phone 633-0438. The Harbor Theatre is located at the junction of Routes 27 and 96 in Boothbay Harbor, across from Hannaford market.

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