Popular Breezeline Winter Movie Series to Open at Garde Arts Center January 19, 2024

The Breezeline Winter Cinema Series, celebrating twenty or more of the finest nominated and acclaimed films of 2023, will open at the Garde Arts Center’s historic movie palace at 325 State Street in downtown New London on Friday, January 19 at 7:30 pm with Maestro, the love story of America’s most famous conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein starring Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan and directed by Cooper. The Maestro screening will include opening remarks by a student of Bernstein, Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra maestro Toshiyuki Shimada. The film also features the London Symphony Orchestra which once performed on the Garde stage. The opening week also includes the comedy The Holdovers starring Paul Giamatti, Martin Scorsese’s star-studded masterpiece Killers of the Flower Moon, and author Judy Blume’s coming-of-age story  Are You There God?  It’s Me Margaret, hosted by a cast member, Kate MacCluggage,  a Southeastern Connecticut native and celebrated actress. The series continues February 2 to 4 with Barbie, which will include an audience participatory,  Priscilla, a  biography of the woman who became Elvis’ wife,  Oppenheimer, the physicist who developed the atom bomb,  and Past Lives, a romantic drama. Other films still in the process of being scheduled include May December, Chevalier, Air, Rustin, Poor Things, American Fiction, Fallen Leaves, Nyad, Zone of Interest, Oscar Short Films, and others to be announced. In addition to the title sponsor, Breezeline, the series is sponsored by The Superior Group; Secor Auto Group; Liberty Bank; Sawyer Law Firm; Blu-Prints Unlimited, Inc.; Conway, Londregan, Sheehan & Monaco, P.C.; Mystic Chamber of Commerce & Hall Communications:  WCTY, WNLC, K-HITS, WICH.  The Breezeline Winter Cinema Series Pass includes a single ticket for all movies for $65, a 78% discount off of single ticket price of $15 per movie.  


What: Breezeline Winter Cinema Series; twenty plus of the Oscar- nominated and critically acclaimed films of 2023.

When: Opening January 19 through March, 2024

Where: Garde Arts Center, 325 State Street, New London, CTTickets: $15 single ticket/$65 for Cinema Pass for all films.

Box Office:  Tues-Fri 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and two hours prior to performance; 860-444-7373 x1; www.gardearts.org  Current Films (subject to change): Maestro: Fri, January 19, 7:30 PM. 129 min. Rated R.

The Holdovers: Sat, January 20, 3:00 PM. 133 min. Rated R.

Killers of the Flower Moon: Sat, January 20, 7:30 PM. 206 min. Rated R.

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret: Sun, January 21, 3:00 PM. 106 min. Rated PG-13.

Barbie: Fri, February 2, 7:30 PM. 114 min. Rated PG-13.

Priscilla: Fri, February 3, 3:00 PM. 110 Min. Rated R.

Oppenheimer: Sat, February 3, 7:30 PM. 180 Min. Rated R.

Past Lives: Sun, February 4, 3:00 PM. 106 Min. Rated PG-13. Latest Schedule of confirmed films can be found here.


MEDIA INFO For photos and interviews, please contact  Jeanne Sigel, (860) 961-4106,  jsigel@gardearts.org  

About the Garde Arts Center The Garde Arts Center is southeastern Connecticut’s non-profit home for the performing arts, cinema and education. The Garde Arts Center was founded in 1985 to save, restore and operate the 1,400-seat historic (1926) Garde Theater and surrounding buildings in the heart of downtown New London. The Garde strives to engage, enrich, entertain, educate and inspire the region of greater New London County as a regional cultural gathering place and economic catalyst. The Garde Arts Center was the 2022 recipient of the League of Historic Theatres’ national Outstanding Historic Theatre award.  Learn more at https://gardearts.org/.