Gather ’round, dear neighbors and fellow film enthusiasts, as the spirit of the season descends upon our beloved community of Hope! In the heart of our quaint town lies a cinematic treasure trove— Hope’s classic cinema—an enchanting haven that beckons us to experience the warmth of holiday nostalgia on the silver screen.

As winter nights grow longer and the air carries a hint of holiday cheer, there’s no better time to cozy up in the company of friends and family for a timeless tradition: watching a classic holiday film in the heart of our community.


November 30:  Priscilla @ 7:30 pm

December 1: Priscilla @ 7:30 pm

December 2: Priscilla @ 7:30 pm

December 3: Priscilla @ 2:00 pm

December 5: Priscilla @ 7:30 pm

December 7:  Scrooged @ 7:30 pm

December 8: Scrooged @ 7:30 pm

December 9: How The Grinch Stole Christmas @ 7:30 pm

December 10: How The Grinch Stole Christmas @ 2:00 pm

December 12: How The Grinch Stole Christmas @ 7:30 pm

December 14: Gremlins @ 7:30 pm

December 15: Gremlins @ 7:30 pm

December 16: Gremlins @ 7:30 pm

December 17: Elf @ 2:00 pm

December 19: Elf @ 7:30 pm

December 20: Love Actually @ 7:30 pm

December 21: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation 7:30 pm

December 22: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation 7:30 pm

December 23: A Christmas Story @ 7:30 pm

December 24: A Christmas Story @ 2:00 pm

December 28: Napoleon @ 7:30 pm

December 29: Napoleon @ 7:30 pm

December 30: Napoleon @ 7:30 pm

December 31: Napoleon @ 2:00 pm

January 2: Napoleon @ 7:30 pm


Priscilla (2023) – Nov 30 to Dec 5

Priscilla is a 2023 American biographical drama film written, directed, and co-produced by Sofia Coppola, based on the 1985 memoir Elvis and Me by Priscilla Presley. It follows the life of Priscilla and her relationship with Elvis Presley. Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi star as Priscilla and Elvis. Through Priscilla’s eyes, Sofia Coppola tells the unseen side of a great American myth in Elvis and Priscilla’s long courtship and turbulent marriage, from a German army base to his dream-world estate at Graceland, in this deeply felt and ravishingly detailed portrait of love, fantasy, and fame.

Scrooged (1988) – Dec 7 and Dec 8

Scrooged is a 1988 Christmas fantasy comedy film based on the 1843 novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Scrooged is a modern retelling that follows Bill Murray as Frank Cross, a cynical and selfish television executive who is visited by a succession of ghosts on Christmas Eve intent on helping him regain his Christmas spirit.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) – Dec 9 to Dec 12

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a 2000 Christmas fantasy comedy film directed by Ron Howard. The film was based on Dr. Seuss’s 1957 children’s book of the same name, as the first Dr. Seuss book to be adapted into a full-length feature film. Narrated by Anthony Hopkins, it stars Jim Carrey as the eponymous character. The film centers on the Grinch, a misanthropic green creature who lives in a cave on nearby Mount Crumpit and despises the celebrations, as he attempts to sabotage their holiday plans in Whoville.

Gremlins (1984) – Dec 14 to Dec 16

Gremlins is a 1984 comedy horror film directed by Joe Dante with Howie Mandel providing the voice of Gizmo, the main mogwai character. The story follows a young man who receives a strange creature as a pet, which then spawns other creatures who transform into small, destructive, mischievous monsters that all wreak havoc on a whole town on Christmas Eve.

Elf (2003) – Dec 17 and Dec 19

Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau. It stars Will Ferrell as Buddy, a human raised by Santa’s elves, who learns about his origins and heads to New York City to meet his biological father. Ferrell’s performance as Buddy was praised by critics and audiences alike, with many calling it one of his best performances. It has been hailed by many as a modern classic, and is often listed as one of the greatest Christmas films of all time.

Love Actually (2003) – Dec 20

Presented by the Hope Film Club. Love Actually is a 2003 Christmas romantic comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis. It features an ensemble cast, including Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, and Rowan Atkinson. The screenplay delves into different aspects of love as shown through 10 separate stories involving a variety of individuals, many of whom are shown to be interlinked as the plot progresses. The story begins five weeks before Christmas and is played out in a weekly countdown until the holiday, followed by an epilogue that takes place one month later.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) – Dec 21 and Dec 22

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a 1989 Christmas comedy film and the third installment in National Lampoon magazine’s Vacation film series. Based on John Hughes’ short story “Christmas ’59” that was published in National Lampoon, it tells the story of the Griswold family spending Christmas vacation at home with their relatives and the ensuing mayhem.

A Christmas Story (1983) – Dec 23 and Dec 24

A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film directed by Bob Clark and based on Jean Shepherd’s semi-fictional anecdotes in his 1966 book In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash, with some elements from his 1971 book Wanda Hickey’s Night of Golden Memories and Other Disasters. Widely considered a holiday classic in the United States and Canada, in 2012 it was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

Napoleon (2023) – December 28 to January 2

Napoleon is a 2023 epic historical drama film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by David Scarpa. Based on the true story of Napoleon Bonaparte, primarily depicting the French leader’s rise to power as well as his relationship with Empress Josephine, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon and Vanessa Kirby as Josephine.


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