Our 2019 Winter Film Series

The start of a new year brings along exciting things — resolutions to conquer, a fresh start with a new semester, awesome sales at your favorite stores — but (in our biased opinion), the best thing to come out of 2019 yet is our Winter Film Series, opening at the Knickerbocker Theatre on Monday, Jan. […]

Selecting Films and the 2018 Fall Film Series

  The question is asked often: How do you select the films for your series? And there is no easy answer. I would like to tell you that we spend hours watching 30-40 films, having passionate arguments about the artistic qualifications of each film, dissect plot and character development, and then negotiate for weeks with […]

Our 2017 Fall Film Series

Fall brings colors to the leaves, a chill in the air, and films to the Knick! Yes, the fall film series is off and running. The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College is showing four films through November 11. The series opens with Maudie, an Irish-Canadian biographical romantic drama, through Saturday, Sept. 16. In Nova Scotia, […]

Our 2017 Spring Film Series

The Schedule May 15 – 20 –  Whisky Galore May 22 -26 ( Mon – Fri )  – After the Storm May 30 – June 3 ( Tues- Sat ) –  Nise: The Heart of Madness June 5 – 10 –  The Women’s Balcony The Reasons Springtime films. As we head into the summer blockbuster time, we present […]

5 Reasons Hope Students Should Attend Knick Movies

By Amanda Dort ’17 For the past three years, I’ve been working in the Hope College’s Events and Conferences Office writing press releases. If it was not for this job, I wouldn’t have known about the Knick movies in the first place. I’m so happy that isn’t the case because attending the Knick movies is one […]

Our 2017 Winter Film Series

The marketing slogans are easy. “Films to Heat Up Your Winter.” “Four Ways to Beat Cabin Fever.” “Cold Weather, Hot Popcorn, Great Movies — The Perfect Mix.” Those did not make the cut. Actually, we rarely have a catchy slogan as we think the films sell themselves. Our unofficial slogan for this next series of […]

Welcome to the Knickerbocker Film Series Blog

Welcome to the Knickerbocker Film Blog! We’ve created the blog to give us some space to explore the films we show, hear from other film fans, and, basically, find a new way to celebrate the celluloid film (or digital film — we’ll cover that in a future blog). If you are not familiar with us, […]