Enzian Theater to reopen with Week of Hitchcock Films

Enzian Theater in Maitland. (File)

MAITLAND, Fla. – Enzian Theater, Central Florida’s indie movie theater, reopens with a lineup that includes I Am Not Your Negro and a week of Alfred Hitchcock films.

What you need to know

  • Enzian Theater reopens on June 12

  • Film setup with Hitchcock, I Am Not Your Negro

  • Enzian will offer matinee prices for films from June 12-18

The theater opens on June 12 after a three-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. As for movies, the Enzian shows Hitchcock classics like Shadow of a Doubt, Rear Window, Vertigo and The Birds. Alfred Hitchcock Week starts on Friday with Psycho at 3 pm.

Enzian will also host a one-day free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary ‘I Am Not Your Negro’, which is based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript. The screening is scheduled for June 14 at 3:30 PM.

Other films on the program are The Trip to Greece and 12 Angry Men.

In honor of the reopening, Enzian said it will offer matinee awards for all of its films from June 12 to 18.

The theater has a 50 percent capacity, which means that the number of seats will be limited. In addition to physical distance measures, the Enzian said it has improved plumbing procedures. Visitors are encouraged to wear face masks.

Since closing in March, Enzian has been offering a variety of independent films on its “Enzian on Demand” service. New titles are added to the service every Friday. The proceeds from the film rental will go to the theater.