Marcus launches Indie Focus

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:16 pm

Marcus Theatres, a division of Milwaukee-based Marcus Corp., announced that on Friday, Jan. 17, it will launch Indie Focus, a new initiative to offer audiences the opportunity to watch the best art and independent films.

The unique content, presented at 11 Marcus Theatres locations in six states, will appeal to a discerning audience interested in experiencing cutting-edge entertainment in auditoriums using the finest digital projection and sound technology.

An Indie Focus movie might be a first-run film from a major director or a debut outing from a novice auteur, but they share common characteristics that appeal to a discriminating movie-going audience. Indie Focus films tend to reflect the individual artistic vision of the filmmaker and focus on character development. Indie directors are often more likely to innovate or take risks because they are not trying to appeal to a mass audience.

“Marcus Theatres is committed to championing movies of all kinds and offering great entertainment to all of our different audiences,” said Rolando Rodriguez, Marcus Theatres president and chief executive officer. “Our guests will appreciate being able to enjoy these films in the comfort of our state-of-the-art auditoriums.”

Each week participating theatres will run a new Indie Focus film for a full slate of shows, including evenings and matinees. Regular theatre pricing will apply, including special pricing, such as $5 Tuesdays.

Indie Focus will launch at the following participating theatres on January 17 with HER, writer/director/producer Spike Jonze’s award-winning love story for the modern age.

The Wisconsin Indie Focus theaters will include Appleton East Cinema, Green Bay East, North Shore Cinema in Mequon and Point Cinema in Madison.

For more information, schedule and showtimes, visit

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