Maine Film Center, 93 Main Street, Waterville, Maine
Based on the incredible true story of composer Joseph Bologne, “Chevalier de Saint-Georges,” Chevalier is a period piece with a difference. “The illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, Bologne (Kelvin Harrison Jr. in a tour de force performance) rises to improbable heights in French society as a celebrated violinist-composer and fencer, complete with an ill-fated love affair and a falling out with Marie Antoinette (Lucy Boynton) and her court. “A visually resplendent and captivating take on a musical genius”—Robert Daniels, RogerEbert.com. Daily at 2:50, 5:00, and 7:10 *No 2:50 or 5:00 Sat., no 2:50 or 7:10 Wed., and no shows Thurs. This film is eligible for theYouth Arts Access Fund. Call the Box Office at 207.873.7000 to obtain YAAF tickets.