Your independent film connection and home to many of Hope College’s cultural offerings, including lectures, concerts, art performances and more.


The Farewell September 16–21, 7:30 p.m.
Special Showing: 
September 26, 7:30 p.m.
Special Showing:
Five Feet Apart
September 28, 7:30 p.m.
Toni Morrison, The Pieces I Am September 30–October 5, 7:30 p.m.
Photograph October 7–12, 7:30 p.m.
Yuli November 11–16, 7:30 p.m.
The Knickerbocker Theatre is availabe for rental to outside companies and organizations. It seats over 500, including the balcony, and is perfect for movie screenings, concerts and benefits, company functions, speakers and performers, training sessions, and other special events. The following options are available with rental:

  • Full stage with curtain
  • Custom concessions 
  • Sound and lighting equipment
  • 35mm and LCD projectors

Please contact the Events & Conferences Office to inquire about renting the Knickerbocker Theatre.  

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