ROCKLAND — The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., presents a free screening of “Passing” (2021) for its members Thursday, June 30, at 7 p.m. Current Strand Theatre members, as well as those who become members prior to the screening, are invited to attend. Memberships may be also purchased in the lobby immediately prior to the show.

Set In 1920s New York City, “Passing” is the story of a black woman who finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who’s passing as white. The film stars Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga, and is directed by Rebecca Hall. It is rated PG-13.

The Strand Theatre, which has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, became a nonprofit in January 2014 and is now operated by Friends of the Strand Theatre. Memberships, as well as donations, grants and sponsorships, help pay the operating expenses for the wide range of cultural and educational programming the theater offers to the community.

No regular admission tickets will be available for this show. Masks are required at the theater for COVID safety. For more information about the Strand Membership program, call 207-701-5053 or email For more information about the theater, visit