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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Director: Lily Amirpour
USA 2014, 99 min
  • Mar 27 & 30 @ 7pm
  • Mar 28, 29 & 31 @ 9:30pm
  • Apr 4 @ 4:45pm

A sly, slinky creeper set in an imaginary Iranian underworld, Amirpour’s debut feature blends elements of Lynchian neo-noir and spaghetti Western, but the film’s pointed, contemporary gender politics are very much its own. (Variety)

2014 Cannes Lions Awards: The World's Best Commercials

Director: Various
World - Wide, 120 min
  • Mar 27 & 30 @ 9:15pm
  • Mar 28 @ 4pm
  • Mar 29 @ 7:15pm
  • Mar 31 & Apr 5 @ 7pm

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Awards are some of the most prestigious honours in the advertising and communications industry. This annual compilation presents some of the world’s best commercials including a selection of the past year’s prizewinners. Presented by the Globe & Mail.

The Dark Crystal

Director: Jim Henson & Frank Oz
USA 1982, 93 min
  • Mar 28 @ 2pm

As it was prophesied, the three suns have aligned for the first time in 1000 years. Finally the chance to find the missing shard of the Dark Crystal and end the chaotic rule of the evil Skekses has arrived and tiny Gelfling, Jen, the last of his race, must set out on the dangerous quest.

Presented by Reel Family Cinema: Free Admission for Children 12 & Under!

Metro The Gathering - Magic Card Event @ 12:30PM

North by Northwest

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
USA 1957, 136 min, HD
  • Mar 28 @ 7pm
  • Mar 29 @ 1pm
  • Apr 1 @ 9:15pm

A quick-paced, glamourous espionage thriller, North By Northwest involves the tongue-in-cheek odyssey of a light-hearted and complacent Manhattan advertising executive who suddenly finds himself caught up in an unexplainable series of events and subterfuge. It all comes literally to a head on the Presidential faces of Mount Rushmore.

Gurukulam

Director: Jillian Elizabeth & Neil Dalal
Canada / USA 2014, 108 min
  • Mar 29 @ 4pm

Join us for the Canadian premiere of the feature documentary, Gurukulam, which follows a group of students and their teacher as they confront fundamental questions about the nature of reality and self-identity at a remote forest ashram in southern India.

Arrive early and experience violinist Gautam Karnik's South Indian Carnatic music. Following the film, there will be a dialogue with the filmmakers and Andrew Gow, Director of the U of A’s Religious Studies Program. This will be a unique experience for yogis, philosophers, spiritual seekers, and everyone who finds themselves contemplating the nature of existence.

Battlefield Earth

Director: Roger Christian
USA 2000, 118 min
  • Apr 1 @ 7pm

Turkey Shoot again honours this fan favourite, considered one of the worst movies ever made. John Travolta battled for years to get L. Ron Hubbard's sci-fi novel made into a film. $79 million later, we have Travolta in comic book villain mode on stilts, Kelly Preston’s tongue, shaggy cavemen piloting spaceships, and Forest Whitaker as the Cowardly Lion with dreadlocks. Shot in Montreal in 1999, this gem is the most expensive movie made in Canada. And it has mucus guns! Ugh!

Featuring Live Comedic Commentary from Turkey Shoot's venerable host - Dave!

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