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- May 27 @ 7pm
Breathtaking, poignant and mesmerizing, Manakamana is an award-winning documentary shot entirely inside the narrow bubble of a cable car, high above a jungle in Nepal, as it transports villagers and tourists to a 17th century mountaintop temple to worship at the shrine to the Hindu goddess Manakamana.
- May 21, 23 & 27 @ 9:30pm
- May 22, 26 & 28 @ 7pm
- May 24 @ 3:30pm
For 40 years photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. Salgado's life and work are revealed by his son, Juliano, and by Wim Wenders in this Oscar nominated documentary.
MAY 21 WIM’S WUNDERS Double Feature: Wings of Desire @ 7PM with Salt of the Earth @ 9:30PM
- May 7 & 23 @ 7pm
- May 22 & 28 @ 9:15pm
- May 25 @ 9:30pm
From director Brett Morgen (The Kid Stays in the Picture, Chicago 10) comes the only fully-authorized documentary on the life of visionary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
- May 29, Jun 1 & 4 @ 7pm
- May 30 @ 4pm
- May 31 @ 2pm
- Jun 3 @ 9:30pm
The last film from Albert Maysles (d. March 5, 2015), Iris pairs the acclaimed documentarian with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old New York style maven. More than a fashion film, it is a story about creativity and inspiration.
- May 11 & Jun 3 @ 7pm
- May 29, Jun 1 & 4 @ 9pm
Based on Lawrence Wright’s acclaimed book of the same name, Going Clear delves into the secretive world of Scientology, using archival footage, dramatic reconstructions and interviews with former church officials and members.
- May 30 @ 2pm
The loveable pineapple dweller is back in his second surreal movie adventure. A pirate reads a stolen magical book telling the story of SpongeBob, an employee of the Krusty Krab fast-food joint who guards the secret burger recipe from Plankton, owner of rival restaurant, the Chum Bucket.
- May 30 @ 7pm
The Provincial Archives of Alberta presents the 30th edition of its annual Film night. Join us for a free evening of short films from Canada, the united States, and the united Kingdom that were used by the Government of Alberta to educate Albertans about nuclear warfare at the height of the Cold War.
- May 30 @ 9pm
The 1984 cult classic in which Patrick Swayze leads a group of Colorado teenagers to defend their town and their country from invading Soviet and Cuban forces.
- May 31 @ 10:30am
Masss is an upcoming Tamil Action comedy film directed by Venkat Prabhu.
- May 31 @ 4pm
A collaboration between local filmmaker Jillian Elizabeth and Neil Dalal, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alberta, the film 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.
- May 31 @ 7pm
“Dance, dance, or we are lost.” Pina Bausch’s final words summarize her life and are the inspiration for this tribute to the legendary choreographer. Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal elevated dance into brilliantly subversive, expressive realms.
- May 31 @ 9pm
In the beginning, there was analogue. Long before youtube and iEverything took playlists mainstream, VHS and Betamax reigned. Those magical spools of magnetic tape were the canvases on which video mix masters crafted their compilations of rare and random, odd and wonderful video footage, carefully selected and curated for maximum brain bending, eye melting effect.