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Force Majeure

Director: Ruben Östlund
Sweden/ Denmark/ Norway 2012, 120 min, Digital
  • Nov 21, 26 & Dec 1 @ 7pm
  • Nov 23 @ 1:30pm
  • Nov 24, 27 & Dec 3 @ 9:30pm
A critical favourite at this year’s Cannes Festival, this wickedly funny and precisely observed psychodrama tells the story of a model Swedish family on a skiing holiday in the French Alps. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular... view more

To Be Takei

Director: Jennifer M. Kroot
USA 2014, 94 min, Digital
  • Nov 17, 20 & 26 @ 9:30pm
  • Nov 23 @ 7pm
Oh, my! From outer space to Capitol Hill, from the silver screen to YouTube, the legendary George Takei has blazed his own trail while conquering new frontiers with a beaming trademark grin. _To Be Takei_ is a look at the... view more

Metro Shorts

Director: Various
Canada 2014, Digital
  • Nov 27 @ 7pm
Metro Shorts is an adjudicated short film event, hosted by Mostly Water Theatre and produced by Metro, that gives local filmmakers an opportunity to screen their work for a live audience and industry professionals, and the chance to be renewed.... view more

Altman: Altman

Director: Ron Mann
Canada 2014, 95 min, Digital
  • Nov 28 @ 7pm
  • Nov 29 @ 4:30pm
  • Nov 30 @ 1:45pm
  • Dec 1 @ 9:30pm
_Altman_ is an in-depth look at the life and times of filmmaker Robert Altman (_M*A*S*H, Nashville, Gosford Park_, and many more.) While refusing to bow down to Hollywood’s conventions, or its executives, Altman’s unique style of filmmaking won him friends... view more

Altman: M*A*S*H

Director: Robert Altman
USA 1970, 116 min, Digital
  • Nov 28 @ 9pm
  • Dec 3 @ 7pm
One of the reasons _M*A*S*H_ is so funny is that it’s so desperate. It’s set in a surgical hospital just behind the front lines in Korea, and it is drenched in blood. Most comedies want us to laugh at things... view more

Late: Trailer War

Director: Various
USA 2012, 120 min, Digital
  • Nov 28 @ 11:30pm
  • Nov 30 @ 9:30pm
Unleashed from the vaults of the Alamo Drafthouse, a meticulous selection of the best, strangest and most amazing coming attraction trailers in the world! Each 3 minute masterpiece is like a beckoning portal to another, more exciting dimension. It’s a... view more

RFC: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Director: Dean DeBlois
USA 2014, 102 min, Digital
  • Nov 29 @ 2pm
It’s been 5 years since Hiccup and Toothless successfully united dragons and vikings on the island of Berk. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races, the now inseparable pair journey through... view more

Altman: McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Director: Robert Altman
USA 1971, 120 min, Digital
  • Nov 29 @ 7pm
  • Dec 2 @ 9:30pm
_Presbyterian Church_ is a small mining town in the turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest and a perfect place where a gambler (Warren Beatty) and a bordello madam (Julie Christie) can do business. Altmans dazzlingly original wilderness saga stands the mythology of the... view more

MONGREL: The Lives of Others

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Germany 2005, 137 min, 35mm
  • Nov 29 @ 9:30pm
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent (Ulrich Muehe) of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. Winner of the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. “A supremely... view more

MONGREL: The Corporation

Director: Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott
Canada 2003, 145 min, Digital
  • Nov 30 @ 4pm
Provoking, witty, and sweepingly informative, the film explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant institution of our time. Taking its status as a legal “person” to the logical conclusion, the film puts the corporation on the psychiatrist’s couch... view more

Altman: The Player

Director: Robert Altman
USA 1992, 124 min, Digital
  • Nov 30 @ 7pm
  • Dec 4 @ 9pm
Rising young executive Griffin (Tim Robbins) is tormented by threats from an anonymous writer. The pressure and paranoia build until he loses control one night and semi-accidentally kills screenwriter David, who may or may not be the source of the... view more
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