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Afternoon Tea: Mrs. Brown

  • Sep 3 @ 1pm

Detailing the unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria, in mourning for her beloved Albert, and John Brown, a member of her staff at Balmoral Castle, Madden makes the most of Victorian reserve in this delightful and curiously romantic drama.

Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

  • Sep 2 @ 7pm
  • Sep 3 @ 3:30pm

Documentary on the great American Ballerina Wendy Whelan who joined the New York City Ballet in 1984 as an apprentice and became its principal dancer in 1991. 

Stand By Me (1986)

  • Sep 3 @ 7pm
  • Sep 7 @ 9:30pm

After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

The Big Lebowski

  • Sep 3 @ 9:30pm

“That rug really tied the room together, did it not, Dude?” As part of Metro’s annual celebration of all things Lebowski, we are proud to offer you a chance to share the many iconic moments and lines…so many of which cannot be printed in an all-ages program guide. Fancy an acid flashback and a white Russian?

Tanna

  • Aug 27 @ 7pm
  • Aug 29 & 31 @ 9:30pm
  • Sep 4 @ 2pm

Set on a remote Pacific island that is covered in rainforest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story is enacted by the native Yakel tribe and tells the story of a sister’s loyalty, a forbidden love affair, and the pact between the old ways and the new.

Canada: Videodrome

  • Sep 4 @ 4:30pm

When he acquires a different kind of programming for his station, a sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a terrifying new reality.

Endless Poetry

  • Sep 1 @ 6:30pm
  • Sep 4 @ 7pm
  • Sep 6 @ 9:30pm

Through Alejandro Jodorowsky's autobiographical lens, Endless Poetry narrates the years of the Chilean artist's young adulthood in a bohemian Santiago de Chile and his breakthrough as a poet.

El Topo

  • Sep 4 @ 9:30pm

A bizarre, ultra-violent, allegorical Western, El Topo is set in two halves that have widely been compared to the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, where a mysterious black-clad gunfighter wanders a mystical Western landscape encountering multiple bizarre characters.

Music Docs: U2: Rattle & Hum

  • Sep 5 @ 7pm

This film documents the 1987 North American tour of the rock band, U2.

Misery (1990)

  • Sep 2 @ 9pm
  • Sep 5 @ 9:30pm
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.

Bad Girls Movie Club : Bound

  • Sep 6 @ 7pm

Corky, a tough female ex con and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend Caesar.

Art Docs: The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography

  • Sep 7 @ 7pm

Elsa Dorfman is a master practitioner of a rare photographic format: the large-size Polaroid 20" x 24" camera. Now in her late seventies, she opens her archives and her memories for this documentary by her long-time friend, Errol Morris.

Casablanca – 75th Anniversary

  • Sep 8 @ 6:30pm

In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Expo 67 Mission Impossible

  • Sep 8 @ 9:30pm
  • Sep 9 @ 4:15pm

Constructed like a grand epic, Expo 67 Mission Impossible is a true thriller about the characters who were the Mad Men of Montreal. The organizers had only 1,628 days to build an island, 128 pavilions, three bridges, and trains capable of transporting tens of millions of visitors.

Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party

  • Sep 9 @ 10am

It’s the return of the Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Cartoon Party, curated by film programmer, writer, and pop culture connoisseur Kier-La Janisse. The cartoon lineup is always a mystery, but you’ll see both faves and obscurities spanning the 40s through the 80s, all punctuated with vintage commercials and PSAs!

I, Daniel Blake

  • Sep 9 @ 2pm
  • Sep 10 @ 7pm

A 59 year old carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as they navigate their way through the impersonal, Kafkaesque benefits system. With equal amounts of humor, warmth and despair, the journey is heartfelt and emotional until the end.

KONELĪNE: Our Land Beautiful

  • Sep 9 @ 7pm
  • Sep 10 @ 2pm

KONELĪNE: Our Land Beautiful is a sensual, cinematic celebration of northwestern British Columbia, and all the dreamers who move across it.  Set deep in the traditional territory of the Tahltan First Nation, KONELINE captures beauty and complexity as one of Canada's vast wildernesses undergoes irrevocable change.

Psychedelia: A Field in England

  • Sep 9 @ 9:30pm

Amid the Civil War in 17th-century England, a group of deserters flee from battle through an overgrown field. Captured by an alchemist, the men are forced to help him search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field.

 

Night Gallery: Spider Baby – 50th Anniversary

  • Sep 9 @ 11:59pm

A caretaker devotes himself to three demented siblings after their father's death.

TBA

  • Sep 2 & 24 @ 4pm
  • Sep 11, 25 & 27 @ 7pm
  • Sep 15, 18, 19 & 28 @ 9:30pm
  • Sep 16 @ 4:30pm
  • Sep 17 @ 6:30pm
  • Sep 26 @ 9:15pm

Stay tuned to our website for an exciting film screening in this timeslot. 

The Room

  • Sep 1 & Oct 6 @ 11:30pm

The film widely considered the “Citizen Kane of bad movies” is back! Be sure to catch Tommy and his friends the first Friday of the month for a late night screening this classic piece of so-bad-it’s-good cinema. You’re our favourite customer. Thanks a lot! Bye.

Audience participation is encouraged, but please respect the theatre and fellow patrons.

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