Guest Presenter Series

You can learn a lot from a person’s tastes, especially their cinematic palate. Get better acquainted with some of the most prominent personalities in the community and beyond through their unique film selections.

Power to Change

  • May 25 @ 6:30pm

Power to Change shows that a more rapid turnaround in energy policy towards 100-percent renewables is possible, even faster than what opponents would have you believe. With a strong story, breathtaking pictures, and an engaging musical score, this film offers an insight into how a renewable energy revolution can be achieved.

Todd Babiak presents Eastern Promises

  • Mar 16 (2016) @ 6:30pm

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie the child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

David Shepherd presents Le confessionnal

  • Feb 11 (2016) @ 7pm

In the late 1980s, Pierre Lamontagne (Lothaire Bluteau) travels to his hometown in Quebec after his father dies. There, he runs into his adoptive brother, Marc (Patrick Goyette), who desperately wishes to uncover the mysterious identity of his own biological father.

Andrew Ference Presents Baraka

  • Dec 10 (2015) @ 7pm

Presented by Andrew Ference, defenceman for the Edmonton Oilers, Baraka takes viewers around the globe to witness a variety of spectacles in both natural and technological realms.

Milk

  • Jun 25 (2015) @ 7:15pm

Gus van Sant’s celebratory portrait of pioneering gay activist, Harvey Milk, shows him earning his place in history in 1977 by being elected to the San Francisco board of supervisors, as the first openly gay man to hold public office in the US.

His Girl Friday

  • Mar 26 (2015) @ 7pm

It’s a Fedora-Fest, as Paula Simons, award-winning City Columnist for The Edmonton Journal introduces Howard Hawks’ classic screwball comedy about a woman, a man, and a scoop. After the film Jana Pruden, The Edmonton Journal’s Crime Bureau Chief, will join Paula for an audience Q&A.

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