Local Filmmakers 2017

Metro Cinema supports the creative vision of talented local filmmakers from Edmonton, and across Alberta, through public screenings and special events.

Local: Heel Kick!

  • Mar 18 @ 4pm
  • Mar 21 @ 7pm

This "documentary" chronicles the journey of wannabe pro-wrestlers, Reggie and Maurice. Despite lacking any trace of athleticism, intelligence, or drive, these backyard wrestlers are certain they’ll become the next big thing in the business - no matter how many years they waste boozing or mooching off their parents.

Local: It's Not My Fault and I Don't Care Anyway

  • Mar 9 @ 7pm

A rich and famous self-help guru's controversial philosophy of extreme selfishness is put to the ultimate test when his only daughter is kidnapped and held for ransom.

Local: Things Arab Men Say

  • Jan 8 @ 1:30pm
  • Jan 21 @ 9pm

Worldwide, Arab men are depicted by the mainstream media as terrorists, suicide bombers, or at best, extremists. In Things Arab Men Say, Egyptian-born filmmaker Nisreen Baker paints a very different picture.

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