From the Vine

March 23, 2020 Showings 4:30, 7:00 and 9:10pm Canada/Italy | Rated: G | Drama | 97 minutes From the Vine is the story of downtrodden CEO, Mark (Emmy-award winner Joe Pantoliano), who, experiencing a crisis of conscience, travels back to his Italian homeland to re-calibrate his moral compass. He discovers new life and friendships when he decides to revive his Nonno’s old…

 

Antigone

February 10, 2020 Showings 4:30, 7:00 and 9:10pm Canada/French with English subtitles | Rated: PG | Drama | 109 minutes Critically acclaimed Québécois filmmaker Sophie Deraspe’s provocative and timely adaptation of the classic Greek tragedy re-imagines the story of a woman’s quest for justice and prompts serious reflection on immigrant life in ostensibly welcoming contemporary Canada. Following the murder of their parents,…

 

Woman at War

January 27, 2020 Showings 4:30, 7:00 and 9:10pm Iceland/France/Ukraine, Icelandic with English subtitles | Rated: PG | Adventure/Comedy/Drama | 101 minutes Halla is a middle-aged choir director in a small town, popular amongst her neighbours and respected in the community. Unbeknownst to her fellow citizens, she is also an environmentalist vigilante who destroys power lines in an effort to preserve the beautiful…

 

Official Secrets

January 20, 2020 Showings 4:30, 7:00 and 9:10pm USA/UK | Rated: R | Biography/Crime/Drama | 112 minutes The true story of the prosecution of British whistleblower Katherine Gun (Keira Knightley), a translator at the UK’s Government Communication Head Quarters who leaked information to the press about an illegal operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of…

 

The Farewell

November 4, 2019 Showings 4:30, 7:00 and 9:10pm USA | Rated: PG | Drama | 98 minutes Lulu Wang’s Sundance hit The Farewell is an intergenerational family drama that is at once celebratory, heart-wrenching, and life-affirming. Based on true events, the film follows a young Chinese American woman named Billi (Awkwafina, Crazy Rich Asians) as she travels back to China to visit…

 

The White Crow

October 21, 2019 Showings 4:30, 7:00 and 9:10pm UK | Rated: R | Biography/Drama | 127 minutes Inspired by Julie Kavanaugh’s book, Rudolf Nureyev:  The Life, this drama tells of the iconic ballet dancer’s famed 1961 defection from the Soviet Union to the West.  Actor Ralph Fiennes’ third directorial feature focuses on Nureyev’s training and rise to fame, his importance to the state…

 

All Is True

October 7, 2019 Showings 4:30, 7:00 and 9:10pm UK | Rated: PG | Historical Drama | 101 minutes An all-star cast headlines this historical drama from Kenneth Branagh (Murder on the Orient Express, Much Ado About Nothing), a delightful telling of William Shakespeare’s return home to his family after years of success in London. It’s 1613, and Shakespeare (Branagh) is the most…

 

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

September 23, 2019 Showings 4:30, 7:00 and 9:10pm Canada | Rated: PG | Documentary | 90 minutes Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind will delight any music fan. After all, Gordon Lightfoot is undoubtedly a gifted musician and storyteller. Canada loves him, and Lightfoot loves Canada. Directors, writers, and producers Martha Kehoe and Joan Tosoni take us on a journey…