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National Gallery

March 21 and 22 @ 12:15pm
Frederick Wiseman’s latest documentary takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of Western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century. National Gallery is the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with the world, its staff and public, and its paintings. In a perpetual and dizzying game of mirrors, film watches painting watches film.

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Winter Sleep

February 21, 22, 25 (3 shows only)
Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he has a stormy relationship and his sister Necla who is suffering from her recent divorce. In winter as the snow begins to fall, the hotel turns into a shelter but also an inescapable place that fuels their animosities…
Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival

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Leviathan

Now Playing
In a Russian coastal town, Nikolai is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man’s arrival brings further misfortune for Nikolai and his family.
Rated 99% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes!

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Two Days, One Night (Deux jours, une nuit)

Playing until February 12
Sandra, a young Belgian mother, discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus, in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.  
Sandra, aidée par son mari, n’a qu’un week-end pour aller voir ses collègues et les convaincre de renoncer à leur prime pour qu’elle puisse garder son travail.
Starring Marion Cotillard in an Oscar-nominated lead role.

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Global Divestment Day: ‘Disruption’

Friday February 13 @ 4:30pm
Activists across the world will be joining forces in and around Feb. 13-14, 2015 for Global Divestment Day, to build the movement to divest from the world’s top 200 fossil fuel companies.  Please join other Kingstonians for a screening of the film Disruption to learn about the climate movement, the global stakes, and possibilities for the future. There will be a short Q&A/Discussion after the film. Admission by donation / everyone is welcome to attend!

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Inherent Vice

Playing until February 12
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles detective Larry “Doc” Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master, There Will Be Blood) and starring Joaquin Phoenix.

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The Interview

January 9 to 15
Dave Skylark and producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show “Skylark Tonight.” When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission. Kingston Exclusive!

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Documentary: Never Enough

Sunday January 18 @ 4pm
Filmmaker Doug Brown is an avid record collector. Or is he a compulsive record collector? Maybe a record hoarder? In search of the correct definition, Brown sets out to discover the common traits of those who fill their homes with anything from Cadillacs to rubber duckies. Filmmaker in attendance! 

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(SOLD OUT) Special Event: The New Rijksmuseum

Wednesday January 28 @ 6pm – SOLD OUT!!
Presented in conjunction with the new exhibition Artists in Amsterdam at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre.  Have you ever wondered what it takes to refurbish a beloved national museum? This epic documentary tells the ten-year story of the renovation of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
SOLD OUT- NO MORE TICKETS AVAILABLE. We sold advance tickets for 1 month in advance of this screening, and we were overwhelmed with demand; this event is now sold out.

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Sir John A. Macdonald Short Film Showcase

Wednesday January 7 @ 7:30pm
SALON Theatre will host a Short Film Showcase featuring short films made by grade 6, 7 and 8 students from Rideau Public School, videos from the SALON Acting Company, as well as a special advance screening of Cogeco Cable’s video special “In Sir John A’s Footsteps: Kingston’s Legacy of Canada’s Founding Father” – In partnership with the Kingston Canadian Film Festival.

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Silence of the Labs

Tuesday January 6 @ 7pm
All are welcome to a special, free screening of this must-see CBC documentary which sheds much-needed light on the Harper Government’s ongoing war on science and evidence-based public policy. Following the showing, Kingston and the Islands MP Ted Hsu will lead a discussion on the issues raised in the documentary and will respond to questions.
Sponsored by Evidence for Democracy and the Kingston and the Islands Federal Liberal Association.