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Royal Opera House: La Traviata

Sunday October 26 @ 12:30pm
Alfredo and the courtesan Violetta fall passionately in love. But Violetta is seriously ill and Alfredo’s father disapproves of their relationship – can their love overcome such obstacles?  Richard Eyre’s classic production of Verdi’s beloved opera conveys the indulgent social whirl of 19th-century Paris.

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Love is Strange

Playing until November 13
After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing — a situation that weighs heavily on all involved.

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Royal Opera House: Nabucco

Sunday September 28 @ 12:30pm
Daniele Abbado explores themes of identity, exile and religion in a powerful staging of Verdi’s epic opera. War has broken out between the Babylonians and Israelites. The Israelites have captured Fenena, younger daughter of the Babylonian King, Nabucco. In revenge, Nabucco vows to destroy Jerusalem, aided by the vengeful Abigaille.

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Frank

September 26 to October 2
Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he’s bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.

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Calvary

September 26 to October 2
Father James is a good priest who is faced with troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral problems, he begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary.

Wednesday Sept 24 @ 7pm: a one-night-only screening of this beautiful new film plus a guest introduction from Stephen Lee Naish.
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Manakamana

Wednesday September 24 @ 7pm
A documentary about a group of pilgrims who travel to Nepal to worship at the legendary Manakamana temple.
Part of the Unibrow Art-House Film Series, co-presented by Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre

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The F-Word

Encore! October 3 to 8
A medical school dropout decides to put his love life on hold. He then meets Chantry, an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben. Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?

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Cinematica: Paths of Glory (1957)

Wednesday September 17 @ 7pm
Stanley Kubrick’s World War I drama is among the most powerful antiwar films ever made. A fiery Kirk Douglas stars as a French colonel who goes head-to-head with the army’s ruthless top brass when his men are accused of cowardice after being unable to carry out an impossible mission.

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Boyhood

Best of 2014! Now Playing
Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason, who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and graduations and all the moments in between become transcendent.
Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture!