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Ikiru (1952)

Sunday April 30 @ 7pm  + post-screening discussion on Film Therapy
An aging bureaucrat with stomach cancer who is impelled to find meaning in his final days. One of the greatest achievements by Akira Kurosawa, Ikiru shows the director at his most compassionate—affirming life through an explora­tion of death. 
Japanese with English subtitles.
Cinematica’s Movie of the Month for April 2017.

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The Third Man (1949)

Thursday October 22 @ 7pm
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Blaine Allan (Queen’s Film & Media) will be in attendance to introduce the film and host a post-screening discussion.
Part of the “Orson Welles at 100” Cinematica series.

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The Trial (1962)

Thursday November 19 @ 7pm
Based on the novel by Franz Kafka: an unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
Blaine Allan (Queen’s Film & Media) will be in attendance to introduce the film and host a post-screening discussion.
Part of the “Orson Welles at 100” Cinematica series.

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Series: Orson Welles at 100

October 15, 22, November 5, 15, 26
To celebrate the great man his 100th birthday, we are bringing four Orson Welles classics to the big screen: The Lady from Shanghai (1947), The Third Man (1949), Touch of Evil (1958) and The Trial (1962). Each screening will be accompanied by a discussion hosted by Queen’s Film & Media professor Blaine Allan, and the series will finish off with a wine & cheese Closing Reception and Talk!

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Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Sunday October 25 @ 7pm
A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.  Roman Polanski’s smart and terrifying horror classic, starring Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes. 
Cinematica Classic Movie of the Month for October 2015.

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Roar (1981)

Friday Sept 18 @ 9:30pm / Sunday Sept 20 @ 7pm
One of the oddest, most dangerous, and flat-out dumbest curios in the history of filmmaking is making its Kingston premier: a woman and her family travel to Africa to meet a scientist who lives with wild animals.  Starring Tippi Hedren and her daughter Melanie Griffith.
Cinematica Movie of the Month for September 2015.