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Monterey Pop (1968)

Sunday August 20 @ 7pm
On a beautiful June weekend at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Featuring Jimi Hendrix (burning his guitar), Janis Joplin, The Who, Otis Redding and many others!
The Cinematica Movie of the Month for August 2017.

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Daughters of the Dust (1991)

Sunday September 10 @ 7pm
Julie Dash’s independent masterpiece was the first American feature directed by an African American woman to receive a general theatrical release. At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family of former slaves struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore.
The Cinematica Movie of the Month for September 2017.

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Stalker (1979)

Sunday July 9 @ 7pm
One of the most immersive and rarefied experiences in the history of cinema, Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker embarks on a metaphysical journey through an enigmatic post-apocalyptic landscape. A hired guide leads a writer and a scientist into the heart of the Zone, a place rumored to fulfill one’s most deeply held desires.
Russian language with English subtitles / The Cinematica Movie of the Month for July 2017.

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Road Tripping with the NFB

Sunday July 2 @ 7pm / Canada Day Weekend
For Canada 150, join us for a leisurely tour of National Film Board short films from the 1950’s-1990’s that explore themes of sightseeing, road trips, car culture and the Canadian landscape. This screening is co-presented by the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and inspired by their current exhibit: Road Trip: Across Canada with Alan C. Collier.
This is a free event! Part of the Summer Road Trip series.

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Summer Road Trip 2017

6 Events: June 14 to August 2
We’re hitting the road for our annual classic cinema Summer Vacation: pack your bags and jump in the car for 6 evenings of escape & discovery. Our program includes Badlands (1973), Lost in America (1973), a Film-Noir hitch-hiker double feature, a free vintage NFB shorts program, and more!

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Tommy’s Honour

Opens June 23
In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy’s Honour–an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf: Tom and Tommy Morris, Scotland’s Golf Royalty.

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Staff Pics Series: Manifesto

Change of Date! Monday July 17 @ 7pm
Manifesto pays homage to the moving tradition and literary beauty of artistic manifestos, ultimately questioning the role of the artist in society today. Comprised of thirteen collages of artists’ manifestos, Cate Blanchett inhabits different personas–among them a school teacher, a puppeteer, a newsreader, a factory worker and a homeless man–imbuing new dramatic life into both famous and lesser-known words in unexpected contexts.

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Churchill

Opens June 23
It’s June 1944 and Churchill is fearful of repeating the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men were cut down on the beaches of Gallipoli. With Allied Forces on the brink and a massive army secretly assembled to take down the Nazis, only the support of Churchill’s brilliant wife Clementine–his backbone and confidant, can the Prime Minister find the strength and courage to do what is needed.

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Eraserhead (1992)

Cult/Fantasy/Horror Runtime: 89 minutes USA Rated 18A: disturbing content Directed by David Lynch Starring Jack Nance Synopsis: This surreal examination of male paranoia is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. Our hero and title character, Henry, faces a number of horrifying obstacles in meeting someone of the opposite sex, meeting her parents, and procreating. Produced during a one-and-a-half-year period while director David Lynch was a student at the American Film Institute, the film launched him as a major new talent admired by cinephiles and filmmakers all over the world. It stands today as … Read more…