Friday March 24
4:00 pm A Man Called Otto
4:10 pm Women Talking
6:40 pm A Man Called Otto
6:50 pm The Lost King
7:00 pm I Like Movies
9:30 pm Tommy Wiseau’s The Room
9:40 pm The Whale
A Man Called Otto
Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks!) is a grumpy widower whose only joy comes from criticizing and judging his exasperated neighbors. When a lively young family moves in next door, he meets his match in quick-witted and very pregnant Marisol, leading to an unexpected friendship that will turn his world upside-down.
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Winner of the Oscar for Best Picture! A middle-aged Chinese immigrant is swept up into an insane adventure in which she alone can save existence by exploring other universes and connecting with the lives she could have led.
Do nothing. Stay and fight. Leave. Sarah Polley’s new film, in which a group of women in an isolated Mennonite religious colony in Bolivia struggles to reconcile their faith with a series of sexual assaults committed by the colony’s men.
Tommy Wiseau’s The Room
Tommy Wiseau’s misguided masterpiece subverts the rules of filmmaking with boundless enthusiasm. Audience participation encouraged!
Buster Keaton’s Steamboat Bill, Jr with live soundtrack by Spencer Evans
PLUS BUSTER KEATON BOOK LAUNCH! Kingston’s own improvisational genius Spencer Evans will perform live soundtracks for Buster Keaton’s Steamboat Bill, Jr (1928) & One Week (1920).
The Watermelon Woman
Part of the series BIPOC Movie Nights, organized in collaboration with students from Queen’s Film and Media. An auspicious debut for writer-director Cheryl Dunye, The Watermelon Woman tells a fresh story in wittily irreverent style. An aspiring black lesbian filmmaker researches an obscure 1940s black actress billed as the Watermelon Woman, while managing her personal […]
Fantastic Mr. Fox
A stop motion animated film from Wes Anderson: An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers’ retaliation.
In Viaggio: The Travels of Pope Francis
A decade-long chronicling of the travels of the head of the Catholic church across all corners of the world. Composed entirely of archival footage, the film grants rare access to the public life of the pontifical, not only from the elevated security of a pulpit but from the more democratic grounds of unpaved streets and vast public avenues.