The Cinema Society of Kingston is a new community-led organization working to build a strong local culture for movie lovers, filmmakers, and learners alike. It will host movie screenings with guest speakers, playing movies (new & old) that may otherwise not be seen in Kingston.

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Wednesday March 6 @ 6pm

Godzilla (1954)

In Post World War Two Japan, a massive, prehistoric reptile is awoken from the depths of the ocean after a series of hydrogen bomb tests in its vicinity. Soon after it awakens, it begins a reign of terror upon the people of Japan, destroying everything in its path with its brute strength and atomic fire-breathing abilities.

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Thursday March 7 @ 6pm

Outer Words – with special guests in attendance

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Outer Worlds is an extra-ordinary film program that features five, experimental IMAX films created by some of Canada’s leading artists. This one-night-only screening event will be accompanied by an introduction by Dr. Janine Marchessault. Artists Oliver Husain, Leila Sujir, and Mani Mazinani will be in attendance.

Friday March 8 @ 7pm

Barbie – International Woman’s Day Watch Party

To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken.

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Wednesday March 13 @ 6pm

Alligator (1980)

In a Florida alligator park, a girl’s fascination leads her to adopt a baby alligator as a pet, only for it to meet a tragic fate. Years later, A detective investigates a series of gruesome murders tied to illegal pharmaceutical experiments, delving into a sinister world where corruption and greed collide. As he navigates treacherous sewers with a young partner, they confront not only the horrors of their case but also the primal terror of an enormous, relentless alligator lurking in the shadows.

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🇨🇦 National Quilting Day: Saturday March 16 @ 1pm

A Bullet Pulling Thread – followed by discussion with special guests

Can quilting change the world? In January 2020, the RCMP killed homelessness activist Barry Shantz at his home in Lytton, B.C during a mental health crisis.

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Wednesday March 20 @ 6pm

The Fly (1986)

Scientist Seth Brundle is working on a piece of technology that will make teleportation possible. When he uses himself as a test subject for the device, he accidentally splices his DNA with a common Housefly, leading to disastrous consequences, much to the horror of his new girlfriend.

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Wednesday March 27 @ 6pm

Cloverfield (2008)

During a farewell celebration in New York City, a group of friends unknowingly prepares for a nightmarish ordeal when a creature wreaks havoc on the city. With only a handheld camera, they document their fight for survival amidst the chaos and devastation unfolding before them, capturing the desperate struggle to navigate the ruins of their beloved city.

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Saturday March 30 @ 3:30pm

Jesus Christ Superstar (1975) + Talk with Dr. Richard Ascough

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Accompanied by a talk & discussion with Dr. Richard Ascough, professor of Christian origins at Queen’s. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera recounting the last days of Jesus Christ from the perspective of Judas Iscariot, his betrayer.

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Easter Sunday March 31 @ 7pm

Jesus Christ Superstar (1975)

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera, recounting the last days of Jesus Christ from the perspective of Judas Iscariot, his betrayer.

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Announcements

$5 March Break Movies

Classic Cinema in March

Cinema Society Events in March

Monsters of March: Godzilla, The Fly & More!

The 2024 Kingston Canadian Film Festival: February 28 to March 3

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