Aug 19-25: CARMEN with director Valerie Buhagiar Q&A; Strummerfest! The Clash's Rudeboy; new Juliette Binoche film and more!

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Join us for Stummer Fest's screening of RUDEBOY restored and uncut!

Opening night includes remarks by Ray Gange, actor who played the CLASH roadie in the film. Before the film will be several short live musical tributes to Joe Strummer, from the Princess stage. Admission is by donation for entire evening.

Doors Open at 6:15

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Exclusive Q&A with director Valerie Buhagiar on Saturday Aug 20th @ 7PM! 

Carmen is a charming story, inspired by true events, set in a village in Malta. Carmen has looked after her brother, the priest at the local church, since she was sixteen years old. Now almost fifty, she is suddenly left to start a new life. Facing her past, Carmen brings colour to the lives of the villagers in this compelling story about a woman finding her voice.

Tickets on sale now!

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Valerie Buhagiar is a Maltese-Canadian actor and filmmaker. She first gained prominence playing lead roles in Bruce McDonald’s “Highway 61” and “Roadkill.” Over the course of her career, she has appeared in many iconic TV shows and feature films. Buhagiar’s parallel career as an independent writer and director began in 1994 with “The Passion of Rita Camilleri.” Her short films and features have screened at festivals and venues worldwide, garnering awards and retrospectives. 


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Raiders of the Lost Ark comes to the Original THREE NIGHTS ONLY!

"'Raiders of the Lost Ark' is an out-of-body experience, a movie of glorious imagination and breakneck speed that grabs you in the first shot, hurtles you through a series of incredible adventures, and deposits you back in reality two hours later -- breathless, dizzy, wrung-out, and with a silly grin on your face. It wants only to entertain. It succeeds" - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

Aug 20, 21 & 23 only!


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New movie, Both Sides Of The Blade, by acclaimed writer-director Claire Denis, opens Tuesday at the Original!

"Award-winning director Claire Denis reunites with Juliette Binoche and writer Christine Angot (Let the Sunshine In) for a romantic drama set largely over a few short days in wintry Paris. Radio-show presenter Sara (Binoche) and her ex-con husband, Jean (Vincent London), have been living happily together for years. But after Sara bumps into François (Grégoire Colin) — an old flame and Jean’s former best friend — she begins to question her relationship. A love triangle is firmly set when François asks Jean to work as a scout at his sports agency, drawing all three lives into a web of deception and desire." - TIFF

At the Original Aug 23-26 


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MY DONKEY, MY LOVER & I has only three screenings left!

Antoinette, a schoolteacher, is looking forward to her long planned summer holiday with her married lover Vladimir, the father of one of her pupils. When she learns that Vladimir has to cancel because his wife organized a surprise hiking vacation, Antoinette decides to follow their tracks, accompanied by a protective donkey named Patrick.

Aug 20, 21 & 22!


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Join us for the rarely screened THIEF, in celebration of the life of actor James Caan.

Director Michael Mann's stunning debut feature stars James Caan as the professional thief of the title, a man whose desire for domestic tranquility clashes with his obligations in the underworld. Featuring a cast of standout supporting performances (Tuesday Weld, Jim Belushi, Willie Nelson, actual thieves served as technical consultants on the film, supplying an array of tools used in real heists.

Aug 21 & 25 only!


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Just Added! One more showing of the Remastered Three Colours: White - Monday Aug 22!


Notice of Schedule Change!

Sadly, sometimes things don't go to plan, and unfortunately for us that means not being able to play Where The Crawdads Sing Aug 21-24 at the Original. Keep your eyes on the website for future showings! We expect to get it (and ELVIS!) next week.

Check Our Calendar for the final schedule


Moved to the Twin due to popular demand! Everything Everywhere All At Once - New Extended Cut, plays all week! 

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You keep coming, so we're playing them! Don't miss these fan favourites! 

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FILMS SHOWING Aug 19 - 25
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A 50-year-old woman is liberated when her elderly brother, who is a priest, passes away, and she is no longer expected to devote her life to him and the church.

Carmen is a charming story, inspired by true events, set in a village in Malta. Carmen has looked after her brother, the priest at the local church, since she was sixteen years old. Now almost fifty, she is suddenly left to start a new life. Facing her past, Carmen brings colour to the lives of the villagers in this compelling story about a woman finding her voice.

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

Director Roger Michell's final movie is a charming comedy/drama set in 1961 depicting the infamously true story of how Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington was stolen from the National Gallery by an unlikely thief.

In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery's history.

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

A widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own.

In partnership with the House of Dior, MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS tells the story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own.

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

Beloved blockbuster hit Everything Everywhere All At Once returns to cinemas in a brand-new extended edition! Includes eight minutes of additional footage and a pre-recorded intro from directing duo Daniels.

Beloved blockbuster hit Everything Everywhere All At Once brand-new extended edition! Includes eight minutes of additional footage and a pre-recorded intro from directing duo Daniels.

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

The story of a tiny shell who searches for his long-lost family.

Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy.

No screenings currently scheduled.

“There is a religious Hallelujah, but there are many other ones. When one looks at the world, there's only one thing to say, and it's Hallelujah. That's the way it is.” — Leonard Cohen

HALLELUJAH: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song is a definitive exploration of singersongwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, “Hallelujah.” This feature-length documentary weaves together three creative strands: The songwriter and his times; the song’s dramatic journey from record label reject to chart-topping hit; and moving testim

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

New Uncut Restoration

"Jack Hazan and David Mingay, who made names for themselves with their 1973 docudrama about artist David Hockney, A Bigger Splash, re-teamed in the late ’70s to chronicle a different British sensation: The Clash.

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

A schoolteacher crashes her married lover's family vacation and befriends a donkey named Patrick.

 

Antoinette, a schoolteacher, is looking forward to her long planned summer holiday with her married lover Vladimir, the father of one of her pupils. When she learns that Vladimir has to cancel because his wife organized a surprise hiking vacation, Antoinette decides to follow their tracks, accompanied by a protective donkey named Patrick.

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

Renowned archeologist and expert in the occult, Dr. Indiana Jones, is hired by the U.S. Government to find the Ark of the Covenant, which is believed to still hold the ten commandments. Unfortunately, agents of Hitler are also after the Ark. Indy, and his ex-flame Marion, escape from various close scrapes in a quest that takes them from Nepal to Cairo.

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

A love triangle story about a woman caught between two men, her long-time partner and his best friend, her former lover.

Juliette Binoche is Sara, a woman whose life spirals out of control when she becomes involved in a passionate love triangle. From acclaimed writer-director Claire Denis.

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

The Three Colours Trilogy Gets a New 4k Restoration

"The most playful and also the grittiest of Kieślowski’s Three Colors films follows the adventures of Karol Karol (Zbigniew Zamachowski), a Polish immigrant living in France.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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When a network of Brazilian farmers seizes a protected area of the Amazon rainforest, a young Indigenous leader and his mentor must fight back in defense of the land and an uncontacted group living deep within the forest.

THE TERRITORY provides an immersive on-the-ground look at the tireless fight of the Indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people against the encroaching deforestation brought by illegal settlers and an association of nonnative farmers in the Brazilian Amazon.

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest, she falls in love with Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire.

High-school student Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), always a bit of a misfit, doesn't expect life to change much when she moves from sunny Arizona to rainy Washington state. Then she meets Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a handsome but mysterious teen whose eyes seem to peer directly into her soul.

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

This coming-of-age film follows the mayhem of group of rowdy teenagers in Austin, Texas, celebrating the last day of high school in 1976. The graduating class heads for a popular pool hall and joins an impromptu keg party, however star football player Randall "Pink" Floyd (Jason London) has promised to focus on the championship game and abstain from partying.

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

"Paris, Texas is a landmark work in every sense: understated, powerful, sublime." - L.A. Weekly

New German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders (WINGS OF DESIRE) brings his keen eye for landscape to the American Southwest in PARIS, TEXAS, a profoundly moving character study written by the late Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Sam Shepard.

No screenings currently scheduled.

Coming Soon!

A bitingly funny coming-of-age story of a teenage cartoonist who rejects the comforts of his suburban life in a misguided quest for soul.

A teenage cartoonist rejects the comforts of his suburban life and leaves home, finding an unwilling teacher and unwitting friend in Wallace, a former low-level comic artist.


"A fresh and uncompromising feature debut for The Squid and the Whale star turned director Owen Kline." - Hollywood Reporter

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks).

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered.

No screenings currently scheduled.

 

One Night Only. Sept 29th at the Twin. Get tickets!

Co-sponsored by Grand River Rocks.

Since 1987, the Princess has been presenting the Banff Mountain Film festival to adventuresome, active and interested audiences. Expect a varied collection of new topical short films which highlight the history, the adventure, and the environment of the mountain experience, from around the world. Get tickets fast as this event sells out each year.

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