Oscar Weekend is Here! KW Music Documentary, Rock This Town Opens! Plus, New Oscar Nominated Films & More!

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Oscar weekend is here at the Princess! Check out Oscar Nominated films, take in the live-Oscars broadcast (win some prizes!) and don't miss the KW rock documentary, Rock This Town! 

This weekend is a special one for everyone who lives, or has lived in KW! We're opening the new, live-music scene history documentary, Rock This Town!

Get tickets to see Rock This Town here! 

Rock This Town brings to life the exciting history of rock music concerts in KW from the 1960s & ‘70s. An insider’s look into the gritty reality of building the local live music scene. A 60-minute documentary featuring interviews with music business pros plus performances by today’s musicians. Rock stars come and go but live music is here to stay!

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A brand-new, Oscar Nominated (Best International Film) movie opens this weekend at the Original!

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Opening March 25th! Oscar Nominated films do not stop this week at the Princess with the opening of the Best International Film nominee, Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom 

Get tickets to Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom here!

"Opening the doors to a land and people most Westerners know little about, the director crafts a crowd-pleaser in stunning, mostly unseen locations..." - Los Angeles Times


March 26th, 400pm! Please consider getting tickets to see our Ukraine Benefit Show: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, one screening only on Saturday.

Get tickets to Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors here!

All ticket proceeds will go to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.

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March 27th, 630pm! It's Oscar Weekend at the Princess and we have a FREE screening of the Oscars Broadcast, LIVE at the cinema! Come out with friends and family to take in the show, win prizes and more!

Get your free seat for the Oscars Broadcast here!

All we ask is that you please bring a food donation towards The Food Bank of Waterloo Region when you arrive for the free screening of the Oscars.

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Held-Over! We have additional screenings of the hit-thriller film, The Outfit, all weekend at the Twin!

Get tickets to see The Outfit here! 

"A refreshingly grown-up, original work, as pleasingly assembled as a good crossword puzzle." - Hollywood Reporter

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March 31st, only! 

It's a special week for fans of outdoor sports! We have The 2022 Paddling Film Festival coming to the Twin for one-night-only! 

Get tickets to the 2022 Paddling Film Festival here!

The Paddling Film Festival is an international adventure film tour presenting the world’s best paddling films of the year whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP, action and lifestyle in more than 120 cities and towns across Canada, United States and around the world.

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See you at the movies this Friday!

FILMS SHOWING Friday March 25 to Thursday March 31
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When live music rocked Kitchener-Waterloo

Meet the directors & producers July 2nd & 3rd for the final screenings!

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Oscar Nominated for Best International Feature Film

Oscar Nominated for Best International Feature Film

No screenings currently scheduled.

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We are screening this classic of world cinema to fundraise for the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis. Very rarely screened, this is a beautiful, poetic film. Please come out and support!

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors is considered to be the most internationally heralded Ukrainian film in history and a classic of Ukrainian magical realist cinema.

All ticket proceeds will go to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

No screenings currently scheduled.

In-person Oscars are back!

Pre-registration required. Sign up here.

FREE with non-perishable food donation to Food Bank of Waterloo Region.

We also will be accepting cash donations for the Canada-Ukraine Foundation - Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal.

Join us for a casual, come-as-you-are (or dress-to-the-nines, your choice!) evening celebrating the 94th Academy Awards®. Red carpet starts at 6:30pm.

Enjoy Hollywood's most glamourous night and celebrate the return of cinema!

Presented in partnership with Salus Marine Wear and Waterloo Wellington Canoe Club

Tickets ($20) on sale at the link! 

The Paddling Film Festival is an international adventure film tour presenting the world’s best paddling films of the year whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP, action and lifestyle in more than 120 cities and towns across Canada,
United States and around the world.

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An expert tailor must outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night.

From the Academy Award-winning writer of The Imitation Game (Graham Moore) comes The Outfit, a gripping and masterful thriller in which an expert tailor (Academy Award winner Mark Rylance) must outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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"Branagh’s second Agatha Christie adaption is a classy, captivating whodunit." - Newsday

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot's Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple's idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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"Paul Thomas Anderson's sunniest movie yet, this San Fernando Valley palimpsest is so buoyant and bubbly, it practically floats off the screen." - Time Out

Nominated for 3 Oscars (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay)

The story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and going through the treacherous navigation of first love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973.

No screenings currently scheduled.

COMING SOON TO THE PRINCESS

French Film Festival 2022 Schedule:

Friday April 1st: Le Club Vinland (The Vinland Club) (French w/ English subtitles) 125 min.

Saturday April 2nd: Le Trésor du Petit Nicolas (Little Nicholas' Treasure) (French w/ English subtitles) 103min.

Saturday April 2nd:  La Fine Fleur (The Rosemaker) (French w/ English subtitles) 94 min.

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A young boy accidentally joins a band of time travelling dwarves, as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.

Young history buff Kevin (Craig Warnock) can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being (Ralph Richardson), they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal treasures from different historical eras.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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“It’s not an exaggeration to say Albert and David Maysles‘ famous documentary Gimme Shelter about the Rolling Stone‘s ill-fated free concert at the Altamont Speedway, is the best rock film ever made. It is.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Tribute to the late Jean-Marc Vallée on National Canadian Film Day

On Dec 25, 2021, Canada lost one of its best, most important filmmakers, Jean Marc Vallée. C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005) was his third feature film and the one that put him on the map.

Free screening! Part of National Canadian Film Day.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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From the extraordinary mind of Palme D’or winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and starring Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, comes a intriguing drama about a Scottish woman, who, after hearing a loud ‘bang’ at daybreak, begins experiencing a mysterious sensory syndrome while traversing the jungles of Colombia.

No screenings currently scheduled.

KW Professional Organizers Celebrate 10th Anniversary with First Canadian Screening of 'Together We Grow'.

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The World's Best Commercials!

Join us for the 2021 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – AKA The World’s Best Commercials!

Representing almost every continent and spanning cultures from around the globe, the award-winning ads are a fascinating window to the world.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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"Animated with devilish glee and full of deep characters, 'Jujutsu Kaisen O' is a thrilling high point in anime." - San Jose Mercury

When they were children, Rika Orimoto was killed in a traffic accident right before the eyes of her close friend, Yuta Okkotsu. Rika became an apparition, and Yuta longed for his own death after suffering under her curse, but the greatest Jujutsu sorcerer, Satoru Gojo, welcomed him into Jujutsu High.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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