Perfect Films for Mother's Day Weekend... for every type of Mom!

Petite Maman, Peace By Chocolate, Operation Mincemeat, The Rose Maker. New acclaimed films opening this weekend, perfect for every type of mom (kid and dad, too!)


PETITE MAMAN opens Friday!

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Imagine knowing your parent as a child?

In PETITE MAMAN, a tender tale of childhood grief, memory and connection from acclaimed director Céline Sciamma (Portrait of a Lady on Fire), a young girl is immediately drawn to a neighbour her own age building a treehouse in the woods.

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"Sciamma is tapping into a universal fascination that is rarely explored—that is, our secret wish, as children, to learn what our parents were like when they were young, and to wonder whether they were like us." (New Yorker)

Perfect for Mother's Day! Get Tickets!


THE ROSEMAKER opens Friday! Plays all weekend!

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Veteran César winner Catherine Frot plays an independent rose farmer taking desperate measures to stay in business.

THE ROSE MAKER is a colorful and touching comedy from France about a failing rose business that makes a last-ditch effort to turn things around by hiring new employees from a prison rehabilitation program.

"A reminder that glimpsing beauty is reason enough." - New York Times

"This soulful film reminds us that there’s a whole lot more to life than just making money—or roses." - Alliance of Women Film Journalists

The Rose Maker - Get tickets for Mother's Day!


Peace By Chocolate Opens Friday!

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Based on the internationally recognized true story of a Syrian refugee family who start a successful chocolate business in Nova Scotia. "PEACE BY CHOCOLATE is a must-watch for anyone interested in the refugee crisis or even a true story of a family succeeding through hard work. A timely film that will leave you inspired, humbled and even craving chocolate." - culturedvultures

GET TICKETS FOR PEACE BY CHOCOLATE!


Operation Mincemeat opens Friday!

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Fancy some Colin Firth on Mother's Day?

In 1943, British agents hatched an elaborate plan to mislead Germany about UK invasion plans – and it's now inspired both a film and a stage musical. Based on the extraordinary true story!

Get tickets for Operation Mincemeat!


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FILMS SHOWING Mother's Day Weekend
PG

Nelly has just lost her grandmother and is helping her parents clean out her mother's childhood home. She explores the house and the surrounding woods. One day she meets a girl her same age building a treehouse.

Céline Sciamma continues to prove herself as one of the most accomplished and unpredictable contemporary French filmmakers with her follow up to PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE, the uniquely emotional, PETITE MAMAN.

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

"This soulful film reminds us that there’s a whole lot more to life than just making money—or roses." - Alliance of Women Film Journalists

Eve is one of France's greatest artisanal horticulturalists, but her rose business is facing imminent bankruptcy or liquidation. When her secretary hires three inexperienced ex-convicts, they must team up to rescue the business in this verdant comedy.

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

Based on the internationally recognized true story of a Syrian refugee family who start a successful chocolate business in Nova Scotia

After the bombing of his family's chocolate factory, Tareq Hadhad, a charming young Syrian refugee, struggles to settle into small-town life in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Despite moving to a new country, he's intent on pursuing his dream to become a doctor.

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

"A spirited and gently entertaining slice of wartime espionage, with sharp, wry performances from the ensemble cast." - Empire Magazine

It's 1943. The Allies are determined to break Hitler's grip on occupied Europe, and plan an all-out assault on Sicily; but they face an impossible challenge -- how to protect a massive invasion force from potential massacre.

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

'Marlene' centres on the case of Steven Truscott, a Canadian man who spent many years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of a murder he did not commit, through the eyes of his wife, who fought to exonerate him.

"Many years ago, Steven Truscott and Lynne Harper were classmates in the small town of Clinton, Ont. Her body was discovered on June 11. The next day, Steven Truscott — believed to be the last person to have seen Lynne Harper alive — was arrested for her murder; Truscott was eventually found guilty and sentenced to die by hanging. He was 14 years old.

No screenings currently scheduled.

G

When live music rocked Kitchener-Waterloo

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

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NR

When a sadistic serial killer begins murdering key political figures in Gotham, Batman is forced to investigate the city's hidden corruption and question his family's involvement.

Batman ventures into Gotham City's underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues. As the evidence begins to lead closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator's plans become clear, he must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued the metropolis.

No screenings currently scheduled.

Tickets now on sale at the link!

($15 & $20 plus fees) All-new international selection of short films from the Bicycle Film Festival 2022


Bicycle Film Festival - 2022 lands in Waterloo: May 5th, 6th and 7th.

The BFF offers an international point of view of the cycling movement. The stories appeal to a wide audience from film connoisseurs to avid cyclists and everything in between. Bicycle Film Festival plays an important role in creating an eco-friendly society and bringing diverse communities together.

NR

4K restoration of this cult movie rock n' roller!

Part documentary, part rock film, and all kinds of crazy, Stunt Rock is a feature length ode to fearless Australian stuntman Grant Page (the Mad Max films, Road Games, The Gods Of Egypt) from Ozploitation legend Brian Trenchard-Smith (BMX Bandits, Deathcheaters).

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

"Director Paul Thomas Anderson and his lead, Joaquin Phoenix, have managed the impossible: They’ve turned Thomas Pynchon’s work into a slapstick noir homage that doesn’t just reward but demands multiple viewings." - New York Daily News

"Somehow, 'Inherent Vice' director Paul Thomas Anderson ('Boogie Nights,' 'Magnolia') and his up-for-anything lead, Joaquin Phoenix, have managed the impossible. They’ve turned Thomas Pynchon’s work into a slapstick noir homage that doesn’t just reward but demands multiple viewings.

No screenings currently scheduled.

Playing May 7 - 13!

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The new feature film directed by Andrew Dominik, featuring Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, captures their exceptional creative relationship as they bring to life songs from albums Ghosteen and Carnage.

Shot on location in London & Brighton, THIS MUCH I KNOW TO BE TRUE captures Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’ exceptional creative relationship as they bring to life the songs from their last two studio albums, Ghosteen (Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds) and Carnage (Nick Cave & Warren Ellis).

No screenings currently scheduled.

IF4  IS AN ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL TOURING FILM FESTIVAL SHOWCASING THE PASSION, LIFESTYLE AND CULTURE OF FLY-FISHING.

 

 

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Brand new 4K Restoration!

Nikki (Laura Dern), an actress, takes on a role in a new film, and because her husband (Peter J. Lucas) is very jealous, her co-star Devon (Justin Theroux) gets a warning not to make any romantic overtures -- especially since the characters they play are having an affair. Both actors learn that the project is a remake of an unfinished film in which the stars were murdered.

No screenings currently scheduled.

Coming Soon!

PG

Led by an outstanding Michelle Yeoh, 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' lives up to its title with an expertly calibrated assault on the senses.

When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero must channel her newfound powers to fight bizarre and bewildering dangers from the multiverse as the fate of the world hangs in the balance.

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Join Greg Sestero at the Playhouse for THE ROOM and his new film MIRACLE VALLEY! With Q&A, script readings, book signing and meet and greet.

The Playhouse will be tingly with anticipation as Greg Sestero strides on stage to introduce his new film Miracle Valley, an homage to ’70s/’80s horror that marks Sestero's debut as a fully fledged writer-director.

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

If there was ever a more necessary time to shine a light on the value of the human spirit, it is now. Join KW Professional Organizers (KWPO) in the first Canadian documentary screening of 'Together We Grow.' We guarantee that you will leave feeling hopeful, eager, and connected.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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