Showtimes April 29 - May 5: Rolling in this week, Hit the Road, Drive, Bicycle Festival, and More

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In true family road-trip style Hit the Road will have you laughing, crying, and everything inbetween! 

Panah Panahi, son and collaborator of Iranian master director, Jafar Panahi, makes a striking feature debut with this charming, sharp-witted, and deeply moving comic drama.

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Ron Jabbaz pulls no punches with new zombie movie The Sadness, opening Friday at the Original

"Jabbaz's confident, daring debut operates on pure, unbridled fury. It's a vicious anthem that keeps you in its grip, forces you to stare into the abyss, and dares you to look away." - Bloody Disgusting

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Spring is here and so is Bike Season, why not start it off right with the Bicycle Film Festival!

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.

Tickets on sale Now!


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The 10th Anniversary Zonta Film Festival Continues All Weekend

The Zonta Film Festival (ZFF) showcases inspiring, powerful and thought-provoking films made by women. We are one of a limited number of film festivals in Canada that exclusively exhibits female filmmakers.

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Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Drive on the big Screen

Yes, you read that right, somehow it's been 10 years since the iconic Drive first came to theaters! With beautiful cinematography, stunning action sequences, and a story of revenge you won't soon forget, don't miss Drive playing only 2 nights at the Original. 

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2021 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity opens at the Original Friday!

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

Tickets on sale now


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Marlene and Rock This Town extended due to popular demand!

Thought you missed your chance to see either of these local movies? Well, you're in luck! Both Marlene and Rock This Town have added shows this week!

See Marlene Showtimes here

Get tickets for Rock This Town Here

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FILMS SHOWING Friday April 29 - May 5
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An Iranian family makes a run for the border in Panah Panahi’s unforgettable debut

Panah Panahi, son and collaborator of Iranian master director, Jafar Panahi, makes a striking feature debut with this charming, sharp-witted, and deeply moving comic drama. Hit the Road takes the tradition of the Iranian road-trip movie and adds unexpected twists and turns.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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'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.

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2022 Winner 2 Canadian Screen Awards: Achievement in Editing & Music, Original Score!

Based on Miriam Toews' best-selling novel, All My Puny Sorrows unexpectedly infuses wry humor into this heart-wrenching story of two loving sisters: one a gifted pianist (Sarah Gadon) obsessed with ending her life, the other a struggling writer (Alison Pill) who, in wrestling with this decision, makes profound discoveries about herself.

No screenings currently scheduled.

The Zonta Film Festival (ZFF) showcases inspiring, powerful and thought-provoking films made by women. We are one of a limited number of film festivals in Canada that exclusively exhibits female filmmakers.

ALL proceeds will be donated to support local and global initiatives improving the lives of women and girls. In 2019 ZFF  was able contribute over $22,000 to local organizations and in 2021 our IWD event contributed over $20,000 to Zonta International projects. ZFF tickets are $15.00 per show.

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2022 Zonta Films

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When live music rocked Kitchener-Waterloo

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

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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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A young couple trying to reunite amid a city ravaged by a plague that turns its victims into deranged, bloodthirsty sadists.

The city of Taipei suddenly erupts into bloody chaos as ordinary people are compulsively driven to enact the most cruel and ghastly things they can imagine. Murder, torture, and mutilation are only the beginning... A young couple is pushed to the limits of sanity as they try to reunite amid the violence and depravity. The age of civility and order is no more.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Driver (Ryan Gosling) is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene and her young son, Benicio. When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist.

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.

Advance tickets on sale now!

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

 

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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"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.

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Friday the 13th Rocky!

Let's Do the Time Warp Again! ONE SHOW ONLY!

Friday the 13th Rocky Horror. 

No screenings currently scheduled.

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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.

Premieres May 6 at the Twin!

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"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.

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