The Best Films of the Year! This Weekend at the Princess! Get Tickets!

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Long Weekend Vibes Are Here! Enjoy Family Day, we're open on Monday, too! We've got Oscar Nominated films screening all weekend long, along with a truck-ton of fresh popcorn! Grab advance tickets to see a movie, today!

Pedro Almodóvar's stunning new Oscar Nominated film, Parallel Mothers opens on Friday with advance tickets on-sale now! This is a film about motherhood, family and what it means to connect deeply with each other. See it!

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Everyone around the city is buzzing about the release of The Worst Person in the World, screening all long weekend. Grab advance tickets for these screenings, they are selling fast.

This film should be essential viewing for anyone in their 30's and trying to make their way in this world.

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On Friday, get out and support nature with our very-special screening of the documentary, Last of the Right Whales with the film's Director in attendance for a Q&A session!

Support events like this one and learn a lot more about how we can help save animals like the Right Whales, who need so much of our help. Get tickets today!  

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West Side Story arrives this weekend at the Princess and we're really excited for families to check this Oscar Nominated film out, on Family Day long weekend!

Grab advance tickets today to see this film with the whole family this long weend! 

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And finally, we're so so excited to kick off our 'Remembering Sidney Poitier' series at the Princess with screenings on Sunday & Wednesday of In the Heat of the Night.

These classics with Sidney don't make it to the big screen often, get tickets and make it out starting this weekend!

A Raisin in the Sun + To Sir, With Love coming next week & into March!

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See you at the movies this Friday!

FILMS SHOWING Friday February 18 to Thursday February 24
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"Note to Oscar: Make sure a best actress nomination happens for the blazing Penelope Cruz in this emotional powerhouse from director Pedro Almodovar about a Madrid photographer coping with an unplanned pregnancy and a tangled political past." - Peter Travers, ABC News

Oscar Nominated for Best Actress and Best Original Score

No screenings currently scheduled.

R

"The kind of movie which reminds you just how beguiling top-tier cinema can be, Joachim Trier's 'The Worst Person in the World' is a triumph." - Awards Watch

Oscar nominated for Best Original Screenplay and International Film

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

"Mr. Spielberg did not waste his time-or ours. The new West Side Story is simply fabulous." - Observer

Nominated for 7 Oscars, including: Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Cinematograpgy!

Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks -- two rival gangs vying for control of the streets.

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

"Featuring breathtaking cinematography of this rarely seen, 60-ton great whale, Last of the Right Whales will resonate with audiences long after the final frame fades to black." - Nadine Pequeneza, Director and Producer

Director in Attendance for Q & A (opening screeening only)!

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

Winner of the 2021 Golden Globe for Best International Feature. "A masterpiece." - Wall Street Journal

Nominated for 4 Oscars (Best Picture, Director, International Feature, Adapted Screenplay.)

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

"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.

NR

Written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, BELFAST is a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy's childhood, amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s.

Nominated for 7 Oscars! Including: Best Picture, Best Director, and Original Screenplay 

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

Winner of 5 Oscars, including Best Picture. "Sidney Poitier is pure charisma as Virgil Tibbs, the Philadelphia policeman whose between-trains stopover in a small Southern town is indefinitely extended when he’s first implicated in, then asked to assist with a local murder investigation." - Time Out

"It was the slap heard round the world.

No screenings currently scheduled.

COMING SOON TO THE PRINCESS

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Halloween tradition!

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW is a magical phenomenon unlike anything ever before seen onscreen. Borrowing largely from cinema's horror conventions, the film begins as an innocent young couple is stranded at the home of a mad scientist who is building the perfect man. The castle is filled with a most bizarre group of characters who worship their master, Dr.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Sidney Poitier Remembered. "A groundbreaking work that manages to be both specific to the African-American experience and universal in its themes of hope, change, and upward mobility." - Screen Daily

Lorraine Hansberry’s immortal A Raisin in the Sun was the first play by a black woman to be performed on Broadway. Two years later, the production came to the screen, directed by Daniel Petrie.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Remembering Sidney Poitier. "An undeniable classic." - Variety

American Mark Thackeray (Sidney Poitier) recently received his degree in engineering, but cannot find work. To make ends meet, he takes a job as a teacher in a rough London East End school populated mostly with troublemakers who were rejected from other schools for their behavior.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Traveling by train from Moscow to Murmansk, a Finnish student forms an unlikely friendship with a gruff Russian miner.

A young Finnish woman escapes an enigmatic love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk. Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a larger than life Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of Compartment No. 6 to face major truths about human connection.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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The year's best animated shorts. For mature audiences only.

For the 17th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)!

No screenings currently scheduled.

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For the 17th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)!

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

For the 17th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)!

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!

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