Category Archives: Movies

Through Black Spruce

Don McKellar and his marquee cast, featuring Graham Greene and Tantoo Cardinal, explore the agony of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women through the story of one family, whose chilling loss forces the survivors to venture into uncomfortable worlds. The … Continue reading

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What is Democracy?

With democracies facing assault around the world from far-right demagogues and foreign meddling, Astra Taylor’s expansive and often chilling What is Democracy? could not have come at a better time. Peppered with observations from Plato, the film casts a wide … Continue reading

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Capernaum

Capernaum (“Chaos”) tells the story of Zain (Zain al-Rafeea), a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the “crime” of giving him life. The film follows Zain as he journeys from gutsy, streetwise child to hardened 12-year-old “adult” fleeing his … Continue reading

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If Beale Street Could Talk

Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the African-American family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers (screen newcomer KiKi Layne). A … Continue reading

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The Silent Revolution

It’s 1956 and during a visit to West Berlin, high school students Theo and Kurt witness dramatic footage of the Budapest uprising. Back at in Stalinstadt, they spontaneously hold a two minute silence during class in solidarity with the victims … Continue reading

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Sir

The fiction-feature debut from writer-director Rohena Gera, Sir uses the charming, intimate story of forbidden attraction to address the issue of class divide in modern India. Ratna (Tillotama Shome) works as domestic live-in help with Ashwin (Vivek Gomber), a man … Continue reading

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ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch

Monday, January 28th, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. at the Norwood Theatre ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is the third collaboration between award-winning photographer Edward Burtynsky and acclaimed filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier following Manufactured Landscapes and Watermark. In breathtaking … Continue reading

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The Happy Prince

The last days of Oscar Wilde – and the ghosts that haunted them – are vividly evoked in Rupert Everett’s directorial debut. Everett gives a career defining performance as Wilde, physically and emotionally embodying the literary genius as he lives … Continue reading

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Bel Canto

BEL CANTO,  featuring the voice of celebrated American soprano, Renée Fleming. Based on Ann Patchett’s best-selling novel, this dramatic love story follows a famous soprano (Julianne Moore) who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert … Continue reading

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The Children Act

The Children Act is a riveting drama adapted by Ian McEwan from his best-selling 2014 novel. 4 pm showing added ! Monday 26 November at the Norwood Theatre 4:00 p.m. Doors and Reservation Desk open at 3:30 or 7:00 p.m. Doors … Continue reading

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