Author Archives: Nancy Dix

CUNNINGHAM

Monday, March 23rd | 7:00 p.m. at the Norwood Theatre The iconic Merce Cunningham and the last generation of his dance company is stunningly profiled in Alla Kovgan’s 3D documentary. Though a breathtaking explosion of dance, music, and never-before-seen archival … Continue reading

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Brotherhood : It’s a hell of a tale – and a true one

Monday, March 9th | 7:00 p.m. at the Norwood Theatre Set in the summer of 1926, Brotherhood recounts the true story of a group of youth at a camp on Balsam Lake in the Kawartha Lakes. In a terrifying test … Continue reading

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Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

An exploration of the career, music and influence of the legendary Canadian musical icon. With unprecedented access to the artist, the film takes audiences from Lightfoot’s high school auditorium in Orillia in the ’50s to the coffee houses of Yorkville … Continue reading

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Antigone

Gripping, powerful, and of-the-moment, Antigone loosely adapts Sophocles’ Greek tragedy and situates it in contemporary Montreal. Following the murder of their parents, Antigone, her sister Ismène, her brothers Étéocle and Polynice, and their grandmother Ménécée find refuge in Montreal. They … Continue reading

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Song of Names

A Prodigy, a War and a Mystery As Europe erupts into World War II, 9 year old Martin comes to love his new brother Dovidl, a highly gifted violin prodigy of the same age and recent Polish-Jewish refugee to London. … Continue reading

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Maiden

Set sail with us on MONDAY, JANUARY 13th MAIDEN ~ 7:00 p.m at the Norwood Theatre Exhilarating, suspenseful, and emotionally charged, this documentary from director Alex Holmes chronicles Tracy Edwards’ 1989–90 precedent-setting sea voyage around the world with an all-female … Continue reading

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The Great Buster: A Celebration

Please join us at the Norwood Theatre on Monday, November 25th at 7:00 p.m. for The Great Buster: A Celebration. In his documentary, Peter Bogdanovich examines the legendary life and career of actor, filmmaker and comic genius Buster Keaton. Keaton’s … Continue reading

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The Tomorrow Man

Please join us at the Norwood Theatre on Monday, November 11th at 7:00 p.m. Writer-director Noble Jones’ The Tomorrow Man is a dramatic and romantic character piece about two quirky seniors from a small town who look past their drastic … Continue reading

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Official Secrets

Join us on Monday, October 28th for Official Secrets, an American-British docudrama film based on world-shaking true events. She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. This is the gripping story of Katharine Gun … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Always, Never

Join us on Monday, October 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the Norwood Theatre for Sometimes, Always, Never. This British comedy-drama stars Bill Nighy, a Spinning Reels favourite. Alan (Nighy) has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who … Continue reading

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