Category Archives: Movies

Tel Aviv on Fire

Monday September 23rd at 7:00 pm at the Norwood Theatre, sponsored by Bigwin Realty Inc. Tel Aviv on Fire is a 2018 Israeli comedy-drama satire film, written and directed by Sameh Zoabi. The film premiered internationally at the 75th Venice … Continue reading

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Don’t miss our 2019 – 2020 season opener!

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. Filmmaker Nick Broomfield chronicles their relationship, from the early days in Greece to how their love evolved when Leonard became … Continue reading

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Thanks to all of our patrons and sponsors for another great season!

Spinning Reels will return in September with exciting new movies from the Film Circuit. In the meantime, the Norwood will be providing plenty of entertainment all summer long. You can check back here in August to see which film we … Continue reading

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All is True

An all-star cast headlines this historical drama from Kenneth Branagh, including Judi Dench and Ian McKellen. The year is 1613 and William Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre … Continue reading

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Le Grand Bain / Sink or Swim

A group of 40-something guys, all on the verge of a mid-life crisis, decide to form their local pool’s first ever synchronized swimming team – for men. Braving the skepticism and ridicule of those around them, and trained by a … Continue reading

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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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