The next film in the Winter Screening Series is Sat., March 26th. We recommend buying your tickets early as the last screening sold out.

Youth - Narrative Feature

Saturday, March 26 at 12pm - Cinebistro

Rated R -  Anyone 17 and under in age, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.

Starring: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz

Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Running Time: 1hr 58min

Rated R -  Anyone 17 and under in age, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


2016 Oscar® Nominated Animated Short Films

Saturday, February 20 at 12pm - Cinebistro

ANIMATED SHORTS (Running Time: 86 minutes)

(Approximate rating: PG for all films except “Prologue,” which is not suitable for children)

• "Sanjay’s Super Team" – dir. Sanjay Patel, USA, 7 minutes:  In "Sanjay’s Super Team," the new short film from Pixar Animation Studios, accomplished artist Sanjay Patel uses his own experience to tell the story of a young, first-generation Indian-American boy whose love for western pop-culture comes into conflict with his father’s traditions. Sanjay is absorbed in the world of cartoons and comics, while his father tries to draw him into the traditions of his Hindu practice. Tedium and reluctance quickly turn into an awe-inspiring adventure as the boy embarks on a journey he never imagined, returning with a new perspective that they can both embrace.

• "World of Tomorrow" – dir. Don Hertzfeldt, USA, 17 minutes: A little girl named Emily is taken on a fantastical tour of her distant future by a surprising visitor who reveals unnerving secrets about humanity's fate.

• "Bear Story" – dir. Gabriel Osorio, Chile, 11 minutes: Every day, a melancholy old bear takes a mechanical diorama that he has created out to his street corner. For a coin, passersby can look into the peephole of his invention, which tells the story of a circus bear who longs to escape and return to the family from which he was taken.

• "We Can’t Live Without Cosmos" – dir. Konstantin Bronzit, Russia, 16 minutes: Two best friends have dreamed since childhood of becoming cosmonauts, and together they endure the rigors of training and public scrutiny, and make the sacrifices necessary to achieve their shared goal.

• "If I Was God" (additional film) — dir. Cordell Baker, Canada, 9 minutes: While dissecting a frog in Biology class, a 12-year-old boy who senses the approaching power of adulthood speculates about what he would do if he were God. This darkly whimsical, semi-autobiographical 3D animated short was directed by two-time Oscar®-nominated animator and long-time NFB filmmaker Cordell Barker.

• "The Short Story of a Fox and a Mouse” (additional film) France, 7 minutes: A hungry grey fox sets out for a morning hunt, hoping to find a tasty rodent to snack on. But the mouse he finds is no ordinary mouse.

• "The Loneliest Spotlight” (additional film): dir. Bill Plympton, USA, 6 minutes: The life and times of a neglected stoplight, voiced by Patton Oswalt.

• "Catch It” (additional film) France, 5 minutes: A group of meerkats takes care of its beloved and unique fruit near their burrow, but a vulture intends to disturb their peace of mind. A chase begins in the savannah. 

• “Prologue" – dir. Richard Williams, United Kingdom, 6 minutes: Clocking in at six minutes, PROLOGUE describes an incident in the Spartan-Athenian wars of 2,400 years ago. In it, a small girl bears witness as warriors battle to death. The dialog-free project utilizes natural sounds to complement the intense animation (entirely animated by Richard Williams himself). Williams is best known for his work as animation director on “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”, his unfinished feature “The Thief and the Cobbler” and Academy Award-winning “A Christmas Carol “adaptation.


BARISTA - Documentary

Saturday, March 19 at 12pm - Cinebistro

Five top baristas find themselves pushing the limits of coffee perfection to win the National Barista Championship - a surreal competition where even one mistake is far too many.

Director: Rock Baijnauth

Running Time: 1hr 43m