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Hamilton, ON L8S 1L4 Canada
(905) 522-7173

January 2020

Who Will Write Our History

A HAMILTON JEWISH FEDERATION PRESENTATION Who Will Write Our History tells the story of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive, the secret archive he created and led in the Warsaw Ghetto. With 30,000 pages of writing, photographs, posters, and more, the Oyneg Shabes Archive is the most important cache of in-the-moment, eyewitness accounts from the Holocaust. It documents not only how the Jews of the ghetto died, but how they lived. The film is based on the book of…

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A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

Tom Hanks nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - 2020 Academy Awards Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. Run Time: 109 Min   Rating: PG    Genre: Biography, Drama

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Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood

Nominated for 10 Academy Awards! Best Picture Actor in a Leading Role Leonardo DiCaprio Actor in a Supporting Role Brad Pitt Director Quentin Tarantino Original Screenplay Sound Editing Production Design Cinematography Costume Design Sound Mixing Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film…

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Dark Waters

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.   Run Time: 126 Min       Rating: PG        Genre: Biography, Drama

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Judy

Nominated for 2 Academy Awards! Actress in a Leading Role Renée Zellweger Best Makeup Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts. Runtime: 118 Min Rated: PG-13 Biography, Drama, History Release Date: 4 October 2019 (USA)

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The Two Popes

Nominated for 3 Acadamy Awards! Actor in a Leading Role Jonathan Pryce Actor in a Supporting Role Anthony Hopkins Adapted Screenplay An intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal…

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The Invisibles

The Art Gallery of Hamilton Presents:      The Invisibles Director Louis-Julien Petit, 2018, France, 102 minutes, 14A French w/English subtitles Based on the novel Sur la Route des Invisibles, Femmes Dans La Rue by Claire Lajeunie, Invisibles (Les invisibles) is a 2018 French comedy-drama film directed by Louis-Julien Petit. Following a municipal decision, Envol, SDF Women’s Shelter, will close. There are only three months left for social workers to reintegrate at any cost the women they care for: falsification, pistons, lies… From now on,…

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A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

Join Author Aimee Reid at the Thursday, January 30 at 4pm screening of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.  Aimee will be in the Westdale Community Art Lounge with her book You Are My Friend and will give a short talk about her book before the screening.  Copies of her book will  be available for sale.   Tom Hanks nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - 2020 Academy Awards Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred…

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February 2020

Islamic Relief Canada Presents – One Night in Al Aqsa

Join Islamic Relief Canada for an exclusive screening of this family-friendly film on Friday, February 7, at The Westdale and uncover the mysteries of Al-Aqsa, one of the holiest and most-beloved mosques in the world. Acclaimed Director Abrar Hussain, who brought you One Day in The Haram and produced the Oscar-nominated movie The Look of Silence, brings you the never before told narrative of Al-Aqsa. This breathtaking documentary shares the profound story of the Al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem. One Night…

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The OSCARS LIVE at The Westdale

Join us for a FREE simulcast of the 92nd Academy Awards!  Reserve your FREE ticket by clicking 'BUY TICKETS' below! Dress to Impress! Hosted by Kat Cullen Oscar Ballot Contest - The winner gets a FREE Movie Pass for a year! $10 to enter at the door. Cash Bar & Movie Snacks, Prizes for best dressed, Oscar trivia and more! Sunday, February 9 2020 6:30pm Doors Open for The Red Carpet and Ballot entry. All ballots must be received by…

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See the film ‘NUMB’ – Meet the maker Harris Goldberg with the Hamilton Film Festival

Be In The Room See the film - Meet the makers with the Hamilton Film Festival Stay after the film for a conversation with the filmmaker Harris Goldberg Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly and strangely finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctor after doctor and shrink after shrink, but nothing works. The Golf Channel, lesbian exercise classes and a dizzying variety of pills get him through the day, but don't quite solve his problem.…

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It Happened One Night at The Westdale

Celebrate Valentine’s Day and the one-year anniversary of the grand re-opening of our historic Theatre.  Champagne reception with music by local Westdale crooner Kiran Singh at 7pm followed by a screening of the classic 1934 romantic comedy It Happened One Night at 8pm. It Happened One Night is the first of only three films (along with One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and The Silence of the Lambs) to win all five major Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay. This is a fundraiser…

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March 2020

The Other Story

Hamilton Jewish Federation Presents: The Other Story Two rebellious young women - one fleeing the chaos of secular hedonism for the disciplined comforts of faith; the other desperate to transcend her oppressive religious cross paths unexpectedly in Jerusalem, to startling consequences. Run Time: 102 Min     Rating: TBD    Genre: Drama

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Leona

Hamilton Jewish Federation Presents:  Leona A young Jewish woman from Mexico City finds herself torn between her family and her forbidden love with a non-Jewish man. Run time: 94 Min       Rated: TBD    Genre: Drama  

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Picture Of His Life

Hamilton Jewish Federation Presents: Picture Of His Life World renowned wildlife photographer Amos Nachoum has one final photographic dream remaining - to photograph a Polar Bear underwater, while swimming alongside it. Run Time: 72 Min    Rated: G     Genre: Documentary

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April 2020

PAVLO: IN CONCERT

PAVLO returns in the spring of 2020. Tickets are now on sale for what will most definitely be a sold-out performance! For being all instrumental, Pavlo’s Mediterranean music speaks for itself. Over the span of his 20-year career, Pavlo, the internationally renowned, award-winning recording artist, performer, and songwriter, has released 11 albums of his own music, plus two collaborative projects, including 2015  Guitarradas with Remigio Pereira, and 2009 Trifecta with fellow guitar masters Rik Emmett and Oscar Lopez. Pavlo has…

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May 2020

Andrew Martin- Amore

From the torch singers of the Great American Songbook, Andrew brings to life the Crooner Classics and Classic hits we have all grown to love.   Multi-award winning vocals... that recall Sinatra. A dash of playfulness... Like Dean Martin. Not quite Elvis... but he's got swagger. And fresh... like the first time you heard Buble.   Ticket prices $34 early bird until January 31, 2020 $42 February 1, 2020

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