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March 2020

Honeyland

The last female bee hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood. This film which is filmed in Macedonia is an exploration of an observational Indigenous visual narrative that deeply impacts our behavior towards natural resources and the human condition. Run Time: 90 Min     Rating: G     Genre: Documentary  

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Hope Gap

A couple's visit with their son takes a dramatic turn when the father tells him he plans on leaving his mother. Starring: Bill Nighy and Annette Bening Run Time: 100 Min     Rating: PG-13    Genre: Drama, Romance

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The Iron Giant

Family Friendly Matinees Every Saturday and Sunday at 1pm!!!   $2 General Admission This is the story of a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth Hughes who makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that came from outer space. Meanwhile, a paranoid U.S. Government agent named Kent Mansley arrives in town, determined to destroy the giant at all costs. It's up to Hogarth to protect him by keeping him at Dean McCoppin's place in the junkyard. Run Time: 86 Min     Rating:…

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Honeyland

The last female bee hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood. This film which is filmed in Macedonia is an exploration of an observational Indigenous visual narrative that deeply impacts our behavior towards natural resources and the human condition. Run Time: 90 Min     Rating: G     Genre: Documentary  

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Hope Gap

A couple's visit with their son takes a dramatic turn when the father tells him he plans on leaving his mother. Starring: Bill Nighy and Annette Bening Run Time: 100 Min     Rating: PG-13    Genre: Drama, Romance

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The Iron Giant

Family Friendly Matinees Every Saturday and Sunday at 1pm!!!   $2 General Admission This is the story of a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth Hughes who makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that came from outer space. Meanwhile, a paranoid U.S. Government agent named Kent Mansley arrives in town, determined to destroy the giant at all costs. It's up to Hogarth to protect him by keeping him at Dean McCoppin's place in the junkyard. Run Time: 86 Min     Rating:…

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Honeyland

The last female bee hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood. This film which is filmed in Macedonia is an exploration of an observational Indigenous visual narrative that deeply impacts our behavior towards natural resources and the human condition. Run Time: 90 Min     Rating: G     Genre: Documentary  

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Hope Gap

A couple's visit with their son takes a dramatic turn when the father tells him he plans on leaving his mother. Starring: Bill Nighy and Annette Bening Run Time: 100 Min     Rating: PG-13    Genre: Drama, Romance

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Film Club Facebook Live Forum- American Graffiti

We are excited to announce that The Westdale is starting an online Film Club! We will begin small and will be asking for your input as we grow our online programming until we can gather at the theatre again. It’s easy to be part of the club! 1.  Our first film is American Graffiti.  Read some fun facts below and then watch American Graffiti on Netflix before Monday, March 30 at 7:00 pm. 2.  Send any questions or observations you have about the film to [email protected]  3.  We will begin…

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April 2020

Film Club Facebook Live Forum | Chinatown

Please join us for the second meeting of our Film Club on Monday, April 6 at 7:00 pm 1. Watch the movie Chinatown on your own on Kanopy. Kanopy lets you stream thousands of films for free, thanks to the generous support of your public library or university. Access Kanopy using your library card here: https://www.kanopy.com/ If you don’t have a Library card you can sign up for an online library card at https://www.hpl.ca/online-registration 2. Send us your questions and observations about ‘Chinatown’ to [email protected]

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May 2020

Andrew Martin- Amore

We will be making a decision about the Andrew Martin concert by April 12.  We will communicate with ticket holders when we have all of the relevant information.  Thank you for your understanding.  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...…

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June 2020

Soaring Spirits: A Collection of Indigenous Shorts

THIS EVENT IS ONLINE AND NOT AT THE WESTDALE THEATRE. Once you get your free ticket, you will be emailed the details on where to watch the film and how to participate in the Zoom Q&A! SOARING SPIRITS: A collection of Indigenous shorts curated by Cher Obediah and presented by The Hamilton Film Festival and The Westdale Theatre. This event was made possible with the generous support of the Hamilton Arts Council Curated and Hosted by Cher Obediah Cher started…

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Pulp Fiction | The Westdale Favourite Film Talk on Facebook Live

Join Robert Wertheimer & Fred Fuchs to talk about PULP FICTION Monday, June 22 at 8:00 pm on Facebook Live!  Fred will interview Robert about what makes Pulp Fiction one of his favourites and take questions from viewers in the chat. Make sure to watch the Tarantino classic PULP FICTION on your own on Netflix! The Facebook Live Talk is free.  If you enjoy our online programming please consider a donation to The Westdale here ROBERT WERTHEIMER Award-winning writer, producer…

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Coming to America | The Westdale Favourite Film Talk on Facebook Live

Join Paize Usiosefe & Fred Fuchs to talk about COMING TO AMERICA Monday, June 29 at 8:00 pm on Facebook Live! Fred will interview Paize about what makes Coming to America one of his favourites and take questions from viewers in the chat. Make sure to watch COMING TO AMERICA on your own on Netflix! The Facebook Live Talk is free.  If you enjoy our online programming please consider a donation to The Westdale PAIZE USIOSEFE Paize Usiosefe is Canadian…

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July 2020

Hamilton Originals: McCurlie, Doidge and Wiles: Songs of Wentworth County

Hamilton Originals: Live Music from The Westdale! McCurlie, Doidge and Wiles:  Songs of Wentworth County Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities Stream on YouTube & Facebook July 2 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Since the lockdown of our city several months ago, local musicians have been eager to get back on the stage… and here at The Westdale, we’ve come up with a way to make that happen! This…

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WHAT’S UP DOC | THE WESTDALE FAVOURITE FILM TALK ON FACEBOOK LIVE

Join Harris Goldberg & Fred Fuchs to talk about WHAT'S UP DOC on Monday, July 6 at 8:00 pm on Facebook Live! Fred will interview Harris about what makes What's Up Doc one of his favourites and take questions from viewers in the chat. Make sure to watch the Barbra Streisand & Ryan O'Neal classic WHAT'S UP DOC on your own!  Find out where you can stream it here The Facebook Live Talk is free.  If you enjoy our online…

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Hamilton Originals: Tom Wilson:  Songwriter, Author, Artist

Hamilton Originals: Live from The Westdale! Tom Wilson:  Songwriter, Author, Artist A conversation with Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities Stream on YouTube & Facebook July 9 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Since the lockdown of our city several months ago, local musicians have been eager to get back on the stage… and here at The Westdale, we’ve come up with a way to make that happen! This summer, we have…

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ALMOST FAMOUS | THE WESTDALE FAVOURITE FILM TALK ON FACEBOOK LIVE

Join Alysha Main & Fred Fuchs to talk about ALMOST FAMOUS Monday, July 13 at 8:00 pm on Facebook Live!  Fred will interview Alysha about what makes Almost Famous one of her favourites and take questions from viewers in the chat. Make sure to watch ALMOST FAMOUS on your own on  Hamilton Public Library's Kanopy site: https://bit.ly/2UR6FQh The Facebook Live Talk is free.  If you enjoy our online programming please consider a donation to The Westdale ALYSHA MAIN Alysha Main is a Music Supervisor,…

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Hamilton Originals: Judy Marsales: The Evolution of The Sing-Along

Hamilton Originals: Live Music from The Westdale! Judy Marsales:  The Evolution of The Sing-Along Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities Stream on YouTube & Facebook July 16 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Since the lockdown of our city several months ago, local musicians have been jonesing to get back on the stage… and here at The Westdale, we’ve come up with a way to make that happen! This summer,…

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BLACK COP | THE WESTDALE FAVOURITE FILM TALK

Join Warren P. Sonoda & Fred Fuchs to talk about BLACK COP Monday, July 20 at 8:00 pm on Facebook Live!  Fred will interview Warren about what makes Black Cop one of his favourites and take questions from viewers in the chat. Make sure to stream BLACK COP for free on CBC Gem: https://bit.ly/2BaUXt0 Stream on YouTube, Facebook or here on our site July 20 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Stream on our Site This Live Talk is…

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ONLINE EVENT! Hamilton Originals: James Anthony: Paying Your Dues Playing the Blues

Hamilton Originals: Live Music from The Westdale! James Anthony:  Paying Your Dues Playing the Blues Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities Stream on YouTube & Facebook July 23 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Since the lockdown of our city several months ago, local musicians have been jonesing to get back on the stage… and here at The Westdale, we’ve come up with a way to make that happen! This…

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Asian American Perspective.  Commentary from MANAA members Guy Aoki, Jeffery Mio, and Phil Lee and East West Players’ Marilyn Tokuda. A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way. Run Time: 1 hr 55 minutes  Rated: Not Rated Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A Star is Born (2018) Encore Version

A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. A Star Is Born’s encore cut includes extended performances of “Black Eyes”, “Alibi”, and Lady Gaga’s impromptu a capella performance of “Shallow”. “Black Eyes”, written by Bradley Cooper and Lukas Nelson, is the opening number of the film, performed by Jackson Maine and his band. “Alibi”, written by Gaga, Cooper, and Nelson, is the song that plays when Ally and…

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers. PG | 1h 55min | Action Adventure

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A Star is Born (2018) Encore Version

A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. A Star Is Born’s encore cut includes extended performances of “Black Eyes”, “Alibi”, and Lady Gaga’s impromptu a capella performance of “Shallow”. “Black Eyes”, written by Bradley Cooper and Lukas Nelson, is the opening number of the film, performed by Jackson Maine and his band. “Alibi”, written by Gaga, Cooper, and Nelson, is the song that plays when Ally and…

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers. PG | 1h 55min | Action Adventure

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Asian American Perspective.  Commentary from MANAA members Guy Aoki, Jeffery Mio, and Phil Lee and East West Players’ Marilyn Tokuda. A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way. Run Time: 1 hr 55 minutes  Rated: Not Rated Comedy, Drama, Romance

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ONLINE EVENT! THE FIFTH ELEMET | THE WESTDALE FAVOURITE FILM TALK

Join Colin Doncaster & Fred Fuchs to talk about THE FIFTH ELEMENT Monday, July 27 at 8:00 pm on Facebook Live!  Fred will interview Colin about what makes The Fifth Element one of his favourites and take questions from viewers in the chat. Make sure to watch THE FIFTH ELEMENT on your own on Netflix! The Facebook Live Talk is free.  If you enjoy our online programming please consider a donation to The Westdale here COLIN DONCASTER With over 20 years…

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ONLINE EVENT! Hamilton Originals: Wendell Ferguson

Hamilton Originals: Live from The Westdale! Wendell Ferguson: If Chet Atkins and George Carlin had a baby… Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities With support from MJM Media and Clearcable Stream on YouTube, Facebook or here on our site July 30 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Stream on our Site Suggested donation: $15 Donate Here WENDELL FERGUSON I've met some incredible guitarists and hilarious comedians in my day, but…

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Knives Out

Nominated for Best Original Screenplay 2020 Academy Awards   When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death. Run Time: 130 Min  Rated: PG-13    Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

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The Maltese Falcon

Spade and Archer is the name of a San Francisco detective agency. That's for Sam Spade and Miles Archer. The two men are partners, but Sam doesn't like Miles much. A knockout, who goes by the name of Miss Wonderly, walks into their office; and by that night everything's changed. Miles is dead. And so is a man named Floyd Thursby. It seems Miss Wonderly is surrounded by dangerous men. There's Joel Cairo, who uses gardenia-scented calling cards. There's Kasper…

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August 2020

The Jungle Book (Live Action)

The man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and the bear Baloo, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery, though he also meets creatures who don't have his best interests at heart. Run Time: 126 Min    Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family   Rated: PG

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Knives Out

Nominated for Best Original Screenplay 2020 Academy Awards   When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death. Run Time: 130 Min  Rated: PG-13    Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

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The Jungle Book (Live Action)

The man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and the bear Baloo, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery, though he also meets creatures who don't have his best interests at heart. Run Time: 126 Min    Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family   Rated: PG

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The Maltese Falcon

Spade and Archer is the name of a San Francisco detective agency. That's for Sam Spade and Miles Archer. The two men are partners, but Sam doesn't like Miles much. A knockout, who goes by the name of Miss Wonderly, walks into their office; and by that night everything's changed. Miles is dead. And so is a man named Floyd Thursby. It seems Miss Wonderly is surrounded by dangerous men. There's Joel Cairo, who uses gardenia-scented calling cards. There's Kasper…

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The Maltese Falcon

Spade and Archer is the name of a San Francisco detective agency. That's for Sam Spade and Miles Archer. The two men are partners, but Sam doesn't like Miles much. A knockout, who goes by the name of Miss Wonderly, walks into their office; and by that night everything's changed. Miles is dead. And so is a man named Floyd Thursby. It seems Miss Wonderly is surrounded by dangerous men. There's Joel Cairo, who uses gardenia-scented calling cards. There's Kasper…

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Knives Out

Nominated for Best Original Screenplay 2020 Academy Awards   When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death. Run Time: 130 Min  Rated: PG-13    Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

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1917

1917 During World War I, two British soldiers — Lance Cpl. Schofield and Lance Cpl. Blake — receive seemingly impossible orders. In a race against time, they must cross over into enemy territory to deliver a message that could potentially save 1,600 of their fellow comrades — including Blake’s own brother. R         120 minutes          War / Drama

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The Philadelphia Story

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Friday, August 7 at 7:00 pm screening of The Philadelphia Story.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission.     Philadelphia socialites Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven married impulsively, with their marriage and subsequent divorce being equally passionate. They broke up when…

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE

An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world. PG | 2h 32min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 16 November 2001 (USA)

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1917

1917 During World War I, two British soldiers — Lance Cpl. Schofield and Lance Cpl. Blake — receive seemingly impossible orders. In a race against time, they must cross over into enemy territory to deliver a message that could potentially save 1,600 of their fellow comrades — including Blake’s own brother. R         120 minutes          War / Drama

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE

An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world. PG | 2h 32min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 16 November 2001 (USA)

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The Philadelphia Story

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Friday, August 7 at 7:00 pm screening of The Philadelphia Story.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission.     Philadelphia socialites Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven married impulsively, with their marriage and subsequent divorce being equally passionate. They broke up when…

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Online Event. Hamilton Originals: Laura Cole

Hamilton Originals: Live from The Westdale! Laura Cole: Piece of Paradise Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities With support from MJM Media and Clearcable Stream on YouTube, Facebook or here on our site August 10 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Stream on our Site Suggested donation: $15 Donate Here Ancaster, Ontario’s own Laura Cole is the original adorable badass with her soulful, gritty, sultry vocal. Similar to her influences such as Etta James,…

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1917

1917 During World War I, two British soldiers — Lance Cpl. Schofield and Lance Cpl. Blake — receive seemingly impossible orders. In a race against time, they must cross over into enemy territory to deliver a message that could potentially save 1,600 of their fellow comrades — including Blake’s own brother. R         120 minutes          War / Drama

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The Philadelphia Story

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Friday, August 7 at 7:00 pm screening of The Philadelphia Story.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission.     Philadelphia socialites Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven married impulsively, with their marriage and subsequent divorce being equally passionate. They broke up when…

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The Shawshank Redemption

After the murder of his wife, hotshot banker Andrew Dufresne is sent to Shawshank Prison, where the usual unpleasantness occurs. Over the years, he retains hope and eventually gains the respect of his fellow inmates, especially longtime convict "Red" Redding, a black marketeer, and becomes influential within the prison. Eventually, Andrew achieves his ends on his own terms. Run Time: 142 Min     Rating: R     Genre: Drama

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Casablanca

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, August 16 at 7:00 pm screening of Casablanca.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission.   The story of Rick Blaine, a cynical world-weary ex-patriot who runs a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco during the early stages of WWII. Despite the pressure he…

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young Prince, imprisoned in the form of a Beast (Dan Stevens), can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle (Emma Watson), the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted. Run Time: 129 Min     Rating: PG     Genre: Family, Musical

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The Shawshank Redemption

After the murder of his wife, hotshot banker Andrew Dufresne is sent to Shawshank Prison, where the usual unpleasantness occurs. Over the years, he retains hope and eventually gains the respect of his fellow inmates, especially longtime convict "Red" Redding, a black marketeer, and becomes influential within the prison. Eventually, Andrew achieves his ends on his own terms. Run Time: 142 Min     Rating: R     Genre: Drama

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young Prince, imprisoned in the form of a Beast (Dan Stevens), can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle (Emma Watson), the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted. Run Time: 129 Min     Rating: PG     Genre: Family, Musical

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Casablanca

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, August 16 at 7:00 pm screening of Casablanca.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission.   The story of Rick Blaine, a cynical world-weary ex-patriot who runs a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco during the early stages of WWII. Despite the pressure he…

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Online Event. Hamilton Originals: Wayne Krawchuk

Hamilton Originals: Live from The Westdale! Wayne Krawchuk: Love Hopped a Train Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities With support from MJM Media and Clearcable Stream on YouTube, Facebook or here on our site August 17 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Stream on our Site Suggested donation: $15 Donate Here Wayne Krawchuk, is a soulful roots-based singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Hamilton who has been writing, recording, and performing music for more than…

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Casablanca

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, August 16 at 7:00 pm screening of Casablanca.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission.   The story of Rick Blaine, a cynical world-weary ex-patriot who runs a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco during the early stages of WWII. Despite the pressure he…

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The Shawshank Redemption

After the murder of his wife, hotshot banker Andrew Dufresne is sent to Shawshank Prison, where the usual unpleasantness occurs. Over the years, he retains hope and eventually gains the respect of his fellow inmates, especially longtime convict "Red" Redding, a black marketeer, and becomes influential within the prison. Eventually, Andrew achieves his ends on his own terms. Run Time: 142 Min     Rating: R     Genre: Drama

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ArtsFest Diana Panton

Part of ArtsFest Diana Panton has quietly become one of the brightest lights on the jazz scene today. Her work has been consistently praised by listeners and music critics alike for her ethereal vocals, exceptional song selection and emotional intensity. "Her diaphanous vocal sound never insists and her high speed vibrato is like the beat of a hummingbird's heart - natural, untainted and pure." (Lesley Mitchell-Clarke, Wholenote Magazine) Runtime: 60 min Rating: G Genre: Live Concert

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ArtsFest Diana Panton

Part of ArtsFest Diana Panton has quietly become one of the brightest lights on the jazz scene today. Her work has been consistently praised by listeners and music critics alike for her ethereal vocals, exceptional song selection and emotional intensity. "Her diaphanous vocal sound never insists and her high speed vibrato is like the beat of a hummingbird's heart - natural, untainted and pure." (Lesley Mitchell-Clarke, Wholenote Magazine) Runtime: 60 min Rating: G Genre: Live Concert

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ArtsFest Elliot Brood

From the mountains of Utah to the trenches of Vimy Ridge, Elliott BROOD’s songs have traveled the gore and glory of history in equal measure for nearly a decade. With the stomp and thrash of their early albums, Elliott BROOD carved their niche drawing from the darker corners of history and memory. As heavy and harrowing the past can be, for Elliott BROOD, it is also a generous companion, giving the gift of appreciation for times of peace and grace.…

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ArtsFest Whitehorse

Part of ArtsFest Glam and sleaze, desert grit and subway rats, scum-bags and fakers, hot messes and cold shoulders: welcome to the world of Whitehorse, a rock n' roll duo from Toronto. Runtime: 60 min Rating: G Genre: Live Concert

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ArtsFest Mahima Classics Hour

Part oF ArtsFest Mahima Akshinthala is 18 and is making waves in the community already. She is a musician, singer and a song-writer. She recorded her single 'Here With Me' which is available on iTunes, Google play, Spotify. Mahima uses her gift of music to bring joy to others. Runtime: 60 min Rating: G Genre: Live Concert

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ArtsFest Mahima Jazz Quartet

Part of ArtsFest Mahima Akshinthala is 18 and is making waves in the community already. She is a musician, singer and a song-writer. She recorded her single 'Here With Me' which is available on iTunes, Google play, Spotify. Mahima uses her gift of music to bring joy to others and has joined with her quartet to bring you some great jazz tunes! Run Time: 60 Min Rating: G Genre: Live Concert

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ArtsFest Jordan John

Part of ArtsFest International lead vocal & multi-instrumental sensation Jordan John is a more powerful, polished and accomplished musician than many players twice his age. Adept on drums, keyboards, guitar and bass, he is a uniquely diverse & refined sonic embodiment of sheer talent & pure artistry. Run Time: 60 Min Rating: G Genre: Live Concert

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Online Event. Hamilton Originals: Steve Strongman

Hamilton Originals: Live from The Westdale! Steve Strongman: Ready to Talk the Blues Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities With support from MJM Media and Clearcable Stream on YouTube, Facebook or here on our site August 24 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Stream on our Site Suggested donation: $15 Donate Here Award-winning Canadian bluesman Steve strongman is a versatile talent, and a restless one. By constantly pushing himself in new directions, he has…

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GREASE

Experience the friendships, romances, and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of "Grease," the most successful movie musical of all time. A wholesome exchange student (Olivia Newton-John) and a leather-clad Danny (John Travolta) have a summer romance, but will it cross-clique lines? Rated: PG    Runtime:  110 Minutes

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Singin in the Rain

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, August 30 at 7:00 pm screening of Singin' in the Rain.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission.  1927 Hollywood. Monumental Pictures' biggest stars, glamorous on-screen couple Lina Lamont and Don Lockwood, are also an off-screen couple if the trade papers…

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The Other Story. Stream Online Hamilton Jewish Film Festival

Part of the Hamilton Jewish Film Festival Available for viewing from Saturday, Aug. 29 at 9 p.m. to Monday, Aug. 31 at 4 p.m. Q and A moderated by Fred Fuchs on Monday, August 31 at 7 p.m. Anat is a rebellious young woman who wants to flee the chaos of secular hedonism for the disciplined comforts of faith. Sari is a young woman who wants to leave behind her oppressive religious upbringing for sexual and spiritual freedom. When Anat…

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THE WIZARD OF OZ

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn…

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GREASE

Experience the friendships, romances, and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of "Grease," the most successful movie musical of all time. A wholesome exchange student (Olivia Newton-John) and a leather-clad Danny (John Travolta) have a summer romance, but will it cross-clique lines? Rated: PG    Runtime:  110 Minutes

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THE WIZARD OF OZ

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn…

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Singin in the Rain

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, August 30 at 7:00 pm screening of Singin' in the Rain.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission.  1927 Hollywood. Monumental Pictures' biggest stars, glamorous on-screen couple Lina Lamont and Don Lockwood, are also an off-screen couple if the trade papers…

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Leona. Stream Online Hamilton Jewish Film Festival

Part of the Hamilton Jewish Film Festival Available for viewing from Aug. 31 at 9 pm to Sept. 2 at 9 pm Q and A moderated by Fred Fuchs with director Isaac Cherem on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. A young Jewish woman from Mexico City finds herself torn between her family and her forbidden love with a non-Jewish man. He allows her to discover the world outside the bubble of her community, leading to an important transition in…

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Online Event. Hamilton Originals: Steve Smith

Hamilton Originals: Live from The Westdale! Steve Smith: The Amazing Man behind RED GREEN! Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities With support from MJM Media and Clearcable Stream on YouTube, Facebook or here on our site August 31 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Stream on our Site Suggested donation: $15 Donate Here Steve Smith is a Canadian actor, writer, and comedian.  He is best known as the co-creator and star of the sketch…

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September 2020

Picture of His Life. Stream Online Hamilton Jewish Film Festival

Part of the Hamilton Jewish Film Festival Picture of His Life Available for viewing from Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 5 p.m. to Thursday, Sept. 5 at midnight Q and A moderated by Fred Fuchs with director Dani Menkin on Thursday, Sept. 3, at 7 p.m. World renowned wildlife photographer Amos Nachoum has one final photographic dream remaining - to photograph a Polar Bear underwater, while swimming alongside it. The film follows Amos in the Canadian Arctic, as he prepares for…

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Singin in the Rain

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, August 30 at 7:00 pm screening of Singin' in the Rain.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission.  1927 Hollywood. Monumental Pictures' biggest stars, glamorous on-screen couple Lina Lamont and Don Lockwood, are also an off-screen couple if the trade papers…

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GREASE

Experience the friendships, romances, and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of "Grease," the most successful movie musical of all time. A wholesome exchange student (Olivia Newton-John) and a leather-clad Danny (John Travolta) have a summer romance, but will it cross-clique lines? Rated: PG    Runtime:  110 Minutes

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The African Queen

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 pm screening of The African Queen.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission The Thursday, September 10 screening is mask mandatory. The concession stand will be closed and there will be no food and drink, so masks…

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Star Trek II : The Wrath of Khan

It is the 23rd century. Admiral James T. Kirk is an instructor at Starfleet Academy and feeling old; the prospect of attending his ship, the USS Enterprise--now a training ship--on a two-week cadet cruise does not make him feel any younger. But the training cruise becomes a deadly serious mission when his nemesis Khan Noonien Singh--infamous conqueror from late 20th century Earth--appears after years of exile. Khan later revealed that the planet Ceti Alpha VI exploded, and shifted the orbit…

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

High school student Ferris Bueller wants a day off from school and he's developed an incredibly sophisticated plan to pull it off. He talks his friend Cameron into taking his father's prized Ferrari and with his girlfriend Sloane head into Chicago for the day. While they are taking in what the city has to offer school principal Ed Rooney is convinced that Ferris is, not for the first time, playing hooky for the day and is hell bent to catch…

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Star Trek II : The Wrath of Khan

It is the 23rd century. Admiral James T. Kirk is an instructor at Starfleet Academy and feeling old; the prospect of attending his ship, the USS Enterprise--now a training ship--on a two-week cadet cruise does not make him feel any younger. But the training cruise becomes a deadly serious mission when his nemesis Khan Noonien Singh--infamous conqueror from late 20th century Earth--appears after years of exile. Khan later revealed that the planet Ceti Alpha VI exploded, and shifted the orbit…

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

High school student Ferris Bueller wants a day off from school and he's developed an incredibly sophisticated plan to pull it off. He talks his friend Cameron into taking his father's prized Ferrari and with his girlfriend Sloane head into Chicago for the day. While they are taking in what the city has to offer school principal Ed Rooney is convinced that Ferris is, not for the first time, playing hooky for the day and is hell bent to catch…

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The African Queen

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 pm screening of The African Queen.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission The Thursday, September 10 screening is mask mandatory. The concession stand will be closed and there will be no food and drink, so masks…

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The African Queen

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 pm screening of The African Queen.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission The Thursday, September 10 screening is mask mandatory. The concession stand will be closed and there will be no food and drink, so masks…

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Star Trek II : The Wrath of Khan

It is the 23rd century. Admiral James T. Kirk is an instructor at Starfleet Academy and feeling old; the prospect of attending his ship, the USS Enterprise--now a training ship--on a two-week cadet cruise does not make him feel any younger. But the training cruise becomes a deadly serious mission when his nemesis Khan Noonien Singh--infamous conqueror from late 20th century Earth--appears after years of exile. Khan later revealed that the planet Ceti Alpha VI exploded, and shifted the orbit…

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Sunset Boulevard

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, September 13 at 7:00 pm screening of Sunset Boulevard.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission The Thursday, September 17 screening is mask mandatory. The concession stand will be closed and there will be no food and drink, so masks must…

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The Notebook

In a nursing home, resident Duke reads a romance story to an old woman who has senile dementia with memory loss. In the late 1930s, wealthy seventeen year-old Allie Hamilton is spending summer vacation in Seabrook. Local worker Noah Calhoun meets Allie at a carnival and they soon fall in love with each other. One day, Noah brings Allie to an ancient house that he dreams of buying and restoring and they attempt to make love but get interrupted by…

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The Adventures of Robin Hood

Sir Robin of Locksley, defender of downtrodden Saxons, runs afoul of Norman authority and is forced to turn outlaw. With his band of Merry Men, he robs from the rich, gives to the poor and still has time to woo the lovely Maid Marian, and foil the cruel Sir Guy of Gisbourne, and keep the nefarious Prince John off the throne. RunTime: 102 Min Rating: PG Genre: Action/Adventure/Romance

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The Notebook

In a nursing home, resident Duke reads a romance story to an old woman who has senile dementia with memory loss. In the late 1930s, wealthy seventeen year-old Allie Hamilton is spending summer vacation in Seabrook. Local worker Noah Calhoun meets Allie at a carnival and they soon fall in love with each other. One day, Noah brings Allie to an ancient house that he dreams of buying and restoring and they attempt to make love but get interrupted by…

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The Adventures of Robin Hood

Sir Robin of Locksley, defender of downtrodden Saxons, runs afoul of Norman authority and is forced to turn outlaw. With his band of Merry Men, he robs from the rich, gives to the poor and still has time to woo the lovely Maid Marian, and foil the cruel Sir Guy of Gisbourne, and keep the nefarious Prince John off the throne. RunTime: 102 Min Rating: PG Genre: Action/Adventure/Romance

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Sunset Boulevard

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, September 13 at 7:00 pm screening of Sunset Boulevard.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission The Thursday, September 17 screening is mask mandatory. The concession stand will be closed and there will be no food and drink, so masks must…

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Online Event. Hamilton Originals: Boris Brott

Hamilton Originals: Live from The Westdale! Boris Brott: The Man Behind the Baton Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities With support from MJM Media and Clearcable Stream on YouTube, Facebook or here on our site September 14 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Stream on our Site Suggested donation: $15 Donate Here Although he’s conducted many orchestras around the world, he’s best known for bringing unprecedented awareness the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra in the late…

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Sunset Boulevard

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, September 13 at 7:00 pm screening of Sunset Boulevard.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission The Thursday, September 17 screening is mask mandatory. The concession stand will be closed and there will be no food and drink, so masks must…

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The Notebook

In a nursing home, resident Duke reads a romance story to an old woman who has senile dementia with memory loss. In the late 1930s, wealthy seventeen year-old Allie Hamilton is spending summer vacation in Seabrook. Local worker Noah Calhoun meets Allie at a carnival and they soon fall in love with each other. One day, Noah brings Allie to an ancient house that he dreams of buying and restoring and they attempt to make love but get interrupted by…

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NORTH BY NORTHWEST

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, September 20 at 7:00 pm screening of North by Northwest.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission The Thursday, September 24 screening is mask mandatory. The concession stand will be closed and there will be no food and drink, so masks…

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The Personal History of David Copperfield

A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens' semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David's journey is by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, color and humanity. Run Time: 120 Min Rating: PG Genre: Comedy,…

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BACK TO THE FUTURE

Contemporary high schooler Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) doesn't have the most pleasant of lives. Browbeaten by his principal at school, Marty must also endure the acrimonious relationship between his nerdy father (Crispin Glover) and his lovely mother (Lea Thompson), who in turn suffer the bullying of middle-aged jerk Biff (Thomas F. Wilson), Marty's dad's supervisor. The one balm in Marty's life is his friendship with eccentric scientist Doc (Christopher Lloyd), who at present is working on a time machine.…

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The Personal History of David Copperfield

A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens' semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David's journey is by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, color and humanity. Run Time: 120 Min Rating: PG Genre: Comedy,…

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BACK TO THE FUTURE

Contemporary high schooler Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) doesn't have the most pleasant of lives. Browbeaten by his principal at school, Marty must also endure the acrimonious relationship between his nerdy father (Crispin Glover) and his lovely mother (Lea Thompson), who in turn suffer the bullying of middle-aged jerk Biff (Thomas F. Wilson), Marty's dad's supervisor. The one balm in Marty's life is his friendship with eccentric scientist Doc (Christopher Lloyd), who at present is working on a time machine.…

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NORTH BY NORTHWEST

Join film producer, and chair of The Westdale Cinema Group, Fred Fuchs for a Film Talk after the Sunday, September 20 at 7:00 pm screening of North by Northwest.  Fred will share his insight as a Hollywood film producer and answer your questions about the film.  The film talk is included in the price of admission The Thursday, September 24 screening is mask mandatory. The concession stand will be closed and there will be no food and drink, so masks…

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Online Event. Hamilton Originals: Ian Thomas

Hamilton Originals: Live from The Westdale! Ian Thomas: Songwriter, Author, Storyteller Hosted by Mike McCurlie  Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities Sponsored by Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage With support from MJM Media and Clearcable Stream on YouTube, Facebook or here on our site September 21 at 8 pm EST: YouTube Live Link Facebook Live Link Stream on our Site Suggested donation: $15 Donate Here Growing up in Dundas, Ian has been a writer most of his life. His songs are…

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Laurence Anyways – Presented by Centre Francophone Hamilton

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: An introduction and performance by Francophone drag queen Jezebel Bardot 6:30 pm: Screening of Laurence Anyways by Xavier Dolan 18h-18h30 : Introduction et spectacle par la drag queen francophone Jezebel Bardot 18h30 : Projection du film Laurence Anyways de Xavier Dolan The movie highlights ten years in the life of a literature teacher named Laurence who transforms himself into a woman after years of concealing his feelings. Her tremulous relationship with her family is further…

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