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September 2021

Swan Song

“Swan Song” is described as a genre-bending drama set in the near future that explores how far someone will go, and how much they’ll sacrifice, to create a happier life for the people they love. Starring Udo Kier, Jennifer Coolidge, Linda Evans, Michael Urie, Ira Hawkins, and Stephanie McVay. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group…

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Respect

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four.

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Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

It’s not where you go. It’s what you leave behind . . . Chef, writer, adventurer, provocateur: Anthony Bourdain lived his life unabashedly. Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain is an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at how an anonymous chef became a world-renowned cultural icon. From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?), this unflinching look at Bourdain reverberates with his presence, in his own voice and in the way he indelibly impacted the…

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Reminiscence

From writer/director/producer Lisa Joy comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ action thriller “Reminiscence,” starring Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson and Thandiwe Newton. Nick Bannister (Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Ferguson). A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights…

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Respect

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four.

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Stray

STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security, following three strays as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society. Zeytin, fiercely independent, embarks on adventures through the city at night; Nazar, nurturing and protective, easily befriends the humans around her; while Kartal, a shy puppy living on the outskirts of a construction site, finds companions in the security guards who care for her. The strays’ disparate lives intersect when they each form intimate…

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Reminiscence

From writer/director/producer Lisa Joy comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ action thriller “Reminiscence,” starring Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson and Thandiwe Newton. Nick Bannister (Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Ferguson). A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights…

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Hairspray

The John Waters classic is only $2.00 a ticket! A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. Supported by Hamilton Community Foundation Sponsored by the Merchants of Westdale Village

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Reminiscence

From writer/director/producer Lisa Joy comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ action thriller “Reminiscence,” starring Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson and Thandiwe Newton. Nick Bannister (Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Ferguson). A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights…

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Respect

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four.

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Stray

STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security, following three strays as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society. Zeytin, fiercely independent, embarks on adventures through the city at night; Nazar, nurturing and protective, easily befriends the humans around her; while Kartal, a shy puppy living on the outskirts of a construction site, finds companions in the security guards who care for her. The strays’ disparate lives intersect when they each form intimate…

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Hairspray

The John Waters classic is only $2.00 a ticket! A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. Supported by Hamilton Community Foundation Sponsored by the Merchants of Westdale Village

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Reminiscence

From writer/director/producer Lisa Joy comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ action thriller “Reminiscence,” starring Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson and Thandiwe Newton. Nick Bannister (Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Ferguson). A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights…

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Jules and Jim – World Cinema Talk

World Cinema Masterworks Film Talk With Jeff Bender Join The Westdale as we take a tour around the world to explore the finest films from international cinema. A combination of classic and contemporary, World Cinema at The Westdale will lead you on a winding journey through masterworks by acclaimed filmmakers and the stories they tell will broaden your movie-going horizons. Come on an adventure around the world with us after the film! Through his film talks, Jeff will introduce us…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Respect

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Prisoners of the Ghostland

In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber (Nicolas Cage) is sprung from jail by wealthy warlord The Governor (Bill Moseley), whose adopted granddaughter Bernice (Sofia Boutella) has gone missing. The Governor offers the prisoner his freedom in exchange for retrieving the runaway. Strapped into a leather suit that will self-destruct within five days, the bandit sets off on a journey to find the young woman—and his own path to redemption. Select your seats based on…

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$2 Family Movie – Bugsy Malone

New York, 1929, a war rages between two rival gangsters, Fat Sam and Dandy Dan. Dan is in possession of a new and deadly weapon, the dreaded 'splurge gun'. As the custard pies fly, Bugsy Malone, an all-round nice guy, falls for Blousey Brown, a singer at Fat Sam's speakeasy. His designs on her are disrupted by the seductive songstress Tallulah who wants Bugsy for herself. How is Bugsy to get the girl and help Fat Sam defend his business…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Respect

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid…

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Prisoners of the Ghostland

In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber (Nicolas Cage) is sprung from jail by wealthy warlord The Governor (Bill Moseley), whose adopted granddaughter Bernice (Sofia Boutella) has gone missing. The Governor offers the prisoner his freedom in exchange for retrieving the runaway. Strapped into a leather suit that will self-destruct within five days, the bandit sets off on a journey to find the young woman—and his own path to redemption. Select your seats based on…

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$2 Family Movie – Bugsy Malone

New York, 1929, a war rages between two rival gangsters, Fat Sam and Dandy Dan. Dan is in possession of a new and deadly weapon, the dreaded 'splurge gun'. As the custard pies fly, Bugsy Malone, an all-round nice guy, falls for Blousey Brown, a singer at Fat Sam's speakeasy. His designs on her are disrupted by the seductive songstress Tallulah who wants Bugsy for herself. How is Bugsy to get the girl and help Fat Sam defend his business…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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To Kill a Mockingbird – Movies that Mattered Talk

Movies that Mattered Film Talk Series with Fred Fuchs In our Movies that Mattered Film Talk series, we will present narrative movies from different decades that managed to achieve commercial and critical success while profoundly challenging audiences to look at the world differently. Watch the film and stay for the Film Talk. Included in the price of admission. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962) In the Depression-era South, Atticus Finch defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge and his…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Respect

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Prisoners of the Ghostland

In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber (Nicolas Cage) is sprung from jail by wealthy warlord The Governor (Bill Moseley), whose adopted granddaughter Bernice (Sofia Boutella) has gone missing. The Governor offers the prisoner his freedom in exchange for retrieving the runaway. Strapped into a leather suit that will self-destruct within five days, the bandit sets off on a journey to find the young woman—and his own path to redemption. Select your seats based on…

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On Broadway

For anyone who loves theater, this contemporary history of Broadway is a pure joy! As audiences prepare for the return of live theater after an unprecedented absence of 18 months, an all-star cast tells the inside story of the last time Broadway came back from the brink. On Broadway shows how this revival helped save New York City, thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion, and the sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Interviews with legends of…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Beans – Free Admission

Inspired by true events, BEANS is about a Mohawk girl on the cusp of adolescence who must grow up fast and become her own kind of warrior during the armed stand-off known as the 1990 Oka Crisis. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination…

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On Broadway

For anyone who loves theater, this contemporary history of Broadway is a pure joy! As audiences prepare for the return of live theater after an unprecedented absence of 18 months, an all-star cast tells the inside story of the last time Broadway came back from the brink. On Broadway shows how this revival helped save New York City, thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion, and the sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Interviews with legends of…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Spectacle avec Mehdi Cayenne

Jour des Franco-Ontarien.ne.s - Spectacle avec Mehdi Cayenne An English description of the event follows. Le Centre francophone Hamilton vous invite à une célébration du Jour des Franco-Ontarien.ne.s 2021 ! Joignez-nous pour un concert intime avec Mehdi Cayenne, gagnant de trois prix au Gala Trille Or 2021. Mehdi Cayenne est un électron libre, un réel inclassable dans la francophonie internationale. Avec sa façon toute particulière d'aborder la langue, son album "Radio Batata" révèle des textes riches, et des grooves contagieux.…

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Félix et le Trésor de Morgäa

Jour des Franco-Ontarien.ne.s - Félix et le Trésor de Morgäa                            The English description of the event follows. Le Centre francophone Hamilton vous invite à une célébration du Jour des Franco-Ontarien.ne.s 2021 ! Joignez-nous pour un film francophone pour tous les âges ! Présenté en français sans sous-titres anglais Félix, 12 ans, est convaincu que son père, disparu en mer deux ans plus tôt, n'est pas mort. Pendant…

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On Broadway

For anyone who loves theater, this contemporary history of Broadway is a pure joy! As audiences prepare for the return of live theater after an unprecedented absence of 18 months, an all-star cast tells the inside story of the last time Broadway came back from the brink. On Broadway shows how this revival helped save New York City, thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion, and the sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Interviews with legends of…

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Beans

Inspired by true events, BEANS is about a Mohawk girl on the cusp of adolescence who must grow up fast and become her own kind of warrior during the armed stand-off known as the 1990 Oka Crisis. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination…

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Félix et le Trésor de Morgäa

Présenté en français sans sous-titres anglais Presented in French WITHOUT English subtitles.  Félix, 12 ans, est convaincu que son père, disparu en mer deux ans plus tôt, n'est pas mort. Pendant que sa mère est en voyage, le garçon décide de partir à la recherche de son paternel avec le vieux Tom, un marin à la retraite. Ensemble, ils débarqueront sur une île mystérieuse, qui cache une cité souterraine dirigée par la mégalomane Morgäa. Cette dernière détient un trésor précieux…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Philadelphia – Movies that Mattered Talk

Movies that Mattered Film Talk Series with Fred Fuchs In our Movies that Mattered Film Talk series, we will present narrative movies from different decades that managed to achieve commercial and critical success while profoundly challenging audiences to look at the world differently. Watch the film and stay for the Film Talk. Included in the price of admission. When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer…

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On Broadway

For anyone who loves theater, this contemporary history of Broadway is a pure joy! As audiences prepare for the return of live theater after an unprecedented absence of 18 months, an all-star cast tells the inside story of the last time Broadway came back from the brink. On Broadway shows how this revival helped save New York City, thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion, and the sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Interviews with legends of…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Beans – Free Admission

Inspired by true events, BEANS is about a Mohawk girl on the cusp of adolescence who must grow up fast and become her own kind of warrior during the armed stand-off known as the 1990 Oka Crisis. Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination…

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On Broadway

For anyone who loves theater, this contemporary history of Broadway is a pure joy! As audiences prepare for the return of live theater after an unprecedented absence of 18 months, an all-star cast tells the inside story of the last time Broadway came back from the brink. On Broadway shows how this revival helped save New York City, thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion, and the sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Interviews with legends of…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Beans – Free Admission

Inspired by true events, BEANS is about a Mohawk girl on the cusp of adolescence who must grow up fast and become her own kind of warrior during the armed stand-off known as the 1990 Oka Crisis. Free admission for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Reserve your free ticket online or get it at the door.   September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools,…

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We Were Children – Free Admission

Free admission. Reserve your ticket online or get a free ticket at the door. Warning: this film contains disturbing content and is recommended for audiences 16 years of age and older. Parental discretion, and/or watching this film within a group setting, is strongly advised. If you need counselling support, please contact Health Canada. In this feature film, the profound impact of the Canadian government’s residential school system is conveyed through the eyes of two children who were forced to face…

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Beans – Free Admission

Inspired by true events, BEANS is about a Mohawk girl on the cusp of adolescence who must grow up fast and become her own kind of warrior during the armed stand-off known as the 1990 Oka Crisis. Free admission for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Reserve your free ticket online or get it at the door.   September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools,…

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We Were Children – Free Admission

Free admission. Reserve your ticket online or get a free ticket at the door. Warning: this film contains disturbing content and is recommended for audiences 16 years of age and older. Parental discretion, and/or watching this film within a group setting, is strongly advised. If you need counselling support, please contact Health Canada. In this feature film, the profound impact of the Canadian government’s residential school system is conveyed through the eyes of two children who were forced to face…

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October 2021

Tom Wilson – Octoberwest

Tom Wilson is a Canadian music legend, famed storyteller and visual artist. Wilson’s memoir, Beautiful Scars published by Penguin/Random House has become a national bestseller. In his memoir, Wilson reveals the impact of discovering his indigenous heritage. Musically, Wilson is best known for his work with Blackie & The Rodeo Kings and Lee Harvey Osmond, the latter receiving a 2020 Juno Award for the album “Mohawk." “Over the course of discovering my true identity, the intention of my writing, my…

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Sam Polley & The Old Tommorows – Octoberwest

Being the youngest member of a musical family, Sam Polley grew up in the music industry, but took his own time to join the family business. Forming Sam Polley and The Old Tomorrows in downtown Toronto in 2017, Sam Polley surrounded himself with local musicians he knew had similar musical interests, recruiting brothers Tally and Gianni Ferraro (bass and drums), and veteran players, Fraser Melvin (Electric Guitar) and Jeff Giles (Piano/Keyboard). The band quickly meshed and played their first show…

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Cry Macho

Based on the book, "Cry Macho" stars Clint Eastwood as a one-time rodeo star and washed up horse breeder who, in 1978, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. Crossing rural Mexico on their back way to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Cry Macho

Based on the book, "Cry Macho" stars Clint Eastwood as a one-time rodeo star and washed up horse breeder who, in 1978, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. Crossing rural Mexico on their back way to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a…

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Hamilton Originals with Daniel Lanois

IN-PERSON TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT! Stream on YouTube Stream on Facebook The Westdale knows about being an original.  The iconic theatre debuted in 1935 as Hamilton's first cinema equipped to show 'talkies' – motion pictures with sound.  Fast forward 85 years and The Westdale is buzzing with excitement to announce that Hamilton Originals, its response to the pandemic that premiered in July 2020, is heading back to the stage to do some talking with sound.  Hamilton Originals invites musicians with…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Cry Macho

Based on the book, "Cry Macho" stars Clint Eastwood as a one-time rodeo star and washed up horse breeder who, in 1978, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. Crossing rural Mexico on their back way to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a…

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Cry Macho

Based on the book, "Cry Macho" stars Clint Eastwood as a one-time rodeo star and washed up horse breeder who, in 1978, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. Crossing rural Mexico on their back way to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a…

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Best Sellers

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Cary Elwes, Ellen Wong Directed by: Lina Roessler Select your seats based on the number of people attending the theatre. For example, if you are a couple, please select a pair of chairs, and if you are a group of four, please choose a group of four Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is…

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Dear Evan Hansen

The much-anticipated film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate. Starring Julianne Moore and Ben Platt. Content advisory: suicide (off-screen), references to suicidal ideation Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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Blue Bayou

.An official selection of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the love of his life Kathy (Alicia Vikander) and step-dad to their beloved daughter Jessie. Struggling to make a better life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his…

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Dear Evan Hansen

The much-anticipated film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate. Starring Julianne Moore and Ben Platt. Content advisory: suicide (off-screen), references to suicidal ideation Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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Blue Bayou

.An official selection of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the love of his life Kathy (Alicia Vikander) and step-dad to their beloved daughter Jessie. Struggling to make a better life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his…

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$2! Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

The world of freight handlers Wilbur Grey and Chick Young is turned upside down when the remains of Frankenstein's monster and Dracula arrive from Europe to be used in a house of horrors. Dracula awakens and escapes with the weakened monster, who he plans to re-energize with a new brain. Larry Talbot (the Wolfman) arrives from London in an attempt to thwart Dracula. Dracula's reluctant aide is the beautiful Dr. Sandra Mornay. Her reluctance is dispatched by Dracula's bite. Dracula…

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Blue Bayou

.An official selection of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the love of his life Kathy (Alicia Vikander) and step-dad to their beloved daughter Jessie. Struggling to make a better life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his…

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Dear Evan Hansen

The much-anticipated film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate. Starring Julianne Moore and Ben Platt. Content advisory: suicide (off-screen), references to suicidal ideation Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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Blue Bayou

.An official selection of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the love of his life Kathy (Alicia Vikander) and step-dad to their beloved daughter Jessie. Struggling to make a better life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his…

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$2! Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

The world of freight handlers Wilbur Grey and Chick Young is turned upside down when the remains of Frankenstein's monster and Dracula arrive from Europe to be used in a house of horrors. Dracula awakens and escapes with the weakened monster, who he plans to re-energize with a new brain. Larry Talbot (the Wolfman) arrives from London in an attempt to thwart Dracula. Dracula's reluctant aide is the beautiful Dr. Sandra Mornay. Her reluctance is dispatched by Dracula's bite. Dracula…

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Dear Evan Hansen

The much-anticipated film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate. Starring Julianne Moore and Ben Platt. Content advisory: suicide (off-screen), references to suicidal ideation Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains. Proof of vaccination required.

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains. Proof of vaccination required.

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Blue Bayou

.An official selection of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the love of his life Kathy (Alicia Vikander) and step-dad to their beloved daughter Jessie. Struggling to make a better life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his…

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Dear Evan Hansen

The much-anticipated film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate. Starring Julianne Moore and Ben Platt. Content advisory: suicide (off-screen), references to suicidal ideation Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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Blue Bayou

.An official selection of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the love of his life Kathy (Alicia Vikander) and step-dad to their beloved daughter Jessie. Struggling to make a better life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his…

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Wildhood – AGH Film Fest Opening Night Screening

In a rural east-coast trailer park, Link lives with his toxic father and younger half-brother Travis. When Link discovers his Mi'kmaw mother could still be alive, it lights a flame and they make a run for a better life. On the road they meet Pasmay, a pow wow dancer drawn to Link. As the boys journey across Mi’kma’ki, Link finds community, identity, and love in the land where he belongs. Content warning: Coarse language, domestic violence, child abuse, racist and…

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Alien On Stage – AGH Film Fest

Why do pantomime when you can do Alien?  A very amateur dramatics group led by Dorset Bus Drivers spent a year creating a serious stage adaptation of the sci-fi, horror film, Alien.  Their village-hall show is a crushing flop; it seems their hard work was for nothing but fate gives them a second chance to perform their homemade homage in a West End theatre, for one night only.  With wobbly sets, awkward acting and special effects requiring 'more luck than…

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Lingui, The Sacred Bonds – AGH Film Fest

Thirty-year-old Amina, a practicing Muslim, lives alone with her only child, the fifteen-year-old Maria. When Amina learns Maria is not only pregnant but wishes to abort the child, the two women face an impossible situation in a country where abortion is legally and morally condemned. Content warning: violence, coarse language, mature themes. Saturday, October 16 at 1:00 pm Tickets for Lingui, The Sacred Bonds AGH Film Fest 2021 Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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The Tale Of King Crab – AGH Film Fest

Italy, today. Some elderly hunters reminisce about the local tale of Luciano. Luciano lives as a wandering drunkard in a remote village of the region called Tuscia. Spiteful actions ensue between him and the prince of the region over the right of passage through an ancient gateway. Fueled by passions and jealousy, these actions result in a horrible misdeed. Now an unfortunate criminal, Luciano is exiled to the distant Tierra del Fuego where, with the help of ruthless gold-diggers, he…

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The Lost Leonardo – AGH Film Fest

The Lost Leonardo is the inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million. From the moment the painting is bought for $1175 at a shady New Orleans auction house, and the restorer discovers masterful Renaissance brushstrokes under the heavy varnish of its cheap restoration, the Salvator Mundi’s fate is determined by an insatiable quest for fame, money and power. As its price soars, so do questions about its authenticity: is this painting really by…

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I’m Your Man – AGH Film Fest

Alma (Maren Eggert) is a scientist coerced into participating in an extraordinary study in order to obtain research funds for her work. For three weeks, she must live with a humanoid robot tailored to her character and needs, whose artificial intelligence is designed to be the perfect life partner for her. Enter Tom (Dan Stevens), a machine in human form created solely to make her happy. A playfully romantic tale, I’M YOUR MAN questions what love and longing really mean…

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Mission: Joy – Finding Happiness in Troubled Times – AGH Film Fest

A documentary with unprecedented access to the unlikely friendship of two international icons who transcend religion: His Holiness the Dalai Lama & Archbishop Tutu. In their final joint mission, these self-described mischievous brothers give a master class in how to create joy in a world that was never easy for them. They offer neuroscience-backed wisdom to help each of us live with more joy, despite circumstances. Sunday, October 17 at 11:00 am Tickets for Mission: Joy - Finding Happiness in…

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Flee – AGH Film Fest

Flee uses animation to tell the story of Amin Nawabi (a pseudonym), who fled Afghanistan as a boy. He relied on human smugglers to reach Denmark, where he now lives. Filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen met Nawabi when they were both in high school. Now in his thirties, Nawabi shares stories about his life’s journey that he’s never revealed before, describing the conditions that forced his family to escape Afghanistan, how he became separated from his siblings in Russia, and how…

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Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy – AGH Film Fest

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ film witnesses radical and profound change in her community. Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy is an intimate portrait of survival, love and the collective work of healing in the Kainai First Nation in Southern Alberta, a Blackfoot community facing the impacts of substance use and a drug-poisoning epidemic. Community members active in addiction and recovery, first responders and medical professionals implement harm reduction to save lives. This work is contextualized within the historical and contemporary impacts of settler colonialism; Kímmapiiyipitssini: The…

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Nights of Cabiria – World Cinema Talk

World Cinema Masterworks Film Talk With Jeff Bender Presented by the AGH Film Festival Join The Westdale as we take a tour around the world to explore the finest films from international cinema. A combination of classic and contemporary, World Cinema at The Westdale will lead you on a winding journey through masterworks by acclaimed filmmakers and the stories they tell will broaden your movie-going horizons. Come on an adventure around the world with us after the film! Through his…

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Comedy Night at The Westdale

It's Stand Up Comedy Night at The Westdale! Comedy Night at The Westdale Host BOB KERR Bob Kerr has written and performed for hit television comedy shows such as This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Comedy Inc., The Nikki Payne Funtime Show, Hotbox, and Satisfaction to name a few.  Recently, he co-created a web series entitled “But I’m Chris Jericho”, of which he won a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Writing In A Web Series for his script,…

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The Fam- AGH Film Fest

(Winner - Grand Prix Generation 14+ Berlinale) A group of teenage girls have been placed in a residential care home with social workers. They live under the same roof but haven’t chosen each other. This experience creates unexpected tensions and intimacies. An incident triggers a chain of over-reactions but their lust for life also strengthens bonds. Audience advisory: course language, alcohol and drug use, references to childhood sexual abuse Tuesday, October 19 at 4:00 pm Tickets for The Fam AGH…

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Bergman Island – AGH Film Fest

Over the course of one summer, a filmmaker couple settles down to write on the Swedish island of Fårö, where Bergman lived and found inspiration. As their respective scripts progress, they come in contact with the wild landscapes of the place, souvenirs of a first love resurface, and the lines between fiction and reality blur, tearing the couple apart. Tuesday, October 19 at 7:00  pm Tickets for Bergman Island AGH Film Fest 2021 Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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The Big Hit – AGH Film Fest

Etienne, an often out of work but endearing actor, runs a theater workshop in a prison, where he brings together an unlikely troupe of prisoners to stage Samuel Beckett’s famous play Waiting for Godot. When he is allowed to take the colorful band of convicts on a tour outside of prison, Etienne finally has the chance to thrive. Each date is a new success and a unique relationship grows between this ad hoc group of actors and their director. But…

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Petite Maman – AGH Film Fest

Nelly has just lost her grandmother and is helping her parents clean out her mother's childhood home. She explores the house and the surrounding woods. One day she meets a girl her same age building a treehouse. Presented in French with English subtitles Wednesday, October 20 at 7:30 pm Tickets for Petite Maman AGH Film Fest 2021 Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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Freakscene – The Story of Dinosaur Jr. – AGH Film Fest

FREAKSCENE THE STORY OF DINOSAUR JR. is a homage of one of the most influential bands on the American East Coast, which inspired the rock scene in the 1990s- including Nirvana and many others. Their style and unmistakable sound, later referred to as "Grunge", laid the foundation for the entire "Slacker" culture of Generation X. It is also the story of the eloquent and eccentric guitarist and bandleader J. Mascis, the bassist Lou Barlow, and drummer Murph, and a band…

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200 Meters – AGH Film Fest

Upon learning his son has had an accident, a desperate Palestinian construction worker at wit’s end attempts to smuggle himself past the separation wall between Israel and the West Bank to see him. Thursday, October 21 at 4:15 pm Tickets for 200 Meters AGH Film Fest 2021 Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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Shorts – Made in Hamilton – AGH Film Fest

Thursday, October 21 at 6:30 pm Tickets and the full program of Short films   AGH Film Fest 2021   Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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Vinyl Nation – AGH Film Fest

"The vinyl record renaissance over the past decade has brought new fans to a classic format and transformed our idea of a record collector: younger, both male and female, multicultural. This same revival has made buying music more expensive, benefited established bands over independent artists and muddled the question of whether vinyl actually sounds better than other formats. Vinyl Nation digs into the crates of the record resurgence in search of truths set in deep wax: Has the return of…

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Cocoon – AGH Film Fest

Berlin-Kreuzberg is Nora's microcosm. Nora, the silent observer, is always tagging along: At parties, at school, at the pool, on rooftops and in apartments. Nora drifts around the monotonous housing blocks with her big sister and her friends, witnessing events that seem to cross-fade in the summer light. Girls who want to be slim and pretty, boys who say dumb things to provoke or because they are in love. Ruthless smartphone cameras and fragile teenagers. But Nora has her own…

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Summertime – AGH Film Fest

Over the course of a hot summer day in Los Angeles, the lives of 25 young Angelenos intersect. A skating guitarist, a tagger, two wannabe rappers, an exasperated fast-food worker, a limo driver-they all weave in and out of each other's stories. Through poetry they express life, love, heartache, family, home, and fear. One of them just wants to find someplace that still serves good cheeseburgers. Friday, October 22 at 6:45 pm Tickets for Sumertime AGH Film Fest 2021 Proof…

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All the Streets Are Silent: The Convergence of Hip Hop and Skateboarding – AGH Film Fest

In downtown Manhattan in the early 90’s, the streets of N.Y.C. were the site of a dynamic collision between two vibrant subcultures: skateboarding and hip hop. Jeremy Elkin’s documentary, All The Streets Are Silent, narrated by Eli Morgan Gesner, brings to life the magic of this time period and the convergence that created an urban style and visual language that would have an outsized and lasting cultural effect. Coarse language references to drug and alcohol use and death. Friday, October…

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The Gig is Up

App developers lured a massive labour force by promising flexible hours with no offices or bosses—but with gig workers from Uber, Amazon, Lyft and more in front of the camera, the human cost of disruption runs deep. Saturday, October 23 at 4:00 pm The Gig is Up AGH Film Fest 2021 Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

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The Heist of the Century – AGH Film Fest

On the sunny and seemingly ordinary Friday of January 13, 2006, the bohemian martial-arts instructor, Fernando Araujo, and his hand-picked four-member crew stormed into the Banco Río branch in the affluent neighbourhood of Acassuso, Buenos Aires. As the thieves work, quickly emptying dozens of safety deposit boxes crammed with millions of dollars, precious jewellery, and heavy gold bullion bars, chief negotiator Miguel Sileo and his men, armed to the teeth, encircle the silent two-story building in the aftermath of the…

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The Boathouse – AGH Film Fest

When an emotionally-fragile young woman takes a job as nanny to two troubled children at a remote summer cottage, she falls in love with the children's father, while becoming enmeshed in the mystery of their estranged mother - with whom, it turns out, the young woman has her own fraught history. As the summer progresses, she begins to suspect that the family has a dark history that they are desperate to keep secret. Content warning: Violence, nudity, sexual content, blood…

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