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Experience the epic historical-romance The Far Pavilions during this special screening of the series. Released in 1984 as HBO's first miniseries, the five-hour narrative explores love and Indian-British history through an adaptation of the 1978 novel of the same name. Be sure to bring a cushion along to stay comfortable during the screening, which will be split into two parts throughout the afternoon and evening.Find out more »
Re-experience the magic of Hogwarts on the big screen as the Harry Potter series returns to Canyon Meadows Cinemas this summer. Every Wednesday until August 28, Canyon Meadows will screen one of the eight Harry Potter films at two showtimes, 10 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. Frozen butterbeer will be served at the concession on show days for an extra taste of the wizarding world. Screening dates for each film can be found here.Find out more »
The original midnight movie comes to Calgary Pride by way of Calgary Underground Film Festival, Calgary Queer Arts Society and Hole in the Wall Studios. Dress as your best Janet, Rocky or Frank-N-Furter and make it down in time for the pre-show with Fake Moustache at 11:30 p.m. The film begins at midnight and prop kits are available for anyone who wants to take audience interaction to the highest level. Photograph courtesy of Calgary Underground Film Festival.Find out more »
Calgary International Film Festival turns 20 this year. Get excited for this year's crop of films from here at home and around the globe with a free party at the Globe Cinema where trailers for festival selections will be screened. To accommodate the high demand for the annual event, the venue will be screening trailers on its upper level at 6:30 p.m. and its lower level at 7 p.m.Find out more »
This fundraiser for Femme Wave feminist music and arts festival will feature a screening of the classic film Alien and a live set by local band Polly Dactic. Audience members are encouraged to dress to the sci-fi theme of the evening and chime in on quotable lines during the screening. There will also be a silent auction preceding showtime and a cash bar stocked with Village Brewery beer (including a non-alcoholic option) and a "signature slime cocktail." Proceeds raised support…Find out more »
Advocacy group Support our Students Alberta (SOS AB) is presenting a screening of documentary Backpack Full of Cash at the Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall. The film looks at the effect of hotly contested charter schools and the voucher system in the United States. SOS AB fears consequences for Alberta students following the provincial government's removal of caps on charter schools in the province. You can read more about their position here. Image courtesy of SOS AB.Find out more »
The touring Japan Film Festival will touch down at Calgary's Globe Cinema on Sunday, September 8. The festival entails two free screenings at noon and 2:30 p.m., respectively. The first screening is Dear Etranger (pictured), which contains mature themes and is not recommended for children. The second is the all-ages-friendly Dad's Lunch Box. Photo credit: 2016 "DEAR ETRANGER" Film Partners.Find out more »
Secret Cinema returns this summer with another collection of mystery 16mm film screenings. Pairing with local Calgary organizations, the screenings will allow a curated glimpse into the collection of over 2,000 films acquired by the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) in 1997. Film titles remain classified until the night of the event due to copyright reasons, meaning you'll have to be there when the film begins to find out what's showing. The presenters for this year's Secret Cinema series…Find out more »
Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) turns 20 this year. They're keeping all the things you love — hundreds of films from home and abroad ranging from first features to auteur works — while adding new facets such as the new Centrepiece Gala. You can attend with single tickets, ticket packs or passes. Sponsored by AvenueFind out more »
The latest installment in the Ghostbusters series is filming in Calgary now, and while the release date for that film is TBA, you can enjoy the original film with a live score performance by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra just in time for Halloween. They will be performing both the original score by Elmer Bernstein and the eponymous hit song by Ray Parker Jr.Find out more »
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