Fences – 2nd Week! 4 Oscar nominations! A 1950’s sanitation worker who once dreamed of a baseball career tries to be a good husband & father. His lost dream of glory eats away at him, causing him to make a decision that threatens to tear his family apart.
20th Century Woman – 2nd Week! Best Script Oscar nominee! In 1979 California, a determined single mother in her 50’s raises her son at a moment brimming with cultural change & rebellion. She enlists the help of two younger women – a free-spirited punk artist & a savvy teen neighbor – to help with his upbringing.
Moonlight – 4th Week! 8 Oscar nominations! A timeless story of human connection & self-discovery that chronicles 3 chapters in the life of a young man from child to adult as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood.
Miss Sloane – In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, the most sought after & formidable lobbyist is known equally for her cunning & her track record. She always does whatever is required to win. She takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, & finds that winning may come at too high a price.
Julieta – Julieta & Antía suffer in silence over the loss of their husband & father. But times of grief do not bring people closer, it drives them apart. When Antía turns 18 she abandons her mother, without a word of explanation. Julieta looks for her, but all she discovers is how little she knows of her daughter.
Moana – 2 Oscars nominations: Best Animated Feature Film, & Best Song! In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by a Demigod reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island. She answers the Ocean’s call to set things right. Featuring songs from the Tony winning creator of Hamilton!
Another Evil – Ottawa Premiere! After encountering a ghost in his family’s vacation home, an artist & his wife hire an “industrial-grade exorcist” to get rid of the supernatural beings. They soon realize that ridding the home of evil won’t be a simple task.
E.T. – FREE! Presented by Tracy Arnett Realty. A gentle alien is stranded on Earth, & befriended by a young boy. At his suburban California home, he introduces E.T. to his siblings, & they decide to keep its existence a secret. When E.T. falls ill, its existence becomes known, & there’s a race to get E.T. back home.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Don’t miss our one-of-a-kind sing-along with the spectacular Absent Friends shadow cast! Nobody does Rocky Horror like the Mayfair! (Please, no rice or confetti; use bubbles!) $10 members | $15 non-members!
Last Chance – FREE! Presented by OPL/BPO Canada 150 & Amnesty International. Asylum seekers fleeing homophobic violence in their native countries, & the hurdles they face in coming to Canada. Panel discussion with representatives from Ottawa LGBTQ & refugee organizations to follow.