An exciting week, with three Ottawa Premieres, a pair of popular movies making a return, and The Room’s late late show monthly marathon run continues! Hunt For The Wilderpeople – Encore Presentation and Ottawa Premiere! The award winning, adventure comedy from the director of What We Do In The Shadows
-Marcel The Shell With Shoes On- 98% All Critics / 100% Top Critics Certified Fresh! “Poignant, profound, and utterly heartwarming, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On is animated entertainment with real heart.” (Rotten Tomatoes) -I Love My Dad- Ottawa Premiere! SXSW Film Festival: Grand Jury Award, Audience Award winner!
The Big Sick – 3rd Week! Kumail, in the middle of becoming a stand-up, meets Emily. An illness sets in forcing her to be put into a coma. He must navigate being a comedian, her illness, and his family’s desire to let them fix him up with a spouse, while
-Past Lives- 4th Week! 5 Stars! “Past Lives isn’t just a great film. It may be a perfect one…Emotionally engaging from the start, bolstered by brilliant performances…I absolutely loved it.” (Arizona Republic) -Shortcomings- Sundance: Grand Jury Prize nominee! 3.5/4 Stars! “hilarious and insightful…this is a triumphant first feature…It’s fresh and
-Marianne & Leonard: Words Of Love- Held Over for a 2nd Week! From BAFTA, Sundance, Nantucket Film Fest, & Tribeca award winning director Nick Broomfield! -Vita & Virginia- Starring Empire Awards winner Gemma Arterton, Cannes award winner Elizabeth Debicki, & 2x Berlin Int Film Fest award winner Isabella Rossellini! -Maiden-
Friday August 15th – Thursday August 21st! Two decades of matrimonial unions are explored in the documentary 112 Weddings. The Ottawa Premiere of the exploration of the inspiration of Dog Day Afternoon in The Dog. Disney magic matinees with the Sleeping Beauty villain origin Maleficant. The highly anticipated Richard Linklater
Arab Blues – Stockholm Film Fest: Best Film nominee! Valladolid Int Film Fest: Best Film nominee! Palm Springs Int Film Fest: New Voices/New Visions Grand Jury Prize nominee! Brotherhood – Ottawa Premiere! Sam Ashe Arnold – one of the stars of Brotherhood – and director Richard Bell will be in
Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain – From producer/director Morgan Neville, Oscar winner for 20 Feet From Stardom, & Gotham Awards winner for Won’t You Be My Neighbor! 5 Star! “gripping, emotional and therapeutic” (SF Chronicle) Nine Days – Ottawa Premiere! Sundance: Screenwriting award winner, Grand Jury Prize nominee! 5
Captain Fantastic – The Cannes Film fest award winner, starring Viggo Mortensen, Held Over for a 2nd week by popular demand! The Fits – Ottawa Premiere – The multiple award winning indie drama and film fest favourite! Highly praised by 97% All Critics and 100% Top Critics on Rotten Tomatoes!
-Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song- Encore Screenings! “my favorite doc of the year” (The Weekend Warrior) “a great documentary” (Fantastica) “A rousing portrait of the power of expression” (RogerEbert.com) -Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris- 4/4 Stars! “the film is so delicious…my advice is suspend all