Manchester By The Sea – 7th Week! A loner returns to his hometown. His brother has died, & he is named guardian to his nephew. If losing his sibling & doubts of raising a teen weren’t enough, his return also re-opens a tragedy. Golden Globes – Best Actor winner: Casey Affleck! 6 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Actor, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Director, & Script!
The Founder – The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food & saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers & create a billion-dollar empire.
Lion – 6th Week! A child is lost on a train, taking him across India, away from his family. He learns to survive alone, before being adopted by an Australian couple. 25 years later, armed with memories, determination, & Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family & first home. 6 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Actor, Supporting Actress, Adapted Script, Cinematography, & Score!
Dark Night – Ottawa Premiere! The lives of six strangers intersect at a suburban multiplex where a massacre occurs. AFI Fest – Audience Award nominee!
XX – Ottawa Premiere! 4 deadly tales by 4 deadly women! A horror anthology written & directed by fiercely talented women: Annie Clark (St. Vincent) rocks her directorial debut with The Birthday party; Karyn Kusama (Girlfight) exorcises Her Only Living Son; Roxanne Benjamin (Southbound) screams Don’t Fall; & Jovanka Vuckovic (The Captured Bird) dares to open The Box!
89th Academy Awards – Red Carpet Pre-Show at 7:00pm & Awards Ceremony at 8:00pm! The biggest, best Oscar party in Ottawa! Watch as motion picture history unfolds where it’s supposed to — on the big screen! Free for Members / Members Only / Purchase an Annual Membership at our Box Office for $10 / Licensed for Alcohol
Saturday Night Sinema – Dig it! Fan-favourite, super-secret not in distribution geek / grindhouse / drive-in / cult classic lost cinematic treasure from the vaults! Free for Members / Members Only / Purchase an Annual Membership at our Box Office for $10