Film Series - Shaw Festival Theatre

Film Series
Film Series

Beginning December 23, stay warm and entertained with weekly screenings of critically acclaimed films and documentaries at the Festival Theatre. Come early and enjoy gourmet eats ($) from Gooddine Catering before the Saturday films, starting at 1:30pm.

Single Ticket $12 I Film Pass (9 films) $99 I Doc Pass (7 docs) $59

Film Series - Their Finest
When
December 23, 2017
Time
3:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
In 1940, a married woman (Gemma Arterton) and a screenwriter (Sam Claflin) develop a growing attraction while working together on a propaganda film about the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk.
Film Series - The Big Sick
When
December 30, 2017
Time
3:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Film Series - For Grace
When
January 5, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
Curtis Duffy is the chef/co-owner of Chicago's Michelin three-starred restaurant, Grace. This is an engrossing profile of a renowned chef and his crumbling personal life.
Film Series - Maudie
When
January 6, 2018
Time
3:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
In 1930's rural Nova Scotia. Maud Dowley, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.
Film Series - Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
When
January 12, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
One of Hollywood’s most beautiful woman was also the secret inventor of a wireless form of communication called "frequency hopping" that revolutionized mobile communications all over the world, but her arresting looks stood in the way of her being given the credit she deserved – until now.
Film Series - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
When
January 13, 2018
Time
3:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at the town's revered chief of police. Also starring Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.
Film Series - Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
When
January 19, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
This powerful documentary looks at the role of Native Americans in contemporary music history and exposes a critical missing chapter, revealing how indigenous musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives and, through their contributions, influenced popular culture.
Film Series - A United Kingdom
When
January 20, 2018
Time
3:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
A biographical romantic drama about the heir to the throne of Bechuanaland, Seretse Khama and his controversial marriage to a British white woman and the political and diplomatic turmoil that follows.
Film Series - Jane
When
January 26, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
This documentary tells the story of Jane Goodall's early explorations, focusing on her groundbreaking field work, her relationship with cameraman and husband Hugo van Lawick, and the chimpanzees that she studied.
Film Series - A Man Called Ove
When
January 27, 2018
Time
3:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbours. Subtitled.
Film Series - George Harrison: Living in the Material World
When
February 2, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs.
Film Series - The Florida Project
When
February 3, 2018
Time
3:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.
Film Series - Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
When
February 9, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
This documentary follows the journey of the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along in the 30-plus years since the musical debuted on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre in 1981.
Film Series - I, Tonya
When
February 10, 2018
Time
3:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
I, Tonya is the tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan. Margot Robbie stars.
Film Series - Dancer
When
February 16, 2018
Time
6:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
This documentary examines the life and career of the "bad boy of ballet" Sergei Polunin. From his early days in the Ukraine to his performances across the world, Dancer tracks the dedication, pressure and sacrifice that makes up the world of ballet and why Sergei walked away from it all.
Film Series - Lady Bird
When
February 17, 2018
Time
3:00 pm
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
$12
Set in Sacramento, California in 2002, Lady Bird follows the turbulent relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter and delivers fresh insight into the turmoil of adolescence. Greta Gerwig's directorial debut.
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