EPL Film Series

We pick 'em, you watch 'em. The best part? It's all FREE.

Join us and other film buffs for one of our entertaining Film Series...each offering something unique.

Since 2004, Cinema at the Centre has shown a wide array of independent, foreign and classic films. Join us every Wednesday in our cozy theatre at 6:30pm for a season of exciting and diverse flicks. FREE admission!

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

7 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Call (780) 496-7000 for more information





Love & Mercy

This biopic presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era-defining catalog of Wilson’s music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost.

USA, 2014, 121 minutes, rated PG








CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA).

USA, 2014, 114 minutes, rated PG






December 2


This Oscar-nominated anthology film from Spain and Argentina is composed of six darkly comedic shorts united by a common theme of violence and vengeance. Love and deception, the return of the past, a tragedy, or even everyday violence push the characters towards the abyss and into the undeniable pleasure of losing control.

2014/Spain-Argentina/122 min/rated 14A






December 9


The story of the most successful dynasty in sports history, the Red Army hockey team of the Soviet Union, is documented. The team's captain, Slava Fetisov, chronicles his transformation from national hero to political enemy, and the film compares the rise and fall of the Red Army team with that of the Soviet Union itself.

2014/USA-Russia/84 min/rated G






December 16


In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age. After the death of her beloved dog, Carol finds the everyday activities that have given her life structure - her regular bridge game, gardening, a glass of wine or two - have lost their luster. With the support of three loyal girlfriends, Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man, pursuing a new love interest, and reconnecting with her daughter.

2014/USA/92 min/rated PG





December 23


This holiday classic features Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire as a pair of entertainers vying for the affections for a beautiful up-and-coming performer. The film was responsible for making Irving Berlin’s Oscar-winning “White Christmas” a classic and inspired the 1954  film of the same name.

1942/USA/100 min/not rated







December 30


The Poseidon, an ocean liner larger than the Queens Elizabeth and Mary combined, is charting its course on New Year's Eve. Just after midnight, the captain spots the mother of all tidal waves. It is the last thing that Harrison and practically everyone else onboard sees before drowning -- the Poseidon is turned upside down. The ten survivors,-- led by a no-nonsense minister, desperately attempt to climb from the top of the ship (now submerged) to the bottom.

1972/USA/117 minutes/not rated

EPL's From Books to Film series offers free screenings of films adapted from books every Friday afternoon at 2:00 pm, in the main floor Program Room (just west of the Makerspace).

NOVEMBER 2015 From Books to Films

This month, From Books to Film is showcasing soldier stories in honour of Remembrance Day.     

Lone Survivor

Friday, November 6 | 2:00pm

Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell (Mark Wahlberg) and his team set out on a dangerous mission to capture or kill the notorious Taliban leader. While on the mission, the team is spotted and a terrible battle ensues. The SEALs find themselves hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned. Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, and Ben Foster round out the cast.

121 minutes (2013) 14A







Friday, November 13  | 2:00pm

The sole Canadian film on the list! Based off Pat Barker’s book of the same name, the film follows several British officers who are brought together for treatment at the Craiglockhart War Hospital. Starring Jonathan Price (Pirates of the Carribean) and Johnny Lee Miller (from TV’s Elementary).

132 minutes (1997) 14A






American Sniper

Friday, November 20  | 2:00pm

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) has one mission: to protect his comrades. He takes that to heart and quickly becomes one of the lethal snipers in American history. After four tours of duty, Kyle returns home and finds he cannot leave the war behind. Nominated for six Academy Awards, this film is directed by Clint Eastwood and also stars Sienna Miller.

97 minutes (2014) 14A






A Farewell to Arms

Friday, November 27  | 2:00pm

Ernest Hemingway’s tale of love on the front lines is brought to the big screen in this classic retelling. American soldier, Frederick Henry, is wounded in battle and rushed to an Italian hospital. There, he meets Catherine Barkley, and the two engage in a sordid affair. Starring Rock Hudson and Jennifer Jones.

152 minutes (1952) PG







Call Diego Ibarra at 780-496-7086 for more information or email: dibarra@epl.ca