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

Stanley Milner Library Theatre (basement)

7 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Call (780) 496-7070 for more information

 

MAY FILMS

 

Inside Llewyn Davis

Wednesday, May 14  | 6:30pm

A young musician tries to make it in the folk scene of Greenwich Village in the 1960s, facing the obstacle-laden path to building a career during the insufferable New York winter. From the award-winning duo Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman and Justin Timberlake.

USA, 2013, 105 minutes, rated 14A

 

 


Cutie and the Boxer

Wednesday, May 21  |6:30 pm

This Oscar-nominated documentary reveals the private lives of two New York artists, Noriko and Ushio Shinohara, and their tumultuous 40-year marriage. Ushio experienced success in the 1970s with his large paintings created from paint and boxing gloves, while Noriko’s illustrations share the true story of her husband’s alcoholism and her own sacrifices to support his career. Together they prepare for their first ever group show showcasing both of their work.

USA, 2013, 82 minutes, rated 14A

 


 

The Past

Wednesday, May 28  | 6:30pm

An Iranian man reunites with his estranged wife (Bérénice Bejo) in Paris to finalize their divorce, which is soon complicated by a shocking revelation by her daughter from a previous marriage. From critically-acclaimed director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation) and nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2014 Golden Globes.

154 minutes (1985) 14A



EPL's From Books to Film series offers free screenings of films adapted from books every Friday afternoon at 2:00pm.

For the month of August we will be following the career of Abigail Breslin, a young American actress.

Please note that with construction in the Makerspace, we will be hosting this month’s films in alternate venues: 


Nim’s Island

Friday, August 1  | 2:00pm
Room 7, 6th floor

Based on the book of the same title by Wendy Orr, Nim’s Island tells the story of a young girl who seeks help from the reclusive author of her favorite adventure series when her father goes missing. The two draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find the strength to save Nim’s island.  This film also stars Jodie Foster and Gerard Butler.

96 minutes (2008) G 

 

 

 


Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

Friday, August 8  | 2:00pm
The Edmonton Room, basement level

This film is based on the American Girl line of dolls, books and accessories and was the first in the series to have a theatrical release.  Breslin plays the part of Margaret Mildred ‘Kit’ Kittredge a young aspiring journalist living in Cincinnati, Ohio during the Great Depression. 

101 minutes (2008) G

 

 

 

 


My Sister’s Keeper

Friday, August 15  | 2:00pm
Room 7, 6th floor

In this heart wrenching drama, Breslin plays the role of Anna Fitzgerald a young girl who was brought into the world to be savior sister. Upon learning that she was brought into the world for the singular purpose of prolonging her older sister’s life Anna chooses to sue her parents for the right to her own body. This film was based off a novel of the same title by Jodi Picoult.

109 minutes (2009) 14A

 

 

 

 


August: Osage County

Friday, August 22  | 2:00pm
Room 7, 6th floor

This black comedy-drama film was an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name written by Tracy Letts. August: Osage County tells the story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family who return to the Midwest house they grew up in when a family crisis strikes. Breslin stared in this ensemble cast alongside Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep.   

121 minutes (2013) 14A 

 

 

 


Ender’s Game

Friday, August 29  | 2:00pm
The Edmonton Room, basement level

Ender’s Game follows the story of Andrew “Ender” Wiggins, an unusually gifted child who is send to an advance military academy in outer space to prepare for future alien invasion. This film was based on the military science fiction novel of the same title by acclaimed American author Orson Scott Card. Breslin star’s as Ender’s sister Valentine.

114 minutes (2013) PG  

 

 

 


 

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