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




Under The Skin

Wednesday, September 3  | 6:30pm

An alien of unknown origin (Scarlett Johansson) arrives on Earth in search of human prey. Taking the form of the perfect female specimen, she prowls the streets looking for men to lure into her otherworldly lair. Her victims are seduced, stripped of their skin and never heard from again. But as time passes, she grows too comfortable in her borrowed skin, placing her very survival at risk.

2014, USA, 107 minutes, rated 14A






Tim's Vermeer

Wednesday, September 10  | 6:30 pm

Tim Jenison, a Texas based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: How did 17th century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer ("Girl with a Pearl Earring") manage to paint so photo-realistically -- 150 years before the invention of photography? Spanning a decade, Jenison's adventure takes him to Delft, Holland, where Vermeer painted his masterpieces; on a pilgrimage to the North coast of Yorkshire to meet artist David Hockney; and eventually even to Buckingham Palace, to see the Queen's Vermeer.

2013, USA, 80 minutes, rated PG





The Animal Project

Wednesday, September 17  | 6:30pm

Leo (Aaron Poole) is a mid-30s widower, single parent, and struggling acting teacher. His relationship with his teenage son (Jacob Switzer) is rocky, and he's dissatisfied with his everyday life. So, after he has an unusual and inspiring dream, he decides to shake things up by having the group of actors he teaches do something called "The Animal Project" -- whereby they will all don furry mascot suits and become 'animals' in the real world. It's a long, rainy night, and not everything goes as planned. But in the process of opening themselves up to the unknown, each participant learns something about themselves.

2013, Canada, 90 minutes, rated PG




Y Tu Mamá También

Wednesday, September 24  | 6:30pm

Abandoned by their girlfriends for the summer, rich teenagers Tenoch and Julio meet older woman Luisa at a wedding. Trying to impress Luisa, the friends invite her on a road trip to a beautiful, secret beach called Boca del Cielo. Along the way Luisa seduces the two young men, and they begin to argue over her. From Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuoron (Gravity).

2001, Mexico, 106 minutes, 18A, Spanish w/ English subtitles


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

This month, we’re asking you bring your curiosity caps—the theme is sci-fi, adventure and exploration!

PLEASE NOTE: If the Makerspace is not available due to ongoing construction, an alternate venue will be posted on that day.


Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Friday, September 5  | 2:00pm 

Based off of the science-fiction classic by Jules Verne. Brendan Fraser (The Mummy) stars as Trevor, a volcanologist whose expedition in Iceland thrusts him into an adventure he didn’t bargain for. Josh Hutcherson  (The Hunger Games) and Anita Briem also star, and visual-effects guru Eric Brevig directs.

92 minutes (2008) PG 






A Scanner Darkly

Friday, September 12  | 2:00pm

This film has been rotoscoped—shot with live actors, then every frame is methodically replaced with digital paintings for a dream-like effect. When you’re adapting a novel from the legendary sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick, what else would you expect? Join Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson and Winona Ryder for a movie you’re not likely to ever forget! Richard Linklater (Dazed and Confused) directs.

100 minutes (2006) 14A





The Gotta Minute Film Festival

Friday, September 19  | 2:00pm
A brief break from our usual proceedings in order to bring you the Film and Video Arts Society’s Gotta Minute Film Festival, a collection of new, unique and captivating shorts from up-and-coming film makers!

36 minutes



Cloud Atlas

Friday, September 26  | 2:00pm

A movie as intricate as the book of the same name by author David Mitchell. Six stories from six different time periods—including some we haven’t experienced yet—interweave into a bigger story that shows us that we are all, indeed, connected. Directors Tim Tykwer and Andy and Lana Wachowski lead Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant and many more.

172 minutes (2013) 14A 







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