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.

This month we will be celebrating Canada Day by viewing films that display great Canadian talent or showcase our wonderful country!

From Books to Film are shown in EPL’s Makerspace, on the main floor of the downtown Stanley A Milner Library. 


Snow Walker

Friday, July 4  | 2:00pm

Based on the short story Walk Well, My Brother by Farley Mowat, this film is about a Canadian bush pilot whose life is changed through an encounter with a young Inuit woman and their challenge to survive the harsh conditions of the Northwest Territories after a plane crash. Snow Walker was filmed entirely in Canada and stars only Canadian actors in the primary roles. Snow Walker won six Leo Awards and was nominated for nine Genie Awards in 2004.

103 minutes (2003) PG

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Before Tomorrow

Friday, July 11  | 2:00pm

This film is an adaptation of the novel FØr Morgendagenby Danish writer JØrn Riel which tells the story of a mid-19th century Inuit family whose lives are forever changed with the arrival of Europeans on their native soil.   This Canadian drama was set in a small Inuit community in the Nunavik region of northern Quebec and is presented entirely in Inuktitut.  Before Tomorrow won the Genie Award for Costume Design in 2010. 

93 minutes (2008) PG

 

 

 

 


Inside Hana`s Suitcase

Friday, July 18  | 2:00pm

Based on the internationally acclaimed book “Hana’s Suitcase” by Canadian author Karen Levine, this film traces the lives of George and Hana Brady, two young Jewish children who grew up in pre-WWII Czechoslovakia in the 1930’s and 40’s, through the discoveries of a group of Japanese children and their teacher Fumiko Ishioka. The film seamlessly transports us through 70 years of history and back and forth across three continents to relate to us a story of unspeakable sadness and of shining hope. Inside Hana’s Suitcase was directed by Larry Weinstein who is one of Canada’s most prolific and accomplished documentary filmmakers.

88 minutes (2010) PG

 

 

 

 

 


Capote

Friday, July 25  | 2:00pm

 In 1959 Capote learnt of the murder of a family in Kansas and decided to write a book about the case.  This biographical film follows the events during the writing of Truman Capote’s non-fiction book In Cold Blood. While conducting research for his book Capote developed a close relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith. This relationship produced a literary account that has been said to redefine modern non-fiction. Although it was set in Kansas, this film was mostly shot in Manitoba in autumn of 2004.    

114 minutes (2010) PG

 

 

 

 

 


 

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