Movies & Screenings

The Wife - Encore Screening!

  March 22, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Friday

Behind any great man, there's always a greater woman - and you're about to meet her. Catch Glenn Close, Oscar nominee for Best Actress, in her intelligent role as the wife of a celebrated author.

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Free Solo - March 26
Adventure Films at artsPlace!

  March 26, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes National Geographic Documentary Film's Free Solo, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold.

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A Star is Born - Encore Screening!
Movie Night

  March 28, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Thursday

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.

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Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain
presenté par ACFA

  March 30, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Saturday // Samedi

Venez assister à nos films en français! Une varité de films pour adultes ou familles sera offert. Projeté en français , nous metterons les sous-titres en anglais si disponible. // Come and enjoy our French movie screening at artsPlace for adults and families. Presented in French with English subtitles (if available).

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Free Solo - Apr 2
Adventure Films at artsPlace!

  April 2, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes National Geographic Documentary Film's Free Solo, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold.

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Celebrating the extraordinary things women are doing in the name of adventure, and featuring some of the world's most inspiring female adventurers.

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Aquaman
Movie Night!

  April 9, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Tuesday

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, and stars Jason Momoa in the title role.

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Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Movie Night

  April 16, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

Join us for a great family movie! The second installment of the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' series which follows the adventures of Newt Scamander.

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Young Picasso
In the Gallery Series

  April 17, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Wednesday

Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place?

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Vice
Movie Night

  April 23, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

Vice explores how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways still felt today.

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Die Walküre – Richard Wagner
Metropolitan Opera Encore

  April 27, 2019, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm  | Saturday

In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance.

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Spring Circus & Variety Show!

  April 28, 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm  | Sunday

Kick of Spring in the Bow Valley! The show will consist of circus performances, dance and other family friendly performances by people from the Bow Valley and Calgary. Hosted by local juggler Blayne Bird.

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Indigenous 150+ is a film and conversation series, dedicated to putting Indigenous voices centre stage, and is a response to the TRC Calls to Action.

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The Mercy
Movie Night!

  May 7, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

The true story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his attempt to win the first Golden Globe singled-handed round the world yacht race in 1968.

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"Through an intimate and artistic lens, Milk brings a universal perspective on the politics, commercialization and controversies surrounding birth and infant feeding around the globe". -Noemi Weis

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Get ready for this year's greatest trail and ultra running films! Introducing the 2019 Ledlenser Trails In Motion Film Festival, five inspiring films that will make you love this great community even more!

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Dialogues des Carmélites - Françis Poulnec
Metropolitan Opera Live to Screen

  May 11, 2019, 10:55 am – 2:00 pm  | Saturday

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress.

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The Bow Valley Primary Care Network is excited to bring this An Alberta-made short film to local audiences. The film focuses on Greg Price’s journey through the healthcare system and will be followed by a panel and audience discussion.

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Movie Night!

  May 21, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

In this 2019 Oscar nominated role, Melissa McCarthy stars as the best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.

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Carmen Suite/Petrushka
- Bolshoi Ballet Live to Screen

  May 26, 2019, 10:55 am – 1:30 pm  | Sunday

The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug.

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Anthropocene
Documentaries at artsPlace!

  May 28, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive re-engineering of the planet from the multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky.

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Starring John Horne, executive chef of the downtown Toronto restaurant Canoe, Before the Plate showcases 10 ingredients from planting to cooking and everything in between, to help better connect the modern consumer with their food.

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Stan & Ollie
Movie Night!

  June 4, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

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Van Gogh & Japan
In the Gallery Series

  June 13, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Thursday

"I envy the Japanese" Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo. One cannot understand Van Gogh without understanding how Japanese art arrived in Paris in the middle of the 19th century and the profound impact it had on artists like Monet, Degas and, above all, Van Gogh.

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Film TBA in partnership with Indigenous 150+
Film & Discussion

  June 25, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Tuesday

Indigenous 150+ is a film and conversation series, dedicated to putting Indigenous voices centre stage, and is a response to the TRC Calls to Action.

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6 weeks to Mother’s Day
Documentaries at artsPlace!

  July 30, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

An intimate portrait of Thai culture directed by Marvin Blunte, this film explores one of the country’s most progressive schools, Moo Baan Dek or The Children’s Village.

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Adventure Movie Night presented by SkiUphill
part of the Mountain Culture Summit

  August 8, 2019, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm  | Thursday

Join us for a night of amazing adventures on film!

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JOIN US FOR A WEEK OF MOUNTAIN-CULTURE INSPIRED FILMS, WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS!

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Summit Pass
great savings to access the Mountain Culture Summit events!

  August 8, 2019 — August 14, 2019  | Only a limited number of festival passes will be sold! Be sure to get yours early and reserve your seats for all events.

Attend ALL Mountain Culture Summit FILMS & TALKS for one low price AND get a 20% discount on Mountain Culture Summit workshops!

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Voices of Fear presented by MONTAGE
part of the Mountain Culture Summit

  August 9, 2019, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm  | Friday

Voices of Fear depicts Kristen Ulmer's relationship with fear during her ascendancy as one of the first female big mountain extreme skiers. Watch this thought-provoking documentary, then join Kristen Ulmer in person for an interactive workshop, followed by Q&A.

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Mountain of Laughs Night!
part of the Mountain Culture Summit

  August 10, 2019, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm  | Saturday

Flavourful adventure stories, fantastic local films and free-style comedy improv equals a mountain of laughs!

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Watan: Portraits of Syrian Refugees in Jordan
Documentaries at artsPlace!

  August 20, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

Watan (Homeland) explores two of the biggest refugee camps in Jordan - Zaatari and Azraq - along with neighbouring city Jerash, to paint intimate portraits of the men, women and children who have found themselves there.

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