Movies & Screenings

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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La disparition des lucioles // The Fireflies are Gone
presenté par ACFA

  May 31, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Friday // Vendredi

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

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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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Afghan Cycles
Documentary Night in partnership with Get Outside

  June 7, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Friday

Afghan Cycles is a feature documentary about a generation of Afghan women who are pedaling their own revolution, aggressively challenging gender and cultural barriers using the bicycle as a vehicle for freedom, empowerment and social change.

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Man Running
Film & Discussion

  June 11, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Tuesday

Join us for the Bow Valley premiere of this captivating film that was shot in Canmore during the Grizzly Ultra and throughout Kananaskis. A story about a doctor who runs in a grueling 24-hour, 100-mile ultra marathon over rugged mountain terrain as he avoids the fallout from a high pressure medical decision.

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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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The Road Forward
Film & discussion in partnership with Indigenous 150+

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

The Road Forward is an electrifying musical documentary that connects a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil rights history—the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s—with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today.

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Astérix, le secret de la potion magique
presenté par ACFA

  June 28, 2019, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  | Friday // Vendredi

Venez assister à nos films en français! Une varité de films pour adultes ou familles sera offert. Projeté en français. // Come and enjoy our French movie screening at artsPlace for adults and families - presented in french.

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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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