Tuesday and Wednesday Film Screenings - New Movies
Popular movies are shown once a month on Tuesday* evenings in the LaMarsh Room at Victoria Avenue Library, and on Wednesday evenings in the Meeting Room at Chippawa Library. Ages may vary depending on the movie ratings. Please note: Movie titles can be subject to change without notice.
* New Movies will return to Victoria in January, 2020.
Screenings begin at 6:00 pm at Victoria, and 5:45 pm at Chippawa.
No registration, it's absolutely FREE, bring your own popcorn and a comfy cushion if you like!
Wednesdays, March 4, 18, April 1, 15, 29, May 13, 27 @ 5:45 pm
April 1 - Dark Waters (2019, 124 minutes, Rated PG-13)
A tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one of the world's largest corporations. While trying to expose the truth, he soon finds himself risking his future, his family and his own life.
April 15 - Charlie's Angels (2019, 119 minutes, Rated PG-13)
Elena Houghlin is a scientist, engineer and inventor of Calisto -- a sustainable energy source that will revolutionize the way people use power. But when the cutting edge technology falls into the wrong hands, Elena turns to the Townsend Agency for help. Now, it's up to the Angels -- Jane, Sabina and the newly recruited Elena -- to retrieve Calisto before it can be transformed into a weapon of mass destruction.
April 29 - Jumanji: The Next Level (2019, 123 minutes, Rated PG-13)
When Spencer goes back into the fantastical world of Jumanji, pals Martha, Fridge and Bethany re-enter the game to bring him home. But the game is now broken -- and fighting back. Everything the friends know about Jumanji is about to change, as they soon discover there's more obstacles and more danger to overcome.
May 13 - Cats (2019, 102 minutes, Rated PG)
A tribe of cats must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
Tuesdays, March 10, 24, April 7, May 5, 19 @ 6:00 pm
April 7 - 21 Bridges (2019, 99 minutes, Rated R)
After uncovering a massive conspiracy, an embattled NYPD detective joins a citywide manhunt for two young cop killers. As the night unfolds, he soon becomes unsure of who to pursue -- and who's in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, authorities decide to take extreme measures by closing all of Manhattan's 21 bridges to prevent the suspects from escaping.
May 5 - Bombshell (2019, 118 minutes, Rated R)
When Gretchen Carlson slaps Fox News founder Roger Ailes with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, not a soul could predict what would happen next. Her decision leads to Fox News correspondent Megyn Kelly coming forward with her own story, as well as multiple other women, inciting a movement that reverberates around the world.
May 19 - 1917 (2020, 110 minutes, Rated R)
During World War I, two British soldiers -- Lance Cpl. Schofield and Lance Cpl. Blake -- receive seemingly impossible orders. In a race against time, they must cross over into enemy territory to deliver a message that could potentially save 1,600 of their fellow comrades -- including Blake's own brother.
Black History on Film
Get better acquainted with a few inspirational figures from black history.
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019, 120 minutes, Rated PG-13)
Starring Toni Morrison
Victoria, Friday, February 14 @ 2:00 pm
Amazing Grace (2018, 89 minutes, Rated G)
Starring Aretha Franklin
Chippawa, Friday, February 21 @ 2:00 pm
Facing Ali (2009, 100 minutes, Rated R)
Starring Muhammad Ali
Victoria, Friday, February 28 @ 2:00 pm
In honour of International Women's Day.
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974, 112 minutes, Rated PG)
Starring Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Mia Bendixsen
Chippawa, Friday, March 6 @ 2:00 pm
Hidden Figures (2016, 127 minutes, Rated G)
Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
Victoria, Friday, March 13 @ 2:00 pm
Winter's Bone (2010, 100 minutes, Rated PG)
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt
Victoria, Friday, March 27 @ 2:00 pm
This series pairs a film screening from the National Film Board of Canada's collection with a conversation to help discover the realities, history, and cultures of Indigenous peoples. Led by Karl Dockstader and Sean VanderKlis, hosts of the One Dish, One Mic podcast, these dialogues explore the realities and aspirations of Indigenous peoples.
Victoria, 7:00 pm
Upcoming events in this series:
Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew (2000, 54 minutes, Not Rated) February 21
Angry Inuk (2016, 82 minutes, Not Rated) March 27
The Other Side of the Ledger: An Indian View of the Hudson's Bay Company (1972, 42 minutes, Not Rated) April 24
Dancing Around the Table: Parts 1 & 2 (1987, 107 minutes, Not Rated) May 22
(2018, 78 minutes, Rated G)
Director Alison McAlpine's sublime non-fiction film takes us to Chile's Atacama Desert, one of the best places on our planet to explore and contemplate the splendour of the night sky. Cielo drifts between science and spirituality, the arid land, desert shores, and lush galaxies, transporting us to a space within which we can ponder the infinite and unknown. Following the film join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada as they discuss the film.
Victoria, Friday, May 15 @ 7:00 pm
Ages 18+ The National Film Board (NFB) of Canada offers a wide collection of documentaries, animations, experimental films and interactive works. They showcase films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians. Join us at Stamford Centre Library Mondays at 3:00 pm to discover new releases, old favourites and Canadian Classics.
Conviction (2019, 78 minutes, Not Rated)
A look at our broken society, as seen from the perspective of four women in prison.
True North: Episodes 1, 2 & 3 (2018, 61 minutes, Not Rated)
The first third of a nine-part series looking at five young toronto athletes inspired by the wave of NBA talent coming from their city.
Monday, March 23
Metamorphosis (2018, 84 minutes, Not Rated)
A look at the true scale of the global environmental crisis.
River Silence (2019, 90 minutes, Not Rated)
A look at the ecological and social devastation left in the wake of Brazil's massive Belo Monte Dam project.
The Apollo of Gaza (2018, 78 minutes, Not Rated)
In 2013, an ancient statue of Apollo was found in the waters off Gaza - before disappearing under mysterious circumstances.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Celebrate the start of baseball season, Hollywood-style.
A League of Their Own (1992, 128 minutes, Rated PG)
Starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna
Chippawa, Friday, April 3 @ 2:00 pm
42 (2013, 128 minutes, Rated PG)
Starring Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford
Chippawa, Friday, April 17 @ 2:00 pm
Moneyball (2011, 133 minutes, Rated PG)
Starring Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill
Victoria, Friday, April 24 @ 2:00 pm
World Press Freedom Day
Celebrate freedom of the press with these classic reporter movies.
All the President's Men (1976, 138 minutes, Rated PG)
Starring Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden
Chippawa, Friday, May 1 @ 2:00 pm
Spotlight (2015, 129 minutes, Rated 14A)
Starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams
Victoria, Friday, May 8 @ 2:00 pm
The Post (2017, 116 minutes, Rated PG)
Starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson
Victoria, Friday, May 22 @ 2:00 pm