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 both libraries.
* Starting on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, screenings at Chippawa will begin at 5:45 pm. Victoria screenings will continue to start at 6:00 pm

No registration, it's absolutely FREE, bring your own popcorn and a comfy cushion if you like!

Where'd You Go, Bernadette? (2019, 110 minutes, Rated PG)
A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.
Chippawa, Wednesday, November 6 @ 6:00 pm

Blinded By the Light (2019, 118 minutes, Rated PG)
The film tells the story of Javed, a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Based on Sarfraz Manzoor's acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park, Blinded by the Light is a joyful story of courage, love, hope, family and the unique ability of music to lift the human spirit.
Chippawa, Wednesday, November 20 @ 5:45 pm

Upcoming Movies

 

Film Fest Fridays - Lest We Forget

A selection of films that meditate on war and its impacts.

The Fog of War (2003, 107 minutes, Rated PG-13)
Directed by Errol morris
Chippawa, Friday, November 1 @ 2:00 pm

Flags of Our Fathers (2006, 135 minutes, Rated R)
Starring Ryan Phillippe, Barry Pepper, Joseph Cross
Victoria, Friday, November 8 @ 2:00 pm

The Thin Red Line (1998, 170 minutes, Rated R)
Starring Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte
Chippawa, Friday, November 15 @ 2:00 pm

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006, 141 minutes, Rated R)
Starring Ken Watanabe
Victoria, Friday, November 22 @ 2:00 pm

Film Fest Fridays - Happy Holidays

A couple of holiday films, from us to you.

Elf (2003, 97 minutes, Rated PG)
Starring Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel
Chippawa, Friday, December 6 @ 2:00 pm

Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) (1951, 86 minutes, Not Rated)
Staffing Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Jack Warner
Chippawa, Friday, December 20 @ 2:00 pm

Ratings

The Victoria Avenue, Chippawa & Stamford Centre libraries are pleased to offer feature-length movies for everyone to enjoy. If you're ever in doubt about whether or not to view a particular movie, check out the Ontario Film Review Board website. The Ontario Film Review Board is a classification tool that your library uses to determine the rating for each movie shown. This is a community board made up of various people and receives its mandate through the Film Classification Act, 2005 and operates as an arms-length agency reporting to the Minister of Consumer Services.

Subject to certain exceptions, if a film (e.g. movie, video, DVD, VCD or video game) is to be distributed or screened in Ontario, it must first be classified by this Board.

Let's Talk About Reconciliation Film Dialogue

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.

Upcoming events in this series:
December 6th, February 21st, March 27th, May 22nd, June 26th

A Christmas Story

(1983, 94 minutes, Rated PG)
This seasonal classic of a young boy's quest to obtain "an official Red Ryder carbine action, 200-shot, range model air rifle with a compass in the stock and this thing that tells time" was filmed partly in St.Catharines.
Victoria Avenue, Friday, December 27 @ 7:00 pm

It's All About Me Discussion with Director Antoine Gaber

Generations X, Y, and Z have grown increasingly self-absorbed from over four decades of nurturing and education based around boosting self-esteem. "It's All About Me" reveals the consequences of a society driven by instant gratification, and a "Me, Me, Me" mentality, and explores how younger generations can succeed in the "real world". 

Victoria Avenue, Friday, January 24 @ 7:00 pm

NFB Club

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.

1999 (2018, 93 minutes, Not Rated)
A woman returns to the town she fled as a teen to revisit old memories.
October 7th

The Girls of Meru (2018, 88 minutes, Not Rated)
A group of Kenyan girls who have suffered sexual violence team up to make legal history.
October 21st

High Wire (2019, 82 minutes, Not Rated)
Behind the scenes of the 2003 Iraq War and America's interventionist approach to foreign policy.
November 4th

War is Not a Game (2010, 86 minutes, Not Rated)
Examines our attitudes toward war and considers what they say about human nature. 
November 18th

Becoming Labrador (2018, 70 minutes, Not Rated)
Filipino immigrants start new jobs in the remote Labrador interior, far from their parents, partners and children.
December 2nd

The Devil's Share (2017, 102 minutes, Not Rated)
Quebec on the cusp of the 1960s. A new and distinctive perspective on the profound transformation of the Quiet Revolution.
December 16th

Shinny: The Hockey in All of Us (2001, 72 minutes, Not Rated)
An exploration of the unwritten codes learned on ponds and backyard rinks across the country and passed down from generation to generation.
January 6th

When Hockey Came to Belfast (2004, 50 minutes, Not Rated)
Canadian ice hockey brings Catholic and Protestant youth together, providing a haven from the turf warfare that pervades their lives.
January 20th

Wall (2017, 79 minutes, Not Rated)
Uses state-of-the-art animation techniques to explore the impact the wall separating Israel and Palestine has had on the people of the region.
February 3rd