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!
Chippawa, Wednesday December 4, 18, January 22, February 5, 19, March 4, 18, April 1, 15, 29, May 13, 27 @ 5:45 pm
Victoria, Tuesdays, January 14, 28, February 11, 25, March 10, 24, April 7, 21, May 5, 19 @ 6:00 pm
January 14 @ Victoria Joker (2019 122 minutes Rated 18A)
January 22 @ Chippawa Blinded by the Light (2019 116 minutes Rated PG)
Film Noir for the Dead of Winter
Blind alleys, red herrings, double crosses, private eyes - enter the sinister world of film noir.
The Maltese Falcon (1941, 100 minutes, Not Rated)
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre
Chippawa, Friday, January 3 @ 2:00 pm
The Big Sleep (1946, 114 minutes, Not Rated)
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely
Victoria, Friday, January 10 @ 2:00 pm
Chinatown (1974, 130 minutes, Rated R)
Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston
Chippawa, Friday, January 17 @ 2:00 pm
The Third Man (1949, 93 minutes, Not Rated)
Starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli
Victoria, Friday, January 24 @ 2:00 pm
Black History on Film
Get better acquainted with a few inspirational figures from black history.
Selma (2014, 128 minutes, Rated PG-13)
Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth
Chippawa, Friday February 7 @ 2:00 pm
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.
Upcoming events in this series:
Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew (2000, 54 minutes, Not Rated) February 21st
March 27th, May 22nd, June 26th
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
(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.