Film SERIES

TIFF FILM CIRCUIT


Join us for exceptional festival films on select Mondays, bringing the best of international new releases to the Kay Meek Arts Centre.

 

Tickets ● Adults $10 ● Student $7

NOTHING LIKE A DAME

Director: Roger Michell | 2018 | UK | 84 minutes | With: Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith | 19+

March 18, 2019 ● 7:30pm
Grosvenor Theatre

What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dames Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins and Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actors of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom and innumerable accolades. Join the group of long time friends for a weekend in the country as they catch up with one another, reminisce and share their candid and delightfully irreverent thoughts. Bursting with devilish wit and whip-smart insights, on everything from art to aging to love to a life lived in the spotlight.

SHARKWATER: EXTINCTION

Director: Rob Stewart | 2018 | Canada | 88 minutes | With: Rob Stewart, Regi Domingo, Brock Cahill, Madison Stewart | PG

April 8, 2019 ● 7:30pm
Grosvenor Theatre

Building on the research, passion and sometimes dare devil first-person investigative work of 2006's Sharkwater by filmmaker Rob Stewart, his follow up documentary Sharkwater: Extinction is a thrilling, action adventure. Follow Stewart’s journey as he exposes the billion-dollar illegal shark fin industry and the political corruption behind it.

Rated 100% Fresh, Rotten Tomatoes

“Stewart’s third film is also his best… with scenes of marine genocide that should make us all weep tears of rage.” — Toronto Star

FREE SOLO

Director: E. Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin | 2018 | USA | 97 minutes | PG

April 29, 2019 ● 7:30pm
Grosvenor Theatre

Academy Award Winner: Best Documentary Feature
Bafta Film Awards Winner: Best Documentary
Rated 99% on Rotten Tomatoes

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi (Meru) 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, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream, climbing the face of the world's most famous rock... the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park... without a rope.