June 21, 24, 29 & 30
Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10.
Viva l’Italia | Thursday, June 21st. 9:15 PM
Roberto Rossellini, Italy, 1961, 129 min. PG. In Italian with English subtitles. With Renzo Ricci, Paolo Stoppa & Franco Interlenghi
There are two types of historical movies, the Hollywood kind and the Rossellini kind. Giuseppe Garibaldi led a military campaign known as Expedition of the Thousand in 1860 and conquered Sicily and Naples.
Sunday, June 24th, 9:05 PM
Pas de Deux
Norman McLaren, CND, 1968, 13 min.
Le Chat dans le sac
Gilles Groulx, CND, 1964, 74 min. With Claude Godbout & Barbara Ulrich.PG. In French with English subtitles
Music by John Coltrane... the story about the music alone makes this film memorable, but other than that, few movies explore the feeling of entering the adult age like this one. (+The main movie wlll be preceded by a short late masterpiece by Norman McLaren)
A Star is Born | Friday, June 29th. 9:30 PM
William W. Wellman, USA, 1937, 111 min. PG. With Janet Gaynor, Frederic March & Adolph Menjou
Before the third remake hits the screen this fall, there’s nothing like seeing (or reseeing) the original one.
Scanners | Saturday, June 30th. 9:30 PM
David Cronenberg, CND, 1981, 103 min. 18A, With Jennifer O’Neill, Stephen Lack & Patrick McGoohan
On the eve of Canada Day, a Canadian cinema hero. This is one of his first and most bizarre films. Recently restored!