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Duration: 82 mins
Country of Origin: Iran, 2015
Vancity Theatre Screening


Dec 08 06:30 pm
Dec 09 08:45 pm
Dec 10 06:30 pm
Dec 12 09:25 pm

Banned from making films in Iran, Jafar Panahi continues to do just that, this time while moonlighting as a taxi driver, a camera mounted to his dashboard. Operating somewhere between documentary and fiction, he picks up passengers in situations that lie ambiguously between the scripted and the naturalistic. "One of the most humane and imaginative practitioners of the art currently working…[has made] one of the most captivating cinematic experiences of this year." AO Scott, New York Times

Duration: 85 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2015
Vancity Theatre Screening


Nov 27 06:30 pm
Nov 28 08:40 pm
Nov 29 06:00 pm
Dec 02 06:30 pm

Propelled from the death of his father to confronting his mother’s Stage 4 cancer, James (Chris Abbott) is forced to grow up fast; much faster than he’s ready for. He finds fleeting relief in booze, drugs, girls and fights, but in the end he has to be there for his mom, Gail. With awards-worthy performances from Cynthia Nixon and Chris Abbott, this is a searingly honest piece of heartfelt cinema in the tradition of Cassavetes and Pialat from first film filmmaker Josh Mond.

Duration: 152 mins
Country of Origin: GB, 2015
Cultural Screen


Dec 22 12:00 pm

Opposing dictatorship and republicanism, private virtue and mob violence, Shakespeare’s tense drama of high politics reveals the emotional currents that flow between men in power with themes that still resonate even today. This sell-out production employed authentic Renaissance costumes and staging, and Dominic Dromgoole’s impassioned interpretation of one of Shakespeare’s classic plays.

Bringing the pinnacle of English theatre to cinema audiences around the world, Globe on Screen presents brand new productions of Shakespeare’s plays presented in the famous Globe theatre in London, recreating the space and audience experience the Bard would have envisaged. Tickets $15 ($13 students/seniors)