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metroguide cinema

may 2019

Where community meets cinema

Shadow Opens May 17

metro cinema at the Garneau ¡ 8712 109 St. Edmonton

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About Us Metro Cinema is a community-based not-for-profit society devoted to creating and fostering opportunities for the exhibition of diverse and unique shared cinematic viewing experiences in Edmonton. metrocinema at the Garneau 8712 - 109 Street, • TEL 780 425 9212 www.metrocinema.org FACEBOOK /metrocinema TWITTER & INSTAGRAM @themetrocinema

Ticket Prices:

Adults - $13 Students/Seniors - $10 ($8 matinee) Children (12 & under) - $8

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Metro Cinema Passes*: Night at the Movies - $30 (2 regular admission, 2 medium drinks, 1 medium popcorn) Six-Pack Adult - $60 Six-Pack Student/Senior - $50 Silver Screen - $300 (Unlimited admission for 1 year) *Passes may not apply to special event rentals, festivals, or premium priced events.

Metro Cinema is grateful for the support of the Alberta Media Arts Alliance, Alberta Media Production Industries Association, CJSR, FAVA, EYESIGHT PUBLISHING and the Harper-Kennedy Fund at the Edmonton Community Foundation. Metro Cinema wishes to recognize that we work and live on Treaty No. 6 territory of the First Nations – the Cree, Cree-Iroquois, Nakoda Sioux, Saulteaux and Stony – and on the traditional lands of Aboriginal peoples including the Métis, with holdings beyond the official treaty with the Crown.

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AUGUST 3, 4, 5 2019

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Alien

It’s Alive

may Listings Dreamspeakers International Film Festival

It’s Alive

Details at dreamspeakers.org. Metro passes accepted. April 27 - May 1

NorthwestFest Details at northwestfest.ca. No Metro Passes. May 2 to May 12

Alien

The Room

UK/USA 1979, 117 min, Dir: Ridley Scott, 40th Anniversary After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. They soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. May 3 @ 11:30PM

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USA 1974, 91 min, Dir: Larry Cohen The Davies expect a baby, which turns out to be a monster with a nasty habit of killing when it’s scared. And it’s easily scared. May 4 @ Midnight

USA 2003, 99 min, Dir: Tommy Wiseau The film widely considered the “Citizen Kane of bad movies” is back! Be sure to catch Tommy and his friends the for a screening of this classic piece of so-bad-it’sgood cinema. MAY 10 @ 11:30PM

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3 Faces

Bride of Frankenstein

Rampage

Canada/Germany 2009, 85 min, Dir: Uwe Boll A man with a thirst for revenge builds full body armor from Kevlar and goes on a killing spree. Filmmaker in attendance. May 11 @ 11:30PM

3 Faces

Iran 2018, 103 min, Dir: Jafar Panahi Persian with subtitles The recipient of a disturbing video heads to a tiny village to investigate. 3 Faces puts forth a grand expression of community and solidarity under the eye of oppression. Opens May 12

Serial Mom

25th Anniversary USA 1994, 95 min, Dir: John Waters A sweet mother finds herself participating in homicidal activities when she sees the occasion call for it. May 12 @ 9:15PM

The Bride of Frankenstein

USA 1935, 75 min, Dir: James Whale Staff: Brianna Gormley Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate. MAY 13 @ 7PM

Holiday

Denmark/Netherlands/Sweden 2018, 93 min, Dir: Isabella Eklรถf Danish with subtitles A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera. Opens May 13

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Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker

Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker

USA 2017, 77 min, Dir: Tim Irwin, Keith Schieron Don’t Break Down follows the band Jawbreaker as they retell their “rags to riches to rags” story, writhe with inner band turmoil, health issues, and the aftermath of signing to a major label. With a live music performance by TBA at 6:30PM. May 14 @ 7PM

Deepwater Horizon

Hong Kong/USA 2016, 107 min, Dir: Peter Berg Presented by Kleinfelder Canada for National Safety Week Details at metrocinema.org. Free admission. RSVP at Eventbrite. MAY 15 @ 7PM

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Her Smell

Spotlight

USA 2015, 129 min, Dir: Tom McCarthy The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and coverup within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. MAY 16 @ 6:30 REEL

REVOLUTION

Her Smell

USA 2019, 135 min, Dir: Alex Ross Perry A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success. Opens May 16

Shadow

China/Hong Kong 2018, 116 min, Dir: Yimou Zhang Mandarin with subtitles To finally achieve victory over a rival kingdom, a brilliant general devises an intricate plan involving his wife, a look-alike and two kings. Opens May 17

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JUNE 7 - 16, 2019 COMMUNITY FESTIVAL BEER GARDEN STAGE

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MAY 2019 SCHEDULE SUNDAY

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Drea Inte Film 4:3 Alien

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12PM Untying the Knot – NWF 2PM And with a Smile, the Revolution - NWF 4PM Unmothered - NWF 6PM Salvage – NWF 8PM How to Bee – NWF

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Rocky Horror Picture Show

Circle of Steel

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7PM The Seer and the Unseen – NWF 9:15PM DOC Shorts – NWF

2PM Bathtubs Over Broadway - NWF 4PM Ask Dr. Ruth - NWF 7PM 3 Faces 9:15PM Serial Mom

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7PM Maiden - NWF 9:15PM Aquarela - NWF

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Colo

7PM The Bride of Frankenstein

7PM Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker

9PM Holiday

9PM 3 Faces

7PM

9PM

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7PM Hori felde 9:30

MOTHERS DAY

19 11AM The Garneau Ghost Light Tour 1PM Shadow (2018) 3:30PM Circle of Steel 6:45PM Her Smell 9:30PM Hail Satan?

20 Middle Earth Monday 21 10:30AM The Fellowship of the Ring – Extended 2:30PM The Two Towers – Extended 6:45PM The Return of the King – Extended

7PM An Evening with Guy Gavriel Kay - Audrey’s Books 9:30PM Her Smell

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7PM Ma Can

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VICTORIA DAY

26 1PM Mixed Match –

Asian-Canadian Film Series 3:30PM Patay Na Si Hesus – Thank God It’s Filipino Film Series 7PM Shadow (2018) 9:30PM Tremors (1990) 10

27 6:30PM Private Event 9:30PM Her Smell

28 RISE Reconciliation Film Festival

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WEDNESDAY

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amspeakers NorthwestFest ernational (NWF) m Festival 7PM After So 30PM Short Many Days Films 9PM Opening 5:30PM Night Reception onized Voices

M Modified - NWF M Artifishal - NWF

9 7PM The Silence of Others - NWF 9:15PM Midnight Traveller - NWF

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FRIDAY

SATURDAY

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4 12PM The Trouble with

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11 12PM Youth Unstop-

Wolves - NWF Lightfoot: If You 2PM Buddy - NWF Could Read My 4PM Kifaru - NWF Mind - NWF 9PM The Brink - 7PM Memory: The Origins of Alien – NWF NWF 11:30PM Alien – 9:15PM Hail Satan? - NWF 40th Anniversary MIDNIGHT It’s Alive 7PM Gay Chorus Deep South - NWF 9:15PM Satan & Adam - NWF 11:30PM The Room

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M Deepwater 6:30PM Spotlight izon – Kleiner Edmonton 9:30PM Her 0PM Holiday Smell

7PM Shadow (2018) 9:30PM Her Smell

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24 7PM Badass

M Stand Up an – Asiannadian Film Series 15PM Hail Satan?

RISE conciliation m Festival

REEL

REVOLUTION

7PM Shadow (2018) 9:30PM Her Smell

pable - NWF 2PM Blue Note Records – NWF 4PM Cold Case: Hammarskjöld - NWF 7PM Who Let the Dogs Out - NWF 9PM The Uwe Boll Story - NWF 11:30PM Rampage (2009)

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1PM The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

3:30PM Shadow (2018) 6:45PM Circle of Steel 10PM The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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1PM How to Beauty Queen: Train Your Dragon: The Story of The Hidden World Anastasia Lin – 3:30PM Danseur Asian-Canadian – Alberta Ballet Film Series 7PM Footloose (1984) 9:30PM Suburbia 9:30PM Women in Love Banned in Alberta

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The LEGO Movie 2

Hail Satan?

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Denmark/Norway/Australia/USA 2019, 107 min, Dir: Mike Mitchell It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. Free admission for kids 12 & under. May 18 @ 1PM

Circle of Steel

UK/USA 1975, 100 min, Dir: Jim Sharman A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Features a full shadow cast and participation. May 18 @ 10PM

Garneau Ghost Light Tour

Canada 2018, 85 min, Dir: Gillian McKercher A dark comedy about personal ethics in the face of corporate interest. What does it really mean to work in Canada’s most controversial industry: oil and gas production? Filmmakers in attendance. Opens May 18

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Live Event Get a rare glimpse at the history and hidden spaces of Edmonton’s grand Art Deco Garneau Theatre in this historical building tour. MAY 19 @ 11AM

Hail Satan?

USA 2019, 95 min, Dir: Penny Lane With unprecedented access, Hail Satan? traces the rise of The Satanic Temple: only six years old and already one of the most controversial religious movements in American history. Opens May 19

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Y T I C T R A HE

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GIOVANNI CABOTO PARK • 108A Ave & 95 St

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Lord of the Rings

Stand Up Man

Middle Earth Monday – The Complete Lord of the Rings Trilogy – Extended Versions! The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Zealand/USA 2003, 204 min, Dir: Peter Jackson May 20 @ 10:30AM

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

New Zealand/USA 2003, 219 min, Dir: Peter Jackson May 20 @ 2:30PM

An Evening with Guy Gavriel Kay

Live Event Details at audreys.ca. Tickets $10 - admission only, or $38 - includes book. MAY 21 @ 7PM

Stand Up Man

Canada 2017, 85 min, Dir: Aram Collier Asian-Canadian Film Series Forced to move back to hometown Windsor, wannabe comedian Moses Kim finds his dreams derailed in his family restaurant. May 22 @ 7PM

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

New Zealand/USA 2003, 251 min, Dir: Peter Jackson May 20 @ 6:45PM Day pass: $24 Individual films: Regular admission

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Badass Beauty Queen

Footloose

Badass Beauty Queen: The Story of Anastasia Lin

Canada 2018, 100 min, Dir: Theresa Kowall-Shipp Asian-Canadian Film Series Badass Beauty Queen is the story behind Miss World contestant Anastasia Lin using her beauty and brass to stand up against an oppressive juggernaut— the Chinese communist government. May 24 @ 7PM

Suburbia

USA 1983, 94 min, Dir: Penelope Spheeris When household tensions and a sense of worthlessness overcome Evan, he finds escape when he clings with the orphans of a throwaway society. May 24 @ 9:30PM

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

USA 2019, 104 min, Dir: Dean DeBlois When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury, he must seek “The Hidden World”, a secret Dragon Utopia, before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first. Free admission for kids 12 & under. May 25 @ 1PM

Danseur

USA 2018, 70 min, Dir: Scott Gormley Details at albertaballet.ca. Free admission. May 25 @ 3:30PM

Footloose

USA 1984, 107 min, Dir: Herbert Ross A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace. Come dance in the Garneau aisles! May 25 @ 7PM

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Women in Love

Women in Love

Mixed Match

Banned

in UK 1969, 131 min, Alberta Dir: Ken Russell, 50th Anniversary Two best friends fall in love with a pair of women, but the relationships soon go in very different directions. May 25 @ 9:30PM

Mixed Match

Phillipines 2016, 90 min, Dir: Victor Villanueva Filipino, Visayan, & Tagalog with subtitles Details at metrocinema.org. May 26 @ 3:30PM

Tremors

Canada/USA 2016, 95 min, Dir: Jeff Chiba Stearns Asian-Canadian Film Series Mixed Match is an important human story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities and complex genetics as they struggle with an impossible search to find bone marrow donors. May 26 @ 1PM

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Patay Na Si Hesus (Jesus Is Dead)

USA 1990, 96 min, Dir: Ron Underwood Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one. May 26 @ 9:30PM

RISE Reconciliation Film Festival May 28 - June 1 Details at risedmonton.ca. Free admission.

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