The Nelson Civic Theatre presents a beautiful week of varied movies.

Fruitvale Station(winner Grand Jury prize at Sundance Film Festival) is the true story of 22-year-old Oscar Grant that shook his native Bay Area to the very core. Planes, a computer animated film for the little ones, follows a little cropduster plane with a fear of heights and a crazy dream of being a racer. The World’s End is a science […]

Love, wealth and smurfs at the Civic Theatre

Our Thursday Night Movie is described as a cocktail of love, loss, absurdity and humor, while the weekend and Cheap Tuesday bring top Smurf action and a daunting mission to bring equality to a polarized world in 2154. Love Is All You Need, Thursday August 22, 7.30pm The Smurfs 2, Friday 23, Saturday 24, Tuesday 27 August, 6.45pm and Sunday 25 August, […]

Facing inner struggles…

Nelson Civic Theatre presents two films in which the characters must face their inner struggles. Marvel Comic character, The Wolverine, is pushed to both his physical and emotional limits in modern day Japan. Confronted not only by lethal samurai steel he must also grapple with his own apparent immortality. Escaping the suffocating influence of their families […]

Nelson Civic Theatre, 1-6 August

Come laugh out loud at the Nelson Civic Theatre this weekend with two amazing comics. Despicable Me 2, the long awaited sequel to the 2010 animated comedy Despicable Me. While Gru, the ex-supervillain is adjusting to family life and an attempted honest living in the jam business, a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain League decides […]

Roll cameras. Action! at the Nelson Civic Theatre!

Action hits the Civic’s screen with The Lone Ranger and Pacific Rim July 26-30. Spanning fifty years of Lone Ranger-radio, comic book, film, and television portrayals in America, Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp portray the iconic figures of the masked man on his white stallion and his mysterious friend Tonto.  Set in 2020, the earth is under attack by mega monsters who […]

Local film debuts at Civic Theatre

A Kootenay-made short film, which has screened at over fifteen festivals in Canada and internationally over the past year, will make its long-awaited Nelson debut next week. Eyes In The Forest: The Portraiture of Jim Lawrence offers a rare and stunning look into the world of well-known Kootenay wildlife photographer Jim Lawrence. The film will […]

Summer blockbusters and Thursday nights continue at the Civic Theatre!

Have you visited your new state-of-the-art digital cinema yet? Coming up, catch Iron Man 3 and The Fast & Furious 6 beginning Friday June 28th and running Saturday, Sunday and (cheap) Tuesday. Art/indie film fans can catch The Reluctant Fundamentalist on Thursday June 27th at 7:30pm – part of The Civic’s bi-weekly Thursday Night Movie […]

My American Cousin rolls into Nelson May 25th

Cadillac Dreams at the Nelson Civic Theatre (submitted) Bring your Brylcreem! Pompadours and duck tails are welcome at the final film to be shown on the Nelson Civic Theatre’s old 35mm projector. On Saturday, May 25th at 7:30pm, the Civic offers a special showing of My American Cousin, a Canadian film set in the1950s. With […]