What’s Playing at The Civic – Nov 03 – 09, 2017

Victoria and Abdul, Deconstructing Dinner Film Fest, Drop Everything,  BalletBoyz: Young Men and Stronger 

Now Playing At the Civic Theatre
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Victoria & Abdul - Official Trailer 1 (Universal Pictures) HD
Victoria and Abdul
Fri. Nov 3 – Tues. Nov 7Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Director: Stephen Frears
Writers: Lee Hall (screenplay by), Shrabani Basu (based on the book by)
Stars: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Tim Pigott-Smith
111 Min / English / PG

"An Acquired Taste" Official Trailer
Deconstructing Dinner – An Acquired Taste
Sat. Nov 4 3:00pmJoin us for an afternoon of film and discussion on the topic of meat and ethical hunting! The event will be hilighted by the documentary – An Acquired Taste followed by a panel discussion and a giveaway of some great reads!
DROP EVERYTHING - Official Trailer 4K
Drop Everything
Mon. Nov 6 – Doors Open at 7:00pmFrom the Powerhouse that brought you award-winning classics like McCONKEY and DAYS OF MY YOUTH Matchstick Productions takes a more lighthearted approach that returns the focus to the featured athletes and world-class action. DROP EVERYTHING features the world’s preeminent freeskiers along with quick-hitting comedy, stunning locations, a potent soundtrack, and stellar cinematography.
Doors: 7:00 PM, Movie Starts: 8:00 PM

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Adults: $18 | Under 19: $15
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Young Men Feature Trail
BalletBoyz: Young Men
Wed. Nov 8 7:30pmYoung Men is a feature-length dance film without dialogue shot on location in Northern France featuring dancers from BalletBoyz dance company. Based on the hugely successful stage production that premiered at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in 2014, it is choreographed by Iván Pérez with a commissioned score by singer songwriter Keaton Henson.

Director: Michael Nunn
Writers: Michael Nunn, William Trevitt
Stars: Andrea Carrucciu, Simone Donati, Flavien Esmieu
72 Min / English / PG

Stronger Official Trailer #1 (2017) Jake Gyllenhaal Biography Movie HD
Thurs. Nov 9 7:30pm

Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Director: David Gordon Green
Writers: John Pollono (screenplay), Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter (original novel)
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson
120 Min / English / 14A


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Watch The Pitch!

Watch Jason Asbell walk you through the entire line-up this week at The Civic! Victoria and Abdul, Deconstructing Dinner, Drop EverythingYoung Men and StrongerCHECK IT OUT

Disruptive Innovation Festival:
The online festival of ideas that asks: 

what if we could redesign everything?November 6-24, the DIF will invite economists, entrepreneurs, academics, designers, futurists, city planners and more to contribute their thoughts to a global audience.  Here in Nelson, The Civic Theatre will be live-streaming a selection of sessions that touch on important questions for our time, such as: 

  • How the Circular Economy Will Finance Basic Income
  • the Future of Open Source Seed
  • Women and the Circular Economy: Obstacles, Solutions and the Future
  • Community Co-Production and New Places for Democracy

Admission will be free (at the door donations are welcome, and will go towards The Civic Theatre’s hard costs of presenting these sessions. Morning coffee for attendees generously sponsored by The Kootenay Coop.

For more information, please email boxoffice@civictheatre.ca

Films with Friends

Meet other film lovers to see movies together

Looking for a movie buddy? The Civic Theatre’s Jason Asbell will be hosting our first Films with Friends pre-cinema cafe group on Tuesday, November 7 at 6:30pm at the Kootenay Coop (in the seating area), preceding our screening of Victoria and Abdul at 7:30pm.  Come for a coffee (or British tea!), meet other film lovers, and enjoy seeing a film with some (new) friends. Individuals, couples, and groups are welcome!

Let Jason know you are coming by emailing him at jason@civictheatre.ca

Members, we want to hear from you!

So much has been going on behind the scenes at The Civic Theatre lately – we are gearing up for some bigger facility improvements and working hard to improve and streamline our service to members and patrons.

A strong membership makes for a strong organization, and will help us encourage new members and apply for funding.  You can help us by telling us why you are a member.  An extra incentive: one lucky member will win two tickets to our Oscar Party in March 2018!  Please respond by October 20th.

Please note that when you submit this form, you are also giving us permission to use this content for marketing and fundraising purposes. We may also contact you for a photograph to include in our upcoming membership campaign.

Did you know you can save $2.00 EVERY time you see a movie?

The $2.00 discount at the box office is only one perk of being a member of Nelson Civic Theatre Society.  We also offer free screenings of classic films and cult favourites, points towards free tickets, popcorn and fountain drinks, and a voice in the direction of the organization. Click here to get started!

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Coming To The Civic
Murder on the Orient Express
Nov 10 TBCA lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man’s race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Writers: Michael Green (screenplay), Agatha Christie (original novel)
Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp
114 Min / English / PG

Trailer: https://youtu.be/Mq4m3yAoW8E