What’s Playing at The Civic, 23 – 29, November 2018

Climb aboard Civic Air for a wild – Nov 23 – 29

Newsletter November 23 – 29
A full week ahead. Buckle up for a wild flight on Civic Air!A war pic crossed with Zombie film in ‘Overlord’, a remake by one Italian master of another Italian master’s cult classic, ‘Suspiria’. The Queen, Claire Foy, sheds the royal blues for some dark ass black as ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’, Jonah Hill, currently riding a creative tidal wave, writes and directs the A24 release around skate culture, ‘Mid90s’, and the third installment of the amazing environmental docs of Jennifer Baichwal, ‘Anthropocene: The Human Epoch”.

Remember to put on your own oxygen mask before helping others.

Details of films below.

The Girl In the Spider’s Web
Nov 23 – 27 TBC

Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

Director: Fede Alvarez
Writers: David Lagercrantz (based on the novel by), Stieg Larsson (with characters introduced in the Millenium series by)
Stars: Claire FoyBeau GadsdonSverrir Gudnason
1h 57min | Crime, Drama, ThrillerWatch Trailer

Overlord
Nov 23 – 27 TBC

A small group of American soldiers find horror behind enemy lines on the eve of D-Day.

Director: Julius Avery
Writers: Billy Ray (screenplay by), Mark L. Smith (screenplay by)
Stars: Jovan AdepoWyatt RussellMathilde Ollivier
1h 50min | Adventure, Action, HorrorWatch Trailer

Suspiria
Nov 23 – 27

Luca Guadgnino’s (Call Me By Your Name) version of the classic film from Dario Argento.  A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

Director: Luca Guadagnino
Writers: Dario Argento (characters), Daria Nicolodi (characters)
Stars: Dakota JohnsonTilda SwintonDoris Hick
2h 32min | Fantasy, Mystery, HorrorWatch Trailer

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
Nov 26 – 29 TBC

Filmmakers travel to six continents and 20 countries to document the impact humans have made on the planet.

Director: Jennifer BaichwalEdward Burtynsky
Writer: Jennifer Baichwal
Star: Alicia Vikander
1h 27min | DocumentaryWatch Trailer

Mid90s
Nov 26 – 29 TBC

Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

Director: Jonah Hill
Writer: Jonah Hill
Stars: Sunny SuljicKatherine WaterstonLucas Hedges
1h 25min | Comedy, DramaWatch Trailer

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Thank you! 
What an amazing first week of our Fall Fundraising Appeal we have had, with over $3,000 of our $25,000 goal raised.  It is a fantastic start to our campaign, and we are deeply grateful to our donors to date.  From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for your support!
Bridging the Gap: Why we need your help
As a friend of Nelson Civic Theatre Society, you already know our story well: it is one of a community coming together to bring The Civic Theatre back to life.

Now, after five years, you might ask why it has taken so long to move forward with our major renovations.  We hope you will take a moment to read this letter, learning a little more about our journey thus far and our path forward. read more

Home For the Holidays Celebration of Family and Friends
It’s a holiday double creature feature of little green monsters disturbing the Christmas spirit, but fear not, love and family always prevails.  Come out to see the classic 1966, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, and Gremlins (’84). In between titles, you can expect a visit from the big man in red, to compliment all that green and complete the holiday colour palate.
This is a FREE family event.  Bring in a donation for The Nelson Community Food Centre (previously Nelson Food Cupboard) and get a free mini-popcorn to enjoy with the movie.

Sponsored by The Hume Hotel, Play It Again Kids and Mountain Baby.

Members, Save the Date!
Our Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday, December 3 at 6:30pm, followed by a free 7:30pm screening of the original Rocky to all members in attendance (prefacing our early December run of Creed 2). read more

Please let us know if you are planning to attend!

Coming To The Civic
Widows
Nov 30 – Dec 4 TBC

Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Director: Steve McQueen
Writers: Gillian Flynn (screenplay by), Steve McQueen (screenplay by)
Stars: Viola DavisMichelle RodriguezElizabeth Debicki
2h 9min | Crime, Drama, RomanceWatch Trailer

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Cinema Flex Passes to Expire Jan. 1st, 2019If you still have any punches left on any regular or Thursday night 10 punch Flex passes, get to The Civic and use them up before the end of year.  If you can’t use them all up in time, contact us prior to the expiration date, and we can convert any remaining admissions to points cards.  Thank you.