What’s Playing at The Civic – April 13 – 19, 2018

APRIL 13 – 19


Now Playing At the Civic Theatre
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Sherlock Gnomes
Friday April 13 – Sunday April 15

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

Director: John Stevenson
Writers: Ben Zazove (screenplay by), Andy Riley (story by)
Stars: Kelly Asbury, Mary J. Blige, Emily Blunt
86 Min / English / G

Pacific Rim: Uprising 
Friday April 13 – Sunday April 15Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Director: Steven S. DeKnight
Writers: Steven S. DeKnight, Emily Carmichael
Stars: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny
111 Min / English / PG

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey presented by TAWKROC
Monday April 16 7:30pmMina Shum directs an all-star cast – including Cheng Pei Pei, Sandra Oh, Tzi Ma, and Don McKellar – in her latest feature, about a devoted wife and mother who is forced to reassess her reverence for her husband after she finds another woman’s undergarment in his laundry.

Director: Mina Shum
Writer: Mina Shum
Stars: Sandra Oh, Zak Santiago, Liane Balaban
94 Min / English / G

Tampopo – Member Night
Tuesday April 17 7:30pm

Member Monday is back! (but this time on a Tuesday!) Join us for a beautiful subtitled 4K restoration of Tampopo, members get in free! A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.

Director: Jûzô Itami
Writer: Jûzô Itami
Stars: Ken Watanabe, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto
114 Min / Japanese (With Subtitles) / PG

The China Hustle
Wednesday April 18 7:30pm

An unsettling and eye-opening Wall Street horror story about Chinese companies, the American stock market, and the opportunistic greed behind the biggest heist you’ve never heard of.

Director: Jed Rothstein
Writer: Jed Rothstein
Stars: Carson Block, Dan David, Matthew Wiechert
82 Min / English / 14A

The Death of Stalin
Thursday April 19 7:30pm

Following the Soviet dictator’s last days and the hilarious chaos that ensues when a power struggle erupts after his death.

Director: Armando Iannucci
Writers: Armando Iannucci, David Schneider
Stars: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor
107 Min / English / 14A

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We need your help with our phone membership campaign

We are looking for volunteers to help us with our campaign to drive membership renewals over the phone! Email Aimee at aimee@civictheatre.ca if you’re ready to make some calls!

Dinner & a Movie is Back!
Visit a participating local restaurant for amazing deals on food, drink and films!

Our annual Dinner & a Movie event is back! Stop by Louie’s Steak HouseUptown TavernTorchlight Brewing or Itza Ristorante and Pizzeria for incredible entrees, appetizers, drinks and more paired with a movie date at a great price.
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Need a Movie Buddy?
Join us for our next Films with Friends Meet Up

Our Films with Friends meet ups are now held every Thursday at 6:00pm at Cake Betty Cafe and Cakery – 709 Vernon St. If you or someone you know needs someone to go the movies with, this is a great opportunity to see a film in a group setting. The group will be meeting for coffee, treats and conversation at 6 and will then enjoy this week’s Thursday film at The Civic! While the meet up is geared towards seniors in our community, everyone is welcome! Check out the event on Facebook

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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 of the many perks 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!

Recently started or renewed your membership? 
Come pick up your new swipe card!

If you’ve been in recently to start or renew your membership, you may have forgotten to pick up your new swipe cardSee us in the office to get your shiny new proof of membership!

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Coming To The Civic
Friday, April 20 TBC

A troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son’s desolate military post.

Director: Samuel Maoz
Writer: Samuel Maoz
Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonaton Shiray
108 Min / English / 14A
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Isle of Dogs
Friday, April 27 TBCSet in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog.

Director: Wes Anderson
Writers: Wes Anderson (story by), Roman Coppola (story by)
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton
101 Min / English / PG
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