What’s Playing at The Civic – April 27 – May 03, 2018

APRIL 27 – MAY 3
Now Playing At the Civic Theatre
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Friday April 27 – Tuesday May 1Three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on prom night.

Director: Kay Cannon
Writers: Brian Kehoe, Jim Kehoe
Stars: Leslie Mann, Kathryn Newton, John Cena
102 Min / English / 14A

A Quiet Place
Friday April 27 – Tuesday May 1A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

Director: John Krasinski
Writers: Bryan Woods (screenplay by), Scott Beck (screenplay by)
Stars: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds
90 Min / English / 14A

Reel Youth Film Festival
Wednesday May 2 7:00pmThe Reel Youth Film Festival empowers young artists to express their creativity, entertain audiences, and share their visions for a more just and sustainable world. The festival is a model for community engagement, a celebration of youth culture, and a showcase for the richness and diversity of a new generation of filmmakers.

Come celebrate this gala event, free for youth, with a selection of short films from our talented young filmmakers around the West Kootenays, and an international program that The Reel Youth Film Festival pulls together from across the globe – all made by filmmakers 19 or under. Chosen by a youth jury from over 1,500 submissions and 100 countries. This collection will show you the world through the eyes of an incredibly gifted group of emerging filmmakers.

This screening is made possible by the generous support of the Nelson and District Credit Union, the City of Nelson, the Kootenay Co-op, Columbia Basin Trust and Work Safe BC.

19 and under are FREE, no need to buy tickets. For everyone else you can purchase tickets at civictheatre.ca or at the door.

Thursday May 3 7:30pmMichael and Dafna experience gut-wrenching grief when army officials show up at their home to announce the death of their son Jonathan. Michael becomes increasingly frustrated by overzealous mourning relatives and well-meaning army bureaucrats. While his sedated wife rests, Michael spirals into a whirlwind of anger only to experience one of life’s unfathomable twists – a twist that can only be rivaled by the surreal military experiences of his son.

Director: Samuel Maoz
Writers: Samuel Maoz
Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonaton Shiray
108 Min / Hebrew (With Subtitles) / 14A

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New Music Video Shot at The Civic
Artist adham shaikh releases new video by FMRL Productions’ Jonathan Robinson

The captivating video demonstrates the versatility of The Civic as a production space. WATCH

Help Us with our Member Call-Out!
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!

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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Membership is Important – (and now packs more value than ever before)

The $2.00 discount at the box office is just one of the many perks of being a member of Nelson Civic Theatre Society. Membership is also your ticket to free screenings of classic films and cult favouritespoints towards free admission, popcorn and fountain drinksa voice in the direction of the organization and even more!
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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, May 4 TBC

When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago.

Director: Brad Peyton
Writers: Ryan Engle (screenplay by), Carlton Cuse (screenplay by)
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman
1Hr 47Min / English / PG

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Friday, May 4 TBC

Depicting Ted Kennedy’s involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

Director: John Curran
Writers: Taylor Allen, Andrew Logan
Stars: Jason Clarke, Ed Helms, Jim Gaffigan
1Hr 46Min / English / PG

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Ingmar Bergman 100 – Silence of God Trilogy
Monday May 7, Wednesday May 9, Monday May 14The Civic Theatre joins film institutions across the globe in celebrating the 2018 centenary of Swedish film artist Ingmar Bergman. Bergman (1918-2007) stands as a central figure in cinema both for his achievement as a filmmaker and for the impact he had on global film culture. We are thrilled to be presenting Bergman’s Silence of God Trilogy, beautifully restored for this milestone.

Through a Glass Darkly Trailer

Winter Light Trailer

The Silence Trailer

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