Playing at The Civic March 15 – 20, 2019.

The Battle Angel lands in Nelson along with Best Foreign language nominee, ‘Never Look Away’.

Alita: Battle Angel
Mar. 15 – 20

Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious past.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Writers: James Cameron (screenplay by), Laeta Kalogridis (screenplay by)
Actors: Rosa SalazarChristoph WaltzJennifer Connelly
2h 2min | Action, Adventure, RomanceWatch Trailer

Never Look Away
Mar 20 & 21

Nominated for two Oscars, from the director/writer of, ‘The Lives of Others’. German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Writers: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Actors: Tom SchillingSebastian KochPaula Beer
3h 8min | Drama, History, ThrillerWatch Trailer

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The Civic Theatre is proud to introduce a monthly program of ‘Sensory Friendly Screenings’, commencing with a 10:30am screening of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’, on March 23th.

These screenings are presented in a sensory friendly, lights up, sound down, environment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder or anyone for whom the environment is suitable and their families to view new release films in the theatre.

Depending on film selection availability, these screenings will take place roughly monthly on Saturday mornings at 10:30 am. Ticket price is at the matinee pricing and people are welcome to bring their own food items.

Employment Opportunity at The Civic Theatre

Job Description: HR management and scheduling of Front of House staff and event service supervision (evenings, primarily).

Position Reports to: Operations Manager

This is a part-time (20 hours per week) position.

Position Summary
The Front Of House (FOH) Supervisor is responsible for the effective operation of the theatre during Civic Theatre programming, and for creating a welcoming and enjoyable experience for patrons. This comprises projection and other event technology and floor supervision duties. In addition, , the FOH Supervisor is responsible for FOH staffing, including hiring, training, scheduling and other HR-related tasks.

Apply here.

Coming To The Civic
Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Mar 22, 26 & 27

It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Director: Mike Mitchell
Writers: Phil Lord (screenplay by), Christopher Miller (screenplay by)
Actors: Chris PrattElizabeth BanksWill Arnett
1h 47min | Action, Adventure, AnimationWatch Trailer

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Mar 22, 23 & 26 TBC

When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury, he must seek “The Hidden World”, a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.

Director: Dean DeBlois
Writers: Dean DeBloisCressida Cowell
Actors: Jay BaruchelAmerica FerreraF. Murray Abraham
1h 44min | Animation, Action, AdventureWatch Trailer


Mary Poppins Returns
Mar 23, 24 & 25

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives.

Director: Rob Marshall
Writers: David Magee
Actors: Emily BluntLin-Manuel MirandaBen Whishaw
2h 10min | Comedy, Family, FantasyWatch Trailer

Ruben Brandt Collector
Mar 24 & 28

A psychotherapist suffers violent nightmares inspired by legendary works of art. Four of his patients, expert thieves, offer to steal the works, since he believes that once he owns them, the nightmares will disappear. He becomes a wanted criminal know as “The Collector”. Who will dare to catch him and his gang?

Director: Milorad Krstic
Writers: Milorad Krstic
Actors: Iván KamarásGabriella HámoriZalán Makranczi
1h 36min | Animation, Crime, DramaWatch Trailer

Ben is Back
Mar 23, 27 & 28

A drug addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family’s home on Christmas Eve.

Director: Peter Hedges
Writers: Peter Hedges
Actors: Julia RobertsLucas HedgesCourtney B. Vance
1h 43min | DramaWatch Trailer

Captain Marvel
Mar 28 – Apr 11

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Director: Anna BodenRyan Fleck
Writers: Anna Boden (screenplay by), Ryan Fleck (screenplay by)
Actors: Brie LarsonGemma ChanBen Mendelsohn
2h 4min | Action, Adventure, Sci-FiWatch Trailer

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