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September 2014

your AGA at Metro Cinema

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Metro Cinema,
8712 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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your AGA at Metro Cinema Moulin Rouge! It’s the belle époque in late 1890s Paris, and Christian (Ewan McGregor) has left behind his bourgeois father to seek his fortune in the bohemian underworld of Monmartre, where the eccentric artist, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (John Leguizamo), introduces him to a new world and the scandalous dance known as the can can in the infamous dance hall, brothel, and theatre: the Moulin Rouge. It’s here that Christian falls into a tragically doomed romance…

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June 2014
Free

Film screening: From Nothing, Something

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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From Nothing, Something profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines to find the common techniques, habits and neuroses that lead to breakthrough ideas. This is a thoughtful, intimate, often funny look at the creative process – straight from the brains of some of culture’s most unique and accomplished talents. Featuring interviews with: Songwriter Sara Quin of Tegan & Sara, Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter/Novelist Tom Perrotta (Election, Little Children), Hollywood creature designer Neville Page (Avatar, Prometheus), Top Chefs Mary Sue Milliken &…

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High Altitude Film Series: Brokeback Mountain

June 24 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Metro Cinema,
8712 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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A film by Ang Lee USA/ Canada | 134 minutes | 2005 Ang Lee’s adaptation of E. Annie Proulx’s story Brokeback Mountain stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger as young cowboys named Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar. Each of them is hired to corral sheep on the title location and they soon bond very closely. Their platonic relationship explodes into a physical one, but eventually the two are separated when their job comes to an end. Although the two…

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May 2014

High Altitude Film Series: Jeremiah Johnson

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Metro Cinema,
8712 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Set in the mid-19th century, after the Civil War, the film centres on Jeremiah (Robert Redford) as he becomes disillusioned with the ways of his civilization and the ravages of war, as he sets out determined to survive in the Rocky Mountain wilderness by himself. “At the time, Jeremiah Johnson was perfectly in sync with the prevailing counter-cultural attitudes and the film’s environmental themes (close to the heart of Redford) and its anti-establishment, Thoreau-like message struck a chord with audiences…

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April 2014

High Altitude Film Series: 127 Hours

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Metro Cinema,
8712 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s (James Franco) remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued.…

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March 2014

Your AGA at Metro Cinema: Herb & Dorothy 50×50

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metro Cinema,
8712 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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A film by Megumi Sasaki USA | 87 minutes | 2013 The follow-up film to the acclaimed Herb & Dorothy (2008) that moved millions of art-lovers worldwide, Herb & Dorothy 50X50 captures the last chapter of the Vogel’s extraordinary life and their gift to the nation, raising various questions on art, and what it takes to support art in today’s society. In 2008, legendary art collectors Herb and Dorothy Vogel made an announcement that stunned the art world. Known and…

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February 2014

Your AGA at Metro Cinema: Romeo + Juliet

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Metro Cinema,
8712 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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A film by Baz Luhrmann USA | 120 minutes | 1996 Metro Cinema at the historic Garneau Theatre, 8712 109 Street Tickets: $10 / $8 AGA & Metro Members, Students and Seniors Tickets can be purchased through the Metro Cinema Box Office The classic Shakespearean romantic tragedy is updated to a post-modern Verona Beach where swords are merely a brand of gun and bored youths are easily spurred toward violence. Longtime rivals in religion and business, the Montagues and the…

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