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January 2016
FREE

Monthly Movies at your AGA

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Join us in the Ledcor Theatre for free, art-focussed film screenings, taking place one Wednesday evening per month starting January 27. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, 2007 Directed by Julian Schnabel Wednesday, January 27, 7 pm Ledcor Theatre FREE The award-winning, and Golden Globe and Academy Award nominated true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffered a stroke at the age of 43, which left him with a condition known as locked-in syndrome. The condition left him paralyzed…

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October 20152015
Free with Gallery Admission

Film

October 25, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, 1919 October 25, 1 pm Ledcor Theatre Free with Gallery Admission 71 minute runtime Gain context for the exhibition Living, Building,Thinking: Art and Expressionism through this classic German Expressionist film. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari tells the story of a hypnotist who commits murder by controlling a person sleepwalking.

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Design Trilogy Film Series

October 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Design Trilogy Film Series Watch design-based films created by independent filmmaker and photographer Gary Hustwit as part of our Poole Centre of Design programming. Urbanized, 2011 October 14, 7 pm Ledcor Theatre Free with Gallery Admission 85 minute runtime This film will focus on the design of cities and urban planning strategies used by architects and designers. Presented in conjunction with Charrette Roulette and the Poole Centre of Design  

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June 2015

Film: Jack Bush

June 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Jack Bush 56 minutes | 1979 In an interview he gave before his death, Bush talks about his life, his work, and the development of art in Canada over the past 25 years. Exhibitions of his work are shown, in particular a retrospective at which he and his friend Clement Greenberg, noted New York art critic, talk about his paintings. Wednesday, June 3, 7pm Ledcor Theatre Free with Gallery Admission

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December 20142014
Free

NFB at your AGA: Radiant City

December 10, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Join us for a free screening of Gary Burns’ “Radiant City“. Canada’s king of surreal comedy, joins journalist Jim Brown on an outing to the suburbs. Venturing into territory both familiar and foreign, they turn the documentary genre inside out, crafting a vivid account of life in The Late Suburban Age. A film by Jim Brown & Gary Burns Canada | 85 minutes | 2006

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September 2014

your AGA at Metro Cinema

September 10, 2014 @ 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, 2014 @ 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, 2014 @ 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, 2014 @ 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, 2014 @ 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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