CHANGE: Activities this week: Monday August 15 to Sunday August 21

    Eddie the Eagle directed by Dexter Fletcher (106 minutes) Wednesday, August 17 2 p.m. (in English) The film details the inspiring exploits of Michael Edwards, better known as “Eddie the Eagle”, the most famous ski jumper in British history. The film’s portrayal of Edwards’ never-say-die approach to the sport celebrates the human spirit and resilience in the face of extraordinary odds and challenges. The Lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos has been cancelled.   Nos femmes directed by Richard Berry (95 minutes)  Thursday, August 18 2 p.m. (in French) Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. One … Continue reading CHANGE: Activities this week: Monday August 15 to Sunday August 21

Activities this week: Monday August 8 to Sunday August 14

Rams directed by Grímur Hákonarson (99 minutes)  Thursday, August 11 2 p.m. (in English) Friday, August 12 2 p.m. (in French) In a secluded valley in Iceland, two brothers who have not spoken to each other in four decades need to come together to save their special breed of sheep, passed down for generations. Winner of 28 awards and 7 nominations Continue reading Activities this week: Monday August 8 to Sunday August 14

Activities this week: Monday July 25 to Sunday July 31

FILM CLUB Grandma directed by Paul Weitz  Thursday, July 28 3 p.m. (in English) Friday, July 29 2 p.m. (in French) Lily Tomlin is Elle Reid. Elle has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle’s granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing 600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.   Continue reading Activities this week: Monday July 25 to Sunday July 31

Activities this week: Monday July 18 to Sunday July 24

FILM CLUB The Big Short directed by Adam McKay Monday, July 18 3 p.m. (in English) When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. Les êtres chers directed by Anne Émond  Friday, July 22 2 p.m. (in French) Guy’s tragic death is a shock for the Leblanc family. For many years, the real cause of his death is kept hidden from some members … Continue reading Activities this week: Monday July 18 to Sunday July 24

Activities this week: Monday July 4 to Sunday July 10

FILM CLUB Eye in the Sky directed by Gavin Hood Monday, July 4 2 p.m. (in English) Stars Helen Mirren as Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalâtes.   Un + une directed by Claude Lelouch  Friday, July 8 2 p.m. (in French) A famous French film score composer goes to India to compose the score for an Indian adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. He meets the wife of the French ambassador to India, … Continue reading Activities this week: Monday July 4 to Sunday July 10

Activities this week: Monday June 20 to Sunday June 26

MOVIE CLUB 45 Years directed by Andrew Haigh Tuesday, June 21 2 p.m. (in English)  A retired English couple (played by screen legends Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay) reflect on their lives after nearly a half-century together, in this wonderfully nuanced character study from writer-director Andrew Haigh.   Chasse-galerie : La légende directed by Jean-Philippe Duval Thursday, June 23 2 p.m. (in French) It is 1888 and Jos Lebel is an agriculturalist with big ambitions. He is in love with Liza Gilbert. Sinister forces suddenly seem to permeate the town and a suspicious fire forces Jos to return to the logging … Continue reading Activities this week: Monday June 20 to Sunday June 26

Activities this week: Monday June 13 to Sunday June 19

Movie Club Joy directed by David O. Russell Tuesday, June 14 2 p.m. (in English) Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.   Le garagiste directed by Renée Beaulieu Thursday, June 16 2 p.m. (in French) Adrien, a mechanic in a small Quebec town on the St. Lawrence River, has been waiting for kidney transplant for 5 years. Meanwhile, his life is outstanding.  He tries somehow to preserve his garage, his marriage, despite the long hours several times a week in dialysis and its energy is waning … Continue reading Activities this week: Monday June 13 to Sunday June 19

Activities this week: Monday June 6 to Sunday June 12

Learning to Drive directed by Isabel Coixet Tuesday, June 7 2 p.m. (in English) Thursday, June 9 2 p.m. (in French)  Wendy, a self-absorbed New York book critic, is shocked to reality by the sudden end of her marriage. Always dependent on her husband for driving, she must now learn to take the wheel on her own. Her instructor Darwan is a Sikh Indian who watches with alarm as his pupil falls apart at the seams. He himself is contemplating an arranged marriage with a woman he has never met. As these two lives intersect, both will change in unpredictable … Continue reading Activities this week: Monday June 6 to Sunday June 12