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ACADEMY LAUNCHES FREE SCREENINGS COAST TO COAST

Canadian Films to Celebrate the Canadian Screen Awards

 

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ACADEMY LAUNCHES FREE SCREENINGS COAST TO COAST

TORONTO | MONTREAL, March 3, 2016 – For the first time, audiences across Canada can see some of this year’s Best Picture Nominees as part of the new Canadian Screen Awards Coast to Coast Screening Series produced by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Five Best Picture nominated films screen in five cities on March 10 at 7pm local time.

All Canadians are welcome to the screenings graciously hosted at Cineplex theatres with the support of distributors. Screenings are free but donations will be accepted at each of the five locations with proceeds going to a local charity in each city: Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Winnipeg MB, Montreal QC and St. John’s NL.

“Bringing Best Picture Nominees to movie lovers across the country allows all Canadians to follow the pulse of this year’s top contenders on the lead-up to the CSAs,” says Karen Bruce, Academy Director, Membership.

To learn more about the Canadian Screen Awards Coast to Coast Screening Series and to sign-up online click here.

Canadian Screen Awards Coast to Coast Screening Series

VANCOUVER BC | MY INTERNSHIP IN CANADA

Thursday March 10 | 7pm PST
Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
88 West Pender, 3rd Floor
Vancouver, BC V6B 6N9

French with English Subtitles

In this comedy, Guibord, an independent Member of Parliament who represents a vast county in Northern Quebec, finds himself in the awkward position of holding the deciding vote on whether or not Canada goes to war. With his wife, daughter and an idealistic Haitian intern, Guibord travels through his riding to consult his constituents. Distributed by Entertainment One.

CALGARY AB | FÉLIX ET MEIRA

Thursday, March 10 | 7pm MST
Cineplex Odeon Crowfoot Crossing Cinemas
91 Crowfoot Terrace North West
Calgary, AB T3G 2L5

French with English Subtitles

Felix is an eccentric and penniless French Canadian whose wealthy father is dying. Meira is a Hasidic wife and mother looking for something new. They were not meant to meet, let alone fall in love. Miraculously, they attempt to love each other despite all that separates them. Distributed by FunFilm Distribution.

WINNIPEG MB| REMEMBER

Thursday, March 10 | 7pm CST
SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas
817 St. James Street
Winnipeg, MB R3G 3L3
When Zev discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some 70 years ago is living in America under an assumed identity, he sets out on a mission to deliver long-delayed justice with his own trembling hand. What follows is a remarkable cross-continent road-trip with surprising consequences. Distributed by Entertainment One.

MONTRÉAL QC | THE FORBIDDEN ROOM

Thursday, March 10 | 7pm EST
Cinéma Banque Scotia Montréal
977 rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
Montréal, QC H3B 4W3

A submarine crew, a feared pack of forest bandits, a famous surgeon and a battalion of child soldiers all get more than they bargained for as they wend their way toward progressive ideas on life and love. Distributed by Mongrel Media.

St. JOHN’S NL | ROOM

Thursday, March 10 | 7pm NST
Cineplex Cinemas Mount Pearl
760 Topsail Road
St. John’s, NL A1N 3J5

Escaping from the captivity in which they have been held for half a decade, a young woman and her five-year-old son struggle to adjust to the strange, terrifying and wondrous world outside their one-room prison. Distributed by Elevation Pictures.