Are you looking for something to do this month, without having to bundle up from head to toe (and still end up freezing)? Why not catch one or more of the wonderful films that the Brockville Arts Centre and Film Brockville will be screening! You’ll find many are indie films, bringing a thought provoking and artistic edge to the big screen. We are sure at least one will spark your interest! Check out what’s playing below:
Catch an Indie Flick with Film Brockville
Film Brockville is a non-profit group associated with the Toronto Film Circuit, a division of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Screen times are typically twice monthly at Brockville Arts Centre on Wednesdays, and cost just $10.00. Have a look at the films playing below, and please see Film Brockville’s website for more details.
Sunday January 13 2pm & 7pm
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
January 27 2pm & 7pm
A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. (Danish with English subtitles).
Check The Webster Film Series at the Brockville Arts Centre
The Brockville Arts Centre has some wonderful films showing this month as part of the Webster Film Series. Catch a great flick for just $10.00, and good news, there’s something new to watch almost every week in January! Movies showing this month are the following:
January 11-12 at 2pm & 7pm
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.
Ben is Back
January 18-19 at 2pm & 7pm
19 year-old Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges) unexpectedly returns home to his family’s suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly (Julia Roberts), is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother’s undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.
January 20 at 2pm & 7pm
Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
Keep your eye out great films playing in Brockville throughout the year!