Masters: Agnès Varda
Agnès Varda was the only female director of the French New Wave, called both
the movement’s mother and its grandmother.
Presented in partnership with Alliance Francaise of Calgary
Contemporary World Cinema
One-time opportunities to find rising masters and see critically acclaimed, under-exposed world cinema. Watch for updates as we lock titles down. Contemporary Word Cinema runs October 2014 - March 2015.
A profound and emotionally resonant film telling the intersecting stories of four characters in the north-east of China, An Elephant Sitting Still is both the debut and, tragically, the final feature film by filmmaker and novelist Hu Bo, who tragically passed away at the age of twenty-nine during postproduction on the film.
Calgary Cinematheque gathers some of Calgary’s brightest local luminaries to share and discuss their favourite movies.
Focus: Documentary Detours
Both the subject and the form itself can go sideways in the world of documentary — enjoy our spotlight on detours: March 2 - April 28
Celebrate the holidays with two rare feature films during the month of December
Spotlight: Milestone Film
Milestone began in 1990 by Amy Heller and Dennis Doros out of their New York City one-room apartment and has since received multiple awards and international recognition for releasing classic cinema masterpieces, groundbreaking documentaries and American independent features. Click below to learn more.