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Heads up film lovers! Landmark Cinemas 6 at Jackson Square is making some changes to its theatres. While this means amazing comfort in the theatre it also means more limited seating for our Landmark screenings! Check out this article for all the details and be sure to grab your tickets early to avoid disappointment at the door.

 

The Sacrifice

Sunday, May 29
4:00 p.m.

Mills Hardware

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Country: Sweden | 1986
Language: English
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 125 Minutes
Rating: 14A


1986 Cannes Film Festival - Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Best Artistic Contribution, FIPRESCI Prize3

Official Selection:
1986 Toronto International Film Festival
1986 New York Film Festival

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of its release The Sacrifice, director Andrei Tarkovsky's final film, begins in Bergmanesque fashion on a small, remote island, where friends and family gather for drama critic Alexander's (Erland Josephson) birthday celebration. The revelry is interrupted by a radio announcement: World War III has begun, and Mankind is only hours away from utter annihilation. Each of the guests reacts differently to the news.

Following the screening Dr. Graham Petrie author of The Films of Andrei Tarkovsky: A Visual Fugue will host a talk and Q&A

 



Miles Ahead

Wednesday, June 1
7:00 p.m.

Landmark Cinemas 6 Jackson Square

Director: Don Cheadle
Country: USA | 2016
Language: English
Genre: Biography
Runtime: 100 Minutes
Rating: 18A


Official Selection:
2015 New York Film Festival
2016 Berlin International Film Festival
2016 Sundance Film Festival

MILES AHEAD is a wildly entertaining and moving exploration of one of 20th century music's creative geniuses, Miles Davis, featuring a career-defining performance by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle in the title role. Working from a script he co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Cheadle's bravura directorial debut is not a conventional biopic but rather a unique, no-holds-barred portrait of a singular artist in crisis.

 



Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven

Thursday, July 14
7:00 p.m.

Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Pavilion
Art Gallery of Hamilton

Director: Phyllis Ellis
Country: Canada | 2015
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 90 Minutes
Rating: G


Official Selection:
2015 AGH World Film Festival

In Search of the Group of Seven follows authors and wilderness photographers Joanie and Gary McGuffin, and art historian Michael Burtch as they search for the locations visited by Canada's most celebrated landscape painters who captured the spirit of the land, water, and skies of northern Ontario in the 1920's. Many of the Group of Seven's canvases and sketches have become iconic representations of the Canadian soul.

Embracing Canada: Landscapes from Kreighoff to the Group of Seven on view until September 25.



Phantom Museums - The Short Films of The Quay Brothers

Thursday, August 4
7:00 p.m.

Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Pavilion
Art Gallery of Hamilton

Director: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay
Country: UK
Language: English
Genre: Animation
Runtime: 75 Minutes
Rating: PG


Official Selection:
2015 New York Film Festival
2016 Berlin International Film Festival
2016 Sundance Film Festival

American identical twins working in London, stop motion animators Stephen and Timothy Quay (born 1947 in Norristown, Pennsylvania) find their inspiration in Eastern European literature and classical music and art, their work distinguished by its dark humor and an uncanny feeling for color and texture. Masters of miniaturization, they turn their tiny sets into unforgettable worlds suggestive of long-repressed childhood dreams.

Imaging Phantoms: Catherine Heard
on view at the AGH now until September 25.

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TICKETS
AGH Members $8
General $10


PASS(10 tickets)
AGH Members $72
General $90






Tickets are available in advance online, at AGH Visitor Services during Gallery hours, by phone at 905-527-6610 ext. 232, or at the venue 30 mins prior to screening.



FILM LOVERS! Come to the Gallery or a cinema screening and present an i♥filmseries proof of purchase ticket to receive $10 off the price of a New or Gift AGH Membership.
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