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7:30 pm
      King’s Film Society Presents Faces Places FRANCE, 2017 French w/ English subtitles 89 minutes Now in her eighties, Agnès Varda remains the world’s most youthful filmmaker. Her latest nonfiction film is an[...]
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
King’s Film Society Presents: THE POST
 Academy Award Nominee: Best Picture Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham[...]
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
King’s Film Society Presents THE POST
 Academy Award Nominee: Best Picture   Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine[...]
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Originally from Chad, H’SAO’s music mixes traditional African harmonies and rhythms with gospel, soul, pop, and R&B influences to create a fresh, warm and exciting sound that is rooted in masterful a capella singing. Based[...]
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
King’s Film Society Presents THE SHAPE OF WATER Nominated for 13 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress
 Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady[...]
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
King’s Film Society Presents THE SHAPE OF WATER Nominated for 13 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress
 Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady[...]
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
        King’s Film Society Presents The Square SWEDEN, 2017 English/Swedish w/ English subtitles 145 minutes Comedy/Drama Winner of the Palme d’Or Swedish provocateur Ruben Östlund, the director of Force Majeure, returns with[...]
7:00 pm
King’s Theatre Society Annual General Meeting Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 7:00pm Come hear about the year that passed and plans for what’s to come. 2018 LIVE SEASON LAUNCH!! Click here to become a Member[...]
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden. Peter Rabbit is a 2018 3D live-action/CGI animated adventure comedy film directed by Will Gluck from[...]
2:00 pm
Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca Sir David McVicar’s “smashing new production” is “a grand triumph” (Huffington Post), featuring an exciting cast led by soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role of the fiery diva and Vittorio Grigolo[...]
Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden. Peter Rabbit is a 2018 3D live-action/CGI animated adventure comedy film directed by Will Gluck from[...]
7:00 pm
A beautiful new documentary from Hungary about Lajos Kassai and the world-wide movement to revive the ancient art of archery on horseback.     This exceptional and inspiring documentary film is about Lajos Kassai, the[...]
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
In this stop-motion animated comedy set in prehistoric times, a tribe of primitive hunters are displaced from their homes by emissaries from a distant empire that has mastered bronze-making. However, a tribesman named Dug (voice[...]
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Rosie & the Riveters have something to say, so listen up!!! The retro trio from Saskatoon are described as “fiercely talented and sassy dames who perform uplifting folk music with a vintage 1940s flair”. Known[...]
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
In this stop-motion animated comedy set in prehistoric times, a tribe of primitive hunters are displaced from their homes by emissaries from a distant empire that has mastered bronze-making. However, a tribesman named Dug (voice[...]
7:30 pm
King’s Film Society Presents: BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY USA, 2017 English 86 minutes Documentary. Film History   Known for her iconic look, wild-child antics, and scandalous private life, Hedy Lamarr was revered as “the[...]
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
IVAN COYOTE & Friends bring Story-telling and Music to King’s Theatre Yukon-born story-teller Ivan Coyote is the award-winning author of eleven books, creator of four short films, and has released three albums that combine storytelling[...]
Apr 17 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
King’s Film Society Presents LUCKY USA, 2017 English 88 minutes Comedy, drama Having outdrank, outsmoked, and outlived all of his contemporaries in his off-the-map desert town, fiercely independent 90-year-old atheist Lucky (the late Harry Dean[...]
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
http://carrythelost.com/musichttp:// Carry The Lost is the epitome of the do-it-yourself work ethic. By fusing technical know-how with artistic skill and several years of unassisted endeavours, the Halifax, Nova Scotia based hard rock five-some—vocalist/guitarist Colin Tye,[...]
7:30 pm
When Jacqueline announces she is off for to visit her mother, an ideal opportunity presents itself for her husband Bernard to inveigle his chic, Parisian mistress Suzanne into their country cottage for the weekend. Why[...]
7:30 pm
When Jacqueline announces she is off for to visit her mother, an ideal opportunity presents itself for her husband Bernard to inveigle his chic, Parisian mistress Suzanne into their country cottage for the weekend. Why[...]
2:00 pm
When Jacqueline announces she is off for to visit her mother, an ideal opportunity presents itself for her husband Bernard to inveigle his chic, Parisian mistress Suzanne into their country cottage for the weekend. Why[...]
7:00 pm
Frustrated with the lack of progress by the local police in finding those responsible for the brutal murder of her daughter, a mother (Frances McDormand) installs three controversial billboards on the edge of town to[...]
2:00 pm
Stage to Screen William Shakespeare’s Hamlet Director: Lyndsey Turner Studio: Royal National Theatre   Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 NT Live broadcast returns to King’s Theatre. Academy Award® nominee Benedict[...]
2:00 pm
Frustrated with the lack of progress by the local police in finding those responsible for the brutal murder of her daughter, a mother (Frances McDormand) installs three controversial billboards on the edge of town to[...]
7:30 pm
King’s Film Society Presents FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL UNITED KINGDOM, 2017 English 105 minutes The sultry Gloria Grahame won a best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in 1952’s The Bad and the[...]
7:00 pm
‘Walk With Me’ is meditative film about a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns who have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. Directors &[...]
4:00 pm
9th Annual Atlantic Canada Rare and Unusual Plant Sale, Saturday, May 12th 1PM to 4 PM in Market Square The Atlantic Canada Rare & Unusual Plant Society Presents: A Rare Seminar and Reception with Award[...]
2:00 pm
Anthropology graduate Joanie Little is stuck working as a barista. Rather than let this get her down, she decides to make the most of her “underemployment”. So, much like Jane Goodall did with chimpanzees, this[...]
7:30 pm
Tickets $12 Advance, $15 Door, $5 Youth For tickets call Christine Igot at 902-532-7978
Mar
14
Wed
FACES PLACES – NOTE! Being shown Wed. March 14 at 7:30 due to storm
Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm

 

 

 

King’s Film Society Presents

Faces Places
FRANCE, 2017
French w/ English subtitles
89 minutes

Now in her eighties, Agnès Varda remains the world’s most youthful filmmaker. Her latest nonfiction film is an inspired collaboration with JR, the mysterious French street artist. Like many of Varda’s works, Faces Places is a kind of travelogue in which the wonder of each locale visited is only as potent as the populace whose existence affects it. Their plan is simple: Varda and JR roam from place to place in JR’s truck, which is decorated to resemble a camera. In each place they visit, they meet people — coal miners, cheese makers, a Herculean farmer — and JR creates immense monochromatic portraits of them. Our endearing duo then affixes these portraits to various edifices all over town, quite literally, merging faces with places.

The landscape Varda and JR traverse becomes a visual record of their encounters. Among Faces Places’ most amusing refrains is Varda’s annoyance at JR’s refusal to remove his sunglasses, which she says reminds her of Jean-Luc Godard in the ’60s. The contrast between Varda’s French New Wave cohort, who represents her six-decade legacy, and JR, who embodies her vibrant present, speaks volumes about the scope of this amazing auteur’s durability and persistence of vision.

 

“What emerges from them, and from the relationship between the 88-year-old filmmaker and the thirty-something photographer, is a poignant meditation on everything from self-revelation in the age of the selfie to change in rural France. This rich cross-generational exchange speaks to the persistence of French cinematic culture – Varda’s relationship with the pioneering filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard is a recurring theme – while the doc itself is a delight, subtle, touching and entertaining.”
–The Globe and Mail

“Agnes Varda is almost 90 years old and she is still making films. That alone should be cause for dancing in the streets. But wait, there’s more: Agnes Varda is almost 90 years old and she is still making fantastic films. Searching, compassionate, provocative, funny, sad ones. This is one of them. You should see it, and then go dancing in the streets.”
RogerEbert.com

 

 

Tickets: $10 Adult, $9 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

General admission seating.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.

Mar
16
Fri
THE POST
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm

King’s Film Society Presents:

THE POST


Academy Award Nominee: Best Picture

Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers – and their very freedom – to help bring long-buried truths to light.

PG-13 | 1h 56min | Biography, Drama, History


Spielberg offers a tight, lucid and highly satisfying account of the Pentagon Papers from the point of view of the Post and its publisher, Kay Graham.
–The Globe and Mail

The standout is Bob Odenkirk as Ben Bagdikian, the kind of old-school reporter who wears out the soles of his shoes tracking down a scoop.
– The Chicago Sun Times

This is Streep’s movie, and not because she is typically excellent. She owns it because Graham is the only character on a journey of self-discovery.
The London Evening Standard

 

 

 

Tickets: $10 Adult, $9 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

General admission seating.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.

 

Mar
18
Sun
THE POST
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm

King’s Film Society Presents

THE POST


Academy Award Nominee: Best Picture

 

Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers – and their very freedom – to help bring long-buried truths to light.

PG-13 | 1h 56min | Biography, Drama, History


Spielberg offers a tight, lucid and highly satisfying account of the Pentagon Papers from the point of view of the Post and its publisher, Kay Graham.
-The Globe and Mail

The standout is Bob Odenkirk as Ben Bagdikian, the kind of old-school reporter who wears out the soles of his shoes tracking down a scoop.
– The Chicago Sun Times

This is Streep’s movie, and not because she is typically excellent. She owns it because Graham is the only character on a journey of self-discovery.
— The London Evening Standard

 

 

Tickets: $10 Adult, $9 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

General admission seating.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.

Mar
22
Thu
H’SAO
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm

Originally from Chad, H’SAO’s music mixes traditional African harmonies and rhythms with gospel, soul, pop, and R&B influences to create a fresh, warm and exciting sound that is rooted in masterful a capella singing.

Based in Montreal, H’SAO’s powerful live performances have been capturing the hearts of small audiences and large crowds alike since 2001. The band has always been passionate about sharing its unique blend of modern sound and traditional African musical influences. H’SAO has traveled the world, delivering electrifying performances, launching three innovative albums and, most of all, developing a musical signature that spans several genres and thus transcends the “world music” category.

At first, voices – but what voices! – were their only instrument. Then, brothers Caleb (guitar), Mossbass (bass) and Izra L (keyboard) along with their childhood friend Dono (drums) added musical instruments. Their father dubs them Hirondelle (swallow) in honour of the birds that are always searching for higher ground. H’SAO makes use of their vocal skills to compose heartfelt compositions with beautiful a cappella harmonies, developing arrangements to be later transposed for varied instrumentation.

Onstage, the band sets itself apart through energetic performances, punctuated by catchy choreography and warm interactions with the audience.

Ten years after the release of its self-titled album and four years after Vol 235, the band launched Oria in 2013. The level of social commitment expressed on this third album is a tribute the impressive journey that lead up to its creation. Nominated for World Music Album of the Year at the Gala de l’ADISQ, Oria is an invitation to iscover the boundless vocal talent of H’SAO and to experience a more subdued, masterful and varied instrumental universe. Its poignant songs address peace, social justice, religion, love and other universal themes.

 

 

 

This tour is part of the Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) and RADARTS’ Canada 150 Performance Series. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada. In celebration of the 150+ Anniversary of Confederation, this performance is part of Atlantic Presenters Association’s ‘Canada 150 Performance Series’ in partnership with RADARTS (Réseau atlantique de diffusion des arts de la scène). We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.

 

 

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Member Advance Price: $30

Youth: $12

All prices include HST.

 

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Mar
23
Fri
THE SHAPE OF WATER
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm

King’s Film Society Presents

THE SHAPE OF WATER

Nominated for 13 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress


Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret — a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist.

Director:  Guillermo del Toro
Stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer.

R | 2h 3min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

“The Shape of Water” is a wonder to behold. Magical, thrilling and romantic to the core, a sensual and fantastical fairy tale with moral overtones, it’s a film that plays by all the rules and none of them, going its own way with fierce abandon. More than that, “Shape of Water” is both grounded in the fertile soil of genre filmmaking and elevated to unexpected heights by the transcendent imagination of director and co-writer Guillermo del Toro.”
– The Los Angeles Times

“Del Toro weaves together his influences so finely, so delicately, that the product of his handiwork feels entirely new: We recognize the pieces, and we cannot mistake the author, but cast in the warm, beryl glow of Dan Laustsen’s gorgeous cinematography, we feel as if we’re seeing them afresh. That’s the magic of the movies, and, more importantly, the magic of del Toro.”  – Paste Magazine

 

 

 

Tickets: $10 Adult, $9 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

General admission seating.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.

Mar
25
Sun
THE SHAPE OF WATER
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm

King’s Film Society Presents

THE SHAPE OF WATER

Nominated for 13 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress


Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret — a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist.

Director:  Guillermo del Toro
Stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer.

R | 2h 3min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

“The Shape of Water” is a wonder to behold. Magical, thrilling and romantic to the core, a sensual and fantastical fairy tale with moral overtones, it’s a film that plays by all the rules and none of them, going its own way with fierce abandon. More than that, “Shape of Water” is both grounded in the fertile soil of genre filmmaking and elevated to unexpected heights by the transcendent imagination of director and co-writer Guillermo del Toro.”
– The Los Angeles Times

“Del Toro weaves together his influences so finely, so delicately, that the product of his handiwork feels entirely new: We recognize the pieces, and we cannot mistake the author, but cast in the warm, beryl glow of Dan Laustsen’s gorgeous cinematography, we feel as if we’re seeing them afresh. That’s the magic of the movies, and, more importantly, the magic of del Toro.”  – Paste Magazine

 

 

 

Tickets: $10 Adult, $9 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

General admission seating.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.

Mar
27
Tue
THE SQUARE
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm

 

 

 

 

King’s Film Society Presents

The Square

SWEDEN, 2017
English/Swedish w/ English subtitles
145 minutes
Comedy/Drama
Winner of the Palme d’Or

Swedish provocateur Ruben Östlund, the director of Force Majeure, returns with The Square, one of his most audacious pieces to date and winner of the prestigious Palme d’Or at Cannes. A spot-on, no-holds-barred satire of the postmodern art world, the film follows Christian (Claes Bang), the self-centred, and hopelessly befuddled curator of Sweden’s most cutting- edge art museum. Christian’s attempts to promote his exhibits are deflected by personal misfortunes and culminate with a less than successful online campaign.

The Square is full of brilliant and dazzling set pieces, including an onstage interview gone awry and a performance piece gone even more
so. Östlund refuses to score easy points, outlining the challenges that face artists trying to examine the increasingly complex and absurd world we live in and dealing with the privileged members of the audience who consider art only as a social statement or financial investment.
The Square is a poignant satirical drama reflecting our times. Also starring Elizabeth Moss and Dominic West.

“The Square is darkly amusing, but it’s also bracingly honest in its absurdity, and that’s what kept me coming back to each one of its wonderfully knotty scenarios even months after seeing it.”
–The Atlantic

“Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund takes modern society’s temperature and finds it dangerously overheated in the madly ambitious and frequently disquieting The Square.”
The Hollywood Reporter

 

 

 

 

Tickets: $10 Adult, $9 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

General admission seating.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.

Mar
28
Wed
KING’S THEATRE SOCIETY AGM & 2018 Live Season Launch!
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm

King’s Theatre Society Annual General Meeting

Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 7:00pm

Come hear about the year that passed and plans for what’s to come.

2018 LIVE SEASON LAUNCH!!

Click here to become a Member of King’s Theatre.

 

 

Mar
30
Fri
PETER RABBIT
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm

Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden.

Peter Rabbit is a 2018 3D live-action/CGI animated adventure comedy film directed by Will Gluck from a screenplay by Gluck and Rob Lieber, based on the stories of the character of the same name created by Beatrix Potter. The film features voice roles played by James Corden, Daisy Ridley, Margot Robbie, and Elizabeth Debicki, and live action roles played by Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, and Sam Neill.

PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tickets: $10 Adult, $9 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

General admission seating.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.
   Thank you to our community partner Annapolis Home Hardware

Mar
31
Sat
TOSCA: Metropolitan Opera
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm

Giacomo Puccini’s

Tosca

Sir David McVicar’s “smashing new production” is “a grand triumph” (Huffington Post), featuring an exciting cast led by soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role of the fiery diva and Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover, Cavaradossi. The pair are “youthful, ardent, and innocent … their duets electric, their kisses hot and numerous” (Wall Street Journal). Yoncheva’s sound is “richly textured and shimmering,” and “Grigolo’s Mario is a true hothead … complete with thrilling top notes” (New York Times). Željko Lučić is “an imposing figure with a voice to match” (Wall Street Journal) as the villainous police chief, Scarpia, and Emmanuel Villaume conducts.

  • Estimated Run Time 2 hrs 53 mins

Conductor Emmanuel Villaume

Conductor Gareth Morrell

Conductor Bertrand de Billy

Tosca Sonya Yoncheva

Tosca Jennifer Rowley

Tosca Anna Netrebko

Cavaradossi Vittorio Grigolo

Cavaradossi Marcelo Álvarez

Scarpia Željko Lučić

Scarpia Michael Volle

Sacristan Patrick Carfizzi

Premiere: Teatro Costanzi, Rome, 1900. Puccini’s melodrama about a volatile diva, a sadistic police chief, and an idealistic artist has offended and thrilled audiences for more than a century. Critics, for their part, have often had problems with Tosca’s rather grungy subject matter, the directness and intensity of its score, and the crowd-pleasing dramatic opportunities it provides for its lead roles. But these same aspects have made Tosca one of a handful of iconic works that seem to represent opera in the public imagination. Tosca’s popularity is further secured by a superb and exhilarating dramatic sweep, a driving score of abundant melody and theatrical shrewdness, and a career-defining title role.

 

TICKETS: $20 General/ $16 Members / $8 Youth

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