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Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Adapted from Naomi Fontaine’s acclaimed novel, Kuessipan is Myriam Verreault’s first narrative feature. In a Quebec Innu community, Mikuan (Sharon Fontaine-Ishpatao) and Shaniss (Yamie Grégoire) struggle to maintain their close friendship when they clash over[...]
7:30 pm
Come in costume for a Spooky Photo Shoot and Treats!!!   Returning to the painstaking stop-motion animation he employed with amazing success in The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton presents a hair-raising legend based on[...]
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Come in costume for a Spooky Photo Shoot and Treats!!!   Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special[...]
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS. Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan star in this raw love story between a solitary paleontologist and a wealthy, grieving wife in 19th-century Dorset. Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan have both[...]
10:30 am
FREE KID’S MOVIE  — All Welcome! Santa will be present. Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards the mysterious train that waits for him–The Polar Express. When the[...]
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us on Saturday December 5 from 1-4pm at King’s Theatre for an OPEN HOUSE & SALE.   Drop in to say hi, and warm up with some FREE HOT CHOCOLATE & TREATS. Check out[...]
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
In this moving modern love story, Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci star as a couple revisiting England’s Lake District after a devastating diagnosis. “Tucci and Firth have never been better than they are here” –Michael[...]
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
What if we are living in a simulation, and the world as we know it is not real? To tackle this mind-bending idea, acclaimed filmmaker Rodney Ascher (ROOM 237, THE NIGHTMARE) uses a noted speech[...]
11:00 am
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm Make a short documentary film and see it on the big[...]
11:00 am
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm Make a short documentary film and see it on the big[...]
7:00 pm
“Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry” tells the true coming-of-age story of the singer-songwriter and her rise to global superstardom. From award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the documentary offers a deeply intimate look at this[...]
11:00 am
ACTING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH: DAY ONE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character[...]
11:00 am
ACTING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH: DAY TWO CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character[...]
7:00 pm
Youth participating in the FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman will be creating short films… and we will be showing them on the big screen! We’ll have popcorn. Don’t miss it.      
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Pensioners Nina (Barbara Sukowa) and Madeleine (Martine Chevallier) have hidden their deep and passionate love for many decades. From the point of view of those surrounding them, including Madeleine’s meddling daughter (Léa Drucker), they are[...]
7:00 pm
Please join us for the Annual General Meeting for the King’s Theatre Society’s 2020 Year It will take place on Monday March 29 at 7:00pm at King’s Theatre, Covid Regulations permitting. Please check back closer[...]
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Cinema is an art of sound and vision, but it’s the rare film that explores both with equal vitality. In a remarkably assured feature debut, Darius Marder finds a cinematic language that’s perfectly matched to[...]
2:00 pm
FREE KID’S MOVIE AT KING’S   Except musically challenged Mumble (voiced by Elijah Wood–Lord of the Rings films). In frozen Antarctica, where penguins sing to woo a mate, Mumble’s talent is dancing: When his fellow[...]
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
JODIE FOSTER wins Best Supporting Actress at the 2021 Golden Globe Awards   Directed by Kevin Macdonald and based on the NY Times best-selling memoir “Guantánamo Diary” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, this is inspiring the[...]
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sundance 2020 Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award Steven Yeun and Han Ye-ri star in Lee Isaac Chung’s tender story of a family’s move to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own[...]
Oct
27
Tue
KUESSIPAN
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm

Adapted from Naomi Fontaine’s acclaimed novel, Kuessipan is Myriam Verreault’s first narrative feature. In a Quebec Innu community, Mikuan (Sharon Fontaine-Ishpatao) and Shaniss (Yamie Grégoire) struggle to maintain their close friendship when they clash over their diverging ambitions. When Mikuan falls in love with a white boy and starts to consider a life beyond their tiny reserve, her bond with Shaniss and her family is put to the test. A coming-of-age story told with humour, tenderness, and heartbreak, Kuessipan is a poignant exploration of evolving friendship and dreams, and the bonds that will forever root us in our culture. Kuessipan is told through an Indigenous lens yet remains relevant to us all as we discover the power of community — along with the individual strength it takes to follow our own path.

  • Tickets: $11 Adult, $8 Youth.
  • All prices include HST.
  • Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

*Seats have are designated in pairs and singles. They been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Please choose a seat that is not marked. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre.Thank you!

Thank you to our community movie partner Annapolis Home Hardware.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Oct
30
Fri
Tim Burton’s CORPSE BRIDE
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm

Come in costume for a Spooky Photo Shoot and Treats!!!

 
Returning to the painstaking stop-motion animation he employed with amazing success in The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton presents a hair-raising legend based on a 19th-century Russian folktale, in which a young man mistakenly weds a corpse while on a two-day trek to the village of his real bride-to-be. It is up to the groom’s flesh-and-blood fiancée, who has been pining for the arrival of her intended, to face her wraith-like rival and make peace with her by promising to live her dreams for her and by vowing to remember her always. Only then are the living bride and groom free to proceed with their own wedding ceremony in the warmhearted fable Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride.
  • Tickets: $11 Adult, $8 Youth.
  • All prices include HST.
  • Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

*Seats have are designated in pairs and singles. They been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Please choose a seat that is not marked. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre. Thank you!

Thank you to our community movie partner Annapolis Home Hardware.

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Nov
1
Sun
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm

Come in costume for a Spooky Photo Shoot and Treats!!!

 

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula (Adam Sandler) has invited all his best friends – Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Werewolf family, and more – to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis’s (Selena Gomez) 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!

2013 Animation – Comedy – Family

  • Tickets: $11 Adult, $8 Youth.
  • All prices include HST.
  • Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

*Seats have are designated in pairs and singles. They been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Please choose a seat that is not marked. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre.Thank you!

Thank you to our community movie partner Annapolis Home Hardware.

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Nov
20
Fri
AMMONITE
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm
Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan star in this raw love story between a solitary paleontologist and a wealthy, grieving wife in 19th-century Dorset.

Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan have both shown exceptional range, depth, and intensity on screen, but Ammonite reveals new colours. In this story of a visionary scientist and the young woman who changes her life, these two stars deliver performances of raw electricity.

Mary Anning (Winslet) devotes her days on Southwest England’s Dorset coast to finding and cataloguing fossils of ammonites, extinct and beautiful sea creatures. In the early 19th century this is no work for a woman, and no scientific society will have her. So Mary toils alone, even as male scientists visit to study and take credit for her work. When one visitor brings along his grieving wife, Charlotte (Ronan), then abandons her there to return to London, the two women have no one to turn to but each other.

Francis Lee’s follow-up to his award-winning God’s Own Country shows the same talent for powerful love stories in harsh environments. The rocky, windswept seaside of Lyme Regis is palpable here. Lee directs with a similar brisk urgency, cutting to the core of Mary’s anger and Charlotte’s pain, charting the gathering emotional storm that throws them together. As in God’s Own Country, Lee films physical passion without a shred of prudishness. He, Winslet, and Ronan forego period gloss for a portrait of desire that feels so much more true. And in showing the full gamut of Mary’s astringent brilliance and unvarnished lust, Winslet delivers one of the very best performances of her career.  –  CAMERON BAILEY

R | | Biography, Drama, Romance

 

 

  • Tickets: $11 Adult, $8 Youth.
  • All prices include HST.
  • Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

*Seats have been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Please choose a seat that is not marked. Face masks are required. Cloth masks and “mingle masks” are available by donation at King’s Theatre to support “SchoolsPlus”. Thank you!

Thank you to our community movie partner Annapolis Home Hardware.

Dec
5
Sat
THE POLAR EXPRESS – free movie
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am
FREE KID’S MOVIE  — All Welcome!
Santa will be present.
Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards the mysterious train that waits for him–The Polar Express. When the boy arrives at the North Pole, Santa Claus offers him any gift he desires. The boy asks only for a bell from the harness of Santa’s reindeer. But on the way home, the bell is lost. Christmas morning, the boy finds the bell under the Christmas tree, and when he shakes it, the bell makes the most beautiful sound he’s ever heard. His mother admires the bell, but she laments that it is broken … for, you see, only a true believer can hear the sound of the bell.
  • Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. General admission seating.

*Seats have been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Please choose a seat that is not marked. Face masks are required. Cloth masks and “mingle masks” are available by donation at King’s Theatre to support “SchoolsPlus”. Thank you!

 

OPEN HOUSE & SALE
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us on Saturday December 5 from 1-4pm at King’s Theatre for an OPEN HOUSE & SALE.

 

Drop in to say hi, and warm up with some FREE HOT CHOCOLATE & TREATS.

Check out our new CENTENNIAL MERCH:

touques, ballcaps, tote bags, mugs, thermal tumblers, and our own blend of Just-Us Coffee.

Pick up some stocking stuffers like theatre vouchers!

Drop a donation in the basket for SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAMS.

All the best for the season, from all of us at King’s.

 

 

Mar
5
Fri
SUPERNOVA
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm

In this moving modern love story, Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci star as a couple revisiting England’s Lake District after a devastating diagnosis.

“Tucci and Firth have never been better than they are here” –Michael O’Sullivan, The Washington Post

In this modern love story, Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci star as a couple struggling with a diagnosis of early-onset dementia. Sam (Firth) and Tusker (Tucci) have been together 20 years, and are driving through England’s Lake District in their old camper van reconnecting with friends, family, and old haunts in the wake of Tusker’s life-changing illness. Sam has placed his life on hold in order to act as his partner’s full-time caregiver, and the men’s time together has become especially sacred. Their trip is a last opportunity to travel while Tusker is still able — but secrets are revealed, plans unravel, and their love is tested like never before.

Writer-director Harry Macqueen (Hinterland) directs Supernova with “consistent care … [and] here that care pays off to devastating effect” (Glenn Kenny, The New York Times).

Rated R

Content advisories: references to medical assistance in dying, mature themes, coarse language

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS ONLINE

*Seats have are been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre. Thank you!

Thank you to our community movie partner Annapolis Home Hardware.

 
Mar
13
Sat
A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm

What if we are living in a simulation, and the world as we know it is not real? To tackle this mind-bending idea, acclaimed filmmaker Rodney Ascher (ROOM 237, THE NIGHTMARE) uses a noted speech from Philip K. Dick to dive down the rabbit hole of science, philosophy, and conspiracy theory. Leaving no stone unturned in exploring the unprovable, the film uses contemporary cultural touchstones like THE MATRIX, interviews with real people shrouded in digital avatars, and a wide array of voices, expert and amateur alike. If simulation theory is not science fiction but fact, and life is a video game being played by some unknowable entity, then who are we, really? A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX attempts to find out.

  • DIRECTED BY Rodney Ascher
  • PRODUCED BY Ross M. Dinerstein
  • Documentary

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS ONLINE

*Seats have are been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre. Thank you!

Thank you to our community movie partner Annapolis Home Hardware.

 
Mar
15
Mon
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman: Day One
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

  • DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm
  • DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm

Make a short documentary film and see it on the big screen! 

Making documentary films isn’t easy — whether you’re in a war zone or in your back yard – but it’s one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet!  A powerful documentary film or web video can bring life to a story, social issue, or celebration like no other. Films can move minds, alter policy, change lives and expose injustices – but it has to be done with purpose, mindfulness and compassion in order to be effective.

In this two-day workshop (March 15 & 16) we will learn how to explore issues, story and themes through storyboarding, cinematography, editing, soundscape and music. Breaking out into roles – director, cinematographer, soundperson, editor, etc. — we’ll  work together to create  3-5 minute short documentaries, that address issues that matter to you! And we’ll have an awesome time doing it! :).  Films made in this workshop will be screening at King’s Theatre on Friday March 19 at 7pm.

  • Ages: 12-18
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. Please get in touch regarding bursaries.
  • REQUIRED to bring: Your own camera phone & a brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at the theatre and on site in the community, so dress for the weather.
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

About the instructor:
Celebrated documentary photographer and filmmaker, Nance Ackerman has been making images and film around the world for over 30 years. Her documentary photography work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Canadian Geographic, New York Times, and Canada’s national newspaper, the Globe and Mail and she was the assistant photo editor at the Montreal Gazette for several years before going freelance. Her work has been described as ‘artivism’ – creating art to create change. Striving to build bridges of understanding, common ground and a global awareness of human behaviour on this planet, her work quickly grew too large for the daily news cycle. After being dragged across the barricade while covering/protesting at Oka, she started on a journey of discovery of her Mohawk heritage. The result, her photographs of First Nations women, have been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation in New York and the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. Following that, Ackerman’s book, Womankind: Faces of Change Around the World – a collection of portraits and essays of women activists around the world – was released in 2003.

In 2005 Ackerman turned her eye to directing social documentary films. Her first film, the National Film Board feature documentary Cottonland, brought in numerous awards and three Gemini Nominations, and shone a light on the connection between the world of opioid drug addiction and post industrial malaise. Since then she has made several more award-winning documentaries and an animated short. Her collaborative feature documentary film, Conviction, went inside Canada’s women’s prisons to imagine alternatives to incarceration through art and music and premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival. Conviction won her, and her co-directors, a National Writer’s Guild Award for Best Documentary script. Her latest film Behind the Bhangra Boys takes an intimate look at joyous activism through five Sikh Bhangra dancers and new Canadians. Ackerman is now developing several projects from Afghanistan to Mexico that explore the power of the human spirit behind many seemingly overwhelming global issues. She has a masters degree in New Media and also taught for seven years at the University of Kings College, in Halifax. She now offers International photography workshops around the world. Ackerman also composes soundtracks with her partner, Jamie Alcorn, at their studio, Heartstring Productions in Tupperville in the Annapolis valley.

 

Mar
16
Tue
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman: Day Two
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

  • DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm
  • DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm

Make a short documentary film and see it on the big screen! 

Making documentary films isn’t easy — whether you’re in a war zone or in your back yard – but it’s one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet!  A powerful documentary film or web video can bring life to a story, social issue, or celebration like no other. Films can move minds, alter policy, change lives and expose injustices – but it has to be done with purpose, mindfulness and compassion in order to be effective.

In this two-day workshop (March 15 & 16) we will learn how to explore issues, story and themes through storyboarding, cinematography, editing, soundscape and music. Breaking out into roles – director, cinematographer, soundperson, editor, etc. — we’ll  work together to create  3-5 minute short documentaries, that address issues that matter to you! And we’ll have an awesome time doing it! :).  Films made in this workshop will be screening at King’s Theatre on Friday March 19 at 7pm.

  • Ages: 12-18
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. Please get in touch regarding bursaries.
  • REQUIRED to bring: Your own camera phone & a brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at the theatre and on site in the community, so dress for the weather.
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

About the instructor:
Celebrated documentary photographer and filmmaker, Nance Ackerman has been making images and film around the world for over 30 years. Her documentary photography work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Canadian Geographic, New York Times, and Canada’s national newspaper, the Globe and Mail and she was the assistant photo editor at the Montreal Gazette for several years before going freelance. Her work has been described as ‘artivism’ – creating art to create change. Striving to build bridges of understanding, common ground and a global awareness of human behaviour on this planet, her work quickly grew too large for the daily news cycle. After being dragged across the barricade while covering/protesting at Oka, she started on a journey of discovery of her Mohawk heritage. The result, her photographs of First Nations women, have been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation in New York and the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. Following that, Ackerman’s book, Womankind: Faces of Change Around the World – a collection of portraits and essays of women activists around the world – was released in 2003.

In 2005 Ackerman turned her eye to directing social documentary films. Her first film, the National Film Board feature documentary Cottonland, brought in numerous awards and three Gemini Nominations, and shone a light on the connection between the world of opioid drug addiction and post industrial malaise. Since then she has made several more award-winning documentaries and an animated short. Her collaborative feature documentary film, Conviction, went inside Canada’s women’s prisons to imagine alternatives to incarceration through art and music and premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival. Conviction won her, and her co-directors, a National Writer’s Guild Award for Best Documentary script. Her latest film Behind the Bhangra Boys takes an intimate look at joyous activism through five Sikh Bhangra dancers and new Canadians. Ackerman is now developing several projects from Afghanistan to Mexico that explore the power of the human spirit behind many seemingly overwhelming global issues. She has a masters degree in New Media and also taught for seven years at the University of Kings College, in Halifax. She now offers International photography workshops around the world. Ackerman also composes soundtracks with her partner, Jamie Alcorn, at their studio, Heartstring Productions in Tupperville in the Annapolis valley.

 

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