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Free Flicks: Enemy

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
Enemy (directed by Canadian Denis Villeneuve)
14A | 90 min

Canada Eh!  In support of Canada’s 150th birthday, throughout the year we will be showing movies that celebrate Canadian films; including Canadian themes, Canadian directors, Canadian actors, and Canadian film locations.

In this psychological thriller, a man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.

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No registration required. Closed Captioning is available upon request.
Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks or grab a bite at Hacienda Coffee in the Reading Lounge.

Kitchener Public Library thanks Christie Digital for generously providing our theatre projection system.

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Free Flicks: Canada’s Greatest Battles Vimy Ridge & the Last 100 Days

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
Canada’s Greatest Battles Vimy Ridge & the Last 100 Days
NFB  NR | 90 min

Canada Eh!  In support of Canada’s 150th birthday, throughout the year we will be showing movies that celebrate Canadian films; including Canadian themes, Canadian directors, Canadian actors, and Canadian film locations.

In 1917, during the First World War, the Canadian Army recorded battle victories at Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele that established them as the first fighting force in Europe. In 1918, during the battles of Amiens, Drocourt, and Canal du Nord, the Canadian Corps broke the Germany army, forcing them into a headlong retreat.

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No registration required. Closed Captioning is available upon request.
Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks or grab a bite at Hacienda Coffee in the Reading Lounge.

Kitchener Public Library thanks Christie Digital for generously providing our theatre projection system.

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85 Queen: William Lyon Mackenzie King and the 70th Anniversary of Canadian Citizenship

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
With Robert Roe, former curator and current historian at Woodside National Historic Site. 

Canada was the first dominion of the British Empire to instate a separate citizenship from that of Great Britain. In fact, the creation of Canadian citizenship was one of the first actions after the Second World War that led to the Canada of today.

Together, we will explore the roots of Canadian citizenship and how the efforts of Mackenzie King's government and the work of Paul Martin Sr. changed the face of Canada and the British Empire.

This program is offered in part in celebration of Canada 150.


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Free Flicks: Rosewater

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
Rosewater (Iranian/Canadian Journalist)  
14A | 145 min

Canada Eh!  In support of Canada’s 150th birthday, throughout the year we will be showing movies that celebrate Canadian films; including Canadian themes, Canadian directors, Canadian actors, and Canadian film locations.

Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.  From Internet Movie Database

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No registration required. Closed Captioning is available upon request.
Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks or grab a bite at Hacienda Coffee in the Reading Lounge.

Kitchener Public Library thanks Christie Digital for generously providing our theatre projection system.

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Free Flicks: The Captive

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
The Captive (starring Canadian Ryan Reynolds)
PG | 112 min

Canada Eh!  In support of Canada’s 150th birthday, throughout the year we will be showing movies that celebrate Canadian films; including Canadian themes, Canadian directors, Canadian actors, and Canadian film locations.

Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

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No registration required. Closed Captioning is available upon request.
Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks or grab a bite at Hacienda Coffee in the Reading Lounge.

Kitchener Public Library thanks Christie Digital for generously providing our theatre projection system.

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Free Flicks: The Place Beyond the Pines

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
The Place Beyond the Pines (starring Ryan Gosling)
14A | 140 min

Canada Eh!  In support of Canada’s 150th birthday, throughout the year we will be showing movies that celebrate Canadian films; including Canadian themes, Canadian directors, Canadian actors, and Canadian film locations.

A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.

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No registration required. Closed Captioning is available upon request.
Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks or grab a bite at Hacienda Coffee in the Reading Lounge.

Kitchener Public Library thanks Christie Digital for generously providing our theatre projection system.

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Free Flicks: Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
Room (starring Canadian Jacob Tremblay)
14A | 118 min

Canada Eh!  In support of Canada’s 150th birthday, throughout the year we will be showing movies that celebrate Canadian films; including Canadian themes, Canadian directors, Canadian actors, and Canadian film locations.

ROOM tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5-year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted mother.Their life, however, is anything but typical--they are trapped--confined to a 10-by-10-foot space that Ma has euphemistically named Room. Ma has created a whole universe for Jack within Room, and she will stop at nothing to ensure that, even in this treacherous environment, Jack is able to live a complete and fulfilling life. But as Jack's curiosity about their situation grows, and Ma's resilience reaches its breaking point, they enact a risky plan to escape, ultimately bringing them face-to-face with what may turn out to be the scariest thing yet: the real world.

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No registration required. Closed Captioning is available upon request.
Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks or grab a bite at Hacienda Coffee in the Reading Lounge.

Kitchener Public Library thanks Christie Digital for generously providing our theatre projection system.

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Free Flicks: Remember

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
Remember (starring Canadian Christopher Plummer and directed by Atom Egoyan)
14A | 95 min

Canada Eh!  In support of Canada’s 150th birthday, throughout the year we will be showing movies that celebrate Canadian films; including Canadian themes, Canadian directors, Canadian actors, and Canadian film locations.

With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family. From Internet Movie Database

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No registration required. Closed Captioning is available upon request.
Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks or grab a bite at Hacienda Coffee in the Reading Lounge.

Kitchener Public Library thanks Christie Digital for generously providing our theatre projection system.

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Free Flicks: My Internship in Canada

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
My Internship in Canada
PG | 108 min

Canada Eh!  In support of Canada’s 150th birthday, throughout the year we will be showing movies that celebrate Canadian films; including Canadian themes, Canadian directors, Canadian actors, and Canadian film locations.

The film stars Patrick Huard as Steve Guibord, an independent Member of Parliament from northern Quebec who quite unexpectedly finds himself in the position of holding the tie-breaking vote on whether Canada will go to war in the Middle East.] Embarking on a tour of his constituency to evaluate public opinion, various lobby groups spin the debate farther and farther out of control and Guibord's confusion ultimately forces the decision onto Souverain , his Haitian immigrant intern.  From Wikipedia

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No registration required. Closed Captioning is available upon request.
Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks or grab a bite at Hacienda Coffee in the Reading Lounge.

Kitchener Public Library thanks Christie Digital for generously providing our theatre projection system.

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