Calendar

Jan
21
Mon
NB Film Co-op’s MONDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES: BEAUTIFUL BOY @ Tilley Hall, UNB, Room 102
Jan 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

MONDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES:  BEAUTIFUL BOY

January 21, 2019 – 7:30pm at Tilley Hall, UNB Campus

BEAUTIFUL BOY

Felix van Groeningen
USA, 2018
English
111 minutes
Principal Cast: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan

Fresh from his breakout role in Call Me By Your Name, Academy Award nominee Timothée Chalamet (Lady Bird) turns in another dazzling performance in Beautiful Boy. Playing a young man raging and suffering through drug addiction, he confirms his status as one of the very best actors of his generation. He is matched every step of the way in this moving drama by Steve Carell (Battle of the Sexes, Little Miss Sunshine), who continues to build on his comic achievements.

David Sheff (Carell) is a kind, loving, middle- class dad. He and his wife, Vicki (Amy Ryan, Louder Than Bombs, Birdman), seem to have done everything right for their family. So when son Nic (Chalamet) gets addicted to methamphetamine, David can’t believe it, can’t stop it, and can’t help but risk everything to try to get his son back. As David grapples with Nic’s lies, betrayals, and constant flirtations with death, the film reminds us of who Nic used to be — a sweet, thoughtful, beautiful boy.

Adapting the bestselling books that David Sheff and Nic Sheff wrote about their experiences, Belgian director Felix van Groeningen brings both realism and poetry to a tragically timely story. As the Sheffs confront the intractable, unpredictable beast of addiction, they must at the same time confront the fact that Nic’s pain might also be his choice. Beautiful Boy doesn’t shy away from the harsh reality of this family’s struggle, but frames it with a surprising amount of life, love, and hope.

Trailer at https://nbfilmcoop.com/vef/load/74fffb8207263b0800f55affec5973e5?width=640&height=365

Beautiful Boy … is scrupulous and tenderly wounding — a drama that seizes and holds you. It’s a compelling movie whether or not it happens to speak to you personally, yet you can bet that a lot of people who have stood by and watched members of their families succumb to drug addiction are going to want to see it. —Owen Gleiberman, Variety

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The Monday Night Film Series takes place at Tilley Hall, Room 102, UNB Campus
Tel: 455-1632 or email info@nbfilmcoop.com

The NB Film Co-op presents the Fredericton Monday Night Film Series. The series partners are the Film Circuit, a division of the Toronto International Film Festival and the UNB Faculty of Arts. The series presents limited release, independent foreign and Canadian films for one-night screenings, with the goal of diversifying local access to cinema. These films are new or recent releases, which would not otherwise be available to Fredericton audiences on the big screen.

Tickets and Membership

The film series is open to everyone.
Regular admission is $8.00
Member’s admission: $5.00

Full-Year Memberships
Regular: $30.00
Students/Seniors (65 years and up)/NBFC Members: $18.00

Half-Year Memberships
Regular: $20.00
Students/Seniors (65 years and up)/NBFC Members: $12.00

Tickets and Memberships are Available at

Tilley Hall, Room 102, UNB on Monday Nights. Memberships are also available at the NB Film Co-op: 732 Charlotte Street (Charlotte Street Arts Centre) in early September annually

Jan
25
Fri
Cinema Politica – What world do you live in? Along with HOUSING FIRST the rest will follow @ Conserver House, Fredericton
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cinema Politica Fredericton Winter 2019

Cinema Politica Fredericton returns this winter with films on scheduled Fridays at 7:00pm at Conserver House, 180 Saint John St., Fredericton.

Visit the our website. Like us on Facebook.

Contact: fredericton@cinemapolitica.org.

Winter 2019 Schedule
Jan. 25

HOUSING FIRST the rest will follow (short)

Features Sandra “Sandy” Robb, as she explains her life during a period of being homeless in Fredericton.

What world do you live in?

An unflinching documentary immersion into the world of police and security guard violence against people who are poor, homeless and racialized in Toronto.

Trailer: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/what-world-do-you-live

Feb. 8 – Pink Lobster Film Festival

Out in the Night

This doc looks at the case of four black lesbians who were unfairly convicted of assault in a case of self-defense against a violent homophobic attacker.

Trailer: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/out-night

Co-host: Pink Lobster Film Festival

Feb. 22

Concerning Violence

A powerful, retrospective exploration of African liberation struggles via Frantz Fanon’s text The Wretched of the Earth.

Trailer: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/concerning-violence

Co-host: UNB International Development Studies

March 8 – International Women’s Day

Dolores 

Sí, se puede! Audiences will be yelling this famous chant, coined by labour & civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, after watching this riveting biography.

Trailer: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/screening/concorHerdia/dolores

Co-host: UNB/STU University Women’s Centre

March 15 – NB Media Co-op Membership Month

What Is Democracy?

Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, WHAT IS DEMOCRACY? reflects on a word we too often take for granted.

Trailer: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/screening/concordia/what-democracy

Co-host: NB Media Co-op

March 29

Kokom (short)

Kevin Papatie presents a beautiful experimental film, a tribute to his grandmother, his kokom, and, through it, to the Anishnabe people who have survived the trials of history and remained strong.

Trailer: http://www.wapikoni.ca/movies/kokom-2381bd

A Time to Swim

In the suburbs of Montreal, Mutang Urud is a family man. But in Malaysia, he was a voice of resistance for the indigenous peoples of Sarawak. A Time to Swim follows Mutang as he returns home for the first time since his exile in 1992.

Trailer: https://www.nfb.ca/film/time_to_swim/

With: Lisa Jodoin, Indigenous Filmmaker in Residence

Co-host: UNB Culture & Media Studies

April 12

What’s Up Doc? Shorts 

Films by Fredericton high school students and curated by filmmaker/producer Matt Rogers.

“Social Proof”

A film about the Cyberviolence Project by the Muriel McQueen Centre for Family Violence Research.

NB Media Co-op
180 St. John St.,
Fredericton, NB
E3B 4A9
Email: info@nbmediacoop.org
Web: www.nbmediacoop.org
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nbmediacoop
Twitter: https://twitter.com/nbmediacoop

Jan
28
Mon
NB Film Co-op’s MONDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES: STAN & OLLIE @ Tilley Hall, UNB, Room 102
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

MONDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES:  STAN & OLLIE

January 28, 2019 – 7:30pm at Tilley Hall, UNB Campus

STAN & OLLIE

Jon S. Baird
UK / Canada / USA
English
97 minutes
Principal cast: John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Danny Huston

Laurel and Hardy, the world’s most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song – a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

Already legends by 1953, beloved comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy set out to perform live shows for their adoring fans. The tour becomes a hit, but long-buried tension and Hardy’s failing health start to threaten their new act and friendship

Stan Laurel, the slimmer British half of Hollywood double act Laurel and Hardy, was not one to wax lyrical about the art or mystique of comedy: “You have to learn what people will laugh at, then proceed accordingly,” he said, making vaudeville performance sound altogether as methodical and prosaic as shopping for groceries. No matter how ebullient their joint mugging, Laurel and Hardy’s slapstick routines were work, not play. In Stan & Ollie, a gently elegiac portrayal of the pair’s final comic collaboration — a low-rent music hall tour of the U.K. and Ireland in 1953 — the physical and emotional toll of that labor finally shows through their threadbare antics. Well-rehearsed performance chemistry is merely a veneer behind which the two veterans, as tenderly played by Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly, find themselves struggling to click.

This is mellow, twilight-mood material that would have one direction to shuffle in even if it weren’t bound to biographical fact, but it’s a moving wind-down, teased by mortal concerns as well as an existential fear more unique to the thespian life: What can an actor do without an act? Lest things get too morose, however, the quick, verbally limber script by Jeff Pope (Coogan’s co-writer on “Philomena”) lends some welcome itch-and-scratch to proceedings, as does the spry, spritzy friction worked up by the ensemble. Reilly and Coogan may obviously hog the spotlight here, but a secondary, more peppery personality duel between Shirley Henderson and Nina Arianda, both ideally cast as the comedians’ contrastingly skeptical wives Lucille and Ida, more surprisingly lands many of the film’s loudest laughs.

Trailer at https://nbfilmcoop.com/vef/load/d9f5baa9af7a0e4d84106b36fab58981?width=640&height=365

A beautifully styled film with a treasure trove of jokes and skits. But above all a witty, moving study of a longterm relationship rising and falling on the waves of show business, sometimes on the verge of splintering but always coming together again. –
Sarah Cartland, Caution Spoilers

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The Monday Night Film Series takes place at Tilley Hall, Room 102, UNB Campus
Tel: 455-1632 or email info@nbfilmcoop.com

The NB Film Co-op presents the Fredericton Monday Night Film Series. The series partners are the Film Circuit, a division of the Toronto International Film Festival and the UNB Faculty of Arts. The series presents limited release, independent foreign and Canadian films for one-night screenings, with the goal of diversifying local access to cinema. These films are new or recent releases, which would not otherwise be available to Fredericton audiences on the big screen.

Tickets and Membership

The film series is open to everyone.
Regular admission is $8.00
Member’s admission: $5.00

Full-Year Memberships
Regular: $30.00
Students/Seniors (65 years and up)/NBFC Members: $18.00

Half-Year Memberships
Regular: $20.00
Students/Seniors (65 years and up)/NBFC Members: $12.00

Tickets and Memberships are Available at

Tilley Hall, Room 102, UNB on Monday Nights. Memberships are also available at the NB Film Co-op: 732 Charlotte Street (Charlotte Street Arts Centre) in early September annually

Feb
4
Mon
NB Film Co-op’s MONDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES: ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH @ Tilley Hall, UNB, Room 102
Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

MONDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES:  ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH

February 4, 2019 – 7:30pm at Tilley Hall, UNB Campus

ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH

Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky
CANADA, 2018
English, Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Italian, German w/ English subtitles
87 minutes
With: Alicia Vikander

ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is the third collaboration between award-winning photographer Edward Burtynsky and acclaimed filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier following Manufactured Landscapes and Watermark. In breathtaking tableaus, their latest documentary continues their exploration of industrialization and extraction in astonishing scale and perspective.

In recent years, some scientists have argued that the Holocene Epoch — the nearly 12,000-year period since the last Ice Age — has ended, and we have now entered into the Anthropocene Epoch. The new label reflects the dominance of humans on the planet, causing mass extinction and climate change and altering the Earth more than all-natural processes combined.

Spanning numerous countries, the film reveals in stunning images how our mania for conquest defines our relationship to the Earth — and how we have created a global epidemic. In Kenya, mounds of elephant tusks burn in a devastating display of the impact of poaching (chillingly reminiscent of the bison skulls that were piled high in the clearing of the Canadian plains for settlement). In Russia and Germany, mining operations transform terrains into otherworldly industrial waste- lands as hypnotic, colossal, lifelike machines endlessly extract on an unfathomable scale.

ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is a mesmerizing and disturbing rumination on what drives us as a species, and a call to wake up to the destruction caused by our dominance. These startling dystopian visions are not future projections; they reflect a reality that is already here, and if we are to change course, the first step will be a revolutionary shift in consciousness.

Trailer at https://nbfilmcoop.com/vef/load/c6d2baafb6283f02e19c1993d7015b7d?width=640&height=365

To say that there are no easy answers to planetary woes is to state the obvious. But the film seeks to reveal rather than lecture, in the hope that our eyes will convince our brains to act before it’s too late. —Peter Howell, Toronto Star

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The Monday Night Film Series takes place at Tilley Hall, Room 102, UNB Campus
Tel: 455-1632 or email info@nbfilmcoop.com

The NB Film Co-op presents the Fredericton Monday Night Film Series. The series partners are the Film Circuit, a division of the Toronto International Film Festival and the UNB Faculty of Arts. The series presents limited release, independent foreign and Canadian films for one-night screenings, with the goal of diversifying local access to cinema. These films are new or recent releases, which would not otherwise be available to Fredericton audiences on the big screen.

Tickets and Membership

The film series is open to everyone.
Regular admission is $8.00
Member’s admission: $5.00

Full-Year Memberships
Regular: $30.00
Students/Seniors (65 years and up)/NBFC Members: $18.00

Half-Year Memberships
Regular: $20.00
Students/Seniors (65 years and up)/NBFC Members: $12.00

Tickets and Memberships are Available at

Tilley Hall, Room 102, UNB on Monday Nights. Memberships are also available at the NB Film Co-op: 732 Charlotte Street (Charlotte Street Arts Centre) in early September annually

Feb
8
Fri
Cinema Politica & Pink Lobster Film Festival – Out in the Night @ Conserver House, Fredericton
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cinema Politica Fredericton Winter 2019

Cinema Politica Fredericton returns this winter with films on scheduled Fridays at 7:00pm at Conserver House, 180 Saint John St., Fredericton.

Visit the our website. Like us on Facebook.

Contact: fredericton@cinemapolitica.org.

Winter 2019 Schedule
Feb. 8 – Pink Lobster Film Festival

Out in the Night

This doc looks at the case of four black lesbians who were unfairly convicted of assault in a case of self-defense against a violent homophobic attacker.

Trailer: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/out-night

Co-host: Pink Lobster Film Festival

Feb. 22

Concerning Violence

A powerful, retrospective exploration of African liberation struggles via Frantz Fanon’s text The Wretched of the Earth.

Trailer: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/concerning-violence

Co-host: UNB International Development Studies

March 8 – International Women’s Day

Dolores 

Sí, se puede! Audiences will be yelling this famous chant, coined by labour & civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, after watching this riveting biography.

Trailer: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/screening/concorHerdia/dolores

Co-host: UNB/STU University Women’s Centre

March 15 – NB Media Co-op Membership Month

What Is Democracy?

Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, WHAT IS DEMOCRACY? reflects on a word we too often take for granted.

Trailer: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/screening/concordia/what-democracy

Co-host: NB Media Co-op

March 29

Kokom (short)

Kevin Papatie presents a beautiful experimental film, a tribute to his grandmother, his kokom, and, through it, to the Anishnabe people who have survived the trials of history and remained strong.

Trailer: http://www.wapikoni.ca/movies/kokom-2381bd

A Time to Swim

In the suburbs of Montreal, Mutang Urud is a family man. But in Malaysia, he was a voice of resistance for the indigenous peoples of Sarawak. A Time to Swim follows Mutang as he returns home for the first time since his exile in 1992.

Trailer: https://www.nfb.ca/film/time_to_swim/

With: Lisa Jodoin, Indigenous Filmmaker in Residence

Co-host: UNB Culture & Media Studies

April 12

What’s Up Doc? Shorts 

Films by Fredericton high school students and curated by filmmaker/producer Matt Rogers.

“Social Proof”

A film about the Cyberviolence Project by the Muriel McQueen Centre for Family Violence Research.

NB Media Co-op
180 St. John St.,
Fredericton, NB
E3B 4A9
Email: info@nbmediacoop.org
Web: www.nbmediacoop.org
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nbmediacoop
Twitter: https://twitter.com/nbmediacoop

Feb
11
Mon
NB Film Co-op’s MONDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES: THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST @ Tilley Hall, UNB, Room 102
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

MONDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES: THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST

February 11, 2019 – 7:30pm at Tilley Hall, UNB Campus

THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST

Desiree Akhavan
USA, 2018
English
90 minutes
Principal cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Jennifer Ehle, Sasha Lane, Forrest Goodluck

Part of Pink Lobster Film Festival week.

Despite dealing with the tragedy of losing her parents in a car crash, Cameron Post (Chloë Grace Moritz, Brain on Fire, Clouds of Sils Maria) seemingly fits in well with her conservative Montana community; she performs well at school, holds a place on the track team, participates in her local youth group, and has a picture-perfect boyfriend on her arm. However, when she and her best friend Coley are caught embracing after a high school dance, Cameron’s life quickly comes crashing down around her.

Cameron is immediately sent to pray away her “same-sex attraction” at God’s Promise, an evangelical conversion therapy camp, where she’s forced to wrestle with her identity and sexual orientation among a group of similarly stranded youths. After making a real connection with fellow campers Jane Fonda (Sasha Lane, American Honey, Hearts Beat Loud) and Adam Red Eagle (Forrest Goodluck, Indian Horse, The Revenant) and seeing some of the devastating effects of the camp’s program on others, Cameron is forced to question the legitimacy of the camp’s dogmatic teachings and decide for herself who she really is.

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature at Sundance, The Miseducation of Cameron Post deftly explores how identities, families, and communities are intertwined through its stellar cast of up-and-coming actors and Desiree Akhavan’s skilled and thoughtful direction.

Trailer at https://nbfilmcoop.com/vef/load/3787eb3edf9705da578efc54797c6e6c?width=640&height=365

Chloë Grace Moretz puts in a career-best turn as a teen sent to ‘pray away the gay’ at a Christian camp in Desiree Akhavan’s compassionate LGBT story. —Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian

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The Monday Night Film Series takes place at Tilley Hall, Room 102, UNB Campus
Tel: 455-1632 or email info@nbfilmcoop.com

The NB Film Co-op presents the Fredericton Monday Night Film Series. The series partners are the Film Circuit, a division of the Toronto International Film Festival and the UNB Faculty of Arts. The series presents limited release, independent foreign and Canadian films for one-night screenings, with the goal of diversifying local access to cinema. These films are new or recent releases, which would not otherwise be available to Fredericton audiences on the big screen.

Tickets and Membership

The film series is open to everyone.
Regular admission is $8.00
Member’s admission: $5.00

Full-Year Memberships
Regular: $30.00
Students/Seniors (65 years and up)/NBFC Members: $18.00

Half-Year Memberships
Regular: $20.00
Students/Seniors (65 years and up)/NBFC Members: $12.00

Tickets and Memberships are Available at

Tilley Hall, Room 102, UNB on Monday Nights. Memberships are also available at the NB Film Co-op: 732 Charlotte Street (Charlotte Street Arts Centre) in early September annually