Markham at the Movies
An initiative of the Markham Arts Council, Markham at the Movies is a partner of the Toronto International Film Festival Film Circuit.
It is a non-profit group run by volunteers and film enthusiasts who focus on bringing award-winning Canadian and international films to our own doorstep.
Our film choices are made with an eye to entertain and enlighten audiences.
Volunteers are needed for the working committee of Markham at the Movies. Meetings are held monthly. Volunteers find the committee work stimulating and often fun. We will make every effort to match your interests and skills with the duties available.
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Winter 2016 Films
THE SECOND MOTHER
This film is Brazil’s entry for the best foreign language film at the 88th Academy Awards and is both written and directed by Anna Muylaert. The drama unfolds as the grown daughter of a housemaid working for a wealthy family in Sao Paulo moves into the household in order to apply for a city university admission exam.
In Portuguese with English subtitles
LABYRINTH OF LIES
Tuesday February 23 at 7 p.m. – at Flato Markham Theatre.
A young and idealistic public prosecutor investigates former workers and the commander of the Auschwitz camp. His path is at times thwarted both by people in power and by romance. The film is directed and co-written by Giulio Ricciarelli.
In German with English subtitles.
MY INTERNSHIP IN CANADA
Tuesday March 29th at 7 p.m. – at Flato Markham Theatre.
Directed by Philippe Falardeau (Monsieur Lazhar) this satirical film is a 2015 TIFF selection. An independent M.P. a backbencher and former hockey player finds himself in an uncomfortable spotlight. His young Haitian intern, has a keen interest in the Canadian system. The film delivers laughs and civic pride.
In French with English subtitles
Tickets are $10 at the door. For even more savings, call the theatre box office at 905-305-7469 for a subscription – $55 for six movies.