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Annual Shaw Festival Film Series Feature Cinema’s Best

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 18, 2015) – Winter is coming, but no need to hibernate. Beginning December 5, stay warm and entertained with weekly screenings of critically acclaimed films and documentaries during the Shaw Festival Film Series at the Festival Theatre (10 Queen’s Parade). All profits from the Film Series benefit the Shaw Festival’s 2016 season.

In addition to the regular schedule, the Film Series showcases award-winning director Deepa Mehta’s film Beeba Boys with an exclusive dinner and movie package. Taking place at 7 p.m. on February 19, the Beeba Boys package is available for $95 or patrons can purchase a film ticket for $20.

Feature films scheduled every Saturday at 3 p.m., beginning December 5 (excluding New Year’s Day):

Danny Collins
Brooklyn
Phoenix
(subtitled)
Testament of Youth
Learning to Drive
Wild Tales
(subtitled)
December 5
December 12
December 19
December 26
January 2
January 9
Suffragette
Mr. Holmes
Trumbo
The Second Mother
(subtitled)
Steve Jobs
The Danish Girl
January 16
January 23
January 30
February 6
February 13
February 20

Must-see documentaries presented every Friday at 6 p.m., starting January 1, 2016 (excluding February 5):

Iris
Meru
Amy
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
Listen to Me Marlon
He Named Me Malala
January 1
January 8
January 15
January 22
January 29
February 12


Show Times, Prices & Parking
:

Parking: $5
Festival Theatre (10 Queen’s Parade)
Feature Films – Saturdays at 3 p.m. • Documentaries – Fridays at 6 p.m.
General admission seating

Single ticket: $12
6-film Documentary Pass: $60
9-film “Stocking Stuffer”: $95
12-film Film Pass: $124
All prices include tax
Call 1-800-511-SHAW (7429) to purchase tickets or visit the Festival Theatre Box Office.
www.shawfest.com/films

The annual Shaw Festival Film Series is presented by the Shaw Festival in association with Film Circuit, the Toronto International Film Festival’s film outreach programme.

The Shaw gratefully acknowledges the Friends of the Festival Film Series who have made this initiative possible, particularly major sponsors John and Carol Walker. The Shaw Festival Film Series is generously supported by the St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Falls Review and Welland Tribune.

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