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Hermitess + Jessica McMann

New Works Calgary presents a concert film featuring Calgary’s most beloved band-of-witches—Hermitess and Cree flautist, composer, contemporary dancer, and choreographer, Jessica McMann. The film also features a new collaboration between McMann and Jennifer Crighton.

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Local Heroes

Six emerging Alberta filmmakers screen their inspiring short documentary films, created during the pandemic about our own local heroes with funding from TELUS Storyhive. The two simultaneous screenings present three films each, in individual theatres at the Globe Cinema. Choose the theatre that inspires you!

Showtime: 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW)$11
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OMA Watch Party

Join THIRD ACTion Film Festival for a screening of the Alberta-based documentary OMA, which follows Sandy Moser, who decided to make 970 masks as a way to give back during the COVID-19 pandemic. The filmmaker and subject of the film will be speaking after the film.

Showtime: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: Stream Online$14.62
A still from the film An Actor's Revenge (1963)

An Actor’s Revenge

Part of Calgary Cinematheque’s Japanese Theatre Series, An Actor’s Revenge is a backstage drama set in the world of kabuki theatre following the efforts of anonnagata, played by legendary actor Kazuo Hasegawa to enact a dramatic vengeance against the men responsible for his parent’s deaths.

Showtime: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW)$10 - $12
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The Lost Daughter

The Calgary International Film Festival’s monthly Global Perspective Series, which takes local audiences around the globe with six of the year’s most talked-about films, presents The Lost Daughter. The film marks the feature directorial debut by Maggie Gyllenhall as she adapts Elena Ferrante’s striking 2006 novel.

Showtime: 7:00pm
Location: Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW)$13.50
A still from The Ballad of Narayama (1983)

The Ballad of Narayama

As part of their Japanese Theatre Series, Calgary Cinematheque presents The Ballad of Narayama double feature: the 1958 version by director Keisuke Konishita, as well as the 1983 version by director Shohei Imamura who embarked on a remake of this visionary kabuki classic. Grab tickets to one, or both films!

Showtime: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW)$10 - $18
A still image from A Page of Madness (1926)

A Page of Madness

As part of their Japanese Theatre series, Calgary Cinematheque presents one of the most unique films of the Japanese silent era. Created by an avant-garde movement of artists and highly influenced by Noh theatre, A Page of Madness is commonly interpreted as an early horror film.

Showtime: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW)$10 - $18
A still image from Gate of Hell (1953)

Gate of Hell

As part of Calgary Cinematheque’s Japanese Theatre Series and the second film of their Kinugasa double feature, Martin Scorsese named Teinosuke Kinugasa’s Gate of Hell one of the greatest colour films ever made. It is a stylized vision of overwhelming passions contained within ritualistic societal bounds.

Showtime: 9:00pm – 11:00pm
Location: Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW)$10 - $18
A promotional graphic for Perspective Film Series: Curtis (2020)


Join Contemporary Calgary, Pink Flamingo and Fonda Fora for their presentation of Curtis as part of their Perspective Film Series. Bring a friend and enjoy the film with a Fonda Fora Cocktails & Canapés package for two and a complimentary salsa tasting after the screening.

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Building the Photo Ark

Photographer Joel Sartore is the founder of the National Geographic Photo Ark project—a multi-year initiative to document every living species in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries. Hear about the inspiration, mishaps, and encounters behind his mission to change the world, one photo and one species at a time.

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Secrets of the Whales

Learn about these fascinating mammals and their startlingly human parallels across four different species from celebrated National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry live and in-person, as Arts Commons Presents and National Geographic Live bring Brian Skerry: Secrets of the Whales to Calgary fans. 


Contact Calgary Arts Development’s communications team at 403.264.5330 ext. 211 or by email at events@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

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