Every other Wednesday evening the Canmore Library shows a movie in the Friends of the Library Program Room starting at 7:00pm. Selections vary between classics and new releases. Admission is FREE, donations accepted. Bring a pillow, a bowl of popcorn, or even a friend! Make yourself at home and enjoy the cinematic experience.
Twelve-year-old Tekehentahkhwa (nicknamed "Beans") is on the edge: torn between innocent childhood and reckless adolescence; forced to grow up fast and become the tough Mohawk warrior she needs to be during the Oka Crisis, the turbulent Indigenous uprising that tore Quebec and Canada apart for 78 tense days in the summer of 1990. Directed by Tracey Deer. Rated: 14A. Runtime: 1hr 32min. Click here for the IMDb listing.
A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch." It features an expansive ensemble cast and follows three different storylines. Directed by Wes Anderson. Rated: 14A. Runtime: 1hr 48min. Click here for the IMDb listing.
Marcel, a 1-inch-tall shell, lives with his grandmother, Connie, the only residents of their town after their neighbors' sudden, mysterious disappearance. When discovered by a guest amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans and a new hope of reuniting with his long-lost family. Directed by Dean Fleischer Camp. Rated: PG. Runtime: 1hr 29min. Click here for the IMDb listing.
Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, Richard Williams is determined to write his daughters, Venus and Serena, into history. Training on Compton, California's neglected tennis courts--rain or shine--the girls are shaped by their father's unyielding commitment and their mother's balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them. Based on the true story that will inspire the world, "King Richard" follows the uplifting journey of a family whose unwavering resolve and unconditional belief ultimately delivers two of the world's greatest sports legends. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. Rated: PG. Runtime: 2hr 20min. Click here for the IMDb listing.