National Canadian Film Day (Free w/ RSVP! Denis Villeneuve in person!)

Presented in association with National Canadian Film Day 150 and the USC School of Cinematic Arts

Join us for a celebration of Canadian cinema, in honor of Canada’s upcoming sesquicentennial! Poutine and other Canadian foods and libations will be served for our all day marathon, celebrating Canadian filmmakers’ distinctive impact on Hollywood.

Admission is rolling. Line up (times are approximate and subject to change):

2:30pm The Saddest Music in the World
Dir. Guy Maddin, 2003, 35mm, 100 min.

4:30pm Meatballs
Dir. Ivan Reitman, 1979, DCP, 94 min.

6:15pm Reception on patio with poutine bar and Canadian desserts

7:30pm Incendies
Followed by a Q&A with Academy Award nominated director Denis Villeneuve (Arrival) moderated by USC’s Alex Ago!
Dir. Denis Villeneuve, 2010, 35mm, 131 min.

11pm Strange Brew
Dir. Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas, 1983, 35mm, 90 min.

NOTE: To help us track attendance, you must pre-register for “first-come, first-serve” admission. Your registration does not guarantee you a seat.

Also, as Cinefamily is a non-profit, all of our donating 1-year Black Card members get priority entry to our free shows. Donating for a Cinefamily membership is the perfect way to both support the theater, and to gain access to the early-entry line.