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January 19, 20 and 21, 2018

Sunday Aug 27, 2017 10:30am
Rainbow Theatre, Northumberland Mall, Cobourg

Its only the end of the worldAfter 12 years away, Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), 34, a writer with a terminal illness, goes back to his hometown with the intention that he's going to tell his family he's dying.

His younger sister Suzanne (Léa Seydoux) was only 10 when he left and she's ecstatic to see him. His mother Martine (Nathalie Baye) is also thrilled, but his older brother Antoine (Vincent Cassel) is angry with Louis and constantly starts arguments. Although Antoine's wife Catherine (Marion Cotillard) seems sweet, she's also totally dominated by her husband.

As the afternoon goes on, Louis tries to connect with his family to tell them his news, but it becomes harder and harder to find an opportune time.

Leads: Nathalie Baye, Vincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard
Director: Xavier Dolan
Rating: PG   Run time: 97 Min
Genre: Drama
Language: French with sub-titles

Sunday Aug 13, 2017 10:30am
Rainbow Theatre, Northumberland Mall, Cobourg

jean of the jonesesJean of the Joneses follows the dysfunctional Jones family as they go through an unusual family tragedy.  After arriving to the door of the matriarch Jones' house during a family get together, an old man collapses and dies.  It is then revealed that the old man was the absent father of the Jones children whose identity had been the subject of secrets and lies told by their mother.  As family issues become public knowledge, the women truly come to terms with their own personal problems.

Leads: Sherri Shepherd, François Arnaud, Gloria Reuben, Taylour Paige
Directed by: Stella Meghie
Genre: Comedy, Drama.  Language: English
Runtime: 82 minutes  Rating: PG

Sunday July 23, 2017 10:30am
Rainbow Theatre, Northumberland Mall, Cobourg

KonelineKONELINE: our land beautiful is a sensual, cinematic celebration of northwestern British Columbia, and all the dreamers who move across it.

Some hunt on the land. Some mine it. They all love it. Set deep in the traditional territory of the Tahltan First Nation, KONELINE captures beauty and complexity as one of Canada's vast wildernesses undergoes irrevocable change.

Production:  Canada 2016
Directed by: Nettie Wild
Cinematographer: Van Royko  Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 96 minutes  Language: English

Sunday July 9, 2017 10:30am
Rainbow Theatre, Northumberland Mall, Cobourg

maudieMAUDIE, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper. Maudie, bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family and she also yearns, passionately, to create art. Unexpectedly, Everett finds himself falling in love. MAUDIE charts Everett's efforts to protect himself from being hurt, Maudie's deep and abiding love for this difficult man and her surprising rise to fame as a folk painter.

Leads: Ethan Hawke, Sally Hawkins, Kari Matchett, Gabrielle Rose, Zachary Bennett
Director: Aisling Walsh
Genre: Drama  Language: English
Run Time: 115 minutes  Rating: PG

Sunday May 7, 2017 4:00pm
Rainbow Theatre, Northumberland Mall, Cobourg

Spirit unforgettableSpirit Unforgettable is the powerful, devastating and inspiring story of the iconic Canadian Celtic rock band Spirit of the West, and their charismatic frontman John Mann, who in 2014, at the age of 51, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's.

Cast: Vince Ditrich , Matthew Harder, Tobin Frank, Geoffrey Kelly, John Mann, Hugh McMillan
Director: Pete McCormack
Genre: Documentary  Language: English
Runtime: 86 min

Sunday April 30, 2017 4:00pm
Rainbow Theatre, Northumberland Mall, Cobourg

maudieMAUDIE, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper. Maudie, bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family and she also yearns, passionately, to create art. Unexpectedly, Everett finds himself falling in love. MAUDIE charts Everett's efforts to protect himself from being hurt, Maudie's deep and abiding love for this difficult man and her surprising rise to fame as a folk painter.

Leads: Ethan Hawke, Sally Hawkins, Kari Matchett, Gabrielle Rose, Zachary Bennett
Director: Aisling Walsh
Genre: Drama  Language: English
Run Time: 115 minutes  Rating: PG