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Cinema Night: "The Hateful Eight"
Jan
20
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: "The Hateful Eight"

While racing toward the town of Red Rock in post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunter John "The Hangman" Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive prisoner (Jennifer Jason Leigh) encounter another bounty hunter (Samuel L. Jackson) and a man who claims to be a sheriff. Hoping to find shelter from a blizzard, the group travels to a stagecoach stopover located on a mountain pass. Greeted there by four strangers, the eight travelers soon learn that they may not make it to their destination after all.

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Superbowl Sunday Viewing Party
Feb
3
to Feb 4

Superbowl Sunday Viewing Party

The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).  Experience the intensity, the fanfare, and the famous half-time show! Join us in the Cinema Room for the ultimate NFL battle!

Please note that the same rules for the use of the cinema will apply to this viewing. This includes no beverages or food is allowed in.

Teams and times - TBD

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International Cinema Night: "La Haine"
Mar
3
8:00 PM20:00

International Cinema Night: "La Haine"

When a young Arab is arrested and beaten unconscious by police, a riot erupts in the notoriously violent suburbs outside of Paris. Three of the victim's peers, Vinz (Vincent Cassel), Said (Said Taghmaoui) and Hubert (Hubert Koundé), wander aimlessly about their home turf in the aftermath of the violence as they try to come to grips with their outrage over the brutal incident. After one of the men finds a police officer's discarded weapon, their night seems poised to take a bleak turn.

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Mental Health Week Cinema Night: "Reign Over Me"
Mar
10
8:00 PM20:00

Mental Health Week Cinema Night: "Reign Over Me"

Charlie Fineman (Adam Sandler), who lost his family in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, still grieves over their deaths. He runs into his former college roommate, Alan Johnson (Don Cheadle), and the two rekindle their friendship. Alan himself is feeling the strain of family and professional responsibilities, and his renewed bond with Charlie gives both men the strength to carry on during a turning point in their lives.

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with The Commitments!
Mar
17
8:00 PM20:00

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with The Commitments!

Jimmy Rabbitte (Robert Arkins), a self-proclaimed promoter, decides to organize an R&B group to fill the musical void in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland. The band comes together but ends up consisting entirely of white musicians who have little experience with the genre. Even though their raw talent and lofty aspirations gain the group notoriety, the pitfalls of fame began to tear at their newfound friendships as they prepare for their big show.

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Cinema Night: "The Godfather"
Mar
20
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: "The Godfather"

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo's novel of the same name, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). When the don's youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino), reluctantly joins the Mafia, he becomes involved in the inevitable cycle of violence and betrayal. Although Michael tries to maintain a normal relationship with his wife, Kay (Diane Keaton), he is drawn deeper into the family business.

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Cinema Night: "Inception"
Mar
27
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: "Inception"

Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a thief with the rare ability to enter people's dreams and steal their secrets from their subconscious. His skill has made him a hot commodity in the world of corporate espionage but has also cost him everything he loves. Cobb gets a chance at redemption when he is offered a seemingly impossible task: Plant an idea in someone's mind. If he succeeds, it will be the perfect crime, but a dangerous enemy anticipates Cobb's every move.

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Cinema Blockbuster Night: "Wonder Woman"
Apr
3
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Blockbuster Night: "Wonder Woman"

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

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Cinema Night: "Perks of Being a Wallflower"
Jan
13
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: "Perks of Being a Wallflower"

Socially awkward teen Charlie (Logan Lerman) is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two charismatic students become his mentors. Free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) help Charlie discover the joys of friendship, first love, music and more, while a teacher sparks Charlie's dreams of becoming a writer. However, as his new friends prepare to leave for college, Charlie's inner sadness threatens to shatter his newfound confidence.

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Cinema Night: "Good Will Hunting"
Dec
6
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: "Good Will Hunting"

Will Hunting (Matt Damon) has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard), who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire (Robin Williams).

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Cinema Night: "The Weekend"
Dec
2
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: "The Weekend"

Critically acclaimed English romantic drama starring Tom Cullen and Chris New. Weekend is both an honest and unapologetic love story and a film about the universal struggle for an authentic life in all its forms. It is about the search for identity and the importance of making a passionate commitment to your life.

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May
10
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: "Good Will Hunting"

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"The most brilliant mind at America's top university isn't a student, he's the kid who cleans the floors. Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who is failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only man who can reach him. Finally forced to deal with his past, Will discovers that the only one holding him back is himself." - Miramax

Sounds like the perfect inspirational movie to watch during exam time, no? 

 

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May
6
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: "Forrest Gump"

Most people will have seen or at least heard of "Forrest Gump". It's an absolute cult film about life and perseverance. 

It won 6 Oscars in 1995, including Best Picture, Best Lead Actor (starring Tom Hanks), and Best Director. 

"The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75." -IMDb 

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May
3
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: "Boyhood"

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"Boyhood" is original in that it filmed over a 12 year period, with the same actor growing up. The story line goes as "The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college." -IMDb. 

It won 1 Oscar in 2015 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role" for Patricia Arquette. 

It is also rated a perfect score of 100 on Metascore! 

This is definitely worth a watch :) 

 

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Apr
29
8:00 PM20:00

Cinema Night: Battle of Algiers (+ Discussion)

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With past technical difficulties, "Battle of Algiers" will be screening again in the IH cinema! 

"In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government." - IMDb 

This will be followed by a film discussion led by one of our residents, Jean-Baptiste (doing a film PhD), and our warden, Dr Saeed Zeydabadi-Nejad. 

 

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