Essential Big Screen! Happy Holidays!


From The Magic Flute to The Mystery of Picasso, there’s magic, mystery and must-see cinema at The Cinematheque through the festive season. Join us for a special selection of much-loved classics, all films of sensational beauty, all best appreciated on the big screen. Happy holidays and happy viewing!

Please note: The Magic Flute and Fanny and Alexander – The Complete Version also form part of our Bergman 100 program. Click on titles to view film descriptions and screening dates.


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Recent Showings

NEW RESTORATION! This extraordinary collaboration between Picasso and Clouzot may be the most original documentary about a painter.
IMPORTED 35mm PRINT! Jean Renoir’s first made-in-France movie after a 15-year exile was a feast-for-the-eyes re-creation of Belle Époque.
Peter Weir’s dreamy, mystical film, presented here in its 1998 director's cut, is one of the breakout works of the Australian New Wave.
NEW RESTORATION! Angels listen in on the innermost thoughts of mere mortals in Wim Wenders’s lovely, lyrical masterpiece.