Junction Movie Nights 2013

Movie nights posterDebut – June 22nd at The Junction Summer Solstice Festival / w Buster Keaton’s “Steaboat Bill” featuring live music accompaniment.

9.30 PM / The Junction Train Platform  (Dundas St. West / Pacific Ave.)

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Every Second Friday in July & August

July 5, 19 August  2, 16, 30

Screening Time: 9.30 PM

Location: The Junction Train Platform ( Dundas St. West / Pacific Ave.)

NEW: Check out Movie Night Deals at participating Food Establishments

JUST ANNOUNCED : MOVIE LINE-UP

July 5th- Double Bill: THINGS TO COME ( 1934 ) & MANBORG (2011)

Special Appearance by Movie Director Steven Kostanski

July 19th-  Greenwich Village: Music That Changed A Generation (2013)

 Due to storm cancellation last week, movie postponed to Friday July 26th, 2013 ( Same place/ time)  

August 2nd- Citizen Kane ( 1941)

August 16th- Foxed (2013) & The Fruit Hunters (2012)

August 30th – Audience choice!! The choice is yours, tell us what you want to see – VOTE NOW

 
Movie Screening Audience Choice Picks
Pick a movie you would like to see at the last Junction Movie Night !

MORE ABOUT EACH FILM

Things To Come ( 1934 ) Directed by William Cameron Menzies; 100 min.

Film based on the story by H.G. Wells

One of the first science fiction films that takes a look into the future.

Manborg ( 2011 ) -Directed by Steven Kostanski; 75 min.

A soldier, brought back to life as a cyborg, fights alongside a band of adventurers against demon hordes in a dystopian future. Produced by Winnipeg film collective Astron-6, this low-budget flick has quickly become a cult favourite.

Greenwich Village: Music That Changed A Generation (2013)- Director Laura Archibald ; 52 mins

Featuring poignant interviews with Pete Seeger, Kris Kristofferson, Don McLean, Peter Yarrow, Arlo Guthrie, Lucy and Carly Simon, Tom Chapin and Judy Collins, among dozens of other music luminaries, GREENWICH VILLAGE: MUSIC THAT DEFINED A GENERATION combines talking heads with rare archival footage and new live performances to tell a story about a community that created a generation-defining music.

Citizen Kane ( 1941 ) Directed by Orson Welles; 119 min.
Starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Ruth Warrick

Considered by many to be the greatest film of the 20th century. Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

The Fruit Hunters (2012)- Director Yung Chang; 92 min.

Hunting mangoes in Borneo, scouring Renaissance paintings for ancient, lost figs, uncovering the secrets of tastebud-altering Miracle Fruit: The Fruit Hunters tells a story of adventure, desire and obsession.

Audience Choice Options:

Top Hat (1935) Directed by Mark Sandrich
Starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers

Classic Fred & Ginger. An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer.

King Kong (1933) Directed by Merian C. Cooper
Starring Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot

One of the most well-received titles during the Junction’s 2011 outdoor screenings. A film crew goes to a tropical location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.

The Set-Up (1949) Directed by Robert Wise
Starring Robert Ryan and Audrey Totter

To redeem himself after a hoax, reporter Wallace Cook proposes a series of stories on doomed Hazel Flagg. Hazel discovers she really doesn’t have radium poisoning, but still accepts the big fling in New York that Cook offers her, in this screwball farce on the tabloid press.

Faceless (2011) Directed by Jason Lapeyre; 98 min.

A documentary about the workings of a psychiatry inpatient unit in downtown Toronto seen through the eyes of current patients being treated for mental illness and former patients who revisit the unit now that they’re well

Where Are You Go? (2009) Directed by Benny Zenga; 86 min.

Four months on a bicycle between Cairo and Cape Town is not your typical African safari. En route with the Tour d’Afrique, the world’s longest bicycle race and expedition, the Zenga Bros. and Brian Vernor make light of this physically daunting trip by sharing a universal love of the bicycle.

Ping Pong ( 2012) Director Hugh Hartford and Anson Hartford

Pensioners from across the planet compete in the World over 80s Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia.From retirement, care homes, mental and physical health to death and loneliness; 8 players from 4 continents, with 703 years between them; guide us through the extraordinary world of Veteran sports. The film interweaves the competition with intimate and candid portraits that explore the hope, passion, prejudice, and immediacy of growing old.