Kensington Summertime Outdoor Movies

Bring your chairs and come enjoy favorite local and regional films under the stars starting every Saturday evening from August 8th – August 29th! Enjoy the ATB Financial complementary snack shack or bring your own popcorn! In partnership with Calgary Parking Authority, Truck Gallery and our Community Partner, Calgary International Film Festival, these evenings are not to be missed! 

“We are thrilled to have such an amazing lineup of local and regional talent! These films present a variety of content and each provokes thought – they are interesting, humorous, engaging and representational depictions of the communities we live in”, says Annie MacInnis, Executive Director of the Kensington BRZ. 

When: 9pm: August 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29 – Come sit back and enjoy amazing and thought provoking visual content amongst neighbours and friends.

Where: Kensington Summertime Outdoor Movies will be held at the Calgary Parking Authority Lot 57 – located at 1210 Kensington Rd. NW.

Film Schedule

Saturday August 8: Radiant City by Gary Burns and Jim Brown – SPONSORED BY ATB FINANCIAL
• Gary Burns, Canada’s king of surreal comedy, joins Jim Brown on an outing to craft a vivid account of life in the late suburban age. The film has been awarded a Genie Award for Best Documentary. 

Saturday August 15: Lloyd the Conquer by Mike Peterson – SPONSORED BY SOCIAL SESAME 
• A tyrannical professor coerces three slacker students into joining his live action role playing league in exchange for a passing grade.

Saturday August 22: Waking Life by Richard Linklater – SPONSORED BY SWIZZLESTICKS SALSONSPA
• A man tries to figure out whether he’s living in reality as he shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe. Waking Life premiered at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival.

Saturday August 29: My Prairie Life by Chelsea McMullan and Rae Spoon 
• Transgender musical artist Rae Spoon takes us on a playful, meditative and at times melancholic journey as they visits stretches of Rural Alberta to confront memories of an abusive household. The film was an official selection at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

Check out Kensington Community official website for upcoming events here

 (Photo Source:NY Times)

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