Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie
Discover extraordinary films all through the year!
2017 will be our 22nd year for this popular monthly film series, which provides an enhanced opportunity for local audiences to see the finest Canadian, Independent and World cinema on offer. Screenings are on the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month from January through to December at Uptown Theatre.
Individual Tickets: Adults $10, Seniors/Students $8
(prices include HST)
Advance tickets are available online here, or at Uptown Theatre box office (during regular box office hours).
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – 4:00 pm, 7:00 pm and 9:15 pm
Thursday, December 8, 2016 – 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Location: Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Principle Cast: Rachel Weisz, Timothy Spall, Tom Wilkinson, Andrew Scott
Biography/Drama, 14A for mature thematic material/brief strong language, 110 minutes Language: English, Hebrew and German with English Subtitles (USA/United Kingdom)
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Based on the acclaimed book Denial: Holocaust History on Trial, DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt’s (Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (BAFTA nominee Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, in cases of libel, the burden of proof is on the defendant; therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team, led by Richard Rampton (Academy Award® nominee Tom Wilkinson), to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred.
Directed by Emmy Award® winner Mick Jackson and adapted for the screen by BAFTA and Academy Award® nominated writer David Hare. This film is an especially timely and gripping reminder that history should never be taken for granted.