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Third Thursday

3rd Thursday is another exciting addition to our monthly offering so that we can bring you more screening opportunities and also have a time slot where we can add a variety of genres from more challenging, thought-provoking features to documentaries and there may even be some lighthearted selections in the mix. We guarantee we will showcase a wide variety of material from Canada and around the world.

Film tickets: $10 for Adults, $8 for Seniors/Students

Advance tickets are available online and at the Uptown Theatre box office the day of screening. HST is included in the ticket price.

Notes for online ticket sales delivery:
Select “Will Call” if you wish to get your tickets at box office on day of screening; or “Print at Home” to receive a digital file of your ticket (pdf) which can then be printed at home or scanned off your smart phone.

December Screening:


Screening: Thursday, December 19, 2019 – 4pm, 7pm
Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie


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Written and Directed by: Trey Edward Shults
Cast: Kelvin Harrison JR., Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell, Alexa Demie, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Sterling K. Brown
Drama, 14A for coarse language and sexually suggestive scenes, 136 minutes (USA)


“Prepare to be bowled over by two relative newcomers: actress Taylor Russell, who quite simply has the most expressive young face to be seen onscreen in many a season, and Kelvin Harrison Jr., who can be cocky and vulnerable in the same split second.” – Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press


“Whatever your reaction to this ambitious, boldly original and hard-hitting family drama, you could never accuse writer-director Trey Edward Shults of holding anything back.” – G. Allen Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle


“[A] powerful artistic undertow that sucks viewers in and spits them out gasping.” – Ty Burr, Boston Globe.



Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family – led by a well-intentioned but domineering father – as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. From acclaimed director Trey Edward Shults, Waves is a heartrending story about the universal capacity for compassion and growth even in the darkest of times.



Nominee, Best Supporting Female, (Taylor Russell) Film Independent Spirit Awards, 2020
Nominee, Audience Award/Best Feature/Breakthrough Actor (Taylor Russell) Gotham Awards, 2019
Winner, Best Screenwriting, Hamptons International Film Festival, 2019
Winner, Virtuoso Award (Taylor Russell) Santa Barbara International Film Festival, 2020


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