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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 one week before screening online and at the Uptown Theatre box office (in the evenings an hour before their first screening). HST is included in the ticket price.

April Screening:

At Eternity’s Gate

Screening: Thursday, April 18, 2019 – 4pm, 7pm
Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie



Co-Written and Directed by: Julian Schnabel
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Oscar Isaac
Biography/Drama, 14A for mature thematic content, 111 minutes, Language: English and French with English subtitles


“Dafoe’s elegiac quality hints at why the artist was ahead of his time: because he saw more than anyone else could. It’s a towering performance in a movie that casts a magnetic spell.” – Chris Hewitt, Minneapolis Star Tribune


“Memorable moments come from its series of penetrating philosophical conversations… Dafoe expertly plays the keenness of Van Gogh’s intellect and creativity against his searing drive, his raw emotions, and the haunting that was his depression.” – Peter Canvese, Groucho Reviews


“Dafoe adds another masterful performance to his resume; his work here is as deep and as piercing as his performance in “The Last Temptation of Christ” more than 30 years ago.” – Adam Graham, Detroit News


Academy Award® Nominee Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite scepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art. This is not a forensic biography, but rather scenes based on Vincent van Gogh’s (Academy Award® Nominee Willem Dafoe) letters, common agreement about events in his life that present as facts, hearsay, and moments that are just plain invented.



Nominated, Best Actor (Willem Dafoe), Academy Awards, USA, 2019
Nominated, Best Actor (Willem Dafoe) Golden Globes, USA, 2019
Nominated, Best Actor (Willem Dafoe), Alliance of Women Film Journalists, 2019
Nominated, Best Actor (Willem Dafoe), Indiewire Critics’ Poll, 2018
Nominated, Best Actor (Willem Dafoe), International Cinephile Society Awards, 2019
Nominated, Best Actor (Willem Dafoe), Satellite Awards, 2019
Nominated, Best Actor (Willem Dafoe), Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, 2018
Winner, Best Actor (Willem Dafoe)/Nominated Best Film, Venice Film Festival, 2018


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