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Dinner & Movie

Every third Thursday of the month join us for Dinner & Movie night! This is an opportunity to enjoy a wonderful film at Uptown Theatre as well as a special menu offered by an amazing participating Restaurant. The two screening times – 4pm and 8pm will allow you plenty of time to enjoy a meal either after or before the show. This program will cater to two great tastes: that of a fine meal or stellar film. We recommend the delectable pairing of both dinner and movie, but of course the option is there to just go to the restaurant or the theatre. The choice is yours.

Film tickets and meals are sold separately.

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

Advance tickets are available online or one week before each screening at the Uptown Theatre box office (in the evenings an hour before their first screening). HST is included in the ticket price.

 


April Screening

The Salesman

Screening: Thursday, April 20, 2017 – 4:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie
Written and Directed by: Asghar Farhadi
Cast: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti and Babak Karimi
Drama, 14A for mature theme, language may offend, and a brief bloody image, 125 min., Persian with English Subtitles (Iran/France)

 

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Academy Award Winner

 

“The Salesman engages with the choices of its characters, and their consequences, with a particular urgency. That is Asghar Fahardi’s gift, and it should not be undervalued.”– Jason Bailey, Flavorwire

 

Forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project in a neighbouring building, a young Iranian couple moves to the center of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-altering situation involving the previous tenant. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, who also helmed the Oscar-winning feature A Separation.

 

Awards:

Won, Best Foreign Language Film, Academy Awards, USA, 2017
Nominated, Best Motion Picture-Foreign Language, Golden Globes, USA, 2017
Won, Best Actor (Shahab Hosseini) & Best Screenplay, Cannes Film Festival, 2016
Won, Best Foreign Language Film, National Board of Review, USA, 2016
Won, Best International Film, Munich Film Festival, 2016
Won, Best Motion Picture, International Film, Satellite Awards, 2016
Won, Special Jury Prize, Chicago International Film Festival, 2016
Won, Best Film, World Cinema Amsterdam, 2016
Nominated, Critics Choice Award: Best Foreign Language Film, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2016

 

 

Program is Sponsored by:

 


Contact the following sponsoring restaurant to make your reservation and inquire about their special Barrie Film Festival Dinner & Movie Menu!

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The North Restaurant
49 Mary St., Barrie, ON
705-812-2192

sponsor-groovy

Groovy Tuesday’s Bistro
73 Collier St. Barrie
705-721-0302