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"I'm making the movies I want to make"

winter 2023

BI-WEEKLY @ the Museum - 5810 Ferry St.
FREE with Membership -- $5 Non-Members
6:45 PM

All Thursday night films are introduced by film critic and programmer Joan Nicks.

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PARKING

Parking behind the Museum is currently under construction as we build our exciting new Culture Hub. 

Look for City parking lots off of Main Street, Ferry Street, and Peer Street. You will also find on-street parking throughout the neighborhood. 

 

STand by me
january 26th

1 hr 29 mins (1986) 
Rated: G
Drama, based on Stephen King’s novella: A childhood journey to find the body of a missing boy, envisioned through the eyes of a writer. Starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman. 

 

the bucket list
february 9th

1 hr 37 mins (2007)
Rated: G

Buddy-comedy: Two terminally men take to the road guided by a wish list of adventure. Starring Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes.

 

shock and awe
february 23rd

1 hr 30 mins (2017)
Rated: 14A

Bio-drama: Journalists question President George Bush’s planned invasion of Iraq (2003). Starring Woody Harrelson, James Marsden, Rob Reiner.

 

the princess bride
march 9TH

1 hr 38 mins (1987)
Rated: PG

Romance-comedy: A post-modern take on a classic fairy tale told as a bedtime story. Starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin. 

 

when harry met sally
march 23rd

1 hr 35mins (1989)
Rated: 14A

Comedy-drama, written by Nora Ephron: It’s time to revisit this classic late 1980s film and reflect on its enduring popularity. Starring Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher.

 

ABOUT JOAN

Joan Nicks, film critic and writer, programs film series for the Niagara Falls History Museum and advises on film programming for the Niagara Artists Centre (NAC). She collaborates with the Gallery Players of Niagara on special silent film events. She curated image projections for the “Flutes en Route” concert (2017) featuring flutist Doug Miller, and concerts by Chorus Niagara and Toronto Orpheus Choir. She is recipient of the Laura Sabia Award (2003) for women’s contributions to the arts in Niagara.