The Humans

6:30pm - Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021

Erik Blake has gathered three generations of his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the group’s deepest fears are ...[more]

Titane

9:00pm - Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021

Titane: A metal highly resistant to heat and corrosion, with high tensile strength alloys, often used inmedical prostheses due to its pronounced biocompatibility. Rising French filmmaker Julia Decournau (Raw) became only the second female ...[more]

Jean-Luc Godard's 'Breathless' (60th Anniversary Restoration)

6:30pm - Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021

Join us at the Rio Theatre for screenings of a film that has earned its place in film history, Jean-Luc Godard's seminal French New Wave classic BREATHLESS, which has been beautifully restored for its 60th Anniversary. Adapted from an original ...[more]

The Howling (2021 Restoration) 40th Anniversary Screening

8:45pm - Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021

Join us at the Rio Theatre for a 40th Anniversary screening of director Joe Dante's "biting' satire on werewolf movies, THE HOWLING. Dee Wallace (E.T.) stars as Karen White, a LA news anchor with a serial killer for a stalker, leads the man into ...[more]

Paul Anthony's Talent Time: Christmas Special

8:00pm - Thursday, Dec 2, 2021

Paul Anthony's Talent Time returns to the Rio Theatre on Thursday, December 2, for a yearly tradition of song, dance, comedy, gifts, weirdness with an over-all feeling of joy to the world! Thursday, December 2 Doors 7:15 pm | Show 8:00 pm ...[more]

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

6:00pm - Friday, Dec 3, 2021

KURT VONNEGUT: UNSTUCK IN TIME is a dazzling, worthy tribute to Vonnegut and a compelling introduction for the uninitiated. The feature documentary -- the first of its kind on Vonnegut -- is a deep, immersive dive into the author's upbringing and ...[more]

The Feast

9:00pm - Friday, Dec 3, 2021

Set against the backdrop of Wales' lush mountainside, director Lee Haven Jones' Welsh-language folk-horror fantasy THE FEAST follows an affluent family as they gathers at their lavish home, made of glass and steel. The matriarch is having a dinner ...[more]

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

11:15pm - Friday, Dec 3, 2021

"More human than human is our motto." In 2007 director Ridley Scott released BLADE RUNNER: The Final Cut, the “definitive” edition – the workprint feature version – which has since been remastered for theatrical release. Catch it in all its ...[more]

Miyō: Powell Street Festival at the Rio Theatre

3:00pm - Saturday, Dec 4, 2021

Miyō: Powell Street Festival at the Rio Theatre Short Films, Live Music, Conversations Join Powell Street Festival artists for a joyful, in-person afternoon of short films, live music, and conversations with host Tetsuro Shigematsu featuring ...[more]

Jean-Luc Godard's 'Breathless' (60th Anniversary Restoration)

6:30pm - Saturday, Dec 4, 2021

Join us at the Rio Theatre for screenings of a film that has earned its place in film history, Jean-Luc Godard's seminal French New Wave classic BREATHLESS, which has been beautifully restored for its 60th Anniversary. Adapted from an original ...[more]

Jean-Luc Godard's 'Breathless' (60th Anniversary Restoration)

6:30pm - Saturday, Dec 4, 2021

Join us at the Rio Theatre for screenings of a film that has earned its place in film history, Jean-Luc Godard's seminal French New Wave classic BREATHLESS, which has been beautifully restored for its 60th Anniversary. Adapted from an original ...[more]

True Romance

8:45pm - Saturday, Dec 4, 2021

You're so cool. Before becoming one of contemporary cinema's most acclaimed and culturally relevant directors, Quentin Tarantino had a little luck penning some scripts that would eventually be made into cult-classics, including one that would be ...[more]

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

1:15pm - Sunday, Dec 5, 2021

KURT VONNEGUT: UNSTUCK IN TIME is a dazzling, worthy tribute to Vonnegut and a compelling introduction for the uninitiated. The feature documentary -- the first of its kind on Vonnegut -- is a deep, immersive dive into the author's upbringing and ...[more]

The Humans

4:00pm - Sunday, Dec 5, 2021

Erik Blake has gathered three generations of his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the group’s deepest fears are ...[more]

The Feast

6:30pm - Sunday, Dec 5, 2021

Set against the backdrop of Wales' lush mountainside, director Lee Haven Jones' Welsh-language folk-horror fantasy THE FEAST follows an affluent family as they gathers at their lavish home, made of glass and steel. The matriarch is having a dinner ...[more]

Blue Velvet

8:45pm - Sunday, Dec 5, 2021

“Heineken? Fuck that shit! Pabst Blue Ribbon!” Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rosselini and Dennis Hopper turn in some of the best performances of their respective careers in director David Lynch’s ultra cool and very cult neo-noir mystery thriller ...[more]

Blue Velvet

8:45pm - Wednesday, Dec 8, 2021

“Heineken? Fuck that shit! Pabst Blue Ribbon!” Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rosselini and Dennis Hopper turn in some of the best performances of their respective careers in director David Lynch’s ultra cool and very cult neo-noir mystery thriller ...[more]

Vancouver Burlesque Co. Presents: December Student Showcase

8:00pm - Thursday, Dec 9, 2021

The Vancouver Burlesque Co. is proud to present their December Student Showcase at the Rio Theatre on Thursday, December 9. Come on out to see for yourself that burlesque is back in Vancouver - and it's bigger than ever! Cheer on the amazing ...[more]

Don't Look Up

6:45pm - Friday, Dec 10, 2021

Two astronomers go on a media tour to warn humankind of a planet-killing comet hurtling toward Earth. The response from a distracted world: Meh. Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), an astronomy grad student, and her professor Dr. Randall Mindy ...[more]

The Matrix (1999 Re-issue)

10:00pm - Friday, Dec 10, 2021

"There is no spoon." Join us at the Rio Theatre for a much-needed, big screen re-visitation of the Wachowski's landmark 1999 blockbuster, THE MATRIX - one of the most influential, martial-arts fueled, futuristic cyber-punk sci-fi fantasies ever ...[more]

Don't Look Up

6:45pm - Saturday, Dec 11, 2021

Two astronomers go on a media tour to warn humankind of a planet-killing comet hurtling toward Earth. The response from a distracted world: Meh. Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), an astronomy grad student, and her professor Dr. Randall Mindy ...[more]

Pokemon-A-Go-Go: The Geekenders Burlesque Movie

10:00pm - Saturday, Dec 11, 2021

GEEKENDERS FANS, WE CHOOSE YOU! From the brilliant mind of The Galaxy Queen of Dreams comes a full-length burlesque movie, featuring your favourite (and socially distanced) Geekendersperformers. There's nothing like watching a movie at the ...[more]

West Side Story (1961)

2:15pm - Sunday, Dec 12, 2021

"Just play it cool, boy... Real cool." In anticipation of Steven Spielberg's upcoming WEST SIDE STORY, we felt the time was right to re-visit the incomparable 1961 film adaptation - and tip our hat to the late, great composer and lyricist ...[more]

The Matrix (1999 Re-issue)

5:40pm - Sunday, Dec 12, 2021

"There is no spoon." Join us at the Rio Theatre for a much-needed, big screen re-visitation of the Wachowski's landmark 1999 blockbuster, THE MATRIX - one of the most influential, martial-arts fueled, futuristic cyber-punk sci-fi fantasies ever ...[more]

Don't Look Up

8:45pm - Sunday, Dec 12, 2021

Two astronomers go on a media tour to warn humankind of a planet-killing comet hurtling toward Earth. The response from a distracted world: Meh. Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), an astronomy grad student, and her professor Dr. Randall Mindy ...[more]

Don't Look Up

8:45pm - Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021

Two astronomers go on a media tour to warn humankind of a planet-killing comet hurtling toward Earth. The response from a distracted world: Meh. Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), an astronomy grad student, and her professor Dr. Randall Mindy ...[more]

The Rio Sports Bar Presents: RuPaul's Drag Race Canada (Final!)

9:00pm - Thursday, Dec 16, 2021

The Rio Sports Bar is back in action on Thursday, December 16! Gather all your squirrelfriends to see who will sashay away, and who will be this season's winner in Mama Ru's legendary Canadian extravaganza, eh? Thursday, December 16 Doors ...[more]

Tits The Season! (Early Show)

6:00pm - Saturday, Dec 18, 2021

TITS THE SEASON! Helvetica Productions is proud to present Tits the Season! at the Rio Theatre on Saturday, December 18. Vancouver’s naughtiest and nicest new holiday tradition is an over-the-top festive extravaganza featuring Vancouver’s ...[more]

Tits The Season! (Late Show)

10:00pm - Saturday, Dec 18, 2021

TITS THE SEASON! Helvetica Productions is proud to present Tits the Season! at the Rio Theatre on Saturday, December 18. Vancouver’s naughtiest and nicest new holiday tradition is an over-the-top festive extravaganza featuring Vancouver’s ...[more]

Nimesh Patel LIVE!

7:30pm - Sunday, Jan 30, 2022

Comedian Nimesh Patel is headed to the Rio's Stage on Sunday, January 30. Sunday, January 30 Doors 7:00 pm | Show 7:30 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time. Tickets (General Admission) $35 (+s/c) | $40 at the door *Must ...[more]