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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

2:45pm - Sunday, Jul 21, 2019

In visionary director Terry Gilliam's long-awaited fantasy THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE, Adam Driver plays Toby, a cynical but supposedly genius film director who finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker... ...[more]

2001: A Space Odyssey

5:45pm - Sunday, Jul 21, 2019

"Just what do you think you're doing, Dave?" As part of our nod to the 50th Anniversary of the lunar landing (Saturday, July 18), we thought it fitting to celebrate cinema that captures and is inspired by the human desire to learn about and ...[more]

Andrei Tarkovsky's Solaris

9:00pm - Sunday, Jul 21, 2019

Ground control has been receiving strange transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. When cosmonaut Kris Kelvin (Donata Banionis), a widowed psychologist, is sent to investigate the death of a colleague and the ...[more]

Booksmart

6:45pm - Monday, Jul 22, 2019

Actress Olivia Wilde's feature directorial debut Booksmart follows two academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, suddenly realize that they should have worked less and played more. Determined never to ...[more]

The Dead Don't Die

9:15pm - Monday, Jul 22, 2019

American writer-director Jim Jarmusch - best known for reliable arthouse fare like DOWN BY LAW, ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE and DEAD MAN - steps away from his safe zone and into the world of the zombie comedy, assembling the most startlingly A-List cast ...[more]

Parallel Love: The Story of a Band called Luxury (Director in Attendance!)

6:20pm - Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

PARALLEL LOVE: THE STORY OF A BAND CALLED LUXURY follows the path of Luxury, a band from small-town Georgia, who, on the cusp of success, suffer a devastating touring wreck with long-term consequences. In the intervening years, they continue to ...[more]

Contact

9:15pm - Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

She's known it since she was a young girl, when she would magically connect with distant voices on her father's shortwave radio. She's known it since college, when she chose the search for intelligent extraterrestrial messages as her ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Improvised Epic Fantasy

8:00pm - Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for more monstrous merriment (and snacks!) - it's THE CRITICAL HIT SHOW! Join Vancouver's best comedic performers at the Rio Theatre for your favorite #DNDLive comedy on the last Wednesday of every month ...[more]

Victoria Anthony: Never Stop

7:30pm - Thursday, Jul 25, 2019

Victoria Anthony became an internet sensation in 2018 after singing her heart out to her idol, PINK, in front of 18,000 spectators at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. PINK whispered in her ear to “never stop,” igniting Victoria’s passion to pursue her ...[more]

Amelie

8:15pm - Friday, Jul 26, 2019

“Amelie has a strange feeling of absolute harmony. It’s a perfect moment. A soft light, a scent in the air, the quiet murmur of the city. A surge of love, an urge to help mankind overcomes her.” Beyond director Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s delightfully ...[more]

Drive

11:00pm - Friday, Jul 26, 2019

"If I drive for you, you get your money. You tell me where we start, where we're going, where we're going afterwards. I give you five minutes when we get there. Anything happens in that five minutes and I'm yours. No matter what. Anything a minute ...[more]

Titties For Kitties: A Fundraiser for VOKRA

8:00pm - Saturday, Jul 27, 2019

The cat’s out of the cardboard box! Titties for Kitties: a FUNdraiser for VOKRA is happening on Saturday, July 27. We are totally paws-itive that this event will be beyond claw-some!! Proceeds from this show will go to Vancouver Orphan Kitten ...[more]

Moulin Rouge!

11:00pm - Saturday, Jul 27, 2019

The third film from visionary Australian director Baz Luhrmann, MOULIN ROUGE!, is a hyper-stylized, dramatic and romp that turns the conventions of the musical genre onto its (glittering) head by mixing a period romance with anachronistic dialogue ...[more]

The Iron Giant (20th Anniversary Screening)

3:30pm - Sunday, Jul 28, 2019

Before he went on to helm such animated features as THE INCREDIBLES and RATATOUILLE, Brad Bird directed THE IRON GIANT, adapted from British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes' science fiction fairy tale, 'The Iron Man.' This charming, gorgeously ...[more]

Brazil

9:30pm - Sunday, Jul 28, 2019

In the sci-fi, dystopian fantasy masterpiece BRAZIL, Jonathan Pryce plays a daydreaming every-man who finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy. This cautionary tale by Terry Gilliam, one of the great films of the ...[more]

Jokes For Life: Make-A-Marc Fundriaser

9:30pm - Monday, Jul 29, 2019

Join us at the Rio Theatre on Monday, July 29 for Jokes For Life: A Comedy Fundraiser in support of Make-a-Marc. Some of Vancouver's top comedians are coming together to help offset their friend Marc Urioli's medical bills in his on-going fight ...[more]

Spice World (With The Spice Gurlz Live Drag Shadowcast!)

6:30pm - Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

Spice up your motherfudging life! Get your platform shoes, British accents, and Union Jack dresses ready because on Tuesday, July 30 we're toasting #VanPride with not one, but two screenings of SPICE WORLD - with a live drag shadowcast featuring ...[more]

Spice World (With The Spice Gurlz Live Drag Shadowcast!)

9:45pm - Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

Spice up your motherfudging life! Get your platform shoes, British accents, and Union Jack dresses ready because on Tuesday, July 30 we're toasting #VanPride with not one, but two screenings of SPICE WORLD - with a live drag shadowcast featuring ...[more]

Harry Potter's Burlesque Birthday Party

8:00pm - Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019

"Harry Potter's Burlesque Birthday Party" Presented by Kitty Glitter and The Geekenders! Come celebrate the Chosen One's birthday (July 31!) in style and at the Rio Theatre in what promises to be a silly, sexy evening filled with all your ...[more]

The Muppet Movie (40th Anniversary Screening!)

6:30pm - Thursday, Aug 1, 2019

After Kermit the Frog decides to pursue a movie career, he starts his cross-country trip from Florida to California. Along the way, he meets and befriends Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and rock musicians Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. When ...[more]

The Jerk (40th Annviversary Screening!)

9:00pm - Thursday, Aug 1, 2019

After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from rags to riches and back to rags again. The slaphappy jerk strikes it ...[more]

Paris is Burning (4K Restoration)

6:30pm - Friday, Aug 2, 2019

Iconic and influential, PARIS IS BURNING returns to theatres just in time for Pride - with a new restoration supervised by director Jennie Livingston. Where does vogue-ing come from, and what, exactly, is "throwing shade?" This landmark ...[more]

The NeverEnding Story

8:30pm - Friday, Aug 2, 2019

"Having a luck dragon with you is the only way to go on a quest." #WhatTheFalcor...? We have been absolutely inundated with requests for a prime time screening of one of our all-time favourites, THE NEVERENDING STORY, and could think of no ...[more]

Paprika

11:00pm - Friday, Aug 2, 2019

Dr. Atsuko Chiba works as a scientist by day and, under the code name "Paprika," is a dream detective at night. Atsuko and her colleagues are working on a device called the DC Mini, which is intended to help psychiatric patients, but in the wrong ...[more]

The Muppet Movie (40th Anniversary Screening!)

1:00pm - Saturday, Aug 3, 2019

After Kermit the Frog decides to pursue a movie career, he starts his cross-country trip from Florida to California. Along the way, he meets and befriends Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and rock musicians Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. When ...[more]

Eyes Wide Shut (20th Anniversary Screening)

10:15pm - Saturday, Aug 3, 2019

In 1999, Tom Cruise and then real-life wife Nicole Kidman starred as a married couple exploring the possibilities of infidelity in master filmmaker Stanley Kubrick's erotically-charged, mysterious, psychological drama EYES WIDE SHUT. Adapted from ...[more]

Akira Kurosawa's Ran

9:00pm - Sunday, Aug 4, 2019

When one of the greatest filmmakers of all time adapts one of the greatest literary works of all time, the result can only be described as epic. In 1985, iconic director Akira Kurosawa adapted William Shakespeare‘s ‘King Lear’ and crafted one of – ...[more]

The Iron Giant (20th Anniversary Screening)

4:15pm - Monday, Aug 5, 2019

Before he went on to helm such animated features as THE INCREDIBLES and RATATOUILLE, Brad Bird directed THE IRON GIANT, adapted from British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes' science fiction fairy tale, 'The Iron Man.' This charming, gorgeously ...[more]

Framing John DeLorean

6:30pm - Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

Mixing documentary and fictionalized re-enactment, FRAMING JOHN DELOREAN takes on the life and career of the mythic, controversial automaker, telling a quintessentially American story of ambition and greed - from his meteoric rise at General Motors ...[more]

The DeLorean Double Bill (Framing John DeLorean & Back To The Future)

6:30pm - Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7 FRAMING JOHN DELOREAN Doors 6:00 pm | Movie 6:30 pm (Break) BACK TO THE FUTURE 9:00 pm *Apx. start time. Time subject to change. Double Bill tickets $14 advance | $16 at the door *Time travelers of all ages ...[more]

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