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RBG

1:45pm - Saturday, Sep 26, 2020

Join us at the Rio Theatre on September 26 and September 28 as we toast the late, great Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with screenings of the 2018 documentary portrait on the life and legacy of this pioneer and leader in her field, RBG. The film ...[more]

Walt Disney's Fantasia

4:20pm - Saturday, Sep 26, 2020

Regarded by many as Walt Disney's masterpiece, FANTASIA predicted the modern music video by offering nine animated segments that were directly inspired by compressed versions of well-known classical music without necessarily adhering to the ...[more]

Bacurau

7:15pm - Saturday, Sep 26, 2020

A few years from now... Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants (among them Sônia Braga) notice that their village has literally vanished from ...[more]

Blade Runner 2049

10:30pm - Saturday, Sep 26, 2020

In 2017, Canadian director Denis Villeneuve unleashed one of the most anticipated sequels of all time, BLADE RUNNER 2049. Set thirty years after the events of Ridley Scott's original BLADE RUNNER, the sequel follows a new blade runner, LAPD Officer ...[more]

Space Dogs

4:00pm - Sunday, Sep 27, 2020

Laika, a stray dog, was the first living being to be sent into space and thus to a certain death. According to a legend, she returned to Earth as a ghost and has roamed the streets of Moscow ever since. Following her trace, and filmed from a dog’s ...[more]

Akira Kurosawa's Dreams

6:30pm - Sunday, Sep 27, 2020

Unfolding in a series of eight mythic vignettes, this late work by Akira Kurosawa was inspired by the beloved director’s own nighttime visions, along with stories from Japanese folklore. In a visually sumptuous journey through the master’s ...[more]

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

9:30pm - Sunday, Sep 27, 2020

“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]

RBG

6:25pm - Monday, Sep 28, 2020

Join us at the Rio Theatre on September 26 and September 28 as we toast the late, great Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with screenings of the 2018 documentary portrait on the life and legacy of this pioneer and leader in her field, RBG. The film ...[more]

A Clockwork Orange

9:00pm - Monday, Sep 28, 2020

"No time for the old in-n-out, love, I've just come to read the meter." Based on Anthony Burgess's disturbing novel about England in the totalitarian future, director Stanley Kubrick's A CLOCKWORK ORANGE stars Malcolm McDowell as Alex, a ...[more]

Beau Travail (2020 Restoration)

6:30pm - Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020

With her ravishingly sensual take on Herman Melville’s 'Billy Budd, Sailor', Claire Denis firmly established herself as one of the great visual tone poets of our time. Amid the azure waters and sunbaked desert landscapes of Djibouti, a French ...[more]

Bacurau

9:00pm - Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020

A few years from now... Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants (among them Sônia Braga) notice that their village has literally vanished from ...[more]

Empire Records (25th Anniversary Screening!)

6:30pm - Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020

Damn the man. The hilariously adorable 90s cult favourite EMPIRE RECORDS is turning 25 (!) this month, so we're gonna celebrate like it's Rex Manning Day (it's not - but you knew that) by giving it the big screen treatment it so richly ...[more]

Donnie Darko (2020 Restoration) Final Screening!

9:15pm - Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020

"Sometimes, I doubt your commitment to Sparkle Motion." Before STRANGER THINGS combined science fiction, Spielbergian touches and ‘80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the high-water mark with this debut feature. Initially beset with ...[more]

Moonstruck

6:30pm - Thursday, Oct 1, 2020

“Snap out of it!” We’re kicking off Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time favourite contemporary actors – with Norman Jewison‘s MOONSTRUCK on ...[more]

Raising Arizona

9:15pm - Thursday, Oct 1, 2020

"Edwina's insides were a rocky place where my seed could find no purchase." We're kicking off Cagefest - our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days' worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time favourite ...[more]

Leaving Las Vegas

7:00pm - Friday, Oct 2, 2020

"I'll tell you, right now... I'm in love with you. But, be that as it may, i am not here to force my twisted soul into your life." Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances ...[more]

Wild At Heart

10:00pm - Friday, Oct 2, 2020

"I guess I started smoking when I was about... four. My momma was already dead then from lung cancer." Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time ...[more]

Haida Modern: The Art & Activism of Robert Davidson (Filmmakers in Attendance for Q&A)

2:15pm - Saturday, Oct 3, 2020

In the 50 years since he carved his first totem pole and saw it raised on Haida Gwaii, Robert Davidson has come to be regarded as one of the world’s foremost modern artists. And yet, in the insightful interviews captured here, he retains a ...[more]

Beau Travail (2020 Restoration)

4:45pm - Saturday, Oct 3, 2020

With her ravishingly sensual take on Herman Melville’s 'Billy Budd, Sailor', Claire Denis firmly established herself as one of the great visual tone poets of our time. Amid the azure waters and sunbaked desert landscapes of Djibouti, a French ...[more]

Face/Off

7:15pm - Saturday, Oct 3, 2020

Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time favourite contemporary actors - continues on Saturday, October 3 with a title that while often requested, has ...[more]

Vampire's Kiss

10:30pm - Saturday, Oct 3, 2020

“A, B, C, D, E, F, G….” Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time favourite contemporary actors – would not possibly be complete without what many ...[more]

The Dark Divide (Final screening)

4:45pm - Sunday, Oct 4, 2020

THE DARK DIVIDE is based on the true story of renowned butterfly expert Dr. Robert Pyle’s (David Cross) perilous 1995 journey across one of America’s largest undeveloped wildlands. At the urging of his dying wife Thea (Debra Messing), the shy ...[more]

Adaptation.

6:30pm - Sunday, Oct 4, 2020

"You and I share the same DNA. Is there anything more lonely than that?" Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time favourite contemporary actors – ...[more]

Bringing Out The Dead

9:30pm - Sunday, Oct 4, 2020

Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time favourite contemporary actors – continues on Sunday, October 4 with a screening of Martin Scorsese's dark, edgy ...[more]

The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans

6:30pm - Monday, Oct 5, 2020

"Everything I take is prescription - except for the heroin." Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time favourite contemporary actors – wraps up on ...[more]

Color Out Of Space

9:30pm - Monday, Oct 5, 2020

Cagefest – our (unofficial) Nicolas Cage Film Fest (aka, NIFF), a solid 5 days’ worth of our fave performances from one of our all-time favourite contemporary actors - is set to end with Cage's 2019 turn in the sci-fi quasi-gorefest COLOR OUT OF ...[more]

A Hard Day's Night

6:30pm - Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020

Meet the Beatles! Just one month after they exploded onto the U.S. scene with their Ed Sullivan Show appearance, John, Paul, George, and Ringo began working on a project that would bring their revolutionary talent to the big screen. A HARD DAY’S ...[more]

Rushmore (Final Screening!)

6:30pm - Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020

"I saved Latin. What did you ever do?" Wes Anderson's RUSHMORE chronicles a year in the life of Max Fischer (a career-making debut performance from Jason Schwartzman), a student at Rushmore Academy, one of the finest schools in the country. Max ...[more]

George Romero's Night of the Living Dead (Restoration)

9:30pm - Thursday, Oct 8, 2020

“They’re coming to get you… Barbara, there’s one of them now!” The Rio Theatre begins its annual (not to mention terrifying) deep dive into seasonal, Halloween-y goodness with a screening of the late, great George Romero’s landmark 1968 “zombie ...[more]

TGR Presents: Make Believe (Early Show)

6:30pm - Thursday, Oct 15, 2020

Get ready Vancouver! On Thursday, October 15, join Teton Gravity Research (TGR) at the Rio Theatre to get hyped for winter with our new ski and snowboard film MAKE BELIEVE on the big screen. Thursday, October 15 Early Show Doors at 6:00 pm | ...[more]

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