Halifax film screening picks — December 5-11

The Central Library continues its Featured Director screenings of Martin Scorsese films with a Tuesday screening of Raging Bull, introduced by Carbon Arc programmer Zack Miller. And if you missed it at the Atlantic Film Festival, this Saturday Carbon Arc offers you a second chance to catch the John Walker documentary Quebec My Country Mon Pays.

Cineplex Park Lane has the “uncommonly moving teen filmBeing 17 from French director André Téchiné on Tuesday and Thursday, and continues its Hughes fest this week with additional screenings of Uncle Buck and, starting Friday, Home Alone.

  • In theatres, seen and recommended:
  • In theatres, new and widely acclaimed:
  • Halifax area screening picks for this week:
    • Monday (Dec 5) — Uncle Buck, Cineplex Park Lane, 4:05pm, $6.99. John Hughes, USA, 1989, 99 minutes.
      If a Tree Falls: The Story of the Earth Liberation Front, Central Library, 6:30pm, free. Marshall Curry & Sam Cullman, USA, 2011, 85 minutes.
    • Tuesday (Dec 6) — Being 17, Cineplex Park Lane, 4:10pm & 6:50pm, regular pricing. André Téchiné, France, 2016, 116 minutes.
      Raging Bull, Central Library, 5:30pm, free, introduced by Zack Miller. Martin Scorsese, USA, 1980, 129 minutes.
      — Uncle Buck, Cineplex Park Lane, 9:30pm, $6.99. John Hughes, USA, 1989, 99 minutes.
    • Thursday (Dec 8) — Uncle Buck, Cineplex Park Lane, 4:05pm, $6.99. John Hughes, USA, 1989, 99 minutes.
      — Being 17, Cineplex Park Lane, 9:35pm, regular pricing. André Téchiné, France, 2016, 116 minutes.
    • Friday (Dec 9) — Home Alone, Cineplex Park Lane, 9:30pm, $6.99. Chris Columbus, USA, 1990, 102 minutes.
    • Saturday (Dec 10) — Quebec My Country Mon Pays, Carbon Arc Cinema @ the Museum of Natural History, 7pm, $7. John Walker, Canada, 2016, 89 minutes.
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