The Happiness Tour
Sep
24
5:15 PM17:15

The Happiness Tour

A quirky adventure of a motley crew of witty, Vernon seniors who in their 80’s and 90’s decide to form a band and go on a happiness tour. This is a 10 minute documentary that will be screened immediately prior to The Seagull

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McQueen
Oct
1
5:15 PM17:15

McQueen

Explores the life of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen, who started his career in his teens before gaining notice as designer for Givenchy and launching his own label, which continues to this day. He took his own life in 2010.

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Eighth Grade
Oct
8
5:15 PM17:15

Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she begins high school.

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Juliette, Naked
Oct
15
5:15 PM17:15

Juliette, Naked

Based on the novel by Nick Hornby, Juliet, Naked is a comic account of life’s second chances. It’s everything a mainstream rom-com should be, but no longer is. Starring Ethan Hawke, Chris O’Dowd and Rose Byrne.

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Leave No Trace
Oct
22
5:15 PM17:15

Leave No Trace

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Ore., rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own. From the director of Winter's Bone.

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American Animals
Oct
29
5:15 PM17:15

American Animals

Ahhh... A heist movie! The genre that brought us such classics as The Thomas Crown Affair, Dog Day Afternoon, and Heat, now brings us American Animals. Based on a true story, this heist involves a plan to steal a very valuable book.
trailer

American Animals is the unbelievable but entirely true story of four young men who attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in U.S. history.

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Breath
Nov
12
5:15 PM17:15

Breath

A coming of age story about resisting complacency, finding like-minded souls, and discovering just how far one breath will take you. Based on Tim Winton’s award winning novel.

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Boundaries
Nov
19
5:15 PM17:15

Boundaries

Laura, along with her teenaged son Henry, is forced to drive her pot-dealing father Jack from Portland to her sister's house in Los Angeles after he is kicked out of a retirement home.

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Christopher Plummer and Lewis MacDougall

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The Leisure Seeker
Aug
27
5:15 PM17:15

The Leisure Seeker

A runaway couple take an unforgettable journey in an old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, travelling from Boston to Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.

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A Fantastic Woman
Aug
20
5:15 PM17:15

A Fantastic Woman

Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. After celebrating Marina's birthday one evening, Orlando falls seriously ill. Marina rushes him to the emergency room, but he passes away just after arriving at the hospital.

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Tully
Aug
13
5:15 PM17:15

Tully

Tully follows Marlo (Theron), a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Duplass). Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully (Davis).

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On Chesil Beach
Aug
6
5:15 PM17:15

On Chesil Beach

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centers on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

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Madame
Jul
30
5:15 PM17:15

Madame

In MADAME, Anne and Bob, a well-to-do American couple, have just moved to a beautiful manor house in romantic Paris. To impress their sophisticated friends, they decide to host a lavish dinner party, but must disguise their maid as a noblewoman to even out the number of guests. When the maid runs off with a wealthy guest, Anne chases her around Paris to thwart the joyous and unexpected love affair

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The Big Lebowski
Jul
9
5:15 PM17:15

The Big Lebowski

We’re thrilled to bring you a true classic! Only the Coen Brothers could have brought this wonderful cast together to create movie magic. Flea, Ben Gazzara, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Elliott, John Turturro… and we haven’t even got to the top billed acting talent on display here! Don’t miss this one. Yes, we know you could watch this on DVD at home, but in a real theatre it’s gonna be way more fun!

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Meditation Park
May
28
5:15 PM17:15

Meditation Park

Mina Shum directs an all-star cast — including Cheng Pei Pei, Sandra Oh, Tzi Ma, and Don McKellar — in her latest feature, about a devoted wife and mother (Pei Pei) who is forced to reassess her reverence for her husband after she finds another woman’s thong in his laundry.

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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Apr
30
5:15 PM17:15

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

1994 Australian comedy-drama film written and directed by Stephan Elliott. The plot follows two drag queens played by Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce and a transgender woman, played by Terence Stamp, as they journey across the Australian Outback from Sydney to Alice Springs in a tour bus that they have named "Priscilla".

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The 90th Annual Academy Awards
Mar
4
3:30 PM15:30

The 90th Annual Academy Awards

Vernon Towne Cinema & The Okanagan Screen Arts Society Presented:

The 90th Annual Academy Awards

Sunday, March 4th
Red Carpet 3:30pm
Awards 5:00pm

All Seats $10

Streamed live from the Dolby Theatre in
Hollywood California

Admission profits of over $1000 have been donated
to the Vernon Hospice House

A wine/champagne bar was on-site for the event. Lots of people dressed for the occasion and walked the red carpet like the stars! They guessed the various Oscar category winners and prizes were handed out for each category,  and for costumes.

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An Inconvenient Sequel
Jan
8
5:15 PM17:15

An Inconvenient Sequel

A sequel to The Inconvenient Truth, this follow-up documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and Al Gore's global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy, culminating in the landmark signing of 2016's Paris Climate Agreement.

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It's a Wonderful Life
Dec
18
5:30 PM17:30

It's a Wonderful Life

One Show Only - starting at 5:30 - remember your food bank donation to enter the gift basket draw

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

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Good Time
Dec
4
5:15 PM17:15

Good Time

After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine "Connie" Nikas (Robert Pattinson) embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate attempt to get his brother Nick (Benny Safdie) out of jail. Over the course of one adrenalized night of violence and mayhem, he races against the clock to save his brother and himself.

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Risk
Nov
20
5:15 PM17:15

Risk

Cornered in a tiny building for half a decade, Julian Assange is undeterred even as the legal jeopardy he faces threatens to undermine the organization he leads and fracture the movement he inspired. Capturing this story with unprecedented access, Poitras finds herself caught between the motives and contradictions of Assange and his inner circle.

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