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About the RPL Film Theatre

The Film Theatre is open Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. We'll be screening a different film at each showing including:

  • School aged films on Wednesdays at 1:30pm
  • Family matinees on Saturdays at 3:00pm
  • Community-focused films on Wednesday evenings

All are welcome!

Our Story

The RPL Film Theatre screens the best of world cinema. We have something for everyone, and are the only cinema in the city to consistently present critically-acclaimed new releases and repertory cinema, including:

  • Canadian and world cinema
  • Experimental and arthouse films
  • Documentaries
  • Cult favourites
  • Cinema classics, including restorations

We also provide access to cinema through our digital services, hoopla, Kanopy and NFB Campus.

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Stream the best in popular movies, classic films, world cinema, and documentaries for free with your Library card.

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NFB Campus

Get great Canadian content from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), with free streaming video of NFB films.

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What will my trip to the Film Theatre be like?
  • Hand washing or sanitizing is encouraged before entering the Film Theatre. Sanitizer is available in the Theatre and all over the library.
  • Masks are no longer required to enter the Film Theatre, but voluntary masking, social distancing, hand sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
    • Masks, including masks for kids, are available for you.
Can I watch the Film Theatre movies from home?

Yes! Many films we screen at the Film Theatre are available to RPL cardholders for streaming on our digital services or physical collection.

Can I still eat popcorn in the Film Theatre?

Food is allowed in the Film Theatre. However, we will not be serving popcorn at this time.

What's Happening

Aug 12
RPL Films - Underplayed

7:00pm, Film Theatre

Aug 13
Aug 13
Blue Alchemy: Stories of Indigo

7:00pm, Film Theatre

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