Film Events

See our Motion Picture Arts students bring their stories to life on film. With a variety of film events, we showcase not only the talent of our students and faculty, but also bring unique international films to our Welikoklad Event Centre Cinema. With two streams of Motion Picture Arts, Acting and Production, students collaborate from script to screen.

Divine Madness: The Films of Paul Boultbee
January 20 & 21 | Welikoklad Event Centre Cinema | 7:00 pm

$5 | Not Rated – Violence and Language Warning
Over the past 30 years, Paul has given his time and expertise to work with and mentor students and staff of RDC's Theatre and Motion Picture Arts Programs. He has appeared in over 20 of our films, some of which have been award-winning, and many of which have been screened at festivals, cinemas, and television sets around the world! Please join us to celebrate and honour Red Deer's own renaissance actor, Paul Boultbee. 

Naked Frailties 20th Anniversary Screening
January 27 & 28 | Welikoklad Event Centre Cinema | 7:00 pm
Free | 91 mins
Not Rated – Violence and Language Warning
Twenty years ago Larry Reese, Don Armstrong and Harley Hay had a vision to create a feature film (based on Shakespeare's Macbeth), which would help form the basis of the ground breaking Motion Picture Arts Program at RDC. The film went on to be screened worldwide, and was a perennial favourite of Canadian television broadcasters for many years to follow. Please join us for the 20th year anniversary gala screening.

Movies Worth Watching Series 
The Princess Bride (1987)
Heroes. Giants. Villains. Wizards. True Love.

February 9 & 11 | Welikoklad Event Centre | 7:00 pm
$5 | Rating: PG | 97 mins
The Motion Picture Arts program is pleased to present movie nights on the big screen. The story is a classic tale of love and adventure as the beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the odious Prince Humperdinck, and Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Thursday screenings are licensed events for adults only, with alcoholic beverages available; Saturday screenings are for all audiences.

89th Oscar Nominated Short Films 
Animated Nominated Shorts
February 24 - 6:30 pm | February 25 – 9:30 pm
Live Action Nominated Shorts
February 24 – 9:30 pm | February 25 – 6:30 pm
$5 each or $8 for both sets of shows | Welikoklad Event Centre Cinema
Not Yet Rated
For over a decade, ShortsHD has proudly brought the Oscar® Nominated Short Films to audiences across the globe.  This exclusive release features the year's most spectacular short films across Live Action and Animation available to watch on the big screen.

Movies Worth Watching Series 
Trainspotting (1996)
Never let your friends tie you to the tracks.

March 9 & 11 | Welikoklad Event Centre Cinema | 7:00 pm
$5 | Rating: 18A - Substance Abuse | 93 mins
The Motion Picture Arts program is pleased to present movie nights on the big screen. Already touted as the U.K.'s best film of the decade, this "Clockwork Orange for the '90's", based on Irvine Welsh's cult 1993 bestseller, reunites the explosive team behind last year's hit "Shallow Grave."  Thursday screenings are licensed events for adults only, with alcoholic beverages available; Saturday screenings are for all audiences.

World’s Best Commercials - Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
March 24 & 25 | Welikoklad Event Centre Cinema | 7:00 pm
$5 | Rating: TBD
As the world’s most prestigious and coveted advertising and marketing awards, Cannes Lions celebrates creativity by spotlighting best-in-class work from over 100 countries around the world.  An annual audience-pleaser you won’t want to miss.

Movies Worth Watching Series 
The Ten Commandments (1956)

It would take more than a man to lead the slaves from bondage. It would take a God.
April 13 & 15 | Welikoklad Event Centre Cinema | 7:00 pm
$5 | Rating: PG | 220 mins
The Motion Picture Arts program is pleased to present movie nights on the big screen. An award winning classic. The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. Thursday screenings are licensed events for adults only, with alcoholic beverages available; Saturday screenings are for all audiences.

National Canadian Film Day
Double Feature
April 19 | Welikoklad Event Centre | 7:00 pm
FREE | Not Yet Rated
National Canadian Film Day is a day to stand together with Canadians from coast to coast and celebrate the great cinematic stories we tell one another in this cold, vast country. Check the RDC website in the spring for official movie titles.

Motion Picture Arts Third Year Film Screening
April 28 & 29 | Welikoklad Event Centre | 7:00 pm
Admission by donation at the door | 120 min                                                        
Not Rated - Violence and Language warning
Watch the growth of our third year students as they present a variety of class projects and completed films. Always unpredictable and always fun!

Film Works 2017
June 2 & 3 | Welikoklad Event Centre | 7:00 pm
Admission by donation at the door
Not Rated - Violence and Language warning
Join us as we celebrate the best films of the year by our latest graduating student actors, directors, cinematographers and all-around filmmakers.

 

 

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