Cinematique of Wilmington Film Series

On The Rocks runs from Monday, October 26th thru Wednesday, October 28th. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 2pm and 7pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre Runtime: 1h 36m. Rated R.

On The Rocks is the story of a young mother (Rashida Jones) who reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father (Bill Murray) on an adventure through New York. In this comedy about aging, marriage, and the tenuous bond between parents and grown children, New York author and married mother-of-two Laura has become suspicious that her career-driven husband may be having an affair with a coworker, a speculation encouraged by her caddish, bon vivant father.

The Personal History of David Copperfield runs from Monday, October 19th thru Wednesday, October 21st. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 2pm and 7pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre Runtime: 1h 59m. Rated PG.

The Personal History of David Copperfield re-imagines Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmmakers— giving the Dickensian tale new life for a cosmopolitan age with a diverse ensemble cast of stage and screen actors from across the world. Lend their wry, yet heart-filled storytelling style to revisiting Dickens’ iconic hero on his quirky journey from impoverished orphan to burgeoning writer in Victorian England.

Made in Italy runs from Monday, October 12th thru Wednesday, October 14th. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 2pm and 7pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre. Runtime: 1h 34m. Rated R.

Made in Italy is a 2020 comedy-drama film written and directed by James D'Arcy (in his feature directorial debut). It stars Liam Neeson and his real-life son, Micheál Richardson, as well as Valeria Bilello and Lindsay Duncan, and follows an artist who must restore a villa with his estranged son after his wife dies in a terrible car crash.

With the start of Safer at Home Phase 3, Historic Thalian Hall and WHQR Public Media are pleased to announce the return of the Cinematique Film Series to the Main Stage at Historic Thalian Hall! With carefully constructed social distancing, reserved seating, enhanced service procedures, and extensive cleaning practices in place, we look forward to welcoming audiences again to enjoy the full movie experience on the big screen in beautiful Thalian Hall. Complete with concessions, wine, and local beer on tap.

While our doors may be closed, Cinematique is still here for you. 

We could never reproduce the joy and inspiration that comes from the experience of seeing the best in independent cinema in the grandeur of historic Thalian Hall. But today’s challenges do not have to keep you from settling in to watch the films you have been excited to see with the whole family.

Cunningham runs from Monday, February 17 thru Wednesday, February 19. Screens this week with an unusual schedule - Monday at 7pm, Tuesday at 4pm ONLY and Wednesday at 4pm and 7pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

NOTE THAT THIS FILM IS BEING SHOWN IN THE SMALLER STEIN THEATRE (please arrive early for best seating). Parasite runs from Monday, February 24 thru Friday, February 28. It screens Monday thru Friday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Stein Theatre.

Judy runs Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3 at 7pm. Little Women screens Wednesday, March 4 at 4pm and 7pm. Both films will appear in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Dark Waters runs from Monday, January 13 thru Wednesday, January 15. It screens Monday thru Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre. Runtime: 2h6m. PG-13.

Join Us for a Special Event following Wednesday’s 7pm screening

WHQR Reporter Vince Winkel moderates a Q&A with Emily Donavan, co-founder of Clean Cape Fear, an alliance formed to protect water quality in the region.  Donavan has testified before Congress twice regarding DuPont/Chemours poisoning the drinking water supply for those downstream of the Fayetteville, NC Chemours facility. She recently participated in a Washington Post Live panel discussion with actor Mark Ruffalo and lawyer Rob Bilott. Please join us after the screening. No additional ticket/fee required.

63 UP runs from Monday, January 20 thru Friday, January 24. It screens Monday to Friday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 3pm (PLEASE NOTE EARLY MATINEE START TIME) in Thalian Hall’s Stein Theatre. Runtime: 3 hours. Not rated.

Funtastic Fungi runs from Monday, January 27 thru Wednesday, January 29. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional special screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre. Runtime: 1h 21m. Not rated. 

Oscar-Nominated Shorts runs from Monday, February 10 thru Wednesday, February 12. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Judy runs from Monday, November 18 thru Wednesday, November 20. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Pain and Glory runs from Monday, November 25 thru Wednesday, November 27. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Jojo Rabbit runs from Monday, December 16 thru Wednesday, December 18. It screens Monday thru Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice runs from Monday, October 21 thru Wednesday, October 23. It screens Monday thru Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Downton Abbey runs from Monday, October 28 thru Wednesday, October 30. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Official Secrets runs from Monday, November 4 thru Wednesday, November 6. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

The Biggest Little Farm runs from Monday, August 12th thru Wednesday, August 14th. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Maiden runs from Monday, August 19th thru Wednesday, August 21th. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Screening Tuesday Night is ON.

All Wednesday Screenings are CANCELLED due to Hurricane Dorian.

 

 

Wild Rose runs from Monday, September 2 thru Wednesday, September 4. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am runs from Monday, September 9 thru Wednesday, September 11. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre. 

Sword of Trust runs from Monday, September 16 thru Wednesday, September 18. It screens Monday thru Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Mike Wallace is Here runs from Monday, September 30 thru Wednesday, October 2. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

IN LIGHT OF MONDAY'S CANCELLATION AND YOM KIPPUR, WE ARE ADDING AN ADDITIONAL SCREENING OF THE FAREWELL THIS THURSDAY EVENING AT 7PM. 

The Farewell runs from Monday, October 7 thru Wednesday, October 9. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

We are very sorry, but due to equipment problems, we are unable to screen Luce on Wednesday, October 16. We apologyze for the inconvenice.

Luce runs from Monday, October 14 thru Wednesday, October 16. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

The Last Black Man In San Fransisco runs from Monday, August 5th thru Wednesday, August 7th. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Non-fiction runs from Monday, July 29th thru Friday, August 2. It screens Monday to Friday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Stein Theatre.

Pavarotti runs from Monday, July 22nd thru Wednesday, July 24th. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Echo In The Canyon runs from Monday, July 15th thru Wednesday, July 17th. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

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