Cinematique of Wilmington Film Series

Cinematique of Wilmington is a series of classic, foreign and notable films sponsored by WHQR and Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts.

For ticket information, call the Thalian Box Office, Monday - Saturday, 2PM-6PM,  910-632-2285 or visit at 310 Chestnut Street.

Tickets are also available at the Thalian Hall Website.

Admission is $7 (+ tax and $1 ticketing fee )

Advance ticket purchase available – no extra charge to purchase in advance by phone or in person at the Thalian Box Office.

ALL FILMS BEGIN AT 7PM

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Miles Ahead

In celebration of the release of the Miles Davis film Miles Ahead at Cinematique of Wilmington this week, WHQR 91.3 FM will broadcast a new one hour radio special tonight, Tuesday, June 7th at 8 pm . The special includes interviews with the film's director and star, Don Cheadle, film composer and pianist Robert Glasper, plus Miles’ son, Erin Davis, and nephew, Vince Wilburn, Jr. The special also includes several of Miles Davis’ classics, including ...

Monday-Friday, June 6-10 , 7 pm Wednesday, June 8, 4 pm The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre In the midst of a dazzling and prolific career at the forefront of modern jazz innovation, Miles Davis (Cheadle) virtually disappears from public view for a period of five years in the late 1970s. Alone and holed up in his home, he is beset by chronic pain from a deteriorating hip, his musical voice stifled and numbed by drugs and...

Monday-Wednesday, June 13-15, 7 pm Wednesday, June 15, 4 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Cultures collide when an American businessman (Tom Hanks) is sent to Saudi Arabia to close what he hopes will be the deal of a lifetime. Baffled by local customs and stymied by an opaque bureaucracy, he eventually finds his footing with the help of a wise-cracking taxi driver (Alexander Black) and a beautiful Saudi doctor (Sarita...

Monday-Wednesday, June 20-22, 7 pm Wednesday, June 22, 4 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Written and directed by Matthew Brown, The Man Who Knew Infinity is the true story of friendship that forever changed mathematics. In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel), a self-taught Indian mathematics genius, traveled to Trinity College, Cambridge, where over the course of five years, forged a bond with his mentor, the brilliant and eccentric professor...

Monday-Wednesday, June 27-29, 7 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Wednesday, June 29, 4 pm The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori, a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love. But...

Monday-Wednesday, May 23-25, 7 pm Wednesday, May 25, 4 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage When Doris Miller (Sally Field) meets John Fremont (Max Greenfield), her company’s hip new art director, sparks fly—at least for Doris. Her first encounter with true romance (outside of the pages of a novel) convinces Doris that she and the mostly unaware John are meant for each other. In the cluttered house she shared with her late mother, Doris mines the...

Monday-Wednesday, May 30-June 1, 7 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Wednesday, June 1, 4 pm The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren), a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the...

Monday-Wednesday April 25-27, 7pm Wednesday, April 27, 4 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Ethan Hawke lights up the screen as jazz legend Chet Baker, whose tumultuous life is thrillingly re-imagined with wit, verve, and style to burn. In the 1950s, Baker was one of the most famous trumpeters in the world, renowned as both a pioneer of the West Coast jazz scene and an icon of cool. By the 1960s, he was all but washed up, his career and personal...

To Our Valued Patrons,

Unfortunately due to technical difficulties all screenings this week of the Cinematique Film, Dior and I , have been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thursday, March 10 4pm & 7 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Spotlight , winner of the 2016 Best Picture Academy Award, tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the...

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