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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The Handmaiden November 14-16
Monday & Tuesday: 7:00pm
Wednesday: 4:00pm & 7:00pm
Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre From celebrated Korean director Park Chan-wook,, comes a ravishing new crime drama. It’s a gripping and sensual tale of two women - a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate, and a Korean woman who is hired to serve as her new handmaiden, but is secretly plotting with a conman to defraud her of a large inheritance. Inspired by the novel ...

A Man called Ove November 21-23
Monday & Tuesday: 7:00pm
Wednesday: 4:00pm & 7:00pm
Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre As the official submission of Sweden for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 89th Academy Awards in 2017, A Man Called Ove is a must-see. Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman's international best-selling novel, Ove is the quintessential angry old man next door. The ill-tempered, isolated retiree, who spends his days enforcing block...

Moonlight December 12-14
Monday & Tuesday: 7:00pm
Wednesday: 4:00pm & 7:00pm
Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre At once a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, Moonlight is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young...

Magnolia Films/Eric McNatt

Award-winning New York filmmaker Ira Sachs is in Wilmington, North Carolina this week. Sachs' latest film, Little Men , screens tonight through Wednesday at Thalian Hall as part of the Cinematique film series. Sachs will join the audience on Tuesday night (11/1) to answer questions about his work. WHQR's Gina Gambony spoke with Sachs about the film, which premiered at Sundance this year. Listen above. See the Web Extra below.

October 24-26
Monday & Tuesday: 7:00pm
Wednesday: 4:00pm & 7:00pm
Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre
Starring Kate Winslet and Judy Davis , The Dressmaker from acclaimed director Jocelyn Moorhouse follows a glamorous woman’s return to her small town in 1950s rural Australia. The return sets off an explosive chain of events in this imaginative comic tale. Based on the same-named novel by Rosalie Ham, The Dressmaker tells the story of the beautiful and talented...

October 31-November 2
Monday & Tuesday: 7:00pm
& Wednesday: 4:00pm and 7:00pm
Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre **Special Event: Beth Crookham, local film and television producer and Thalian board member, will host Q&A with Director Ira Sachs following the Tuesday, November 1 st screening** In director Ira Sachs' wonderful new film, Little Men, a new pair of best friends have their bond tested by their parents' battle over a dress shop lease. When 13-year-old Jake...

October 17-19
Monday & Tuesday: 7:00pm
& Wednesday: 4:00pm and 7:00pm
Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre
Based on true events, director Anne Fontaine ( Adore, Coco Before Chanel ) presents a lesser seen side of war in this story of a young French Red Cross doctor who finds herself responsible for the health of seven pregnant Polish nuns in the aftermath of WWII. A non-believer, Mathilde, is woven into the lives of a convent, as nuns turn to her for emergency help...

October 3-5
Monday & Tuesday: 7:00pm
& Wednesday: 4:00pm and 7:00pm
Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre From Academy Award winning director Ron Howard , a joyous and eye-opening portrait of the early days of the world's most beloved band featuring rare performances, interviews, and stories of the Beatles from 1963 to 1966. This is the story of the band's exceptional touring years - from the perspectives of the band, its world, the fans, and their world. It examines the...

From the director of The Queen and Philomena comes the story of Florence Foster Jenkins ( Meryl Streep ), an inspiring true story of the American socialite and amateur operatic soprano who pursued her dream of becoming a singer. This delightfully hilarious drama directed by Stephen Frears tells the inspirational true story of the eponymous New York heiress who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice Florence (Meryl Streep) hears in her head is divine, but to the...

When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets cast on a hit TV show, the rest of the group - all best friends - start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. From Mike Birbiglia , a contributor on "This American Life" comes Don't Think Twice, a critically acclaimed comedy packed with comic stars Keegan-Michael Key , Gillian Jacobs , Mike Birbiglia , Kate Micucci , Chris Gethard and Tami Sagher that presents a hilarious and honest look at the lives of...

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