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.


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Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris star in this gripping adaptation of John le Carré's best-selling thriller about an ordinary English couple who find themselves caught up in international intrigue. While on vacation in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian who, unbeknownst to them, is a kingpin money launderer for the Russian mafia.

Monday-Friday, August 1-5, 7 pm

Wednesday, August 3, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

Monday-Friday, July 4-8, 7 pm

Wednesday, July 6, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

Monday-Wednesday, July 11-13, 7 pm

Wednesday, July 13, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre

Monday-Wednesday, July 18-20, 7 pm

Wednesday, July 20, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre


Monday-Friday, July 25-29, 7 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

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 "Seven Steps to Heaven," "Miles Ahead," and "So What." 

Monday-Friday, June 6-10, 7 pm

Wednesday, June 8, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

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 Choudhury). (Rated R, 1 hour 37 minutes)

Monday-Wednesday, June 20-22, 7 pm

Wednesday, June 22, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage