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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WHQR and Thalian Hall are bringing you the 2016 Oscar Shorts! Oscar Shorts showcases the best short films of 2015 and features today's most talented emerging filmmakers. Whether you like animation, live action, or documentaries, 2016 Oscar Shorts has something just for you. Check out the lineup below for a complete schedule of films:

Monday-Wednesday, February 15-17, 7 PM

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Wednesday, February 17, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

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Happy New Year to all our listeners! We hope you had a wonderful holiday and we look forward to bringing you great radio in 2016. Just like the old Mickey Mouse Club, we have different days here on Friday Feedback, and today, Mouseketeers, is another Gripe Day!

Listener Jack called in during Wednesday’s Coastline to ask that our guests not use the word “suck” as a term of disapproval. He felt it cheapens our language to use it as a word for something ugly, and suggest the guests use “stink” instead.

Listener Bill wrote:

Monday-Friday, February 1-5, 7 pm

Wednesday, February 3, 4 pm

**Additional screenings have been added**

Thursday, February 4th, 4 pm

Friday, February 5th, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

Monday-Wednesday, January 25-27, 7 pm

Wednesday, January 27, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday-Wednesday, January 11-13, 7 pm

Wednesday, January 13, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday-Wednesday, January 4-6, 7 pm

Wednesday, January 6, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, Room is a unique and touching exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child. After 5-year-old Jack (Jacob Tremblay) and his Ma (Brie Larson) escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world.

Monday-Wednesday, November 23-25, 7 pm

Wednesday, November 25, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford star as 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes and anchor Dan Rather, in the gripping docudrama about the investigation into George W Bush's alleged draft-dodging during Vietnam. Truth is based on Mary Mapes' memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power. (121 minutes, Rated R)

Monday-Wednesday, November 16-18, 7 pm

Wednesday, November 18, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday-Wednesday, November 2-4, 7 pm

Wednesday, November 4, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

A laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams...and his parents. This hilarious and heartwarming documentary reveals how love is a family affair. (Rated PG, 1 hour 28 minutes)

Monday-Wednesday, October 26-28, 7 pm

Wednesday, October 28, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Sunday-Tuesday, October 18-20, 7 pm

Tuesday, October 20, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday-Wednesday, October 12-14, 7 pm

Wednesday, October 14, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday-Wednesday, October 5-7, 7pm

Wednesday, October 7, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Due to technical difficulties several screenings of "Phoenix" had to be canceled; however, we have added two new show times. Please note the new times below. We apologize for any inconveniences these technical difficulties may have caused, and we thank you for your patience with this matter.

Wednesday-Friday, 7 pm

Thursday & Friday, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

Monday-Wednesday, September 28-30, 7 pm

Wednesday, September 30, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Wednesday-Friday, September 23-25, 7 pm

Wednesday, September 23, 4 pm

Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

WE ARE SORRY, BUT THE MONDAY, TUESDAY, AND WEDNESDAY 4 PM SCREENINGS HAD TO BE CANCELED DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES.

Monday-Friday, September 14-18, 7 pm

Wednesday, September 16, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

Monday-Wednesday, September 7-9, 7 pm

Wednesday, September 9, 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main stage

Monday-Friday, August 31-September 4, 7 pm

Wednesday, September 2, 4 pm

The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

Monday-Wednesday, August 24-26, 7 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Wednesday, August 26, 4 pm

Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre

Thursday, August 13th, 4 pm & 7 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

You loved "The 100-Year-Old Man..." so much that we are brining it back for one night only!

Monday- Wednesday, August 17-19, 7 pm

Wednesday, August 19, 4pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage

After a struggle with bipolar disorder forces Cameron (Mark Ruffalo) to leave his family and move into a halfway house, he attempts to rebuild a relationship with his two daughters, and win back the trust of his wife Maggie (Zoe Saldana) in writer-director Maya Frobes' gently comic autobiographical tale. (Rated R, 1 hour 30 minutes)

Carol Reed’s classic masterpiece film noir based on the novel of the same name by Graham Greene has been beautifully re-released in a complete 4K ultra HD version for theaters (cut) in honor of the 100th birthday of iconic film icon Orson Welles. Aside from Citizen Kane, the The Third Man is considered to be Welles' best and most well-known films.

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war, and remembrance based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, starring Kit Harington (Game Of Thrones) and Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina). Brittain's novel has become the classic testimony for WWI from a woman's point of view. This adaptation presents the searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again. It's a film about young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times. (PG-13, 2 hours 9 minutes)

Listener Beth wrote:

Thank you for doing the no interruption fund raising. It made me want to donate again.

Listener RA agreed, but added,

Just don’t spend days telling us how you are not going to interrupt programming!

That’s our hope, RA, but it depends on how the pledges come in – when we hit the goal, we’ll stop. Thanks for writing.

Listener Helen wrote:

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June Gerken of Leland wrote:

Love the "stealth" campaign idea -- hope it's successful! Also love having the news station.

Thank you, June. We’ve been very pleased with the results of the Summer Stealth campaign so far. Thanks to all who have, like June, made comments with their pledges at WHQR.org. Most of today’s Feedback comes from that source.

Zaki Al-Meer of Hampstead wrote:

Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson, The 100-Year-Old-Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared is the unlikely story of a 100-year-old man who decides its not too late to start over. After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a Swedish nursing home. On his 100th birthday he leaps out a window and onto the nearest bus, kicking off an unexpected journey involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash, some wicked criminals, and an elephant named Sonya . (R, 114 min)

Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films they watch. Nicknamed the Wolfpack, the brothers spend their childhood re-enacting their favorite films using elaborate homemade props and costumes. Everything changes when one of the brothers escapes, and the power dynamics in the house are transformed.

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