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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Monday-Wednesday, October 12-14, 7 pm Wednesday, October 14, 4 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley star in this feel-good, coming of (middle) age comedy about a mismatched pair who help each other overcome life's roadblocks. Clarkson stars as Wendy, a middle-aged book critic who is shattered when her husband Ted (Jake Weber) leaves her. In order to visit her daughter (Grace Gummer), who lives upstate, Wendy begins taking...

Monday-Wednesday, October 5-7, 7pm Wednesday, October 7, 4 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Gripping visually as well as narratively, Meru is the rare documentary that proves thought-provoking while offering thrilling wide-screen vistas. In the high-stakes pursuit of big-wall climbing, the Shark's Fin on Mount Meru may be the ultimate prize. Sitting 21,000 feet above the sacred Ganges River in Northern India, the mountain's perversely stacked obstacles make it both a nightmare and an irresistible...

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 A spellbinding mystery of identity, illusion, and deception unfold against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany in...

Monday-Wednesday, September 28-30, 7 pm Wednesday, September 30, 4 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage In 1921 Jimmy Gralton's sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil War. As the hall grew in popularity its socialist and free-spirited reputation brought it to the attention of the church and politicians who forced Jimmy to flee and the hall to close. After ten years of exile in America, Jimmy returns home to high levels of poverty and oppression. The...

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. A spellbinding mystery of identity, illusion, and deception unfold against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany in the stunning new film from acclaimed director Christian Petzold (Barbara, Jerichow). A disfigured concentration-camp survivor (Nina Hoss), unrecognizable...

Monday-Friday, September 14-18, 7 pm Wednesday, September 16, 4 pm The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre The End of the Tour tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter and novelist David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest . Brilliantly performed and smartly unconventional, The End of the Tour pays fitting tribute to...

Monday-Wednesday, September 7-9, 7 pm Wednesday, September 9, 4 pm Thalian Hall Main stage Ian McKellen stars as an aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looking back on his life, and grappling with an unsolved case in this new twist on the world's most famous detective. In 1947, he returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his...

Monday-Friday, August 31-September 4, 7 pm Wednesday, September 2, 4 pm The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre With unprecedented access, Cartel Land is a riveting, on-the-ground documentary that looks at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy- the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel...

Monday-Wednesday, August 24-26, 7 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Wednesday, August 26, 4 pm Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre From award-winning director Asif Kapadia ( Senna ), Amy tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving, and vital film shines a light on this amazing artist. Amy Winehouse was a pop star with soul; a once in two generational musical...

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! 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...

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