Current & Upcoming Shows

Octavio is Dead! - Poster

Octavio is Dead!


Director: Sook-Yin Lee

Language: English

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 88 minutes

Presented in partnership with Calgary Queer Arts Society!


"Tyler tries to discover the father she never got the chance to meet in this stirring psycho-sexual ghost story, exploring themes of gender and sexual identity."

Upcoming Showtimes
  • August 14 - 7:00pm
  • August 14 - 9:00pm
  • August 15 - 7:00pm
  • August 15 - 9:00pm
  • August 16 - 7:00pm
  • August 16 - 9:00pm
Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda - Poster

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda


Director: Stephen Nomura Schible

Language: English, Japanese

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 100 minutes


"A portrait of genius music composer Ryuichi Sakamoto."

Upcoming Showtimes
  • August 12 - 1:10pm
  • August 12 - 3:10pm
  • August 14 - 7:10pm
  • August 14 - 9:10pm
  • August 15 - 7:10pm
  • August 15 - 9:10pm
  • August 16 - 7:10pm
  • August 16 - 9:10pm
  • August 17 - 9:10pm
  • August 21 - 9:10pm
  • August 22 - 9:10pm
  • August 23 - 9:10pm
Wall - Poster



Director: Cam Christiansen

Language: English

Genre: Documentary, Animation

Running Time: 82 minutes



"WALL follows David Hare on a trip to the Middle East to examine the impact the wall separating Israel and Palestine has had on the people of the region."

Upcoming Showtimes
  • August 17 - 7:00pm
  • August 17 - 9:00pm
  • August 18 - 3:20pm
  • August 18 - 7:10pm
  • August 21 - 7:00pm
  • August 21 - 9:00pm
  • August 22 - 7:00pm
  • August 22 - 9:00pm
  • August 23 - 7:00pm
  • August 23 - 7:00pm
Nico, 1988 - Poster

Nico, 1988


Director: Susanna Nicchiarelli

Language: English, German, Czech, French

Genre: Biography, Music, Drama

Running Time: 93 minutes



"The last year of singer Nico's life, as she tours and grapples with addiction and personal demons."

Upcoming Showtimes
  • August 17 - 7:10pm
  • August 18 - 1:10pm
  • August 18 - 9:10pm
  • August 21 - 7:10pm
  • August 22 - 7:10pm
  • August 23 - 7:10pm
The Night is Short, Walk On Girl - Poster

The Night is Short, Walk On Girl


Director: Masaaki Yuasa

Language: Japanese

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Running Time: 92 minutes


From the visionary mind of director Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game, Adventure Time‘s “Food Chain”)



"As a group of teens go out for a night on the town, a sophomore known only as “The Girl with Black Hair” experiences a series of surreal encounters with the local nightlife… all the while unaware of the romantic longings of Senpai, a fellow student who has been creating increasingly fantastic and contrived reasons to run into her, in an effort to win her heart."

-via GKIDS

Upcoming Showtimes
  • August 24 - 7:00pm
The Lord of the Rings - Poster

The Lord of the Rings


Welcome to Saturday MASS (Monthly Animation Screening Series), an ongoing program screening all of your favorite animated features from around the world. Presented by Quickdraw Animation Society and Globe Cinema.


- Saturday MASS: August 2018 -

The Lord of the Rings (1978)

40th Anniversary Screening

August 18, 2018 @ 7:00pm


General admission $10

Quickdraw Members $8

Advance tickets:


Directed by Ralph Bakshi



"The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth."




Kindly note: Friends of CJSW discounts, Groupons, and passes are not accepted for special event screenings.

Upcoming Showtimes
  • August 18 - 7:00pm
Who Killed Captain Alex? - Poster

Who Killed Captain Alex?


Globe Cinema Staff Picks showcases meaningful, provocative, controversial, or just downright cathartic films selected by Globe Cinema staff! This is an exciting opportunity for us to screen some of our favorite films for Calgary.


Pick for August 2018:


Selected by Paris Hollenbeck


August 25, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

All tickets $10 at the door

Licensed with bar



Director: Nabwana I.G.G.

Genre: Action

Running time: 1hr 4min



"Uganda's president gives Captain Alex the mission to defeat the Tiger Maffia, but Alex gets killed in the process. Upon hearing the tragic news, his brother investigates to avenge Alex, hence the title Who Killed Captain Alex."




Kindly note: Friends of CJSW discounts, Groupons, and passes are not accepted for special event screenings.

Upcoming Showtimes
  • August 25 - 7:00pm
1945 - Poster



Director: Ferenc Török

Language: Hungarian, Russian

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 91 minutes



“12 August 1945, 11 AM. Two mysterious strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. Within a few hours, everything changes."

Upcoming Showtimes
  • August 31 - 7:00pm
Breath - Poster



?Director: Simon Baker

Language: English

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 115 minutes



“Based on Tim Winton's award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives."

Upcoming Showtimes
  • August 31 - 7:00pm