Girl With A Pearl Earring

1 Hour, 30 Minutes

‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ by Johannes Vermeer is one of the most enduring paintings in the history of art. Even today, its recent world tour garnered huge queues lining up for the briefest glimpse of its majestic beauty – in Japan 1.2 million people came to see the exhibition. Yet the painting itself is surrounded by mystery. This beautifully film seeks to investigate the many unanswered questions associated with this extraordinary piece. Who was this girl? Why and how was it painted? Why is it so revered?

After its world tour, the Girl with a Pearl Earring returned to the much-loved Mauritshuis in The Hague, Netherlands, which had just completed extensive renovations. Enjoying unparalleled exclusive access to this historical gallery, the film takes the audience on a journey as it seeks to answer many of the questions surrounding this enigmatic painting and its mysterious creator Vermeer. This film is a gripping detective story and a visual feast.

Tickets sold for individual screenings:

Saturday, May 27th at 10:00 a.m.  BUY TICKETS.

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THE GARDENER – ENCORE PRESENTATION

The Gardener is a documentary directed by Sebastien Chabot about Frank Cabot’s Les Quatre Vents, aka Cabot Garden, a magnificent private garden in the Charlevoix region near Quebec City.

Saturday, June 3, 10am   BUY TICKETS

GREAT WHITE SHARK

40 Minutes

Misrepresented, maligned and on the verge of extinction, the great white shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. Great White Shark will explore the great white’s place in our imaginations, in our fears and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain. The film will concentrate on key aggregation points around the world: Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles and New Zealand. Key figures in the history of shark research, people whose lives have been changed by contact with the great white, will tell us of their experiences, culminating in a direct encounter between man and shark.

Saturday, June 10 at 10:00 am

This FREE film is being shown as part of the Chatham FINominal Fest.

First come, first served.

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA

3 Hours, 36 minutes

Action | Adventure      PG

Directed by David Lean

Starring: Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif

Due to his knowledge of the native Bedouin tribes, British Lieutenant T.E. Lawrence (Peter O’Toole) is sent to Arabia to find Prince Faisal (Alec Guinness) and serve as a liaison between the Arabs and the British in their fight against the Turks. With the aid of native Sherif Ali (Omar Sharif), Lawrence rebels against the orders of his superior officer and strikes out on a daring camel journey across the harsh desert to attack a well-guarded Turkish port.

This is being shown in as the kick-off to Historic Chatham’s History Weekend, which will run Friday June 16-Sunday, June 18. For more information, visit their page HERE. There will be a reception starting at 6pm with the Historic Chatham group and there will be an intermission in the middle of the film.

ONE NIGHT ONLY!

Thursday, June 15 at 7:00 pm BUY TICKETS