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February 2021

Detour (1945) Film Noir Film Talks

DETOUR (1945) “He was looking for love, but fate forced a…DETOUR!” If you’ve ever wondered if hitchhiking is safe, don’t look any further than the story of a ‘down-on-his-luck’ jazz pianist (Tom Neal) who is trying to find a way to get from New York City to the arms of his fiancé in Los Angeles. Along the way, he encounters one of the most vicious femme fatales in all of Film Noir, played by Ann Savage who has other plans…

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Second Anniversary Fundraiser! THE BIG SLEEP (1946)

Celebrate The Westdale's Second Anniversary! Join us for our online fundraiser to celebrate two years of community magic. We will screen the romantic film noir classic THE BIG SLEEP (1946) on Zoom with a Film Talk with Fred Fuchs. We invite you to dress up, order food from a local Westdale restaurant, pour a cocktail, and celebrate with us from the comfort of home. It's how we celebrate in 2021!  Please see the Westdale Restaurant guide, cocktail recipe, instructions for…

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The Third Man (1949) Film Noir Film Talks

THE THIRD MAN (1949) Who is the 3rd Man?! Pulp novelist, Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) is dedicated to solving this mystery and discover what happened to his friend, Harry Lime! Set in Post-War Vienna, amidst the underground world of the black market, director Carol Reed’s adaptation of the novel by Graham Greene is frequently cited as one of the top 100 movies of all time. Starring an internationally renowned cast including Cotten, Alida Valli, and Orson Welles in one of…

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He Even Has Your Eyes Film Talk | Centre francophone & Hamilton Black Film Festival

HE EVEN HAS YOUR EYES FILM TALK with Centre Francophone, Hamilton Black Film Festival, and The Westdale. Watch the film HE EVEN HAS YOUR EYES (comedy, France, 2016) on your own before February 25 (Netflix). Then join us for a fun evening of discussions about the film, BIPOC in film and Black History Month. Special guests Melissa Murray Mutch and Sébastien Aka Kouakou will host the discussions in English and French.  There will be fun online quiz with prizes to…

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March 2021

Grand Hotel (1932) And the Oscar Goes To… Film Talks

Nominated for one Academy Award.  Best Picture Winner 1932/1933 The classic ensemble picture about a diverse group of guests at a posh Berlin hotel who struggle through scandal and heartache. Directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Oscar-honoree Greta Garbo ("Ninotchka," "Queen Christina"), Oscar-winner Joan Crawford ("Mildred Pierce"), John Barrymore ("Romeo and Juliet"), and Oscar-winner Lionel Barrymore ("It's A Wonderful Life"). Recently selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the greatest American films of all time. To date,…

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