“The Nutcracker” from the Bolshoi Ballet: Cineplex Stage Series Thursday, December 15, 7:00 PM

nutcracker-poster-smThe Osprey brings you the opportunity to see world-class ballet at your local theatre. Russia’s famous Bolshoi Ballet tells the famous story of Marie and her Christmas-time fantasy. On Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll is transformed into a beautiful prince who takes her on a magical journey. Before they leave, they must confront the Mouse King, whose army is threatening Marie…

Christmas would not be complete without the enchanting tale of young Marie and her nutcracker prince! Danced by the Bolshoi’s principals, Russian ballet master Yuri Grigorovich’s staging of E. T. A. Hoffmann’s fairy tale will transport children and adults alike to a world of magic and wonder for the holiday season.

Runtime: 2 hrs 15 mins.

Watch the trailer here:

Tickets $16 adult, $7 student.

SEED, The Untold Story (documentary film) Sunday March 19, 7 pm

PrintFew things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these reluctant heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds. SEED features Vandana Shiva, Dr. Jane Goodall, Andrew Kimbrell, Winona Laduke and Raj Patel.
With gorgeous photography and compelling story telling garner this documentary a 90% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Reviews:
“… a gorgeously made film, put together with as much care as its subjects devote to saving the remaining varieties of seeds.” Los Angeles Times.

“… a beautiful piece of art, careful, deeply colored, and poetic…” Hollywood Report Card.

Tickets: $10 adult, $7 student.
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