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Festive Favourites

Ring in the season with our annual gift of holiday classics! 

Tickets are $5 for all films in this series except Elf: Naughty or Nice Edition with Ginger Darling. Please bring a donation of cash or non-perishable food item to support Spadina-Fort York Community Care.

Spadina-Fort York Community Care was founded in 2020 as a direct response to the overwhelming rise in homelessness and food insecurity. They serve over 5,000 people every week through direct outreach to people experiencing homelessness, grocery delivery to housebound seniors and individuals, and multiple food bank locations. Donate online (Spadina-Fort York Community Care in the drop-down menu).


Series runs December 11 - 25

Monday, December 11, 6:30 PM

a man standing in the shadows next to a Christmas tree

Eyes Wide Shut

When your seasonal affective disorder is so bad that you're drawn into a dangerous web of conspiratorial erotic fantasy, you know it must be Christmas time in the world of Stanley Kubrick.
  • D: Stanley Kubrick
  • United Kingdom & USA
  • 1999
  • 159 min
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Friday, December 15, 8:30 PM

an elf in front of skyscrapers and snowflakes

Elf: Naughty or Nice Edition with Ginger Darling

‘Tis the season for a drunken rewatch. Kick off the festive season and experience the family classic with an adult twist. Hosted by Ginger Darling from Canada’s premiere all-male burlesque troupe, Boylesque.

Tickets: $15 (Members from $10) Under 25? Get your FREE Bronze membership 

Please consider bringing a donation of cash or non-perishable food item to support Spadina-Fort York Community Care.

  • D: Jon Favreau
  • USA
  • 2003
  • 97 min
  • OC
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Saturday, December 16, 9:15 PM

a man with a Santa hat standing next to a woman

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Come down to the Cinema to catch one of the most unhinged, chaotic, hilarious and true-to-life depictions of the stressful season. 
  • D: Jeremiah S. Chechik
  • USA
  • 1989
  • 97 min
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Sunday, December 17, 7:45 PM

a woman standing by a wreath

Black Christmas

One part frosty Christmas atmosphere, one part stalk ‘n’ slash magnificence, and all parts awesome, Black Christmas is a timeless and terrifying holiday tradition.

  • D: Bob Clark
  • Canada
  • 1974
  • 98 min
  • 14A
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Wednesday, December 20, 3:30 PM

the Grinch dressed as Santa and looking at Christmas decorations

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch (Jim Carrey) who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.
  • D: Ron Howard
  • USA & Germany
  • 2000
  • 104 min
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Thursday, December 21, 4:00 PM

a man sitting with rats, pigs and frogs

The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
  • D: Brian Henson
  • USA
  • 1992
  • 85 min
  • G
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Friday, December 22, 1:00 PM

Kevin McCallister screaming

Home Alone

Cheer on your fave 90s child star as he outwits the nefarious Wet Bandits in a series of genius Rube Goldberg-inspired hijinks.
  • D: Chris Columbus
  • USA
  • 1990
  • 103 min
  • PG
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Friday, December 22, 9:15 PM

John McLane crawling through vent

Die Hard

Kick off the season with a big-screen viewing of a Christmas classic unlike any other. Watch detective John McLane coolly take down Hans and his gang of terrorists while spouting iconic line after iconic line. Yippee ki-yay, now that’s entertainment!
  • D: John Mctiernan
  • USA
  • 1988
  • 131 min
  • 18A
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Saturday, December 23, 4:00 PM

a boy with glasses

A Christmas Story

Tag along with the eccentric Parker clan as they navigate the trials and tribulations of familhood at yuletide...but careful not to shoot your eye out!
  • D: Bob Clark
  • USA, Canada
  • 1983
  • 94 min
  • PG
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Friday, December 23, 9:30 PM

a woman in a black cat suit laying on a bed

Batman Returns

Batman stays home for the holidays, battling the mounstrous sewer-dwelling Penguin who has teamed up with Max Shreck and Catwoman in this dark and twisted Christmas classic.
  • D: Tim Burton
  • USA
  • 1992
  • 126 min
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Monday, December 25, 3:45 PM

a group of people standing in front of a Christmas tree

It's a Wonderful Life

An angel is sent from heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
  • D: Frank Capra
  • USA
  • 1946
  • 130 min
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