Metro Cinema at the Garneau

Registered Name: METRO CINEMA SOCIETY

Business Number: 122449895RR0001

Who We Are:

Metro Cinema is a community-based not-for-profit society devoted to creating and fostering opportunities for the exhibition of diverse, unique shared viewing experiences in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

We Believe:

    • Film and media arts are significant art forms.
    • Film and media arts are a means of communication, discussion, and education.
    • In providing opportunities for diverse communities and programming.

What We Do: 

Metro Cinema programs a diverse blend of film and media arts by presenting educational, independent, cultural and innovative works.

We facilitate engagement and interaction between audiences and the content through unique shared experiences. 

We provide opportunities for the public to curate programming, and partner with community groups to host film festivals and special events.

Metro Cinema operates with the ongoing assistance of a large volunteer base, keeping our programming as affordable as possible for our patrons. 

What People Are Saying

""I'm going to be spending way too much time and $ at @themetrocinema this october. programming is 10/10 ." "

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“An outstanding art house cinema. I see several films there a month. Also, they're now licensed!”"

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“I've had the time of my life tonight @themetrocinema watching Dirty Dancing with #newfriends. #sametimenextyear #somuchfun #singingparty”"

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“Please stay open forever - my favourite cinema in the city!” "

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“A lovely tribute to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher before "When Harry Met Sally. Beautifully done, Metro Cinema." "

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“Many thanks to Metro Cinema for bringing the Nick Cave film back to the big screen. A very sad, very beautiful documentary. Glad I got to see it this time around.” "

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“Apparently I'll be spending all of January 2017 at the Metro Cinema. Great line up!” "

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“Wow! Jan/Feb lineup Metro Cinema looks amazing. So many movies, so little time.” "

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“Metro Cinema has an awesome line-up of films that celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth” "

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“I love the Metro and hope it stays in the Garneau forever! The annual Princess Bride quote along on Valentine's Day was so fun!” "

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“It's pretty cool when a 22-year-old movie gets applause at the end of it because of how much fun its star brings to the screen!”"

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

"“Saw this last night, left me speechless. Powerful film. Glad metro cinema exists in our city.”"

— Metro Patron comment from 2017 /2018.

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