• Our History

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    Film.Ca Cinemas, formerly Encore Cinemas, opened our Oakville location on December 30, 2005. At the time, we also operated the Upper Canada Place Cinemas in Burlington and the Central Parkway Cinemas in Mississauga. Due to the need (and extraordinary cost) to convert to digital and challenges getting first run films, we closed Burlington and Mississauga […]

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  • INTRODUCING ZUZU VOD

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    As the saying goes “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!”  Introducing our very own streaming service: ZUZU Video On Demand. Unique content you just can’t find on those other services, including eclectic films, video, series and more! We are currently in the final testing stages but will be officially launching this awesome new service starting Friday, […]

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  • NOW LIVE: SHORTS TV OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS

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    Got plans for the weekend? Spend your time diving into the wonderful world of film from the comfort of home! Today is the day ShortsTV 2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films go live! We have teamed up with them to be able to provide you online access to the live-action, animation and documentary shorts nominated for […]

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  • A LETTER FROM THE CEO

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    Dear Film.Ca guests and supporters, Last week the province of Ontario went into another Stay-At-Home order, which means that the cinema remains closed for screenings for at least another month. I write this letter not to scare you but to be honest about our situation. As many of you know, we have been unable to […]

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  • ONE PANDEMIC DAY ANNIVERSARY

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    Today is the day! It has been officially ONE year since our participants filmed their footage for our feature film documentary One Pandemic Day. And now… we are doing it again! Today, everyone who signed one for the sequel will be recording their days and giving us another glimpse into what life is like during […]

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  • OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS: GET YOUR TICKETS!

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    Stuck at home and miss the movies? We may be closed for in-person screenings but that doesn’t mean we have to stop watching movies. We have teamed up with ShortsTV to offer you the chance to watch all the 2021 Oscar-nominated short films online! For a limited time only, you can watch the nominated short […]

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  • ONE PANDEMIC DAY… ONE YEAR LATER

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    It has officially been almost an entire year since residents of Oakville, Ontario Canada filmed a day in their life for our documentary One Pandemic Day. We asked participants to tell their stories 35 days into the COVID-19 global pandemic. What we received was footage that will serve as a time capsule for years to come. […]

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  • EMERGENCY BRAKE UPDATE

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    As announced on Thursday, the province of Ontario has gone into an “Emergency Brake” as of 12:01 a.m today. In regards to Film.Ca Cinemas, we will remain closed for screenings but will be able to continue offering takeout on Friday and Saturdays. If you would like to learn ways to support our small business during […]

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  • OSCARS LIVE TRIVIA SHOW

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    Calling all movie buffs, film fanatics and cinema lovers to join us for some pre-show entertainment leading up to the 93rd Academy Awards show. Your hosts Jeff Knoll (CEO of Film.Ca Cinemas) and Tyler Collins (Art and News Reporter at Oakville News) will be taking you through 50 questions on Oscars trivia throughout the years. […]

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  • OSCAR BALLOT CONTEST 2021

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    Your ballot please – it’s time again for our annual Academy Award Ballot Contest!   Celebrate the magic of the movies online this year with Film.Ca Cinemas! Mark your predictions for this year’s Academy Awards down below! Those with the highest number of correct guesses will receive… 1st Prize: 1 month VIP (Free admission for […]

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  • BEST PICTURE NOMINATIONS

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    Last week the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards were released.The Best Picture nominations are as follows… Sound of Metal Runtime: 120 minutes Genre: Drama, Music A heavy-metal drummer’s life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing. Promising Young Woman Runtime: 113 minutes Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller A young woman, traumatized […]

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