Film Series

film series fall 2021

Christopher Plummer on Screen: A Tribute

Fall 2021

With a career spanning 60 years in film and on stage, Christopher Plummer is one of the most prolific and influential actors in cinematic history. 

BI-WEEKLY @ the Museum - 5810 Ferry St.
6:45 PM

All Thursday night films are introduced by film critic and programmer Joan Nicks.

We are excited to have you back at the Museum for this year’s Fall Film Series.

With safety as our priority, please note COVID-19 protocols below:

  • The Theatre has a maximum capacity of 25 people.
  • Seats will be filled on a first-come first-serve basis.
  • As of September 22, 2021, visitors will need to be fully vaccinated (two does plus 14 days) and will need to provide proof of vaccination along with photo ID to the Front Desk upon arrival.
  • Please come early to complete COVID-19 screening and contact tracing forms.
  • Masks and physical distancing will be enforced.

Due to limited capacity in our Theatre, we are happy to offer an additional screening of the each film at 1pm on the Friday following the original showing.


September 30

(Blake Edwards, 1975) 113 min
Rated: G
Caper Comedy: Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers) plots to nab notorious phantom thief Sir Charles Litton (Plummer)

Plummer 1964


October 14

(Michael Hoffman, 2009) 112 min
Rated: 14A
Period drama: Novelist Leo Tolstoy (Plummer) argues with wife Sofya (Helen Mirren) over his legacy as a Russian writer. With Paul Giamatti, and James McAvoy.

Scene from The Last Station


October 28

(Ridley Scott, 2017) 132 min
Rated: R
Drama: Callous J. Paul Getty (Plummer) reacts to the kidnapping of his grandson. With Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, and Timothy Hutton.

All the money in the world


November 25

(Erik Canuel, 2011) 84 min
Rated: PG
Plummer’s one-man show about gifted and doomed actor John Barrymore. A Tony and Drama Desk award for Plummer.


Cylla Von Tiedemann, Photograph


December 9

(Rian Johnson, 2019) 130 mins
Rated: PG
Whodunit: Dead mystery writer (Plummer), sleuth (Daniel Craig), cunning heirs (Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Michael Shannon, and Chris Evans).

knives out


About Joan

Photograph of Joan NicksJoan Nicks, film critic and writer, programs film series for the Niagara Falls History Museum and advises on film programming for the Niagara Artists Centre (NAC). She collaborates with the Gallery Players of Niagara on special silent film events. She curated image projections for the “Flutes en Route” concert (2017) featuring flutist Doug Miller, and concerts by Chorus Niagara and Toronto Orpheus Choir. She is recipient of the Laura Sabia Award (2003) for women’s contributions to the arts in Niagara.

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