Category Archives: Carbon Arc Cinema

Carbon Arc Fall 2018 reviews

Another terrific season at Carbon Arc Independent Cinema is drawing to a close. I wasn't able to get to all the films that screened in the past few months—Cielo, Nico 1988, Summer 1993, and Breath remain unseen by me—but please find the following reviews of the films I was able to see, including this Friday's…Read More

Carbon Arc Winter 2018 reviews

Another season of international and documentary film at Carbon Arc Cinema has nearly concluded, three months of weekly films screening at the Museum of Natural History. The final event at Carbon Arc before it shuts down for the summer is AFX: The Animation Festival Of Halifax, taking place May 10 to 12. Click here for…Read More

Carbon Arc’s 2017 Fall Season

Another rousing collection of films screened at Carbon Arc Cinema from the end of September through November. Halifax's Independent Cinema series will now take a break. We will be back in early February with another collection of international and independent films. I wasn't able to see all the screenings this fall—I missed The Midwife, The Teacher,…Read More

Carbon Arc Reviews: The Winter/Spring 2016 Season

Regular readers will know that for most of the past year I've been working at Halifax's Independent Cinema, Carbon Arc. At the beginning of 2016, I took on the role of Writer-in-Residence, writing on the site blog about the films we were watching and describing audience reactions. Reaching out to a growing community of cinephiles. At…Read More

The Return of Carbon Arc Cinema

The sun is starting to return, every day a minute longer, but we're still in the midst of a typically chilly Canadian winter. What better time to see a few great international films and documentaries, right? Last fall I was helping out at Carbon Arc, Halifax's only dedicated repertory screening series. I'm back with them…Read More

Carbon Arc Reviews: The Second Mother, When Marnie Was There, Phoenix, The Wolfpack, A Poem Is A Naked Person, The New Girlfriend, Tangerine, Court, Dough, Jimmy’s Hall, The Russian Woodpecker

This fall I've been part of the talented crew who program films and help out at Carbon Arc screenings taking place at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History. Here are my thoughts on each of the films we screened. (Carbon Arc Cinema returns in the first week of February, 2016.) The Second Mother Written…Read More