The first moving picture, which depicted a horse running at full gallop, was quickly enhanced by the first special effects, which showed a horse exploding next to a 3-D spaceship. Enjoy advances in film with today's Groupon: for $10, you get two film tickets at Museum London (a $20 value) on Ridout Street North.
Museum London promotes Canadian and Southwestern Ontario art, culture, and history via brain-cell boosting public and educational programming. On the last Thursday of every month, the museum hosts the Domestic Arrivals film series in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival, screening current Canadian feature-length and short films. Viewings often conclude with question and answer periods with directors, writers, actors, and opinionated computers.
Score: A Hockey Musical on March 31, follows seventeen-year-old hockey player Farley (played by Noah Reid) from a sheltered upbringing to a contract with a major hockey team. More upcoming films include The High Cost of Living (May 26), where Isabelle Blais and Zach Braff play characters who cross paths and find life-changing consequences; and Repeaters (June 30), a thriller about three young addicts who live the same events over and over but respond with radically different interpretive dances.
Established in 1940, Museum London stands today as the region’s preeminent venue for Canadian art and historical artifacts. Its permanent collections pay tribute to the city's long and active art history, ranging from the landscape and portraiture paintings of pioneers to the works of leading regional contemporary artists such as Kerry Ferris and Walter Redinger. The gallery's archives also hold more than 35,000 historical artifacts covering the city of London’s history and the advanced technology that allowed it to be airlifted directly from England.
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