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Royal Theatre

1597 Bay Ave
Trail, BC V1R 4A9
Phone: (250) 364-2114

The Teacher’s Lounge

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:09 pm

Trail & District Arts Council’s MONDAY CINEMA presents The Teacher’s Lounge at The Royal Theatre, 1597 Bay Avenue, Trail on Monday, March 11th @ 4 pm.
Doors open at 3:30 pm.

Carla Nowak is a dedicated sports and math teacher, who starts her first job at a high school with a sense of idealism. When a series of thefts occur at the school Carla tries to mediate between outraged parents, opinionated colleagues and aggressive students. But as the constraints of the school system make it increasingly difficult for her to do the right thing, the pressure threatens to break the young teacher.

Watch the trailer https://youtu.be/sXYJLro6w8o

“The Teachers’ Lounge is a pulse-pounding exploration of the ways we draw lines between enemies and friends, and the courage it takes to blur them.” – Hollywood Reporter

“It just might be the most nerve-shredding thriller of the year.” – Mashable

“A keenly observed and richly detailed study of the seismic repercussions that can come from the seemingly smallest of decisions, and how an era of social media and fake news is redefining human interaction.” – Screen International

“The Teacher’s Lounge is an anxiety-inducing, captivating film.” – Awards Daily

Dir: İlker Çatak/ Cast: Leonie Benesch, Michael Klammer, Rafael Stachowiak, Eva Löbau/ Germany / 1 hr 38 mins / German, Turkish, Polish, English / Drama / Not yet rated.

Tickets $12 at tickets.trail-arts.com or call the Box Office at 250-368-9669 Monday to Friday from 12-4 pm. If tickets are available, they will go on sale at the venue 30 minutes before the screening. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to show time.

The Monday Cinema series is part of the Toronto International Film Festival Film Circuit and proudly supported by Wellington Altus Private Wealth Management and MP Wealth Advisory. Monday Cinema is presented by Trail and District Arts Council and screens at The Royal Theatre, 1597 Bay Avenue, Trail.

Films in the Winter Monday Cinema Series are:

January 8: Who’s Yer Father – In this laugh-out-loud caper, a small-town private investigator is hired by a wealthy seafood buyer to investigate the sale of black market lobster on Prince Edward Island. After joining forces with a scrappy convenience store owner, he uncovers much more than expected.

January 15: Fallen Leaves (Subtitled) – In modern-day Finland, two lonely souls in search of love meet in a karaoke bar. But their path to happiness is beset by obstacles – from lost numbers to wrong addresses, and a charming, stray dog.

January 22: Dumb Money – In this subversively funny ‘David vs. Goliath’ true story, a regular guy, who sank his life savings into GameStop (the video game store) stock in 2021 and posted about it online, makes his followers rich and Wall Street billionaires angry.

January 29: Anatomy of a Fall (Subtitled) – In a remote town in the French Alps, a man is found dead in the snow and his wife is suspected of her husband’s murder, their blind son the only witness. Part legal thriller and part family drama, the film is a taut, suspenseful, and thrilling story about perception, truth, and ambition wrapped in a heady puzzle.

February 5: Maestro – A love letter to life and art, “Maestro” tells the complex love story of Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein over 30 years, led by a pair of powerful performances, “Maestro” serves as a stirring overview of a tremendous talent’s life and legacy.

February 12: The Persian Version (Some subtitles) – In this dramedy, Iranian-American Leila strives to find balance between her opposing cultures. But when her large family gathers in New York a family secret leads the estranged mother and daughter to discover they are more alike than they know.

February 19: No film on Family Day

February 26: Driving Madeleine(Subtitled) – Madeleine, 92, calls a taxi to reach the retirement home where she must live from now on. She asks Charles, a disillusioned driver, to pass by the places in Paris that mattered in her life. As Madeleine’s extraordinary past emerges both lives are changed.

March 4: Scrapper – Georgie is a 12-year-old girl who lives on her own in London. She’s happy about it, in fact she’d rather have it that way. But, when her estranged father turns up out of blue, she’s forced to confront what’s really going on.

March 11: The Teacher’s Lounge (Subtitled) – Carla is an idealistic sports and math teacher at a high school. When a series of thefts occur at the school, she decides to get to the bottom of the matter on her own. But as she tries to do everything right, the pressure threatens to break her.