The Cinema is located at 41 Quebec Street, directly above the Bookshelf bookstore in the heart of downtown Guelph. We are a indie, art-house movie theatre that plays indies, documentaries, Hollywood Blockbusters, foreign in every genre imaginable!
The Box Office opens 30 minutes prior to showtimes and is cash only. Advanced tickets can be purchase in the bookstore using cash or credit. Tickets cannot be purchased online.
Ticket prices are: $13 general admission, $10 seniors, children & bookshelf members
If you would like to become a member, memberships can be purchased in the bookstore and registered at the front cash. They cost $20/ year ($35/ year for a family membership) and they save you 10% off of books, $3 off of the cost of a movie ticket and you'll save on various author events & book launches. University & College Students are given complimentary bookshelf memberships.
The Bookshelf's Cinema is fully licensed and happy to responsibly serve craft beers, ciders, red & white wines. We also offer non-alcoholic refreshments including coffee, tea, juices, sodas and more. As for treats, we've got popcorn with REALmelted butter, ice cream treats, fresh baked cookies, and more all available for purchase!
Please note, we are on our way to becoming physically accessible. We are currently installing an elevator and renovating our establishment in order to reach our accessibility goals. This project is expected to be completed by mid-to-late October. Until then, the second floor is only accessible by stairs.
CANADIAN FILMS THIS MONTH ARE:
Election Day in Canada / Directed by Peter Smoczynski: Sept 28th (Special Event: email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information)
Gulistan, Land of Roses/ Driected by Zayne Akyol: Sept 21st (Special Event: admission by donation, discussion to follow hosted by Prof Al-Azraki and Emma Wilson, a social worker who counsels Yazidi women in the London, Ontario area)
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band/ Directed by Daniel Roher/ Sept 27th - Oct 2nd
See you at the movies!