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Reminder: Movie Night, Friday March 11, 7pm

Posted on: March 8th, 2011 by Stewart No Comments

A reminder that this Friday at 7pm there will be a special screening of The King’s Speech at Ottawa Family Cinema. Winner of four Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay), this is an excellent opportunity to see this inspiring film– either for the first time, or to enjoy it again.

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THE KING’S SPEECH TO BE SHOWN AT THE OTTAWA FAMILY CINEMA ON MARCH 11, 2011!

Posted on: January 23rd, 2011 by David Burton No Comments

The King’s Speech will be shown at the Ottawa Family Cinema on Friday March 11. The movie won Best Film award at the Toronto Film Festival and has already garnered a Golden Globe Best Actor Award for Colin Firth’s portrayal of King George VI who stuttered and his relationship with his speech therapist Lionel Logue. The movie has received critical acclaim for its sympathetic treatment of someone who stutters and for raising awareness about stuttering in general.  .

The Family Cinema is a non-profit theatre that runs current movies at very reasonable admission prices. Proceeds from all the showings are given back to the community. The Ottawa Association of People Who Stutter (OAPWS) is pleased to announce that proceeds from this special screening of The King’s Speech will be donated to the Marie Poulos Bursary Fund. (more…)