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Welcome to cinéSARNIA

cinéSARNIA  is a not-for-profit charitable volunteer group dedicated to bringing quality Canadian and international films to the city of Sarnia.  The organization operates in conjunction with Film Circuit, part of the Toronto International Film Festival Group.  Film Circuit, which is based in Toronto, is in partnership with distributors to assemble a list of films twice a year from which the associated groups select their programmes. Currently, it consists of approximately 100 communities across Canada, of which 45 are in Ontario.



Changes to the Winter Season

Two films that we had originally scheduled, "The River of My Dreams" and "Maudie" are no longer available to us for the dates we had planned on.  So we have replaced them with the following blockbusters - "Manchester By The Sea" (Jan 22,23) and "Lion" (April 9, 10).   Please click on these links for more info on these wonderful films.  Click our Winter Schedule, for links to more info and trailers.



All subscriptions for 2017 Winter Season are now SOLD OUT.

Rush tickets for all the films in the winter season are available at the door based on demand. Subscription sales for the 2017-2018 ‎series go on sale at the March 5/6 screening of "The Dressmaker", when updated subscription forms will be available at the door as well as online at  

Rush seats are available at the door for all our screenings at 7:15 p.m, the evening of the show.




Upcoming Film

March 5 & 6, 2017
7:30 PM



The Dressmaker


Sarnia Public Library Theatre

124 Christina St S


A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.


Critical Notes

"Moorhouse's adaptation of Rosalie Ham's 2000 novel may lead audiences to expect a primmer, more well-behaved movie based on its title alone, but that doesn't mean it won't have them in stitches." Justin Chang, Variety


Film Information

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse
Cast::  Liam Hemsworth, Kate Winslet, Hugo Weaving 
Year: 2015
Runtime: 118 min 
Country: Australia
Language: English
Distributor: Entertainment One
Ratings: ON NR / BC NR / AB NR / SK NR / MB NR / QC NR / Maritmes NR