Bringing audiences together

Cinema across Canada

a new network

Do you show movies in Canada?

Membership with NICE is open to Canadian independent cinemas, festivals and professional programmers offering curated film programs to public audiences. 

Do you show movies in Canada?

Membership with NICE is open to Canadian independent cinemas, festivals and professional programmers offering curated film programs to public audiences. 

New from NICE

NICE Launch Event at TIFF 2022

During this year’s TIFF, we celebrated the official launch of the Network of Independent Canadian Exhibitors (NICE) over drinks and snacks. The event would not have been

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Our members

Since 2018, independent film exhibitors across Canada have joined a central Google Group to share stories and resources. In the years since, NICE has grown into a national community of more than 100 independent film exhibitors, with membership stretching from Vancouver Island to PEI.

There is going to be a deep change in the cinema in our equipment, but there is also insecurity stemming from the changes in the distribution system and internet piracy. All things can change, but the values of cinema, the magic of narration, the poetry of the Seventh Art, is unalterable. Our century, despite the boom of the media, will be a century of loneliness. Only cinema can unite people.
Werner Herzog, 2009​

There is going to be a deep change in the cinema in our equipment, but there is also insecurity stemming from the changes in the distribution system and internet piracy. All things can change, but the values of cinema, the magic of narration, the poetry of the Seventh Art, is unalterable. Our century, despite the boom of the media, will be a century of loneliness. Only cinema can unite people.

Werner Herzog, 2009

Pictured on this page: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, Toronto, ON. Photo credits: Gabriel Li; Dahlia Katz. Cinéma Moderne, Montreal, QC. Toronto Outdoor Picture Show, Toronto, ON. Photo credit: Nicola Betts. Film.Ca Cinemas, Oakville, ON.