At the Movies:
Lights, Camera ACTION
Burnaby Village is Going to the Movies. Visitors can:
- experience what it was like to go to the movies in Burnaby in the early 20th century
- see archival film footage of Burnaby landmarks
- learn about the active film industry in Burnaby today
Stride Studios: memorabilia from famous movies and TV series filmed in Burnaby. The display also offers a peek behind the scenes of Burnaby's thriving film industry, recognition of the many crafts and skills that are involved in movie-making, and the importance of the industry in Burnaby and British Columbia today.
Central Park Theatre (a 1920s-style movie house): a special film series curated by Graham X Peat is featured, along with archival film footage of Burnaby.
Real Estate Office: a display about going to the movies in Burnaby, with photographs and objects from Burnaby's many theatres ranging from the silent film era to the drive-in movie. See old-fashioned projectors and learn a bit about how movies were made in the pre-digital era.Go to Top