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Our History

While The Civic Theatre has been in existence since the 1930s, it was in 2012 that NCTS was formed to reopen this venue after its closure in 2011. Since then, our story has been one of  hard work and great community successes.

Our Community

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The Civic Theatre is more than just a movie theatre – we are a community activator with a goal to ensure access to film and offer educational opportunities to audiences of all ages.

We Need Your Help

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The Civic Theatre is run by the Nelson Civic Theatre Society, a non-profit organization whose mandate is to show films in Nelson and  nurture the local community through adjacent programming relevant to film and media creation and appreciation.