The Network of Independent Canadian Exhibitors (NICE) is an alliance of Canadian independent cinemas, festivals and professional programmers offering curated film programming to public audiences.

NICE film exhibitors are community oriented; we provide a meeting space for audiences and present high quality Canadian and international films.

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NICE acts as an industry body on behalf of and in the interest of Canadian independent film exhibitors, and facilitates a network for information and resource sharing.


NICE aims to grow independent Canadian film exhibitors’ status as relevant cultural influencers by continuing to present and support Canadian and international film content and festivals to a variety of audiences.


Albion CinemaEtobicokeON
Apollo CinemaKitchenerON
Arrow Lakes TheatreNakuspBC
Barrhead Movie TheatreBarrheadAB
Barrie Film FestivalBarrieON
Bloody Mary Film FestivalTorontoON
Boissevain-Morton Community TheatreBoissevainMB
ByTowne CinemaOttawaON
Canyon Meadows CinemasCalgaryAB
Capitol 6 TheatreVictoriaBC
Carbon Arc CinemaHalifaxNS
Castle TheatreCastlegarBC
Century Theatres Lindsay Inc.LindsayON
Cinéma BeaubienMontrealQC
Cinéma du MuséeMontrealQC
Cinéma du ParcMontrealQC
Cinéma PublicMontrealQC
Circle TheatreAllistonON
City CinemaCharlottetownPEI
Cottonwood 4 CinemasChilliwackBC
Countryfest Community CinemaDauphinMB
Dollar CinemaMontrealQC
DOXA Documentary Film FestivalVancouverBC
Dunbar TheatreVancouverBC
Film.Ca CinemasOakvilleON
Fox TheatreTorontoON
GEM TheatreGrand ForksBC
Grand River Film FestivalCambridgeON
Hay River Film SocietyHay RiverNT
Hot Docs Ted Rogers CinemaTorontoON
Hyland CinemaLondonON
Imagine CinemasVarious locationsBC + ON
Kamloops Film SocietyKamloopsBC
Kay Meek Arts CentreWest VancouverBC
Kicking Horse Movies, Golden CinemaGoldenBC
Kingston Canadian Film FestivalKingstonON
Lyceum TheatreGull LakeSK
May TheatresVarious locationsBC + SK
Metro CinemaEdmontonAB
Nelson Civic Theatre SocietyNelsonBC
New Millennium CinemasEnderbyBC
Oliver TheatreOliverBC
Orpheum TheatreEstevanSK
PAC Film HouseSt. CatherinesON
Paradise CinemasWilliams LakeBC
Park Drive-in TheaterPrince GeorgeBC
Powell River Film SocietyPowell RiverBC
Princess CinemasWaterlooON
Reel TheatreOutlookSK
Regent TheatrePictonON
Revue CinemaTorontoON
Rio TheatreVancouverBC
Roxy TheatreRevelstokeBC
Royal TheatreTrailBC
Salt Spring Island Movie TheatreSalt SpringBC
Star CinemaSidneyBC
Sudbury Indie CinemaSudburyON
The Bookshelf CinemaGuelphON
The CinemathequeVancouverBC
The Civic TheatreNelsonBC
The Patricia TheatrePowell RiverBC
The Screening RoomKingstonON
The Vic TheatreVictoriaBC
The Victoria Film FestivalVictoriaBC
The Vogue TheatreFernieBC
The WestdaleHamiltonON
Tillicum Twin TheatresTerraceBC
Tivoli TheatreCrestonBC
Toronto Outdoor Picture ShowTorontoON
Winnipeg CinemathequeWinnipegMB
Winnipeg Underground Film FestivalWinnipegMB
Woodside CinemasScarboroughON
Workman Arts, Rendezvous with MadnessTorontoON
York CinemasRichmond HillON
Yukon Film SocietyWhitehorseYK
Christie Pits Film Festival in Toronto, ON. Photo: Nicola Betts