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Sensory-Friendly Movie Event – STAR WARS

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Royal Theatre in Trail, in conjunction with Movin’ Mountains Therapy Services, is offering STAR WARS EP 8 as our next Sensory Friendly Screening on Friday Feb 9 11:00am (Pro D Day). This 2D projection will have increased auditorium lighting, lower volume. At these showings, people are encouraged to be themselves. They are open to everyone and anyone who would prefer to see a movie in this setting. For those who have dietary issues please bring in your own food too.


The goal of thse showing is to provide enjoyment for new releases in a relaxed environment for individuals and families living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), sensory processing OR other challenges that affect a person’s ability to sit through a movie. They are also the perfrct enviroment for those little movie watchers that have never been to a cinema before too!

We also also pleased to annouce we will be showing more Sensory Friendly movies throughout 2018.

Tickets are $8.00 for everyone available at the door the day of. Doors open at 10:30am.

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Date:
February 9
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Royal Theatre

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The Royal Theatre

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