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PR – Cinematheque Series: Wild Rose

September 18 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until September 19, 2019

Patricia Theatre, Powell River

Wed 7:00pm; Thur 1:30 and 7:00pm. PG 101 minutes

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Film Screening – “Capernaum (Chaos)”

September 19 @ 2:00 pm
Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt

Recipient of a 10-minute standing ovation at Cannes, Capernaum (Chaos) tells the story of a Lebanese boy whose life is so hard, so despairing, that he sues his negligent parents for the “crime” of allowing him to be born. The film follows him from gutsy, streetwise child, to hardened 12-year-old “adult” surviving on the streets, to jail for a violent crime, to finally seeking justice in a courtroom. Shot without any professional actors and with raw cinematography, the film is…

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Sunday Film Series: Sgaawaay K’uuna (Edge of the Knife)

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

Part drama, part historical reclamation, this film charts a simple narrative about a reckless uncle who can't bare the guilt of having led his nephew to his demise told entirely in the Haida language. $10 donation

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Film Screening – “Capernaum (Chaos)”

September 23 @ 7:30 pm
Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons

Recipient of a 10-minute standing ovation at Cannes, Capernaum (Chaos) tells the story of a Lebanese boy whose life is so hard, so despairing, that he sues his negligent parents for the “crime” of allowing him to be born. The film follows him from gutsy, streetwise child, to hardened 12-year-old “adult” surviving on the streets, to jail for a violent crime, to finally seeking justice in a courtroom. Shot without any professional actors and with raw cinematography, the film is…

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PR – Cinematheque Series: Last Black Man in San Francisco

September 25 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until September 26, 2019

Patricia Theatre, Powell River

Wed 7:00pm; Thur 1:30 and 7:00pm. 14A - 121 minutes

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Midian Farm: documentary film screening

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons

More than four decades after the collapse of this back-to-the-land social experiment, documentary filmmaker Liz Marshall unearths a transformative piece of family and Canadian history… Credited cast includes John Denham, Nancy Budd-Denham, Katherine Denham and more! Doors at 6:30 pm Showtime 7 pm

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Film Screening – “Colette”

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt

This delightful and provocative biopic stars Keira Knightley as the celebrated French writer and gay icon Gabrielle Colette. Her first husband, Willie (Dominic West) introduces her to Paris Society and when money becomes scarce, he pressures her to write a novel under his name. The novel’s success results in a series of novels and inspires Gaby to fight for creative ownership. Knightley shines in this story of liberation, sexual adventure, and claiming of women’s power.

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Film Screening – “Colette”

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons

This delightful and provocative biopic stars Keira Knightley as the celebrated French writer and gay icon Gabrielle Colette. Her first husband, Willie (Dominic West) introduces her to Paris Society and when money becomes scarce, he pressures her to write a novel under his name. The novel’s success results in a series of novels and inspires Gaby to fight for creative ownership. Knightley shines in this story of liberation, sexual adventure, and claiming of women’s power. Members: $5, Non-Members: $9

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Film Screening – “Custody”

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons

Winner of the César (French Oscar) for best film of 2018 and Best Director at the Venice Film Festival, Custody tackles the difficult yet familiar subject of domestic terrorism and the trauma of family break-up. Director Xavier Legrand creates gruelling reality and a relentlessly-growing sense of doom, leading to a searing conclusion. Flawlessly and realistically acted by the three central performers, particularly the 10-year old boy at the centre of the custody battle, this is a tense and gripping film…

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Film Screening – “Custody”

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt

Winner of the César (French Oscar) for best film of 2018 and Best Director at the Venice Film Festival, Custody tackles the difficult yet familiar subject of domestic terrorism and the trauma of family break-up. Director Xavier Legrand creates gruelling reality and a relentlessly-growing sense of doom, leading to a searing conclusion. Flawlessly and realistically acted by the three central performers, particularly the 10-year old boy at the centre of the custody battle, this is a tense and gripping film…

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Film Screening – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons

Nominated for 3 Oscars and winner of another 50 awards, this is a bizarre, compelling tale about real-life biographer Lee Israel’s huge talent and subsequent descent into alcoholism and artistic deception on a grand scale. Melissa McCarthy gives a moving, insightful performance as the fabulous, flawed heroine, wonderfully paired with British actor Richard E. Grant, who is both hilarious and tragic in support. Set in New York in the 1970s and 80s, this is a caustic portrait of the kind…

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Film Screening – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

November 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt

Nominated for 3 Oscars and winner of another 50 awards, this is a bizarre, compelling tale about real-life biographer Lee Israel’s huge talent and subsequent descent into alcoholism and artistic deception on a grand scale. Melissa McCarthy gives a moving, insightful performance as the fabulous, flawed heroine, wonderfully paired with British actor Richard E. Grant, who is both hilarious and tragic in support. Set in New York in the 1970s and 80s, this is a caustic portrait of the kind…

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Film Screening – “They Shall Not Grow Old”

November 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons

Ground-breaking computer technology brings century-old, hand-cranked WWI film footage to new life in a haunting war depiction never viewable before. These long-dead soldiers speak directly to us in modernized colour and full life. Even their on-screen voices have been creatively reproduced, with the appropriate regional accents. Director Jackson dedicated the film to his grandfather, who fought in WW1, making it one of the most empathetic portraits of war ever created and a powerful tribute to every veteran, anywhere. Members: $5,…

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Film Screening – “They Shall Not Grow Old”

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt

Ground-breaking computer technology brings century-old, hand-cranked WWI film footage to new life in a haunting war depiction never viewable before. These long-dead soldiers speak directly to us in modernized colour and full life. Even their on-screen voices have been creatively reproduced, with the appropriate regional accents. Director Jackson dedicated the film to his grandfather, who fought in WW1, making it one of the most empathetic portraits of war ever created and a powerful tribute to every veteran, anywhere.

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Film Screening – “Shoplifters”

November 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons

annes winner and Oscar nominee, Shoplifters follows a “family” of outcasts who create their own nurturing environment outside of society’s laws and norms. The family’s lives change drastically when a shivering, bruised girl of four or five is found, seemingly abandoned. She is hidden and cared for by them, but also inducted into the family’s “activities”. Step by step the film reveals hidden layers and challenges in what defines our bonds, connections, family, and the law. Members: $5, Non-Members: $9

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Film Screening – “Shoplifters”

November 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt

annes winner and Oscar nominee, Shoplifters follows a “family” of outcasts who create their own nurturing environment outside of society’s laws and norms. The family’s lives change drastically when a shivering, bruised girl of four or five is found, seemingly abandoned. She is hidden and cared for by them, but also inducted into the family’s “activities”. Step by step the film reveals hidden layers and challenges in what defines our bonds, connections, family, and the law.

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Film Screening – “Mad Hot Ballroom”

December 5 @ 2:00 pm - December 9 @ 3:30 pm
Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt

Here’s some pre-Christmas magic — a charming and inspiring documentary profiling elementary classes from New York’s inner-city schools as they compete in a city-wide ballroom dancing competition. As much about life in general as about dancing, a central theme is the growth and maturation shown by the 11-year olds from their first awkward steps in rumba, swing, and tango classes, through to confidence and enthusiasm in the championship rounds.

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Film Screening – “Mad Hot Ballroom”

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons

Here’s some pre-Christmas magic — a charming and inspiring documentary profiling elementary classes from New York’s inner-city schools as they compete in a city-wide ballroom dancing competition. As much about life in general as about dancing, a central theme is the growth and maturation shown by the 11-year olds from their first awkward steps in rumba, swing, and tango classes, through to confidence and enthusiasm in the championship rounds. Members: $5, Non-Members: $9

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