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December 2019

Film Screening – “Mad Hot Ballroom”

December 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 10, 2019

| Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
$5 – $9

Dec 9 & 10. 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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Kids Movie Night @ Winter Night Market

December 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons
Free

Come one, come all, to enjoy some Whoville vibes. We'll be screening The Grinch (2018) with some babysitting-by-donation and popcorn to go with.

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2019 Winter Market

December 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 15, 2019

| Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons
Free

Sat Dec 14th & Sun Dec 15th 10:00 - 6:00 pm Artisan Vendors • Live Music • Scuba Clause (Sat only) • Kids Activities • Food Vendors • Happy Hour • Merchant Level Shopping • and more...

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Advent Films: The Grizzlies

December 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | St Hilda’s Anglican Church, Sechelt

Theme of Joy. An inspiring true story based on a group of Inuit students in the small Arctic town of Kugluktuk. Suffering from widespread drug use, alcohol abuse, domestic violence and one of the highest teen suicide rates in the world, this northern community is periled by the legacy of colonialism.

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Chistmas Movie Double Feature

December 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Sechelt Public Library, Sechelt
Free

t's A Wonderful Life: 12-2:30pm (1946, rated PG) The Grinch (2018): 2:45-4:15pm (2018, rated G) Enjoy these holiday classics along with some delicious popcorn and hot chocolate. Space is limited. Please visit or call Sechelt library at 604-885-3260 to register for one or both showings.

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Advent Films: Letters to Father Jacob

December 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | St Hilda’s Anglican Church, Sechelt
Free

Theme of Love. With few options, newly pardoned convict Leila agrees to work as an assistant to a blind pastor. Father Jacob spends his days answering the letters of the needy, which Leila finds pointless. But when the letters stop, the pastor is devastated and Leila finds herself cast in a new role. Co-writer and director Klaus Härö has made a lean and intensely focused drama about loneliness, faith, the dark night of the soul, and the redemptive power of…

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Winter Intention Gathering.

December 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

| Camp Elphinstone., Gibsons, B.C.
$200 – $420

Intention Gathering is back for its 21st year of magic, bliss and community celebration! ♥ Intention is a multi-day, family friendly, participant co-created festival and retreat at the most intentional time of year. DANCE PARTIES! WORKSHOPS! PASSION SHOWS! RITUAL! ARTISAN MARKET! YOGA! KIDS' PLAY SPACE! ART! DIY CULTURE! SPONTANEOUS FUN! SHARED MEALS AND ACCOMMODATIONS INCLUDED! For more information, please go to www.intentiongathering.org . Much more information will be available there in the next few weeks.

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January 2020

Film Screening – “Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love”

January 7 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until January 7, 2020

| Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
$5 – $9

Jan 6 & 7. An incredibly-moving documentary, culminating with Marianne’s reaction on her death bed to Cohen’s final message to her, this film will appeal to all Canadians, whether or not you were part of the era that created this incredible musician-poet’s life. Its focus, the long and complicated relationship/friendship between Cohen and Marianne (So Long, Marianne), displays a vast amount of archival footage unearthed from the 60s and 70s and paints a vivid picture of the people and the…

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Film Screening – “Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love”

January 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt
$5 – $9

An incredibly-moving documentary, culminating with Marianne’s reaction on her death bed to Cohen’s final message to her, this film will appeal to all Canadians, whether or not you were part of the era that created this incredible musician-poet’s life. Its focus, the long and complicated relationship/friendship between Cohen and Marianne (So Long, Marianne), displays a vast amount of archival footage unearthed from the 60s and 70s and paints a vivid picture of the people and the times.  Members: $5, Others:…

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Hoovie Night at the Beer Far: How To Change The World

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Persephone Brewing, Gibsons
$10.60

Learn the story of a group of people who dedicated their entire lives to disrupting the status quo in order to create change. Doors at 7pm, film starts at 7:15pm, followed by conversation and mingling. Ticket proceeds go to our Kids In Ag Fund to help schools and other youth-focused organizations get their agricultural-focused projects off the ground.

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Film Screening: The Grizzlies

January 18 @ 2:00 pm | Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt
$5 – $9

Based on a true story, the film follows a young hotshot teacher from southern Canada who heads up to the Arctic for a year to teach history to high school students in the remote Nunavut community of Kugluktuk. There he finds a group of kids who are struggling to find ways just to persevere through a harsh environment beset by alcoholism, abuse, suicide, and the legacies of colonialism. At various times funny, tragic, and inspiring, not everyone is going to…

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Film Screening: “The Grizzlies”

January 20 @ 7:30 pm | Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
$5 – $9

Based on a true story, the film follows a young hotshot teacher from southern Canada who heads up to the Arctic for a year to teach history to high school students in the remote Nunavut community of Kugluktuk. There he finds a group of kids who are struggling to find ways just to persevere through a harsh environment beset by alcoholism, abuse, suicide, and the legacies of colonialism. At various times funny, tragic, and inspiring, not everyone is going to…

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Film Screening: “The Grizzlies”

January 21 @ 7:30 pm | Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
$5 – $9

Based on a true story, the film follows a young hotshot teacher from southern Canada who heads up to the Arctic for a year to teach history to high school students in the remote Nunavut community of Kugluktuk. There he finds a group of kids who are struggling to find ways just to persevere through a harsh environment beset by alcoholism, abuse, suicide, and the legacies of colonialism. At various times funny, tragic, and inspiring, not everyone is going to…

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Film Screening: “Cold War”

January 30 @ 2:00 pm | Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt
$5 – $9

A sad, bittersweet, and lovely historical ballad of two lovers who can’t stand to stay apart, but also sometimes can’t stand each other either. Set against a Cold War climate in 1950s Poland, Berlin, and Yugoslavia, through to 1960s Paris and filmed in black and white, the detail is stunning, from the period costumes to the on-set locations. Widely-acclaimed, the film received 36 wins & 105 nominations, including three nominations for 2019 Oscars.

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February 2020

Film Screening: “Cold War”

February 3 @ 7:30 pm | Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
$5 – $9

A sad, bittersweet, and lovely historical ballad of two lovers who can’t stand to stay apart, but also sometimes can’t stand each other either. Set against a Cold War climate in 1950s Poland, Berlin, and Yugoslavia, through to 1960s Paris and filmed in black and white, the detail is stunning, from the period costumes to the on-set locations. Widely-acclaimed, the film received 36 wins & 105 nominations, including three nominations for 2019 Oscars.

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Film Screening: “Cold War”

February 4 @ 7:30 pm | Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
$5 – $9

A sad, bittersweet, and lovely historical ballad of two lovers who can’t stand to stay apart, but also sometimes can’t stand each other either. Set against a Cold War climate in 1950s Poland, Berlin, and Yugoslavia, through to 1960s Paris and filmed in black and white, the detail is stunning, from the period costumes to the on-set locations. Widely-acclaimed, the film received 36 wins & 105 nominations, including three nominations for 2019 Oscars.

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Film Screening: Following the Ninth

February 9 @ 10:30 am | Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

A documentary film about the global impact of Beethoven’s final symphony. Written in 1824, near the end of Beethoven’s life, the Ninth Symphony was composed by a man with little to be thankful for.

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Film Screening: “Boy Erased”

February 13 @ 2:00 pm | Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt
$5 – $9

Jared (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman & Russell Crowe) at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program or be permanently shunned by his family, friends, and faith. It is the true story of one young man’s struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity. Boy Erased received numerous award nominations and wins, including…

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PR – Powell River Film Festival

February 16 @ 1:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:30 pm, repeating until February 16, 2020

| Patricia Theatre, Powell River

Early Bird Passes until Dec 31st. (Full pass, 14 films $80 adult, $65 senior); Matinee Pass, 7 films $40 adult, $32 senior)

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Film Screening: “Boy Erased”

February 17 @ 7:30 pm | Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
$5 – $9

Jared (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman & Russell Crowe) at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program or be permanently shunned by his family, friends, and faith. It is the true story of one young man’s struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity. Boy Erased received numerous award nominations and wins, including…

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Film Screening: “Boy Erased”

February 18 @ 7:30 pm | Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
$5 – $9

Jared (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman & Russell Crowe) at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program or be permanently shunned by his family, friends, and faith. It is the true story of one young man’s struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity. Boy Erased received numerous award nominations and wins, including…

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Film screening: Harriet (2019)

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons
Free

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. To register, call the Gibsons Public Library at 604.886.2130. FREE. Recommended for ages 13+.

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PR – Opportunity: Calling all Youth – 5-Minute Film Contest

February 19 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until February 23, 2020

Calling all young filmmakers aged 15-25 (UNESCO defined "youth")! PRFF presents our annual call for submissions to the 5-Minute Film ContestEntry to the contest is FREE, the deadline has been extended until February 23, 2020 AND we have $500 in prizes over 7 different categories! More information from http://www.prfilmfestival.ca/5-minute-film-contest/

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Opportunity: Call for LGBTQ2+ Artists

February 19 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 9, 2020

| The Art Centre, Powell River
Free

Deadline March 9, 2020. For June 20 - July 26 2020  'What the Plus (+) Show - Exploding the Gradients of Gender + Sexuality through the Arts on the BC Coast. Featuring emerging and established artists who identify or are allies across the gender/sexual spectrum from within 50 miles of Powell River (qathet Regional District, and lower Sunshine Coast. Opening in Powell River at the Art Centre, June 20, 2020.

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