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Sunshine Coast Film Society

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October 2017

Maudie

October 30 @ 7:30 pm
Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road
Gibsons, B.C. V0N 1V0 Canada
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Sunshine Coast Film Society Ireland/Canada 2016, 115min, drama. Director: Aisling Walsh.  This 2016 VIFF People's Choice Award winner dramatizes the struggle of Maud Lewis who, in spite of extreme poverty and crippling arthritis, became one of Canada’s premier folk artists. It is also the tale of an unlikely romance. Determined to escape her protective but unsupportive family Maud finds work as a housekeeper for a reclusive fish monger. He reluctantly comes to appreciate her as she constantly strives to fulfill…

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November 2017

The End Of The Road

November 5 @ 2:00 pm
Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road
Gibsons, B.C. V0N 1V0 Canada
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Sunshine Coast Film Society SPECIAL EVENT. Canada 2016, 112min, documentary. Director: Tai Uhlmann. SPECIAL EVENT In the 1960s and 70s, an eclectic group of dreamers, artists, intellectuals, and war resisters sought the greener pastures of Lund, BC. In this testament to anyone whose idealism is challenged by the real, exhausting struggle to provide heat, shelter, food, water, raise children, and love unconventionally, the film follows their evolution from society dropouts to community leaders. Loaded with vintage film, photographs, original artwork, and music. With Special…

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Land of Mine

November 13 @ 7:30 pm
Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road
Gibsons, B.C. V0N 1V0 Canada
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 Sunshine Coast Film Society Denmark/Germany 2015, 100min, drama. Director: Martin Zandvliet. German, Danish, English with English subtitles. Based on actual events, this harrowing film takes place in Denmark at the end of WW2 when young German POWs, mostly teens with almost no training, are forced to clear the beaches of over 1 million hidden land mines. Although the consequences are horrific, the Danes have little sympathy for their former occupiers. The film serves as a poignant reminder that revenge destroys…

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The Eagle Huntress

November 27 @ 7:30 pm
Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road
Gibsons, B.C. V0N 1V0 Canada
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 Sunshine Coast Film Society UK/Mongolia/USA 2016, 118min, doc. Director: Otto Bell. Kazakh with English subtitles. A large-screen feast, this spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is training to become the first female eagle hunter in Kazakh society. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes of coming of age, natural environment, female empowerment and facing the modern world. For Sunshine Coast eagle and nature lovers, the…

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December 2017

Their Finest

December 11 @ 7:30 pm
Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road
Gibsons, B.C. V0N 1V0 Canada
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Sunshine Coast Film Society UK/Sweden, 117min, comedy/drama. Director: Lone Scherfig. Hungarian and English with English subtitles. During Britain's darkest hour in the midst of the Blitz, the government sets out to produce a propaganda film to lift the nation's spirits and entice America to its aid. A secretary, Catrin, is recruited as a scriptwriter in order to provide a woman's perspective. She along with her witty counterpart, Buckley, set out to make an epic portrayal of the Dunkirk rescue, starring…

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