SCFS

Wild Rose/Cancelled

Sunshine Coast Film Society U.K. 2018, 101 min., drama/music Director: Tom Harper Fresh out of a one-year jail term for narcotics possession, 23-year- old working-class Rose-Lynn Harlan from Glasgow, Scotland, tries to rectify her chaotic life. Streetwise, rebellious, and free-spirited, Rose-Lynn reconnects with her children, cared for during her incarceration by her disapproving mother. But …

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The Biggest Little Farm/Cancelled

Sunshine Coast Film Society U.S. 2018, 91 min., doc Director: John Chester Sunshine Coast farmers, gardeners, and sustainable agriculture advocates, take heed. This inspirational film follows the eight-year journey of a young California couple as they pursue their dream of establishing a completely sustainable farm, reclaiming arid land, without the use of any non-natural interventions. …

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Parasite/ Cancelled New date TBA

Sunshine Coast Film Society South Korea 2019, 132 min., com/drama Director: Bong Joon Ho South Korean with English subtitles Some violence Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite, winner of the Audience Choice Award at the 2019 VIFF, is a darkly-comic, social satire that explores themes of class, materialism, and social inequity. A struggling Korean family living a …

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The Guilty

Sunshine Coast Film Society * SCFS Annual General Meeting follows screening Denmark 2018, 85 min., crime/drama Director: Gustav Möller Danish with English subtitles A Danish police officer, who is working as an emergency centre dispatcher, takes a call from the victim of a kidnapping in progress.  The film progresses in real time in a single …

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Boy Erased

Sunshine Coast Film Society Australia 2018, 115 min., bio/drama Director: Joel Edgerton Boy Erased tells the story of Jared (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman & Russell Crowe) at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program …

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Cold War

Sunshine Coast Film Society Poland 2018, 89 min., drama/history Director: Pawel Pawlikowski Polish with English subtitles Cold War is a 2018 Poland/ France/UK co-production, an historical drama set against a Cold War climate first in 1950s Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and, through to 1960s Paris. It is a sad, bittersweet, and lovely ballad of two lovers …

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The Grizzlies

Sunshine Coast Film Society Canada, 2018, 102 min., bio/drama Director: Miranda de Pencier Did you know the official national sport of Canada is lacrosse?  The Grizzlies teaches this, and so much more.  A Canadian film that received three standing ovations in Vancouver, The Grizzlies takes you to a small Arctic town struggling with the highest …

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Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Sunshine Coast Film Society Canada 2019, 102 min., doc/music Director: Nick Broomfield 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 …

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