The Sunshine Coast Film Institute has announced its spring line-up of art films. Each production will be shown to members at Sechelt’s Raven’s Cry Theater and Gibsons Heritage Playhouse.
The society’s membership is slowly returning to its pre-COVID strength of about 750, according to society president Doug Dyment. A $10 yearly membership allows members to purchase tickets to all screenings.
Eight films are planned across a wide range of genres. “I think it’s a good strong group of films,” said Diment. “There’s documentaries, there’s dramas, there’s thrillers.
inclusion of Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, Journey, Song I remember when the association screened a Cohen documentary three years ago.
Films starring British actor Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies, Dunkirk) are included at the beginning and end of the season.
costume Showings at Gibsons Heritage Playhouse on Monday, January 9 at 7:30 PM and Thursday, January 1 at 2:00 PM. 12 (original date update) at Sechelt’s Raven’s Cry Theater.
This is a drama with a twist from screenwriter Graham Moore. imitation gameRylance plays Leonard, a master tailor/cutter who has fled post-war England to the windy city of Chicago. Among his wealthy clients are local gangster families.
Tickets can be purchased online with a credit card and cash at both theater doors only. Membership required and all movies are her 18+.
January 23rd (Gibsons) and 28th (Sechelt), Documentary Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, Journey, Song It depicts singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen’s definitive quest through the prism of the famous hymn Hallelujah. The piece was approved for production shortly before Cohen celebrated his 80th birthday in 2015.
February 6th (Gibsons) and February 11th (Sechelt), rider of justice It introduces actor Mads Mikkelsen and other leading Danish actors in a dark revenge comedy about a soldier who returns home when his wife and daughter are involved in a tragic train accident.
February 20 (Gibsons) and February 25 (Sechelt) Academy Awards Minari tells the story of a Korean family who moved from California to rural Arkansas in 1983 to start a new life.
On March 6th (Gibson’s) and March 11th (Sechelt), the Society will present its second film of the season. Nomadland). rider It tells the story of a young rodeo bronc rider who suffers a near-fatal head injury and sets out on a search for a new identity.
March 20 (Gibsons) and 25 (Sechelt), Kosovo’s official submissions to the 2022 Oscars — hive — Her husband tells the true story of Fahrije Hoti, who “disappeared” for seven years, along with every other military-age man in her village.
April 3 (Gibsons) and April 8 (Sechelt), Collectiveis the highest-ranked documentary of 2022 and follows a team of investigative journalists as they try to uncover medical fraud in Romania.
Finally, comedy on April 17th (Gibsons) and April 20th (Sechelt) Phantom of the Open It features Mark Rylance as a dreamer who enters the qualifying rounds of the 1976 British Open Golf Championship, despite having never played a round of golf before.