Wednesday, March 6, 2013

 

Film Fest

Six at Seven  

CCAC 2013 Spring Film Series April 3 - May 8

Released by Melissa Oren, CCAC

 

he Chilliwack International Film Series is back this Spring as we once again bring in six internationally acclaimed films for our popular event. Co-presented by The Chilliwack Arts Council and The Toronto International Film Festival Circuit we are pleased to announce this season's line-up.

 

All films start Wednesdays at 7:00 pm and take place at the Cottonwood 4 Cinemas - 45380 Luckakuck Way.

Ticket price is $6.00 per person at the door. Save money with a $30 Series Pass for all six films, which can be purchased in advance from The Bookman at 45939 Wellington Ave.

 

Tickets sell fast, so get there early!

For more information contact The Chilliwack Community Arts Council 604-769-ARTS (2787)

 

 

Midnight's Children - April 3
[PG] 146 mins; Drama; Canada/ UK; English/Hindustani. A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country that is nothing like their parents' generation. Based on the novel by Salman Rushdie. Director: Deepa Mehta. Starring: Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami and Rajat Kapoor. Watch the trailer here.

 

 

 

Stories We Tell - April 10
[14A] 108 mins; Documentary; Canada; English. A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at
the core of a family of storytellers. Director: Sara Polley. Starring: Pixie Bigelow, Deirdre Bowen, and Geoffrey Bowes. Read more about this film here.


 

 

The Angel's Share - April 17
[NR] 101 mins; Comedy/ Drama; UK/France/Belgium/Italy; English. Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives. Director: Ken Loach. Starring Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, and Gary Maitland. Watch the trailer here.
 

 


A Royal Affair - April 24
[PG] 137 mins; Drama/History/Romance; Denmark/ Sweden/ Czech Republic/Germany; Danish (subtitled). A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever. Director: Nikolaj Arcel. Starring: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard. Watch the trailer here.

Quartet - May 1
[PG] 95 mins; Drama/Romance; UK; English. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's
birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents. Director: Dustin Hoffman. Starring: Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, and Billy Connolly. Watch the trailer here.
 

 


The Sapphires - May 8
[PG] 103 mins; Biography/Comedy/Drama/ Musical; Australia; English. It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam. Director: Wayne Blair. Starring: Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, and Jessica Mauboy. Watch the trailer here.

 

 

For more information, visit the Chilliwack Community Arts Council www.chilliwackartscouncil.com

 

For current movie listings at Cottonwood 4, visit www.cottonwood4cinemas.ca

 

 

 

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