Thursday September 22, 2011



Fall Means Film Fest Time

Potiche first up at Cottonwood Cinemas Oct 5

Released by Gillian Powers, CCAC


hen her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and personal complications arrive in the form of her ex-lover (Depardieu), a former union leader in the movie POTICHE..


Ticket prices are $5.00 per screening. A Series pass for all 6 films will be available from the Arts Council as a convenience to those who do not wish to stand in line for tickets, and who want to see all six shows. This is always a popular event so get there early for your tickets!

For more information contact: The Chilliwack Community Arts Council (604) 392.8888. All shows begin at 7pm at Cottonwood Cinemas,
45380 Luckackuck Way, Chilliwack, BC - (604) 858-6028. For more information visit: or link up with the theatre in Facebook here.


October 5 - POTICHE (2010) ~ 103 min Comedy. Rated R for some sexuality.
France, French (Subtitled). Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu and Fabrice Luchini. Preview a clip here.



October 12BEGINNERS (2010) ~ 105 min Comedy/Drama. Rated R for language and some sexual content.
USA, English/French. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent

Synopsis: This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father, who, following the death of his wife of 45 years, came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hal’s new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought father and son closer than they’d ever been able to be. Now Oliver endeavors to love Anna with all the bravery, humour, and hope that his father taught him. Preview a clip here.


October 19 - IN A BETTER WORLD (2010) ~119 min Thriller/Drama. Rated R for violent and disturbing content some involving preteens, and for language.
Denmark/Sweden, Danish/Swedish (Subtitled) Starring: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm and Markus Rygaard.

Synopsis: Anton is a doctor who commutes between his home in an idyllic town in Denmark, and his work at an African refugee camp. In these two very different worlds, he and his family are faced with conflicts that lead them to difficult choices between revenge and forgiveness. Preview a clip here.

October 26 - THE GUARD (2011) ~ 96 min Comedy/Thriller. Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, drug material and sexual content. Ireland, English/Gaelic. Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle and Mark Strong

Synopsis: An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is teamed up with an uptight FBI agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring. Preview a clip here.







November 2 - THE FIRST GRADER (2010) ~ 103 min Biography/Drama. Rated PG-13 for some disturbing violent content and brief nudity. UK/USA/Kenya, English. Starring: Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge and Nick Reding

Synopsis: The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. Preview a clip here.

November 9th- TO BE ANNOUNCED







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