The Fort St. John Film Society brings in movies from the Film Festival Circuit (Toronto International Film Festival) on an approximately monthly basis.
Movies show @ 7:00 pm at the Aurora Cinema Centre. Tickets are $13.00 each or $55.00 for a flex pass for 5 films. Cash only-don’t forget to bring cash as the theatre’s ATM is not always working.
Monday, 26 Feb – Novitate
Peter Travers ‘Novitate’is a soulful convent drama spanning a decade from the 50’s to the mid 60’s about life devoted to the worship and servitude of God as a young novice nun.
Monday 5 Mar – The Leisure Seeker
Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren star in this wise and witty road movie set in today’s divided United States. The English-language debut of Italian director Paolo Virzì (Like Crazy), The Leisure Seeker takes an entire country as its canvas and a couple of aging adventurers as its lovable heroes.
Monday, 12 Mar – Call Me By Your Name
In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape. One of the two most talked about films of the year!
Monday, 6 April – Lady Bird
One of the two most talked about films of the year!
With her best-director Oscar nomination Tuesday, “Lady Bird” helmer Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman to be recognized by the film Academy’s directors branch. An outspoken teen must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother over the course of an eventful and poignant senior year of high school. Join us for two of the most talked about films of the year!
Monday, 16 April – Never Steady Never Still
A movie filmed in Fort St John – A mother struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson’s disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity amongst the violence of Alberta’s oil field work camps. Directed by Kathleen Hepburn the overall tone of the film slowly transforms it into something more. The film is compelling as you travel deeper and deeper into your gut and soul as a realistic portrayal of the disease.
Monday, 7 May – Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool
A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady. This film, which has been in the works for two decades, is based on Peter Turners memoir about his relationship with Oscar-winning actress Gloria Grahame.