Indie Films

Event Date: 
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Time: 
5pm

The Fernie Arts Station brings Parasite to the Vogue Theatre through its monthly Indie Films Fernie. This South Korean black comedy drama thriller film won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film, the highest award ever achieved by a Korean film on the American awards circuit.

Event Date: 
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Time: 
5:00pm

Event Date: 
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 
5:00pm - 8:00pm

This week's film screening is Kayak to Klemtu, the story of 14-year-old Ella, determined to travel the length of the Inside Passage, along the shores of the Great Bear Rainforest by kayak in order to testify against a proposed pipeline that would see oil tanker traffic through her beloved homeland waters.

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Time: 
5:00pm

Somewhere between Toronto and northern Ontario, between childhood and adolescence, 13-year-old Bea (Charlotte Salisbury) is facing down growing-up, and isn’t sure she likes what she sees, especially with her parents on the edge of divorce. Then she meets Kate (Lucinda Armstrong Hall), she is funny, outspoken and tough. Though Bea and Kate are seemingly opposites, they strangely fit together. Under Kate’s influence, Bea finds her courage. But being brave has a price, especially when it means making a difficult choice between “never squealing” or speaking out. 

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Time: 
5:00pm

Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr fled an oppressive marriage to create a name for herself as one of Hollywood’s top leading ladies in the 1940s. Behind the glamour and sex appeal, though, was a talented and inquisitive inventor who created a radio system that is now considered the basis of Bluetooth technology.

$9 for Arts Station members, $10 for non-members. Buy your tickets here.

Event Date: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Time: 
5:00pm

Khaled, syrian refugee stows away on a freighter to Helsinki. Meanwhile, Wikström is a traveling salesman who wins big at a poker table and buys himself a restaurant with the proceeds. When the authorities turn down his application for asylum, Khaled is forced underground and Wikström finds him sleeping in the yard behind his restaurant. He offers him a job and a roof over his head and, for a while, they form a utopian union with the restaurant's waitress, the chef and his dog.

Event Date: 
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Time: 
5:00pm

(Sweden, Swedish with English subtitles), the Best Foreign Film Oscar nominated Swedish film is an unabashed, unashamed crowd pleaser that will send audiences home with a smile on their face and a few tears in their eye. Ove is the terror of his suburban neighbourhood, where he used to be chairman of the residents' association until he was voted out, something that he considers a betrayal and still can't forgive.

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Time: 
5:00pm

Maudie (Canada/Ireland) is an inspirational, based-on-fact tale of a young artist whose talent and determination allowed her to surmount the obstacles in her way. Constrained by the effects of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and sheltered by her overprotective family, Maud is determined to prove her independence. She sets out to make her own way in the world and pursue her passion for art when she answers an ad for a live-in housekeeper for the reclusive Everett Lewis. However, her artistic skills quickly eclipse her domestic duties.