movies

Like most of you, I’ve been spending a lot of time online lately. Unlike most of you, I normally spend a great deal of time online, so I have been perhaps a little less off-kilter than some of you have in moving most of my social life online. However, despite my comfort level even I enjoy a little group socializing now and then.

Little Women follows the lives of the four March sisters. It details their passage from childhood to womanhood in the period just after the American Civil War, and it highlights the limitations placed on women in a patriarchal society.

Event Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2020
Time: 
6:00pm - 8:00pm

To make up for the loss of basic movement during this strange times in isolation, it seemed fitting to suggest a modern kung-fu (or wing-chung in this case) film to either inspire us to move a little more or be satisfied with the acceptance that we will never be able to move at even a fraction of the speed that Dony Yen can.

A few interesting facts hide behind this awesome action with ties to Bruce Lee's trainer, The Japanese imperial occupation of Fo Shan, china in 1937 and the birth of Wing Chung taught as means of self defence. Watch it this week if you feel like it.

Ready or Not is a horror film full of dark humour and over-the-top gore. It is directed by Americans Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. Bettinelli-Olpin is an actor, screenwriter and director, while Gillett is a cinematographer, director and writer. 

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: 
5:00pm - 6:30pm

FREE community screening of Screenagers, the Next Chapter. In partnership with Vogue Theatre Fernie BC, Fernie Secondary PAC, SD5 DPAC, and Fernie Heritage Library.

Event Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Time: 
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Join the Elk River Alliance (ERA) on January 31st at the Fernie Arts Station from 6-8:30pm to learn about some of their ongoing projects, followed by a screening of Patagonia’s film ‘Artifishal”.

Hyena Road is an American-style military movie based on the trials of the Canadian army in Afghanistan. The story focuses mainly on a small squad of soldiers trying to rescue a group of Afghan girls who are to be sold into slavery. They are aided by a legendary Mujahadin fighter known locally as “the ghost.”

The Lion King tells the story of Simba (Swahili for lion), a young lion destined to succeed his father, Mufasa, as King of the Pride Lands. However, Simba’s uncle, Scar, murders Mufasa and convinces Simba that he is responsible for his father’s death.

Event Date: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Time: 
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood focuses on the trials and tribulations of fictional actor Rick Dalton and his stunt man Cliff Booth, both of whom, after spending years performing in a successful western-themed television show called Bounty Law, have fallen on hard times.