The Powell River Film Festival runs February 17th to 21st at the Patricia Theatre in Townsite. Tickets are on sale at the Patricia Theatre. The box office is open 30 minutes before each screening for all upcoming films. Trailers, synopses and ticket pricing are all on the Powell River Film Festival’s Film Page. Info and Pic Creds: PR Film Festival.
Here’s the line-up in PR Film Festival’s Weekend at a Glance:
10:00 am feature on Saturday, February 20th: Get your morning sugar buzz! Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Robert Lustig thinks we’ve all been “frucked” by industry. He’s evangelical, blaming sugar for a waiting room filled with obese kids with fatty livers. His flock of five million online followers grows daily. In the court of pubic opinion, he’s part of a leading group of experts who are putting sugar on trial. Tickets available at the door.
12:00 Lunch sales for the die-hard film buffs!
Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World. Sorry, this 1:00 pm feature on Saturday, February 20th is SOLD OUT.
Ever the Land
3:30 pm feature on Saturday, February 20th: It’s a scenario familiar to Canadians: oppressed indigenous people fighting to rebuild and assert their rights. On this occasion, the setting is New Zealand’s beguiling Te Ureweraforest region. The players? A fiercely independent Tuhoe tribe negotiating a settlement and an apology from the Crown while constructing an architectural gem of a community centre through sustainable methods. Tickets available at the door.
The Lady in the Van: Sorry, this Saturday, February 20th, 7:00 pm feature is SOLD OUT, however, there will be a 3:15 pm Special Feature Presentation on Sunday, February 21st, see article below.
10:30 am on Sunday, February 21st. Support emerging talent! See what can be produced in 2 days during the Adventures in Film Camp. Participants from Powell River and around BC will present their completed 1-minute film projects, filmed on location locally. By donation at the door.
The Lady in the Van: Sorry, this 1:00 pm feature on Sunday, February 21st is SOLD OUT, however, there will be a 3:15 pm Special Feature Presentation on Sunday, February 21st, see article below.