Sept Films: Musical Madness, Thurs 7pm

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in BLOG, EVENTS | No Comments

Please join us for a relaxed summer evening of film, friends, and community. Surprise thematic snacks and beverages. Please feel free to BYOB or food to share.

Showtime at 7pm. $5 requested donation

This month’s films curated by Miguel Kuntz & Sirima Sataman

Sept 7th – Sing Street
A coming of age film about Dublin boy who escapes his strained family life and finds himself by starting a band to impress a mysterious girl. A feel-good movie featuring 80’s music and big hair. |

Sept 14th – Red Violin
1998 Canadian drama film directed by François Girard and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Carlo Cecchi and Sylvia Chang. It spans four centuries and five countries as it tells the story of a mysterious red-coloured violin and its many owners. The instrument, made in Cremona in 1681 with a future forecast by tarot cards, makes its way to Montreal in 1997, where an appraiser identifies it and it goes to auction. Musical score features Romani inspired violin music performed by Joshua Bell.

Sept 21st – The Piano
1993 New Zealand drama film about a mute piano player and her daughter, set during the mid-19th century in a rainy, muddy frontier backwater town on the west coast of New Zealand. It revolves around the musician’s passion for playing the piano and her efforts to regain her piano after it is sold. It was written and directed by Jane Campion and stars Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, and Anna Paquin in her first acting role. The film’s score by Michael Nyman became a best-selling soundtrack album, and Hunter played her own piano pieces for the film.

Sept 28th – The Wizard of Oz
1939 Musical classic. Come sing along with Dorothy and the gang as they follow the yellow brick road. Kids and costumes welcome. Live piano accompaniment by the ever talented Galen Woodruff.

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