Reel Alternatives presents...

Sterling Sturgeon Film Festival!!

Reel Alternatives to happy to announce the return of the Sterling Sturgeon Film Festival!!

The Festival will fun February 19-21, 2016.

Click here for all the festival information.

 

Check back here for our next regular season movie.

Movies show at the Small Auditorium at NVSS.
Great low price for Adult and Senior tickets!!

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What we've watched so far this season.

Jimmy's Hall
New Night!! FRIDAY, January 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

 

In 1921 Jimmy Gralton’s sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil War. The Pearse-Connolly Hall was a place where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream... but above all to dance and have fun. As the hall grew in popularity its socialist and free-spirited reputation brought it to the attention of the church and politicians who forced Jimmy to flee and the hall to close.

A decade later, at the height of the Depression, Jimmy returns to Co. Leitrim from the US to look after his mother and vows to live the quiet life. The hall stands abandoned and empty, and despite the pleas of the local youngsters, remains shut. However as Jimmy reintegrates into the community and sees the poverty, and growing cultural oppression, the leader and activist within him is stirred. He makes the decision to reopen the hall in the face of what they may bring...

Official Movie Site


What We Did on Our Holiday
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 7:00pm

This is a great FAMILY FRIENDLY movie!

Doug (David Tennant) and Abi (Rosamund Pike) and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's (Billy Connolly) birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability...

From the creators of the hit BBC comedy series Outnumbered - WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY is a heart-warming, uplifting comedy for all the family.

Official Movie Site


I'll See You in My Dreams
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 7pm

In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age.

After the death of her beloved dog, Carol (Blythe Danner) finds the everyday activities that have given her life structure – her regular bridge game, gardening, a glass of wine or two – have lost their luster. With the support of three loyal girlfriends (June Squibb, Rhea Perlman, and Mary Kay Place), Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man (Martin Starr), pursuing a new love interest (Sam Elliott), and reconnecting with her daughter (Malin Akerman).

Golden Globe nominee for Best Foreign Film

Official website

 


A Brilliant Young Mind
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 7pm

Inspired by true events, A BRILLIANT YOUNG MIND tells the story of teenage math prodigy Nathan (Asa Butterfield), who struggles when it comes to building relationships, not least with his caring mother, Julie (Sally Hawkins). In his confusing world, Nathan finds comfort in the predictability of numbers. But after earning a spot to compete in the prestigious International Math Olympiad, he faces new and unexpected challenges, ultimately triumphing in life and love. Featuring an all-star British cast, A BRILLIANT YOUNG MIND is directed by BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Morgan Matthews and photographed by Oscar-nominated cinematographer Danny Cohen.

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Movie Info
All shows start at 7:00pm at the NVSS Small Auditorium, 2608 Bute Avenue, Vanderhoof.

Tickets
Tickets available at the door.

Food Bank
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Student Filmmakers
Reel Alternatives is looking for student made films from Northern BC students. We would like to show them as previous to our regular Reel Alternatives movies. Please contact us for more information.

Reel Alternatives Society
Reel Alternatives is now a registered non-profit society. If you are interested in joining Reel Alternatives and being on our Board, please contact us, we'd love to have you!

Sponsor a Movie!!
Here is a great advertising opportunity for businesses and groups in Vanderhoof. If you sponsor a movie, by covering the shipping costs of the movie, we will announce your name at the movie showing, list you as the sponsor on the movie webpage, and put your name on the movie poster we put up around town. Not bad publicity for a $50 donation. »Learn more.

Movies at the Library
Reel Alternatives donates some of the movies we show during the year to the Vanderhoof Public Library. Check the library for their impressive movie selection.

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