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New West Film Fest 2016 – Oct 20-22, 2016

new-west-film-fest-2016NewWest FilmFest 2016
Thursday, Oct 20th – Saturday, Oct 22nd, 2016
Most films at Landmark Cinema 10, New West unless noted.
@newwestfilmfest #NWFF

Individual tickets price:
$8 individual tickets
$5 senior and youth
$1 memberships are required

Festival Pass is a great value at $35 and includes membership

Thursday, Oct 20th, 2016 co-presented by New West Pride Society @newwestpride
Venue: Landmark Theatre, New West
7:00 pm: Closet Monster (Canadian, Drama, English, Fiction, Feature)
Canadian-made ‘Closet Monster ‘spins the dark tale of a driven teenager’s coming out story

9:00 pm: Waiting For B. (International, Portuguese with English subtitles, Documentary, Feature)
Two months on line for two hours of music. Beyoncé super fans come together in São Paulo, Brazil.

Friday, Oct 21st, 2016
3:30 pm: VIVA (International, Spanish, Drama, Fiction, Feature )
Venue: Douglas College, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre
VIVA is a love story. As the men struggle to understand one another and reconcile as a family, their world is quickly turned upside down.
Co-presented by: Douglas College Associate of Arts in International and Intercultural Studies and Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

Venue: Landmark Theatre, New West
7:00 pm: The Lobster (International, Fantasy/Comedy/Drama, English, Fiction, Feature)
What animal would you be if you ended up alone? The incredibly clever and Cannes Jury Prize winner ‘The Lobster’, stars Colin Farrell

9:15 pm: Short Film Showcase
A first for NewWest FilmFest, the Short Film Showcase is an eclectic mix of International and Canadian short films. Immediately following the films will be ‘Short Films and Tall Drinks: A Meet and Greet for Film Lovers’ (The Hub, New West)

Saturday. Oct 22nd, 2016
2:00 pm: The Pristine Coast (Canadian, Local Filmmaker, English, Documentary)
New West filmmaker Scott Renyard links the crash of fish species on the Canadian coast to diseases from fish farms.

4:30 pm: Fractured Land (Canadian Documentary / Drama,English, Biography)
A young indigenous leader confronts big oil and the fractures in his community as he fights to reconcile traditional teachings with the law to protect the land.

7:00 pm: Captain Fantastic (International, Comedy / Drama, English, Fiction, Feature)
A father devoted to raising his six kids in the wild and with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and re-enter the urban world.

9:00 pm – NewWest FilmFest After Party at CG Masters School of Animation
Free for all attendees. Beer and Wine for sale
Refreshments, art and music

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