Celebrate Canadian Film at Port Moody’s 12th Annual Festival


Port Moody Canadian Film Festival 2012

The Port Moody Film Society was established in 2000 as a volunteer, not-for-profit organization. They screen high-quality independent films from around the world, selecting each film screened. Their mission is to encourage an appreciation of film and film making, showcase films, filmmakers and provide opportunities for regular viewings, annual festivals and film screenings at special events.

One of the Port Moody Film Society’s biggest annual events is their Canadian Film Festival. The 12th annual edition takes place next month at Inlet Theatre. It runs over four nights, from March 15-18, 2012, starting at 6:00pm each evening, and it features some great films. In addition to the films, there will be numerous guest film-makers in attendance at the festival.

2012 Canadian Film Festival Lineup

Thursday, March 15

7:00–8:00pm – Gala Festival opening for invited guests and Sisters and Brothers ticket holders
8:00pm – Sisters and Brothers, Comedy, some adult content

Friday, March 16

7:00pm – Monsieur Lazhar, Drama, French with English subtitles
9:30pm – Good Neighbours, Drama, violence and sexual content

Saturday, March 17

7:00pm – Pink Ribbons Inc., Documentary
9:30pm – The Whistleblower, Drama, sexual content and violence

Sunday, March 18

7:00pm – Barney’s Version, Comedy/Drama, coarse language and sexual content
9:00-10:00pm – “Wrap” party in the Galleria

All features will also be preceded by a Canadian short film, for even more Canadian film goodness. In order to attend, you must join the Port Moody Film Society for $5.00 per year. Festival admission is $7.00 per film. Tickets for all shows are available at Inlet Theatre beginning at 6:00pm each festival evening. If you’d rather pick up your tickets and membership in advance, you can do that at Port Moody City Hall on Saturday, March 10 or Sunday, March 11 from 1:00-4:00pm. The society accepts cash or personal cheque only.

For more information on the society or the festival, email info@pmfilm.ca.

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