Films Previously Shown By The Kelowna Film Society

Their Finest

September 6, 2017 On the surface, Their Finest is a charming romantic comedy set during Britain’s dark days of 1940. However, as with his An Education, director Lone Scherfig provides a nostalgic, jolly hockey sticks film with a difference, when a Ministry of Information propaganda unit inadvertently creates a really “moving” moving picture. The under-appreciated contributions…
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Maudie

September 13, 2017 The life of legendary Nova Scotia folk artist Maude Lewis is painted in exquisite detail in this impeccably written and acted, incredibly affecting biopic. Shot in Newfoundland and Labrador, the achingly beautiful locations give striking context for the story of Maudie. Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to…
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Frantz

September 20, 2017 In 1919 small-town Germany, Anna (Paula Beer) lives with the parents of her deceased fiancé, Frantz. An intriguing Frenchman, Adrien (Pierre Niney), keeps laying flowers on Frantz’ grave. In the wake of the First World War, where there was so much bitterness between Germany and France, this somewhat heroic gesture translates into an intimate tension between…
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