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Next Series – On HOLD

The next series of films presented by the Kelowna Film Society  have been discontinued until further notice due to the COVID-19 virus. TIFF Film Circuit, our source of films, will not be providing any films this fall.  We don't know when TIFF Film Circuit will start up again.  We will keep you in touch about…
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2021 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

Each year Kelowna Film Society invites applications for scholarships or bursaries from students in full time, post-secondary Film Studies programs and also from local film makers. Funds are generated, throughout the year, from any excess of expenditure over entrance fees collected, at weekly film screenings, throughout the year.  This year the board decided to utilize…
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2019 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

In 2019, KFS awarded Sinead Grewcock funding for her web series Bike Pals. Due to Covid19, Sinead had to postpone the shoot for safety. Bike Pals is a 6 episode series, with a cast of professional working actors volunteering for a 14 day shoot. This was all arranged pre-pandemic. All of the costumes, gear, and…
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2020 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

Each year Kelowna Film Society invites applications for scholarships or bursaries from students in full time, post-secondary Film Studies programs and also from local film makers. Funds are generated, throughout the year, from any excess of expenditure over entrance fees collected, at weekly film screenings, throughout the year. For 2020, we also participated with the…
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Film Circuit People’s Choice Awards

This year's Film Circuit People's Choice Awards voting is now open! Please vote for your favorite Canadian and international film screened by Kelowna Film Society in 2019. Voting takes place between now and May 1st, 2020 at the following TIFF link: TIFF Peoples Choice Survey Film Circuit is celebrating 25 years as part of the…
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Varda Par Agnès

January 15, 2020 If you’re reading this you are probably a person who really enjoys film. And in that case, this doc about movie making is for you. It’s by famed French film director Agnès Varda, and takes the form of an illustrated lecture intended to explain some of her work and, in the process,…
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La Belle Époque

January 22, 2020 Here’s a film that must have really challenged the 30 second elevator sell – a curmudgeonly cartoonist hires a virtual reality company to help save his marriage. How hard could that be when his wife Margot (Doria Tillier), in one of their ‘discussions’, says “I think you’ve been alive too long”? Deciding…
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Pain and Glory

January 29, 2020 Antonio Banderas plays a celebrated filmmaker, Salvador Mallo, who has not made a film in decades. Salvador’s body is falling apart: terrible back pain, horrible migraines, and terrifying panic attacks that make him choke. The source of this pain is unclear, but the medicine to ease it seems to be found in…
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Sometimes, Always, Never

February 5, 2020 In Carl Hunter’s debut feature, Bill Nighy shines as Alan, an eccentric, retired tailor with a uniquely keen talent for Scrabble — and for hustling strangers in games. However, the pleasure he takes in Scrabble is tainted by the memory of his long-lost son, who stormed out while playing one night and…
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One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk

February 12, 2020 For decades Zacharias Kunuk has been one of the most exciting, dynamic, and innovative filmmakers in Canada. His movies ( Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner and Maliglatit ) combine myth, history, and folklore, elements that are present in this movie. Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk, re-acts an actual 1961 encounter on…
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