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St. Andrews Film Society
All are Welcome - Free Admission

May 28: Angry Inuk/Hand Line Cod. (Can., 82 min./14 min., 2016, rated G) These are two documentary films from the NFB. Angry Inuk is about the seal hunt in the north and its place in the Inuk culture and survival. Hand Line Cod is about the Fogo Island cod fishery.

June 11: Eye in the Sky. (UK/South Africa, 102 min., 2015, rated R). Thriller, drama. Helen Mirren stars as Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. She sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare and the use of drones.

June 25: The Nightingale. (China, 100 min., 2013, rated G). The story of an elderly man and his granddaughter who walk together through China with a bird in a cage. Gives a fascinating picture of rural village life in China.

July 9: Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven. (Can., 90 min., 2015, rated G). This film follows authors and wilderness photographers Joanie and Gary McGuffin, and art historian Michael Burtch as they search for the locations visited by Canada's most celebrated landscape painters who captured the spirit of the land, water, and skies of northern Ontario in the 1920's. Many of the Group of Seven's canvases and sketches have become iconic representations of the Canadian soul. Filmed on location in the Algoma region and along the north shore of Lake Superior, the film combines original photography, archival materials, paintings and re-creations.

July 23: The Eagle Huntress (UK/Mongolia/US, 87 min., rated G) This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.

*NOTE: The starred films will be screened with English subtitles.


For more information about film selections and our film society, call 506-529-4982 or 529-3067

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