The Film Society

We bring a diverse selection of films to the lower Sunshine Coast of BC, Canada: films that share compelling content, images, and ideas. We cultivate the appreciation of film and provide an alternative to mainstream entertainment in our community.

You can join us as an annual member, or take in films one at a time.

Scroll down to view upcoming films.

Theatres

Heritage Playhouse Gibsons, MONDAYS at 7:30 pm, doors at 7 pm.

Raven’s Cry Theatre Sechelt, SATURDAYS at 2 pm, doors at 1:30 pm.

Upcoming Films

Call Me by Your Name

Sechelt, Sat Apr 21, 2018 – 2:00pm
Gibsons, Mon Apr 23, 2018 – 7:30pm

A brief romance between a young man and the graduate student who comes to stay with his family for the summer is a stirring depiction of self-discovery and love’s ability to shake the foundations of our lives. Details

Recent Films

The Other Side of Hope

Gibsons, Mon Apr 9, 2018 – 7:30pm
Gibsons, Tues Apr 10, 2018 – 7:30pm

This richly textured film centres on a Finnish shirt salesman who leaves his alcoholic wife and buys a failing restaurant, and Khaled, a Syrian refugee. Details

Graduation

Gibsons, Mon Mar 19, 2018 – 7:30pm
Sechelt, Sat Mar 24, 2018 – 2:00pm

A Cannes winner, Graduation is a powerful exploration of a parent’s life, duty and values becoming undone by some destructive life circumstances. Details

Lucky

Sechelt, Sat Mar 3, 2018 – 2:00pm
Gibsons, Mon Mar 5, 2018 – 7:30pm

This moving film explores and captures the thin line between facing death and celebrating life. It is all the more poignant because it was the last film performance of legendary actor, Harry Dean Stanton, who portrays an elderly U.S. veteran. Details

Rumble

Sechelt, Sat Feb 17, 2018 – 2:00pm
Gibsons, Mon Feb 19, 2018 – 7:30pm

This film is a celebratory examination of the suppressed role of Canadian and American First Nations writers and performers, and their contributions to popular music. Details

Nocturnal Animals

Gibsons, Mon Feb 5, 2018 – 7:30pm
Gibsons, Tues Feb 6, 2018 – 7:30pm

Winner of the Golden Lion at Venice, this intense psychological thriller examines romance and revenge via two parallel narratives. This modern film noir is also a candid peek into the strange little hurts that make up the soul of an artist. Details

Harold and Lillian

Gibsons, Mon Jan 22, 2018 – 7:30pm
Sechelt, Sat. Jan. 27, 2018 – 2:30pm

This poignant, humorous and enlightening love story is about the significant and largely uncredited contributions of storyboard artist Harold Michelson and his researcher wife, Lillian, to sixty years of the most beloved films of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Details

The Big Sick

Gibsons, Mon Jan 8, 2018 – 7:30pm

Funny, heartfelt and intelligent, this semi-autobiographical story explores the challenging interracial courtship of a Pakistani comedian, Kumail, and a grad student, Emily Kazan, beyond the usual confines of romantic comedy. Details

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