Nomadland

Sechelt – Sat. Sept. 10
Gibsons – Mon. Sept. 12

USA 2020, 108 min., documentary/drama
Director: Chloé Zhao

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road, exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, Nomadland spotlights real-life nomads Bob Wells, Linda May, Swankie, and many others as Fern’s mentors and comrades in her explorations through the vast landscape of the American West. Winner of three Academy Awards: best picture, best actress, & best director.