INDEPENDENT FILMS – Kathy Kay

The mother of all, the Academy Awards has played out

The awards season is over. The mother of all, the Academy Awards has played out, and now it’s time to catch films that are just making a stop in Victoria. One that will be popping up by the end of February and early March, and not to be missed is Two Days, One Night by the Dardenne brothers, who have created a remarkably intriguing human dilemma.

Marion Cotillard (nominated for an Academy Award) plays Sandra, who, missing work too often, is set to be laid off – the twist comes when her co-workers are asked to vote on whether to save Sandra’s job or receive a bonus.

Around town: Cinecenta is trying out late afternoon shows on Mondays. The Vic Theatre has brought on board Sunday matinees and may soon add Saturday.

De Vine Winery, in conjunction with the Victoria Film Festival, is planning outdoor films this summer and – rumor has it – to be accompanied by a pig roast.

 

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Friends, family suprise Current Swell singer and new wife with socially distant wedding

‘We just thought we were going over there to have a glass of champagne and do some paperwork’

Victoria art gallery provides Open Space in an online way

View Chantal Gibson’s recent show on the web, hear Indigenous stories on Instagram starting Sunday

Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants

Vancouver Island Brewing initiates #TakeOutTuesday to keep local eateries in the public eye

LIVE MUSIC: Artist in Residence reaching into the community

Kathryn Calder to perform livestream show on YouTube channel this Friday, April 3

Victoria vocalist Maria Manna reaches out to hard-hit Italy with special online song

Jazz singer to perform ‘Hymn to Freedom’ with Italian lyrics on Facebook at 2 p.m. Monday

After 37 years, Campbell River Arts Council annual members’ show goes online

38th Annual Members Show shifted from physical gallery to website

COVID-19: Vancouver Island man forges hearts for his community

Dave Kasprick has already given out approximately 400, plans to make it 600

Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2

The Tragically Hip’s Paul Langlois is encouraging all to join him virtually in a’Porch Session.’

Vancouver Island musicians in quarantine thank neighbours with backyard performance

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra director Karl Rainer and his sons play for those in self-isolation

Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’

Qualicum Beach lawyer and saxophonist Phil Dwyer notes health officer has become a ‘folk hero’

Campbell River journalist launches Isolationpalooza II

Featuring all local musicians, a volunteer virtual concert, of sorts

6.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior

An earthquake was reportedly felt just before 5 p.m. throughout the Okanagan

Most Read