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Film THE SENSE OF AN ENDING 2017-05-12 19:00:00
Description

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING

Directed by Ritesh Batra; UK, 2017, 109 min; PG

Starring Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Michelle Dockery.

Memory is a tricky thing and sometimes what we thought we knew turns out to be not quite the case. Such as the ways life unfolds for an aging Englishman as the past intrudes into the present. Ritesh Batra (‘The Lunchbox’) adapts Julian Barnes’ Man Booker Prize-winning novel into a contemplative but compelling tale about regret, remorse and redemption.

As always, Jim Broadbent is a joy to behold. He’s Tony Webster, who’s semi-retired but operates a specialty camera shop in part because of a young woman named Veronica he knew during his halcyon days at university.

News of an inheritance, along with the diary of a long-departed college friend who died by suicide, throws Webster’s life into turmoil. Two parallel stories unfold, with the past and present seeming to collide and merge, as Webster seeks to find a measure of inner peace.

The cast is uniformly solid, including Charlotte Rampling, who delivers a subtle but powerful performance as the mysterious Veronica and Harriet Walter as Tony’s tart-tongued ex-wife Margaret. Be prepared for unexpected twists. –Toronto Star

“’Ending” looks terrific, suffused as it is with British manners and everything-in-its-placeness. It’s a cozy movie with a decidedly un-cozy message — about the perils of resuscitating our pasts, and the even bigger risk of leaving them be.” –Washington Post

“The movie is ultimately Broadbent's showcase, and he shoulders the dramatic burden with sly, curmudgeonly expertise.”Los Angeles Times

“Anglophiles and graying art house aficionados represent the main audience for this well-acted drama flecked with quiet humor.”The Hollywood Reporter

 

Related Website http://www.cinecenta.com
Location STUDENT UNION BUILDING
production
Times 19:00:00 to 20:50:00
21:10:00 to 23:00:00
Pricing

 

UVSS Students: $5.75

SPECIAL FOR UVSS STUDENTS - 9pm shows (or later): $4.75

Seniors (65 & over), Children (12 & under): $5.75

Other Students: $6.75

Cinemagic Members: $6.75

Uvic Alumni, Faculty, Staff & their guests (1 only): $6.75

Non-members: $7.75

MATINEES all seats: $4.75

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsor CINECENTA
721-8365
office@cinecenta.com
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Other I AM CANADIAN 2017-05-12 19:00:00
Description

A fast pace evening of entertainment with dancers of all ages performing in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre and acrobatics.

Related Website https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2554.html
Location UNIVERSITY CENTRE
Farquhar Auditorium
Times 19:00:00 to 21:00:00
Pricing

All tickets $18.75

Complimentary tickets are available over the phone or in person for children 2 and under.

Sponsor UVic Ticket Centre
250-721-8480
ticket@uvic.ca
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Alumni Origin Stories 2017-05-12 10:00:00
Description

April 8 to September 16, 2017

Origin Stories

First Nations Prints and Carvings

Guest curated by Jackson McDermott (Dene/Cree) with Gillian Booth and Katie Hughes.

As Canada celebrates 150 years since Confederation, the Legacy Art Galleries respectfully acknowledges a much longer history by presenting First Nations narratives that move beyond limited settler versions of history. Through prints and carvings chosen by guest curator, Jackson McDermott (Dene/Cree) from the Fort Nelson First Nation, the exhibition explores centuries-old stories that continue to live in the people, communities, nations and lands of this place.



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Related Website http://www.legacy.uvic.ca
Location Legacy Art Gallery Downtown, 630 Yates Street
Times 10:00:00 to 16:00:00
Pricing

*Free and open to the public

Sponsor Katie Hughes
250-721-6318
khughes@uvic.ca
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Film Premiere Screening of the Award-Winning Film "A Bold Peace" 2017-05-12 19:00:00
Description

WHEN: Friday, May 12th
TIME: 7:00 - 9:00pm
WHERE: Harry Hickman Room 105* 

*PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE

DETAILS:

An inspiring documentary about Costa Rica’s path of demilitarization. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by representatives of the Canadian Department of Peace Initiative and Nonviolence International. 

Co-sponsored by the UVic Centre for Global Studies, the Social Environmental Alliance, and Nonviolence International.

See the Facebook event for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1669377776701265/

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Location HICKMAN BUILDING
105
Times 19:00:00 to 21:00:00
Pricing

Free and open to the public.

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Exhibit The Mystery of Grafton Tyler Brown: Race, Art, and Landscape in 19th Century British Columbia 2017-05-12 10:00
Description

We know Grafton Tyler Brown (1841-1918) was one of the first professional landscape artists to work in the Pacific Northwest. His few regional paintings that survive offer vivid windows into the world of 1880s Victoria and British Columbia. Yet, how did this African American artist succeed at a time when racial prejudice prevented most Blacks from entering any skilled profession? Guest curated by Dr. John Lutz (History, UVic) with Emerald Johnstone Bedell and Caroline Riedel. Created in partnership with UVIC Legacy Art Galleries and UVIC History Department. With conservation support from the Royal BC Museum.

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Related Website http://uvac.uvic.ca
Location UVIC Legacy Art Gallery Downtown
630 Yates Street
Times 10:00 to 16:00
Pricing Free and open to the public.
Sponsor UVIC Legacy Art Gallery
250-721-6562
legacy@uvic.ca
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Alumni School of Public Administration 40 Year Reunion 2017-05-12 14:00:00
Description

A reunion of the 1975-1979 graduating class from the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria.

Related Website https://extrweb.uvic.ca/pages/alumni-relations/reunions/2017---may-12-spa-40-year-reunion---alum
Location University of Victoria
Times 14:00:00 to 20:00:00
Pricing

$75 (+GST) per person

Sponsor Jennifer Guest
jsguest@uvic.ca
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