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Film MAUDIE 2017-05-28 16:30:00
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MAUDIE

Director: Aisling Walsh; Canada/Ireland, 2016, 112 min; PG

WINNER! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD –Vancouver International Film Festival

The life of legendary Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis is painted in exquisite detail in this impeccably acted, incredibly affecting biopic. At the beating heart of Aisling Walsh’s film is Sally Hawkins (beloved for her performances in Happy-Go-Lucky and Made in Dagenham), who not only captures the contorted physicality of this self-taught painter, who contended with rheumatoid arthritis, but also exudes the creative spirit raging within her.

The film’s backdrop is undeniably cinematic: the rugged beauty and expansive vistas of 1930s Nova Scotia. Likewise, its primary setting is unspeakably intimate: the comically tiny one-room house that Maud shares with misanthropic fish peddler Everett (Ethan Hawke), initially as his housekeeper but soon as his wife—albeit still placing behind his dogs and chickens in terms of his favoured tenants. Undaunted, she’s inspired by the natural splendour surrounding their hovel to take up a paint brush.

Operating with no preconceptions of what “art” should be, her charmingly unsophisticated, uniquely one-dimensional paintings strike a chord with tastemakers and soon she’s a leading figure in the Naïve Art movement. Her exuberance proves infectious, ensuring that when she intones "I was loved" near the film’s end, we each count ourselves amongst those who adored her. –Vancouver International Film Festival

“Sally Hawkins delivers an unforgettable performance.”Georgia Straight

“Hawkins' performance splendidly carries the day.”The Hollywood Reporter

 

 

Related Website http://www.cinecenta.com
Location STUDENT UNION BUILDING
production
Times 16:30:00 to 18:25:00
19:00:00 to 20:55:00
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 SHOW B: DANCING IN NEVERLAND 2017-05-28 15:30:00
Description

Sooke Dance Studio presents students (ages toddler to adult!) in their Year End Show 2017 – Dancing in Neverland.

Two different shows – Show A and Show B. Each show includes dancers of varying ages and all dance styles including tap, ballet, hip hop, lyrical, jazz, acro and more.

Join Peter Pan, Wendy and Tinkerbell on their journey through the dancing world of Neverland.

There will be no intermission during the performances

Related Website https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2552.html
Location UNIVERSITY CENTRE
Farquhar Auditorium
Times 15:30:00 to 17:30:00
Pricing

All Tickets $15

To book complimentary tickets for infants call the Ticket Centre at 250-721-8480

Sponsor UVic Ticket Centre
250-721-8480
ticket@uvic.ca
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Other SHOW A: DANCING IN NEVERLAND 2017-05-28 13:00:00
Description

Sooke Dance Studio presents students (ages toddler to adult!) in their Year End Show 2017 – Dancing in Neverland.

Two different shows – Show A and Show B. Each show includes dancers of varying ages and all dance styles including tap, ballet, hip hop, lyrical, jazz, acro and more.

Join Peter Pan, Wendy and Tinkerbell on their journey through the dancing world of Neverland.

There will be no intermission during the performances.

Related Website https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2553.html
Location UNIVERSITY CENTRE
Farquhar Auditorium
Times 13:00:00 to 15:00:00
Pricing

All Tickets $15

To book complimentary tickets for infants call the Ticket Centre at 250-721-8480

Sponsor UVic Ticket Centre
250-721-8480
ticket@uvic.ca
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