A special free screening in celebration of National Canadian Film Day.
Deepa Mehta's 2006 film 'Water' tells the story of Chuyia, a young Indian girl who is widowed at the age of 8 and sent to live in an ashram. Here she learns of love, perseverance and the strict and complicated traditions that steer her life. Mehta's own life was threatened during the making of this film and the whole production had to be moved to Sri Lanka.
The third film in Mehta's trilogy about life in India. Roger Ebert gave it 3 stars and called it "Lovely."
7pm at the Vogue Theatre.
FREE screening, seats are first come, first served.
About Indie Films Fernie:
Films shown cover a range of topics and include drama, music, comedy, documentary, and animation. Features are chosen based on merit and are shining examples of excellence in directorship, cinematography, acting, costume, set design, music and technical achievement from International Independent Production Companies. Past hits screenings have resulted in the film being held over for an extended showing due to popularity, including the sweeping biopic 'Mongol,' intense travel drama 'Into the Wild' and Academy Award darling 'The Artist.'
Visit The Arts Station for listing information or watch for posters around town prior to each screening.