Comox Valley Art Gallery film series returns to Landmark Cinemas – Comox Valley Record


The Comox Valley Art Gallery film series is back, after more than two years on hold due to COVID-19.

Tickets and passes are on sale now. The first film opens October 2, with fire and iceby Sara Dosa.

The film series, an ongoing fundraiser for CVAG, features films from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) – Film Circuit.

Passes for all 6 films are $75 for CVAG members and $81 for non-members. Tickets for individual screenings are $14 for CVAG members and $15 for non-members.

Tickets can be purchased at the gallery, 580 Duncan Avenue in Courtenay, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Your call purchases tickets by credit card by dialing 250-338-6211.

All movies are at Landmark Cinemas, 2655 Cliffe Ave. in Courtenay.

The films scheduled for this fall are:

fire of love

Sunday, Oct. 2 at 5 p.m.

This National Geographic production is a breathtaking work of cinema, featuring a breathtaking procession of images from the jaws of erupting volcanoes. Intrepid scientists and lovers, Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things: each other and volcanoes. A tale of primordial creation and destruction, we follow these daring explorers as they venture into the unknown.

Little mom

Sunday, October 16 at 5 p.m.

Following the death of her beloved grandmother, 8-year-old Nelly accompanies her parents to her mother’s childhood home to begin the difficult process of cleaning up its contents. As Nelly explores the house and nearby woods, she is immediately drawn to a neighbor her age who is building a treehouse. What follows is a tender story of childhood heartache, memory and connection.

Phantom of the Open

Sunday, October 30 at 5 p.m.

Amateur golfer Maurice Flitcroft, a dreamer and relentless optimist, manages to enter the qualifying round of the 1976 British Open Golf Championship as a complete novice and becomes a folk hero in the process.

Official competition

Sunday, November 13 at 5 p.m.

Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas play the role of two egomaniacs commissioned by a millionaire to make a film together in this sharp comedy between wealth, art and pride.

running woman running

Sunday, Nov. 27 at 5 p.m.

An indigenous comedy starring Dakota Ray Hebert as Beck, a single mother whose life falls apart when she is diagnosed with diabetes. She decides to take her life back, reclaim her dreams, her family, and honor her life by training to run a marathon with a very unlikely trainer.


Sunday, December 11 at 5 p.m.

Three kids from a low-income neighborhood learn the value of community, passion and resilience over the course of a school year through an after-school program that helps them raise their families and help them overcome obstacles placed in their path.

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