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North of 49 Films: Campus Movie Night
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Hobo With A Shotgun - Thursday, September 17, 2015 - R18: Explicit Content, Violence, Disturbing Content (84 minutes)
A train pulls into the station – it’s the end of the line. A Hobo jumps from a freight car, hoping for a fresh start in a new city. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an urban hell. This is a world where criminals rule the streets and Drake, the city’s crime boss, reigns supreme alongside his sadistic murderous sons, Slick & Ivan. Amidst the chaos, the Hobo comes across a pawn shop window displaying a second hand lawn mower. He dreams of making the city a beautiful place and starting a new life for himself. But as the brutality continues to rage around him, he notices a shotgun hanging above the lawn mower… Quickly, he realizes the only way to make a difference in this town is with that gun in his hand and two shells in its chamber.
Relative Happiness - Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 14A: Coarse Language, Mature Theme (94 minutes)
Plus–sized and 30 years old, LEXIE IVY is a feisty bed & breakfast owner who desperately needs a date to her sister’s wedding. In small town Nova Scotia, that’s no easy task, especially when the most eligible bachelor is JOSS, the rough handyman fixing her roof. When ADRIAN, a handsome and charming guest, arrives and seems to take an interest in Lexie, she thinks all her problems are solved. But she misreads the situation and is soon reeling, believing her romantic dream has slipped away, maybe forever. Lexie then needs to open her heart and eyes to see that love may be a lot closer than she thought.
Cast No Shadow - Thursday, January 21, 2016 - Unrated: Coarse Language, Mature Theme (85 minutes)
Cast No Shadow tells the story of Jude Traynor, a 14-year old who tries to navigate life in a seaside town. Branded a thief and a liar, Jude imagines the hardships that surround him are the workings of an evil troll that lives in a cave across the harbour. When Jude’s father is sent to prison, Jude takes refuge with a recluse named Alfreda who nurtures his imagination, but warns of using it as a means of escape. But when Jude’s father is released, he turns Jude against Alfreda with rumours of her involvement in Jude’s mother’s death.
For All the Wrong Reasons - Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 14A: Coarse Language, Mature Theme, Sexual Content (119 minutes)
Since witnessing her sister's suicide a year earlier, Kate has managed to keep herself isolated, even at work, where she supervises the surveillance feeds. Her husband James (Cory Monteith), the store manager, does his best to help Kate overcome her post traumatic stress disorder, but she shrinks from his touch. Missing intimacy, James becomes close with Nicole (Emily Hampshire), a young cashier who's a single mother. When a new security guard (Kevin Zegers) is hired, Kate slowly warms to him, recognizing a fellow wounded spirit. His presence shakes up the whole store, for all the wrong reasons.