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Program Running Time 79 min.

Mar 02 09:00 pm
Mar 03 09:00 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Marin De Valk
(Canada, 2015, 79 mins)

Cop or killer?  She’s convinced he murdered her daughter, and today is payback.  His pleas of innocence fall on deaf ears.  Lies are useless, mind games backfire, the truth doesn’t work.  In the end, the only way he can stop this death-ride could kill them both.

TRUNK, an audience favourite at the 2015 Victoria Film Festival, is a BC-created independent feature from Chiaro Productions, Produced and Directed by Martin de Valk, Written by Keith Digby and Brian Paisley – and the first in their triptych of “claustrophobic thrillers’.  The second film, CONTAINER, is now in development.

Spark FX 2016

Program Running Time 330 min.

Feb 06 09:00 am

Films in Program

(330 mins)

Since 2008, the Spark Computer Graphics (Spark CG) Society has been working behind the scenes of Vancouver’s computer graphics community, organizing and hosting events that foster community, ignite the imagination and advance technology. For details of this year’s festival conference and career fair, go to www.sparkfx.ca.

The festival is also opening some film screenings up to the public. Tickets available from www.sparkfx.ca or on the door.

Rental screening: Trunk

(2015, 79 mins)
Director:
CAST Kayvon Kelly
Classification: 18A

Showtimes

Mar 02 09:00 pm
Mar 03 09:00 pm

Cop or killer?  She’s convinced he murdered her daughter, and today is payback.  His pleas of innocence fall on deaf ears.  Lies are useless, mind games backfire, the truth doesn’t work.  In the end, the only way he can stop this death-ride could kill them both.

TRUNK, an audience favourite at the 2015 Victoria Film Festival, is a BC-created independent feature from Chiaro Productions, Produced and Directed by Martin de Valk, Written by Keith Digby and Brian Paisley – and the first in their triptych of “claustrophobic thrillers’.  The second film, CONTAINER, is now in development.


18A. Membership not required.

Spark FX - Mad Max: Fury Road

(2015, 120 mins)
Director:
CAST Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Joshua Helman
Classification: 14A frequent violence
Regular tickets: $5

Showtimes

Feb 06 09:50 pm

From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary Mad Max franchise, comes Mad Max: Fury Road, a return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max (Tom Hardy) believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa (Charlize Theron). They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne), from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord marshals all his gangs and pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows.

Spark FX - The Martian

(2015, 144 mins)
Director:
CAST Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan
Classification: PG coarse language; scene of surgery
Regular tickets: $5

Showtimes

Feb 06 07:00 pm

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring ”the Martian“ home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return. Based on a best-selling novel, and helmed by master director Ridley Scott, The Martian features a star-studded cast that includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glover.

Spark FX - Snowtime

(2015, 80 mins)
Directors:
FEATURING Sonja Ball, Don Shepherd, Lucinda Davis, Angela Gallupo, Ross Lynch, Sandra Oh
Classification: G
Regular: $12 // Groups (5+): $10*
* Group pricing only available through on-line advance sales.

Showtimes

To amuse themselves during the winter school break, the kids in a small village decide to have a massive snowball fight. Luke and Sophie, both 11 years old, become the leaders of the opposing sides. But what starts out as pure youthful fun and enthusiasm deteriorates into a more serious conflict. Joy is restored when all the children decide to attack the fort rather than each other and happily destroy every last bit of the snow fort.

ANIMATION FOR A CAUSE

Net proceeds from this screening will be donated to Covenant House Vancouver.

Since 1997, Covenant House Vancouver, through a carefully designed Continuum of Care including a daily drop-in, a 54-bed residential crisis program, a transitional living program, relapse prevention and life-skills training, has been helping youth aged 16-24 get off Vancouver’s streets.

SPARK CG is proud to support Covenant House Vancouver in their effort to help the more than 1,400 homeless youth who will reach out to them for help this year. For more information visit www.covenanthousebc.org.

Spark FX 2016

(330 mins)

Showtimes

Feb 06 09:00 am

Since 2008, the Spark Computer Graphics (Spark CG) Society has been working behind the scenes of Vancouver’s computer graphics community, organizing and hosting events that foster community, ignite the imagination and advance technology. For details of this year’s festival conference and career fair, go to www.sparkfx.ca.

The festival is also opening some film screenings up to the public. Tickets available from www.sparkfx.ca or on the door.

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