Wednesday, March 19, 2014 – 7:30pm
Canada 2013. Dir: Bruce McDonald. 80 min. DCP
Post-screening discussion with Damon Elgie
The latest from ever-surprising Canadian maverick Bruce McDonald is a gutsy, blackly-comic drama about an emasculated ad-agent who begins acting out.
Thursday, December 18, 2003 – 7:30pm
Co-sponsored by the Mood Disorders Association of BC
The Laughing Club of India
USA/India, 1999. Director: Mira Nair
Is Laughter the best Medicine? Although the scientific evidence is mixed and confusing, Dr. Madan Kataria, a Bombay physician, clearly believes in laughter’s therapeutic effect. In 1995, Kataria started the first laughing club in Bombay with a group of friends. Less than ten years later, there are now over 1500 laughter clubs worldwide, with over 450 in Bombay alone.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
USA, 1986. Director: John Hughes
The definitive teen comedy and emerging cult classic. This warm-hearted romp stars Mathew Broderick as Ferris, a bright high school senior who feigns an illness so he can spend a day in down town Chicago with his girlfriend Sloane (Mia Sara), his best friend Cameron (Alan Ruck), and a shiny red Ferrari.