15 Reasons to Live (Documentary Film)

The movie starts at 7pm, we'll be meeting at 6:30pm and probably going into the theatre at 6:45pm. This is in conjunction with the Edmonton Theatregoers Club so you don't need to sign up twice.

"We humans love our lists. To-do lists, resolution lists, “bucket lists” - unequivocal directives all. So when filmmaker Alan Zweig discovered Ray Robertson’s book Why Not? Fifteen Reasons To Live, he was intrigued by the concept of organizing the panoply of life itself into a list. Said 15 reasons are: Love, solitude, critical mind, art, individuality, home, work, humour, friendship, intoxication, praise, meaning, body, duty, and death. To savour them all would presumably be to truly live. From this inspiration begins a series of episodic chapters adapted to the themes and the participants are as eclectic as the list itself, sharing personal anecdotes related to the themes, amongst others. Humorous and sometimes heartbreaking, their stories expressed through conversational and candid interviews, strike deeper chords about finding meaning in our existence"

See the trailer via this link: http://www.metrocinema.org/film_view/4421/

Tickets are sold at the door: $10

Let's meet in the atrium to the left and past the concessions stand between 6:30-6:45 pm. If you arrive later, look for the us in the theatre. Look for the friendly group singing Christmas carols to a large sunflower ;-)

(That's the Theatregoers, I'm a reasonably tall man with a bald head and no beard, in case you've seen me before, possibly being cajoled into singing.)

If there's interest, we'll head over to Rosso's Pizza for post-show snacks, coffee and chat.

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  • Greg

    Sorry you couldn't make it Andy. It was a great film. Apparently u can see it or buy it on the NFB site.

    November 18, 2013

  • Jennifer and A.

    Hey Greg. I'm going to see if I can make it out of my driveway. Keep a seat for me. I'm sure there will be standing room only for this movie.

    November 18, 2013

    • Greg

      Well keep a seat for you.

      November 18, 2013

    • Ali

      I am stuck on 75 st! I knew this was going to be one interesting drive!

      November 18, 2013

  • Jennifer and A.

    This will give me a choice of sitting next to your or those misfits from the other meetup. Are you riding your bike?

    1 · November 18, 2013

    • Greg

      I can guarantee I won't be riding my bike.

      November 18, 2013

    • Ali

      You can try!! Lol

      1 · November 18, 2013

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