Interesting crop of movies at the Metro this month. The line up on Saturday has 3 interesting et fun events...a triathlon of sorts. Are you up for the action?
Leg 1 @ 4pm: Revitalizing Oral History through Animation - Introduction and short doc (30 mins) about the Tłı̨chǫ community of Behchokǫ̀ in the Northwest Territories then the animated short: The Woman Who Came Back (10 mins).
More info via: http://www.metrocinema.org/film_view/4268/
Leg 2 @ 6pm: Reception (with appetizers); Screening of Oil Sands Karaoke @ 7pm. "Oil Sands Karaoke is a documentary about five oil patch workers vying to win a karaoke contest in one of the most controversial places on the planet - Northern Alberta’s infamous Oil Sands."
More info via: http://www.metrocinema.org/film_view/4255/
Leg 3: Karaoke Party with Director Charles Wilkinson and Producer Tina Schliessler will be in attendance, along with many of the cast members and singers featured in the film.
For Leg 1: $8 at the door (tell the ticketseller you are with the TheatreGoers Club to get this discounted ticket price)
For Legs 2/3: Advance tickets are $22.14 (with service fees) are available via http://gvfffundraiser.eventbrite.ca/ Tickets will also be at the door for $30.
Where to Meet
Leg 1: In the atrium to the left and past the concession stand at 3:30-3:45. After 3:45, look for us in the theatre.
Legs 2/3: Meet in the atrium, to the left and past the concession stand...we'll likely be the group near the cash bar ;-)
To find us: Look for the group warming up their singing voices with a large sunflower
Please note the Oil Sands Doc + Karaoke Party is a fundraiser for Global Visions, Canada’s longest running documentary film festival, is dedicated to presenting socially relevant films from around the world.