International 4-Film Mini-Fest

Date:
June 23 - 24, 2017
Time:
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Admission Information:

$12 per film / $40 for all 4 films

To kick off the summer season, the Orcas Island Film Festival is proud to present an International 4-Film Mini-Fest on June 23rd & 24th, featuring four incredible films from four countries. These films are fresh from the festival circuit and include early contenders for Oscar awards for next year.
See these films before their theatrical release!  Available June 1st at www.orcasfilmfest.com

Films & Showtimes:

6/23 @ 7:00 p.m.  Landline (USA) nominated for 2017 Sundance grand jury prize t his uproarious slice-of- life
story is about two sisters and their dysfunctional Manhattan family in pre-cell-phone 1990s Manhattan who
discover that their father is having an affair, and conspire to expose him.

6/23 @ 9:00 p.m. The Kings Choice (Norway) This dramatic wartime epic, shortlisted for the 2017 Best
Foreign language Oscar®, is set over the course of three days in 1940, when the aging King of Norway is
presented with an unimaginable ultimatum from the German army: Surrender or die!

6/24 @ 7:00 p.m.  Kills on Wheels (Hungary) Oscar submission for Hungary for 2017. This film is an engaging, disability-focused dramedy about two physically disabled young men who stumble into Budapest's underbelly of gangsters and gunfights after they become involved with a wheelchair-bound hitman who seems to come straight out of a comic book in this inventive, action-packed coming-of-age fable.

6/24 @ 9:00 p.m.  Lady Macbeth (UK) With 11 wins and 7 nominations from top festivals, based not on the famous Shakespeare character but is an adaptation of Russian writer Nikolai Leskov’s 1865 novella “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk,” where a 19th century young bride sold into marriage to a middle-aged man discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.