Adventures in Public School at The Cinematheque @ The Cinematheque, Vancouver [20 January]

Adventures in Public School at The Cinematheque


21
20
January
19:00 - 20:26

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The Cinematheque
1131 Howe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2L7
Canada's Top Ten Film Festival 🍁
ADVENTURES IN PUBLIC SCHOOL (14A)

Home schooling and overprotective parents get a hilarious going over in Vancouver writer-director Kyle Rideout's disarming comedy (formerly titled Public Schooled).

Educated by his fiercely enthusiastic mother Claire (Judy Greer), teenage über-nerd Liam (Daniel Doheny) is about to take his equivalency exam and head off to Cambridge. But when he is suddenly smitten with enigmatic beauty Anastasia (Siobhan Williams), who has lost a leg to cancer, Liam decides to flunk the exam and redo his final semester — in a public school. Liam is given a crash course in high-school dynamics, ranging from bullying to hallway flirting, as he timidly pursues Anastasia.

Rideout’s film boasts a great ensemble cast — including Doheny, Williams, Andrew McNee, Grace Park, Russell Peters, and, especially, Greer — and is quite simply one of the best Canadian romantic comedies in recent memory. — Steve Gravestock, TIFF

Tickets: goo.gl/g8Q9uU
Single Bill: Adult $12 | Student / Senior $10
Double Bill: Adult $18 | Student / Senior $16
$3 annual membership required for those 18+

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7:30pm — Introduction and screening

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Saturday, January 13 — 6:30pm

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UNARMED VERSES (G) | goo.gl/gfm8vJ
Sunday, January 14 — 4:00pm

Canada’s Top Ten Shorts 2017
Program I | goo.gl/XUqgxc
Sunday, January 14 — 6:00pm

Program II | goo.gl/Gzxg4Z
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OUR PEOPLE WILL BE HEALED (PG) | goo.gl/pK5A6C
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RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD (PG) | goo.gl/zpagwy
Thursday, January 18 — 8:30pm

LES AFFAMÉS (The Ravenous) (14A) | goo.gl/dMboVL
Friday, January 19 — 6:30pm

THE LITTLE GIRL WHO WAS TOO FOND OF MATCHES (14A) | goo.gl/Gqf5mz
Friday, January 19 — 8:30pm

CANADA'S TOP TEN STUDENT SHORTS 2017 | goo.gl/zZNqcV
Saturday, January 20 — 4:00pm

ADVENTURES IN PUBLIC SCHOOL (14A) | goo.gl/G9HqXU
Saturday, January 20 — 7:00pm

AVA (PG) | goo.gl/T3fruW
Sunday, January 21, 2018 — 7:00pm
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