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Jan 18 feature film – Force Majeure

The second feature film in this year’s GPLT Movie Series is Force Majeure screening at Grande Prairie Live Theatre at 7:00 pm, Sunday, Jan 18 – check out the trailer below. It has won multiple awards including the Critics Choice … Continue reading

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Nov 2 feature film – Pride

The GPLT Movie Series begins its 13th season at 7:00 pm, Sunday, Nov 2 at Grande Prairie Live Theatre with Pride, a wonderful film from the UK that was inspired by true events. At the height of the Thatcher era … Continue reading

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Jan 19 Feature Documentary – Spinning Plates

The GPLT Movie Series returns with the award-winning PG-rated documentary Spinning Plates at 7:00 pm on Sunday, January 19 at Grande Prairie Live Theatre. I saw this film at the Edmonton International Film Festival and loved it. It’s about three … Continue reading

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Feb 10 Feature Film – Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

The third film in this season’s GPLT Movie Series is Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet, an award-winning documentary about a 19-year-old rock star who was robbed of his ability to play but not his ability to make music. I saw … Continue reading

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Jan 27 Feature Film – The Intouchables

The second film in this season’s GPLT Movie Series is The Intouchables, an irreverent, uplifting French comedy (English subtitles) about the friendship between Philippe, a quadriplegic millionaire, and Driss, a young offender of Senegalese descent who is hired as Philippe’s … Continue reading

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Next 2 Features – THE INTOUCHABLES and JASON BECKER: NOT DEAD YET

I am really excited about the next 2 films in the GPLT Movie Series – The Intouchables from France (French with English subtitles) on January 27 and Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet from the US on February 10. The Intouchables … Continue reading

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Nov 18 Feature Film – Beasts of the Southern Wild

The first of this winter season’s line-up of feature films in the GPLT Movie Series is Beasts of the Southern Wild which won 4 awards at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, 2 awards at Sundance  including the Grand Jury Prize … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Feature Film – Monsieur Lazhar

GPLT’s Movie Series, the winter series of feature films affiliated with the Reel Shorts Film Festival, has saved the best for last as this year’s season ends on Sunday with the Oscar-nominated Canadian drama Monsieur Lazhar. In addition to winning accolades … Continue reading

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Pink Ribbons Inc – see it now at the Jan

If you loved the Oscar-nominated documentary Food Inc which we screened as part of the GPLT Movie Series on Sept. 27, 2009, you will love Pink Ribbons, Inc which is now playing at the Jan Cinema in Grande Prairie.  What … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Feature Film – Le Havre

Next up in the GPLT Movie Series, the winter series of feature films affiliated with the Reel Shorts Film Festival, is Le Havre, a PG-rated French-language film (with English subtitles) that blends deadpan, ironic humour with social commentary.  Marcel Marx … Continue reading

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