Three exceptional Canadian Films with Filmmakers and Actors present, to support the Oakville Hospital Foundation, brought to you by the Willson Oakville Film Festival and the Oakville Hospital Foundation, and presented by BUDD'S Premium Automotive Group.
The first film is on 8 February is Amy Jo Johnson's THE SPACE BETWEEN, a heartfelt indie comedy written and directed by actor turned director Amy Jo Johnson (Flashpoint, Power Rangers, Felicity). A new father discovers his child is not his own and sets out on a journey to find answers, meeting a colourful cast of characters and learning some valuable life lessons. Production Manager Jessica Adams will attend and others TBC, including powerhouse filmmaker Amy Jo Johnson.
Up next on Wednesday March 28 is Sean Cisterna's poignant KISS AND CRY, the inspirational true story of Carley Allison (played by Sarah Fisher), an up-and-coming elite figure skater and singer who finds love just as she is diagnosed with an incredibly rare 1 in 3.5 billion form of cancer. Sarah Fisher delivers a groundbreaking performance honouring Carley Allison, her real-life best friend. Come and meet Sarah Fisher, Riley Allison (Carly's sister) and Carley's boyfriend John Servinis for a Q&A to follow.
And the final screening on Thursday 5 April is Don’t Talk to Irene, a hilarious Comedy/drama with the star, Michelle McLeod, and other filmmaking team tbc. When Irene - the fattest girl in high school - gets suspended, she must endure two weeks of community service at a retirement home. Following her passion for cheerleading, she secretly signs up the senior residents to audition for a dance-themed reality show to prove that you don't need to be physically "perfect" to be perfectly AWESOME. Stars Scott Thompson (Kids in the Hall) and Geena Davis.
All screenings begin at 7:30 pm in the John Oliver Auditorium at the hospital. PARKING IS FREE. Park in the underground garage, save your receipt, and you will not be charged for parking.