Milton Film Forum: September and October

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The Milton Film Forum is back with another great season of monthly screenings at the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton. The first two films have been announced with more coming shortly, so be sure to get your season tickets soon!

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Wed. Sept. 6th, 7:30 pm

Determined to prove her independence to herself and her overprotective family, the Nova Scotian Maud Dowley (Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine, Happy-Go-Lucky) answers an ad for a live-in housekeeper for the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke, Born to Be Blue, Boyhood), but her artistic skills quickly eclipse her domestic duties.

Director Aisling Walsh brilliantly captures Maud’s growth into one of Canada’s most celebrated folk artists. Maud has spent her whole life constrained by the effects of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, causing her parents and brother to have little faith in her ability to live independently. After the loss of her parents leads her brother to sell her childhood home, Maud sets out to make her own way in the world and pursue her passion for art.

 

A MAN CALLED OVEa_man_called_ove-poster
Wed. Oct. 4th, 7:30 pm

59 year old Ove is the block’s grumpy man who several years earlier was deposed as president of the condominium association, but he could not give a damn about being deposed and therefore keeps looking over the neighborhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family moves into the terraced house opposite and accidentally backs into Ove’s mailbox it turns out to be an unexpected friendship.

A drama comedy about unexpected friendship, love and the importance of surrounding yourself with the proper tools. Based on the bestselling novel. Swedish with English subtitles.