Spring 2023 Season – Sunday nights, 7 p.m. (arrive by 6:50) Admission by donation.

Support Gabriola by coming to the Community Hall, Gabriola, BC, Canada.  Admission is by donation (give what you can), the proceeds go to the the Community Hall and the Commons, and your support is greatly appreciated. There are no longer any Covid protocols, but you’re welcome to wear a mask. Here’s the lineup. To find… Continue reading Spring 2023 Season – Sunday nights, 7 p.m. (arrive by 6:50) Admission by donation.

Woman at War

Woman at War – Iceland – 2019 – Drama/Comedy – 101 min. Director, Benedikt Erlingsson. Halla is a 50-year-old environmental activist who crusades against the local aluminum industry in Iceland. There are wonderful twists and surprises along the way, none of which I will spoil here. Suffice it to say, Woman at War had me… Continue reading Woman at War

Almost Famous

Almost Famous – USA – 2000 – Drama/Music – 122 min. Director, Cameron Crowe. Almost Famous is the mostly-true story of a fictional rock band. Cameron Crowe wrote and directed this memoir of his you-wouldn’t-believe-it-if-it-wasn’t-true first career as a mid-teenage aspiring writer who lucks into an assignment with Rolling Stone magazine. He agrees to cover… Continue reading Almost Famous


Water – India – English subtitles – 2006 – Drama – 115 min. Director, Deepa Mehta. The year is 1938, and Mahatma Gandhi’s groundbreaking philosophies are sweeping across India, but 8-year-old Chuyia (Sarala), newly widowed, must go to live with other outcast widows on an ashram. Her presence transforms the ashram as she befriends two… Continue reading Water


Fire, India – English subtitles – Drama – 1996 – 108 min. Director, Deepa Mehta. Banned in India, Fire is the first film to confront lesbianism in a culture adamantly denying such a love could ever exist. “Sita (Nandita Das) and Radha (Shabana Azmi) are two Indian women stuck in loveless marriages. While Sita is… Continue reading Fire