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It took roughly five weeks for production company Rhythm Boyz Entertainment to shoot all the scenes for Chhalla Mud Ke Nahi Aya filmed at Barkerville and Cotton House. (Photo submitted).

Barkerville, one of B.C.’s iconic historic towns, backdrops long-awaited Bollywood film

Film portrays Punjab migrant’s experience in B.C. forestry mill, struggle for equality

 

This image released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures shows Teeradon “James” Supapunpinyo as Coach Ek, center, in a scene from “Thirteen Lives.” (Vince Valitutti/Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures via AP)

In ‘Thirteen Lives,’ Ron Howard directs the Thai cave rescue

The actors do most of the cave diving scenes themselves

 

FILE - Paramount Pictures vice president Robert Evans, left, his wife, actress Ali MacGraw, and actor James Caan, who plays Sonny in “The Godfather,” attend the world premiere of “The Godfather,” in New York on March 14, 1972. Caan, whose roles included ‘The Godfather,’ ‘Brian’s Song’ and ‘Misery,’ died Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at age 82. (AP Photo, File)

James Caan, Oscar nominee for ‘The Godfather,’ dies at 82

Caan’s film career stretches back to the 1960s

 

Jaemie and Vanessa filming for their visual podcast Low Key Obsessed. Photo by Vincent Le.

Funding, peer-mentorship, training and distribution available to help Williams Lake artists raise their VOICES!

Local creators can now apply for the TELUS STORYHIVE’s Voices 2.0 program until July 28

  • Jul 4, 2022
Jaemie and Vanessa filming for their visual podcast Low Key Obsessed. Photo by Vincent Le.
The film Run Woman Run features actor Asivak Koostachin, who worked on the film <em>Portraits from a Fire</em>, filmed in the Chilcotin. (Shawn Goldberg photo)

Film Club returns with a screening of film by B.C.-born director Zoe Hopkins

Run Woman Run features a stellar all Canadian, all Indigenous cast

  • May 16, 2022
The film Run Woman Run features actor Asivak Koostachin, who worked on the film <em>Portraits from a Fire</em>, filmed in the Chilcotin. (Shawn Goldberg photo)
Dakota Ray Hebert, right, won a Best Actress awardat a festival for her work as Beck alongside Asivak Koostachin as Tom Longboat, in Run Woman Run. (Shawn Goldberg photo)

Award-winning Indigenous comedy will screen May 19 at Paradise Cinemas in Williams Lake

Film Club set to screen Run Woman Run by Bella-Bella born Zoe Hopkins

Dakota Ray Hebert, right, won a Best Actress awardat a festival for her work as Beck alongside Asivak Koostachin as Tom Longboat, in Run Woman Run. (Shawn Goldberg photo)
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Sonic, voiced by Ben Schwartz, in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2.’ (Paramount Pictures via AP)

‘Sonic 2’ steals weekend box office, but ‘Ambulance’ stalls

Movie speeds to top of charts, earns $71M in its opening weekend

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Sonic, voiced by Ben Schwartz, in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2.’ (Paramount Pictures via AP)
Bret Hart makes his entrance to a WWF ring in Birmingham, England. Photo by Mandy Coombes https://www.flickr.com/people/42014225@N08, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

How 3 B.C. brothers convinced wrestling legend ‘The Hitman’ to star in their movie

Crowd-funded project to be third commercial release for Sewell brothers of Aldergrove

Bret Hart makes his entrance to a WWF ring in Birmingham, England. Photo by Mandy Coombes https://www.flickr.com/people/42014225@N08, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Javier Bardem are shown on the set of the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action “Dune,” in a handout photo. The Montreal writer-director has made headlines lately for trumpeting the importance of the cinematic experience and saying he hopes audiences will watch his sci-fi epic “Dune” in theatres. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.-Chiabella James **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Javier Bardem are shown on the set of the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action “Dune,” in a handout photo. The Montreal writer-director has made headlines lately for trumpeting the importance of the cinematic experience and saying he hopes audiences will watch his sci-fi epic “Dune” in theatres. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.-Chiabella James **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Nanaimo-raised singer Allison Crowe with director Zack Snyder on the set of ‘Man of Steel’ in 2011. Crowe performs a cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah in the upcoming director’s cut of ‘Justice League.’ (Photo courtesy Clay Enos)

B.C. musician records song for upcoming ‘Justice League’ film

Allison Crowe’s close connection to director led to rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah

Nanaimo-raised singer Allison Crowe with director Zack Snyder on the set of ‘Man of Steel’ in 2011. Crowe performs a cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah in the upcoming director’s cut of ‘Justice League.’ (Photo courtesy Clay Enos)
The Williams Lake Film Club is putting the brakes on its season until the 50-person gathering limit is lifted. (Photo submitted)

Film club on hold until gathering cap raised

On May 6, the BC Government announced that attendance caps of 50 people will remain in effect

  • Aug 31, 2020
The Williams Lake Film Club is putting the brakes on its season until the 50-person gathering limit is lifted. (Photo submitted)
The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)

Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online

A wide range of documentaries, animated films and short films are all on NFB.ca

The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)
Eight Sxoxomic school students took part in making the moving including Malaki Duncan-Johnson (from left), Nathan Johnson and Drayden Paul.

Esk’etemc students embrace chance to create short film with William Belleau

“For me (this project) was very spiritually rewarding, it’s really hard to put into words.”

Eight Sxoxomic school students took part in making the moving including Malaki Duncan-Johnson (from left), Nathan Johnson and Drayden Paul.
Apayata Kotierk plays his uncle Noah Piugattuk opposite of Kim Bodnia as ‘The Boss’ in One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk. (Photo submitted)

Colonialism examined through an Inuit lens in Film Club’s next offering in March

One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk in on next Friday, March 6 at the Gibraltar Room

  • Feb 28, 2020
Apayata Kotierk plays his uncle Noah Piugattuk opposite of Kim Bodnia as ‘The Boss’ in One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk. (Photo submitted)
Antonio Banderas stars in Pain and Glory a thoughtful look at aging and identity currently up for an Oscar in the Best International Feature Category. (Photos submitted)

Pain and Glory : Oscar-Nominated Performance by Antonio Banderas comes to Williams Lake

Banderas, in what many critics are saying is his best and most nuanced performance to date

  • Feb 6, 2020
Antonio Banderas stars in Pain and Glory a thoughtful look at aging and identity currently up for an Oscar in the Best International Feature Category. (Photos submitted)
Director Arnold Lim takes a look at the shot on the set of the All-in Madonna short film shot on Piers Island in November 2017. (Photo by Robyn Thomas)

Black Press videographer to direct full-length feature, wins Telefilm grant worth $125,000

Arnold Lim to expand story of All-In Madonna with writer Susie Winters, producer Ana de Lara

Director Arnold Lim takes a look at the shot on the set of the All-in Madonna short film shot on Piers Island in November 2017. (Photo by Robyn Thomas)
Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2, 2018
Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo