As part of their Films Up North series the Central Canada Film Group is presenting the film Brooklyn Thursday night. The group’s Collin Davis says everyone should see this film that has been nominated for three Oscars including best picture. He explains movies about people coming to a new land are not uncommon but their upcoming viewing of the Toronto Film Festival film Brooklyn promises a different look at the genre. Davis says an Irish immigrant played by Sur-sha Ronen lands in 1950’s Brooklyn where she has arrived to build a new life for herself. She quickly falls into a romance with a local boy but when a family matter requires her to return to Ireland she is torn between family and the new life that she has already established for herself.
Brooklyn will be shown Thursday night at 7:30 in the Hapnot Collegiate Theatre. Davis notes because this is a presentation from the Toronto International Film Festival admission is ten dollars.