The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
We’ll be rolling out the red carpet at the Vashon Theatre for Vashon Film Society’s inimitable annual celebration of movies, creativity, and community this Sunday. Yes, it’s time for OSCAR NIGHT AT THE VASHON THEATRE this weekend, and this one is special because VFS is calling it a wrap and presenting the 20th and final Academy Awards party. Be sure to come uptown for the fun of the paparazzi interviews, the thrift shop prom dresses, the clever celebrity impersonations, and oohing and ahhing at the Hollywood broadcast on the big screen.
All ages are encouraged to participate in the Oscar Night costume contest which happens on the commercial breaks from the TV telecast. From kids to teenagers, adults to the “Cher” award for most outrageous outfit, Vashon shows yes, we CAN shed our rubber boots and dress up! Gingerbread Oscar awards will go to the winners, and this year, VFS has even added an award category: the Meryl Streep Award for use of celebrity to promote social justice.
Tickets for Oscar Night at the Vashon Theatre can be purchased at the theatre box office and Vashon Bookshop. Admission is $10 all ages ($12 day of show), and the festivities start at 4 pm when the paparazzi, led by John Sage of FinchHaven Digital Photography. meet the arrivmg “stars” and “celebrities” in front of the theatre. There will be interviews and twirls on the red carpet, and guests will be welcomed into the theatre for our legendary, family-friendly Academy Awards viewing party.
Our mistress of ceremonies is the divalicious Maria Glanz, and she will be assisted by her rising star son, Finn Judd. Catering partner Snapdragon Bakery and Cafe returns with an elegant meal to sustain fans during the big screen celebration. The vegetarian meal is $10 (cash or checks please), and beverages and snacks are available at the theatre concessions counter during the show.
For more information, call Vashon Film Society at 567-4768 or drop by the Vashon Theatre. Be there on Sunday, February 26 or you’ll be in the dark …
Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these reluctant heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds. SEED features Vandana Shiva, Dr. Jane Goodall, Andrew Kimbrell, Winona Laduke and Raj Patel.
Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband’s historic legacy.
1 Hour 40 min
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
1hour 47 minutes
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Swan Lake: Sunday March 5th 1:00pm
Running time 3:00
Genius), Igor Tsvirko (the Fool)
Odette. Completely spellbound by her beauty, he swears his faithfulness to her. However, the Prince
realizes too late that Fate has another plan for him….
the dual role of white swan Odette and her rival black swan Odile, prima ballerina Svetlana
Zakharova exudes both vulnerability and cunning through superb technical mastery, alongside the
powerful and emotional Siegfried, Denis Rodkin. Including breathtaking scenes with the Bolshoi’s
corps de ballet, this is classical ballet at its finest.