The Shadows of the Mind Film Festival is excited to announce the 2020 lineup: 29 select films from around the world, set to screen February 22 to March 1 in Sault Ste. Marie. The 21st season kicks off on Saturday February 22nd with the gala film Arab Blues at the Grand Theatre and catered after party at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum featuring a “Through the Lens” exhibit.
Starting February 24, each weekday will be filled with meaningful theme-focused documentaries and dramas, many with panel discussions, and by donation/pay what you can admission.
Evening and weekend lineups will feature internationally acclaimed cinema. Dark Waters, La Belle Epoque and Tel Aviv on Fire are just a few of the highlights. A strong Canadian selection includes And the Birds Rained Down, White Lie and the hilarious comedy Menteur (Compulsive Liar).
Filmgoers will be able to see scenes of northern Ontario in screenings of Castle in the Ground, shot in Sudbury, The Bet, shot in Sault Ste. Marie with producer David Gordian in attendance, and Brotherhood, shot in Michipicoten First Nation with a question and answer with guest filmmaker Richard Bell.
The shorts program, Reel Northern Flicks will be on hiatus this year and in its place, organizers have programmed an Oscar Nominated Surprise Movie.
Tickets go on sale on the website and at the Shadows Box Office on February 10, 2020 in the Station Mall, Dennis Street entrance. It will be open from Monday to Friday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. thru the festival. Cost saving five movie vouchers are also available for purchase online.
For a complete listing of titles, times, locations, ticket and Gala information, please visit our website shadowsfilmfest.com or follow us on Facebook.