Kamloops Film Society has record-breaking Fall Series

More than 2,000 movie fans attended the 10 films at Paramount Theatre

The Kamloops Film Society’s 2018 Fall Series set an attendance record, with more than 2,000 film buffs watching the 10 movies at the Paramount Theatre downtown.

No screening had less than 100 people in attendance, with The Wife having the highest turnout at 340.

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The series included two special events, one for The Cleaners (Brian Lamb from Thompson Rivers University spoke at the downtown library before the film) and one for Mandy (the Kamloops Film Society partnered with the Drunk in a Graveyard podcast for prizes).

Based on voting cards that attendees scored after each film, the Audience Award for favourite film went to The Wife, with an averaged score of 8.88 out of 10.

The 10 fall series films with their averaged rating out of 10:

8.88 - The Wife

8.60 - The Guilty

8.51 - Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

8.46 - Puzzle

8.27 - Hearts Beat Loud

7.93 - The Cleaners

7.76 - Mandy

7.74 - Eighth Grade

7.13 - Angels Wear White

7.13 - Under the Tree

The Winter Series begins on Jan. 17 with the screening of The Bookshop, followed by Tea With The Dames (Jan. 24), Beautiful Boy (Jan. 31), The Happy Prince (Feb. 7), Border (Feb. 14), A Private War (Feb. 21).

Winter six-film and three-film passes are available online here. Single film tickets are available online at tinyurl.com/ydzawop7 and at Moviemart (St. Paul Street and Fourth Avenue) and the Paramount Theatre (Victoria Street and Fifth Avenue).

For more information on the winter series, go online to kamloopsfilm.ca.

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