Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie
Discover extraordinary films all through the year!
2018 is our 23rd year for this popular monthly film series, which provides an enhanced opportunity for local audiences to see the finest Canadian, Independent and World cinema on offer. Screenings are on the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month from January through to December at Uptown Theatre.
Individual Tickets: Adults $10, Seniors/Students $8
(prices include HST)
Advance tickets are available online here, or at Uptown Theatre box office (during regular box office hours).
Season Passes $90
Season passes can be purchased online by clicking here.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – 4pm, 7pm
Thursday, August 2, 2018 – 4pm, 7pm
Location: Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie
Co-written and Directed by: Brett Haley
Cast: Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Ted Danson, Toni Collette, Sasha Lane, Blythe Danner
Comedy/Drama, PG for mature theme, some language, 97 minutes (USA)
“This is a movie you not only want to see, but also to put on the turntable.” – Peter Howell, Toronto Star
“Haley engagingly traces the arc of the father-daughter relationship while deftly avoiding sentimentality. And he elicits fine performances from a splendid cast.” – Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“A keenly observed story of a Brooklyn father and daughter, charged with the kind of music as free-spirited as the duo is.” – Tomris Laffly, RogerEbert.com
In the hip Brooklyn neighbourhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank (Nick Offerman) is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam (Kiersey Clemons) off to college, while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly “jam sesh” into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an Internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery.
Won – Audience Award – Best Narrative Feature Film, Sarasota Film Festival, 2018
Won – Audience Award – Best Narrative Feature Film, Wisconsin Film Festival, 2018
Nominated – Music Movies Competition, Cleveland International Film Festival, 2018
Nominated – Audience Award, Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2018