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Event Archive - Fabulous Films: Playtime:

Mon. March 19th 2018 @  VIU Cowichan Campus Lecture Theatre Duncan BC (All Ages)
6:30pm doors at 6:15pm
Free
The Rocket (2013) | Kim Mordaunt | 97 min

A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and two new friends through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by the legacy of war, to prove he's not bad luck he builds a giant rocket to enter the most exciting and dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival.

Trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta7-lJR2YDw

Reviews:

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/mar/13/the-rocket-kim-mordaunt-review

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/movies/the-rocket-20130823-2sgyi.html

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Fabulous Films is a partnership between VIRL Cowichan Valley Libraries and Vancouver Island University Cowichan Campus. Screenings are open to the public, and viewings are Free or by donation to the VIU Cowichan Student Crisis fund.

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