The Absent Friends Film Series challenges us to join our family, friends and neigbhours in talking about the often taboo topics of death, dying and grief.
Please Note : To reserve your seat for the film/discussion of your choice, please register for each film individually
"The Savages" Friday April 24, 2020 7-9:30 pm ST. JEROME'S UNIVERSITY - ACADEMIC CENTRE SJ2 2002
Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney, this film follows two adult children as they struggle to care for their estranged father who has dementia.
The Friday evening film series will take place at the St. Jerome’s University Academic Centre in the 300-seat Vanstone Lecture Hall with facilitated discussion to follow immediately after the screening., We invite you to join us in the Atrium of the Academic Centre from 6-7 pm to enjoy some light refreshments and peruse our information tables before the program begins promptly at 7pm . We look forward to joining with you in this conversation.
Tickets for the film series are complimentary but please register in advance and use the ticket order form to confirm your participation in the screening and discussion of the film night(s) of your choice.
PARKING: Winter film series - January, February and April : there are 73 parking spots available in Lots A and B. We have requested that the gates be open so that you can attend free of charge. When these lots are full people will be redirected to Health Services ( right across from the Academic Centre) metred parking , or Renison ( paid parking lot on the right closer to the entry point of the driveway to St. Jerome’s University ) For those that are required to use the overflow parking, payment can be reimbursed by contacting Sheli O’Connor firstname.lastname@example.org /5197434114 ext 111 following the movie night.
January 31 - TWO WEEKS https://www.ticketfi.com/event/3410/screening-of-the-the-film-two-weeks
February 28 - FAREWELL https://www.ticketfi.com/event/3411/screening-of-the-film-farewell
March 27 - THE FAULT IN OUR STARS https://www.ticketfi.com/event/3412/screening-of-the-film-the-fault-in-our-stars
April 24 -THE SAVAGES https://www.ticketfi.com/event/3414/screening-of-the-film-the-savages