FilmWINDOW HORSES (The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming)

Friday April 21st, 2017 at 9 PM until 10:30 PM


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WINDOW HORSES (The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming)

Director: Ann Marie Fleming; Canada, 2016, 90 min; rated G

A beautifully narrated and colourfully animated story of a young girl’s journey, employs poetry, music and illustration to celebrate the value of self-discovery. After being invited to a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran, by a mysterious figure, Rosie Ming faces challenges that ultimately lead to her self-realization. The film’s superb voice cast includes Sandra Oh, Don McKellar and Ellen Page. --VIFF

“One of Canada’s most beloved animators is back with an extraordinary tale of art, history, and family.” –Toronto International Film Festival

“A touching tale that traces the pain, confusion and wonder of multiculturalism, immigration, cultural stereotypes and identity.” –Sight & Sound

“The film provides a counterweight to our xenophobic times, proving that human beings are more alike than unalike and that poetry can be relevant across millennia.” --Variety UVSS Students: $5.75 SPECIAL FOR UVSS STUDENTS - 9pm shows (or later): $4.75 Seniors (65 & over), Children (12 & under): $5.75 Other Students: $6.75 Cinemagic Members: $6.75 Uvic Alumni, Faculty, Staff & their guests (1 only): $6.75 Non-members: $7.75 MATINEES all seats: $4.75

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