COMING ATTRACTIONS

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DECEMBER 7th - 7:30 PM
DECEMBER 8th - 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM
DECEMBER 15th - 7:30 PM
Walnut Creek Public Library
[1644 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek]

Free for society members. $12 General Admission tickets available on a first-come basis, starting 30 minutes before show times.

Faced with a full-blown mid-life crisis, accountant Eric (Rob Brydon) joins an all-male group of synchronised swimmers, discovering that making patterns in a pool can, for a couple of hours at least, smooth out the bumps in his work and marriage. Initially keeping their personal lives in the locker, the ramshackle squad and coach Susan slowly learn to reveal their inner lives, as well as their paunches. But can they get their lives and routines in sync as they embark on an unlikely journey to Milan to compete in the World Championship? From Great Britain • Comedy / Drama • 96 min. Trailer

 This show includes the award winning short film by nicholas arioli, “coin operated”

This show includes the award winning short film by nicholas arioli, “coin operated”

Film Review & Commentary

Film Reviews
When Books Can Kindle

Bookshops come and go. But the larger theme behind “The Bookshop” is an allegorical tale familiar to us all in all its many guises; where the resilience and gumption of any underdog is pitted against entrenched and formidable powers. To read a Mountain Shadow review of our selection for October, 2018, click on the image above.

The 4th Annual Short Film Competition

Mountain Shadow’s 4th Annual Short Film Competition was held Sept. 14th – 15th at the Las Lomas Theater. Twenty-two volunteer-member jurors previewed 539 submissions and selected ten Finalists to present live-action, animated and documentary films in person for audience balloting and cash awards. Click on the image above to find out who won, and view a terrific YouTube video of the filmmaker’s Q&A with the audience!