COMING ATTRACTIONS

  “A good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, Embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life, and as such it must surely be a necessary commodity.” -  Penelope Fitzgerald -  The Bookshop

“A good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, Embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life, and as such it must surely be a necessary commodity.” - Penelope Fitzgerald - The Bookshop

OCTOBER 12th - 7:30 PM
OCTOBER 13th - 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM
OCTOBER 20th - 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.

Mountain Shadow brings this sweet English melodrama to Walnut Creek in October! Based on Penelope Fitzgerald's book, and starring two wonderful actors, Emily Mortimer and Bill Nighy. Synopsis: England 1959. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop. Trailer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

Film Review & Commentary

Film Reviews
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!

Love the One You're With

“The Cakemaker” - How does one grieve the loss of a lover? Especially a clandestine love who cannot be revealed? Seeking solace and resolution, two abandoned lovers instead try to love the one they’re with; in this critically-acclaimed German-Israeli drama that was Mountain Shadow’s selection for August, 2018. You can read Mountain Shadow’s film review by clicking on the image above.