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MAUDIE — Saturday, November 11 at 7:30pm

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An arthritic Nova Scotia a folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins) falls in love with a beloved figure in the community,  fishmonger (Ethan Hawke) while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.

At the 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival, where Maudie was the opening gala, it won the Super Channel People’s Choice Award, the top audience award at the festival for feature films.

The fact that the film was shot in Newfoundland was the subject of controversy in Lewis’ native Nova Scotia. Nevertheless, the popularity of the film sparked a resurgence of interest in Lewis’ art.

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