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Pastoral Fantasies: A Cottage Core Series

It’s the aesthetic that took social media by storm: part-Pinterest mood board, part-aspirational lifestyle, Cottagecore swept us off our feet with visions of baking fresh bread, frolicking through fields of wildflowers, and befriending the local woodland fauna. Uncover the roots of the increasingly popular pastoral fantasy in this summer screening series—from its literary origins in Anne of Green Gables, to one of the arbiters of the aesthetic found on social, Wes Anderson—featuring familiar favourites and special guest panelists.  If you adore Jane Austen, play Taylor Swift's Folklore on repeat, or have the constant urge to quit the city for homestead life, escape to the Cinema and immerse yourself in the soothing beauty of Cottagecore on screen.

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Series runs Starts July 16

Saturday, July 16, 8:45 PM

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Moonrise Kingdom

In the first installment of Pastoral Fantasies, take a vacation with a special 10th Anniversary screening of Wes Anderson’s cult favourite, Moonrise Kingdom. Run-away alongside young Sam and Suzy into the picturesque wilderness of coastal New England in the summer of 1965, in this picture-perfect weekend getaway. 
  • D: Wes Anderson
  • USA
  • 2012
  • 93 min
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Saturday, July 23, 5:30 PM

Anne of Green Gables

It’s Cottagecore 101. Get a taste of quintessential Cottagecore in Part 1 of Kevin Sullivan’s nostalgic 1985 adaptation of Anne of Green Gables, and deconstruct the popular social media trend with a Q&A featuring vintage boutique owner, Kadeeshia Solomon of Hello Moon Vintage. 
  • D: Kevin Sullivan
  • Canada
  • 1985
  • 193 min
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